Shandong University

Shandong University

Youth of Excellence Scheme of China Program Chinese Government Scholarship

I. About the Scholarship

1. Programs of SDU:

Project Management (MSc.), International Relations (MA.), Global Health (Master of Global Health) (Duration of each program is two years.).

    2. Supporting Categories: Master students

3. Language of Instruction: English

4. Education Model:

According to the requirements of this scholarship, Shandong University adopts the “1+1” education model. In the first academic year, students will complete the full-time study of main courses, field study and research at Shandong University, and prepare for the dissertation. In the second academic year, students will return to their home countries to complete the dissertation based on their own working practice, and come to China for the dissertation defense according to the requirements of Shandong University. Those who pass the defense are qualified to be awarded the degree.

5. Scholarship Type: Full Scholarship

II. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good physical and mental health and be under the age of 45 while applying for the programs.

2. Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree or above, and must have working experience for over three years. Applicants with study or work background related to the applied master programs are preferred.

3. Applicants must meet one of the following four requirements on qualification:

civil servants of government agency at home country (deputy director level or above, or its equivalent);

senior manager of enterprises or other organizations;

administrator of universities or research institutions;

people who have working or internship experience in international organizations.

4. Applicants must hold the Pre-admission Letter issued by the International Admissions Office of Shandong University.

Note: Applicants must also meet other requirements specified in 2023 Application Instructions for International Students (Master Programs) .