Full Scholarships from the Government of the People's Republic of China

The Government of the People's Republic of China is offering two (2) full scholarships to talented Cypriot students and scholars to pursue postgraduate studies or conduct research in China. Interested candidates should submit their applications no later than March 1, 2024, to the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Nicosia, at the email address: (find below all the necessary instructions* from the Chinese Embassy).

Scholarship Coverage:
- Tuition fees
- Free university dormitory or accommodation subsidy
- Stipend
- Comprehensive medical insurance

It is noted that the Chinese Embassy recommends that applicants first select the university and study program in which they wish to enrol with a State Scholarship from the People's Republic of China. After obtaining an acceptance letter from the university, they can include it in their scholarship application.

Information regarding Chinese host universities, offered study programs, and the online application for Chinese Government Scholarships can be found on the following page:
For further information and clarification, you can directly contact the officer in charge at the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Nicosia, either via email at or by phone at 97791920.

Note that, in addition to the aforementioned government scholarships, there are additional scholarships for studies in China (e.g., Chinese Local Government Scholarships, scholarships from Chinese universities, enterprises, etc.) published on the above page. Interested individuals can apply directly for these scholarships.

*Instructions for Chinese Government Scholarship Information System (CGSIS)

- For Applicants -
Please carefully read the instructions before applying for the scholarship.
Step 1: Visit “CSC Study in China” website and click “Scholarship Application for Students” at Register an account through [CREATE AN ACCOUNT] and login with your account.
Step 2: Input Personal Details. Click “Edit Personal Details” and finish inputting personal details by filling in all the information, verifying and saving the information. After the completion of this section, return to the previous page by clicking “Finish” and start filling in your application information.
Step 3: Select the correct “Program Category”. Please select Program Category “Type A”.
Step 4: Input the correct Agency Number. Your Agency Number is: 1961. Program Category and Agency Number are directly matched, both are mandatory for online application.
After inputting the agency number, the matched agency name will automatically show on the page. As the Program Category and Agency Number are directly matched, application processing authorities will not receive your online application if the program category or agency number are not correct.
Step 5: Input Application Information. Next, please move on to the section of “Language Proficiency and Study Plan” and upload “Supporting Documents” as requested, then click “Submit” to complete the application. Check each part of your application carefully before submission. Please make sure that all the information and uploaded documents are valid and accurate.
When applicants of “Type A” application choose the “Preferences of Institutes”, system will automatically match the available universities according to the selected “Student Category, Preferred teaching language”. With any inquiry concerning the available majors of each university, please visit the following website:
“Catalogue of Discipline Field, First-level Discipline, Specialty” is available from the “Help”, applicants could download the file to identify the relation between Discipline and Major.
Step 6: Once submitted, the amendment cannot be made to “Personal Details” and “Application Information”. Before the application being processed by the processing authorities, applicant can revoke the submitted application by clicking “Withdraw” and edit the application. After revoking the application, applicant must submit at second time after re-editing, or the application will not be processed. Once the application is processed, application cannot be revoked.
Step 7: Click” Print the Application Form” and download the form.
Step 8: Submit scholarship application under the requirements of the dispatching authorities (or application processing agency)

China Scholarship Council never entrust any individual or intermediary agent to process Chinese government scholarship applications. Kindly remind that all applicants to directly submit your scholarship applications through official dispatching authorities, avoiding being deceived. The website below is the only official website that China Scholarship Council Publishing Study in China information, please do not trust information from any other portals or sources.

• Application with incorrect Agency Number will not be processed.
• Please use Firefox or Internet Explorer (11.0).
• For applicants using Internet Explorer, please close the “compatible view mode” function ahead of editing.
• Please fill in all application information in Chinese or English.

For further assistance contact the Career Office: 22 394394 /

You can also watch some of our graduates talking about their experience in China here.
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