Studying in China Scholarship

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen) is recognized as one of China’s top universities, including being ranked as the #1 joint venture university in China.  To build a diversified campus, CUHK-Shenzhen offers an attractive scholarship package of three rounds of admissions with scholarships.


Currently, CUHK-Shenzhen offers programs in the following fields at both Bachelor and Master level:

  • Management and Economics
  • Science and Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Life and Health Sciences

Scholarship Information

There are a broad range of scholarships available, from 4 yrs ongoing entry scholarship to performance scholarship to local government scholarship. Scholarship include tuition waver / reduction and accommodation financial aid, for up to RMB96,200 per year (USD14K).

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Entry Scholarships for 4 years

If your application for CUHK-Shenzhen is successful, you will automatically be considered for an entry scholarship. There are five types of entry scholarship:

• Honours scholarship, includes full tuition, accommodation and a living stipend (120,000 RMB/yr),
• Full Tuition Scholarship + accommodation (96,200 RMB/yr),
• Half Tuition Scholarship + accommodation (48,700 RMB/yr),
• Quarter Tuition Scholarship + accommodation (24,950 RMB/yr), or
• Accommodation only (1,200 RMB/yr).

Scholarships will be awarded based on your demonstrated ability to cope with the rigours of studying at CUHK-Shenzhen. Therefore, academic achievement and experience or knowledge of your field of study will be of particular importance. Entry scholarships will cover the four year duration of your study at CUHK-Shenzhen, provided your GPA remains above 3.0.
The Honours Scholarship will only be available to applicants who apply for Early Admission (before 30 November 2020). The maximum scholarship available to candidates who submit their application for the Late Admissions (after 1 March 2021) will be Half Tuition Scholarship. Candidates who do not pay their Advanced Tuition Fee within the deadline of receiving their offer will have their scholarship offer withdrawn.

Academic Performance Scholarship

In addition to the Entry Scholarship, students with outstanding academic performance may receive one of three Academic Performance Scholarships:

• Tier 1 (80,000 RMB/yr)
• Tier 2 (40,000 RMB/yr)
• Tier 3 (20,000 RMB/yr)

College Scholarships

The colleges at CUHK-Shenzhen each offer their residents annual scholarships ranging from 1,000-3,000 RMB. These scholarships are determined by each college and may be awarded for service to the residence, academic merit, social practice or contributions in sports and the arts.

Guangdong Government Scholarship

With the aim of attracting more outstanding international students, the Guangdong Government has made available a number of scholarships worth 10,000 RMB per student. Applications are invited at the start of the academic year and are only open to full time students.

Shenzhen Universiade International Scholarship

The Shenzhen Universiade (university games) promoted sporting spirit whilst boosting cultural and educational exchange of international youth. This foundation supports full-time international students at the bachelor level or above in Shenzhen. The scholarship ranges from 20,000 RMB to 40,000 RMB. Applications open in April each year.

Key Admission Dates:

Early Admissions:30 November 2020
Round 2:28 February 2021
Late Admissions:15 May 2021

Applicants are advised to apply early for the best chance of admission and receiving a scholarship.

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