The Shanghai Government Scholarship


Shanghai Government Scholarship With the aim of building the science and technology innovation center with global influence, promoting international cooperation and communication, and attracting more potential international students to study in Shanghai, the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government has set up places a “Shanghai Government Scholarship for International Students” (hereafter referred to as SGS) since 2006. It is established to fund distinctive prospective international students to study at higher education institutions in Shanghai.

Coverage and details:

The Shanghai Government Scholarship is categorized into Types A and B.

Type A (Full Scholarship): Covers tuition fees, housing and living expenses, and medical insurance during the relevant study period. It was created to fund excellent prospective students applying for postgraduate, undergraduate and pre-university programs.

Type B (Partial Scholarship): Covers tuition fees and medical insurance during the relevant study period. It was created to fund excellent prospective students applying for postgraduate and undergraduate programs.

Eligibility of applications:

(1) Applicant must be a non-Chinese citizen in good health.

(2) Age and Education:

Candidates applying for the undergraduate programs must obtain a high school diploma; for master’s and license programs; for doctoral programs, the candidate must have a master’s degree in addition must have research capabilities

25 years for license

35 years for master

40 years for doctorate

Candidates applying for the pre-university program must obtain a high school diploma under the age of 23, with a pre-admission letter to the undergraduate program from a Shanghai university.

(3) Excellent academic performance.

(4) Language proficiency

5) Meet the entry requirements of the applied university and program.

(6) Applicant who received other scholarships offered by Chinese government or organizations are not allowed to apply for SGS.


Applicant can log on (Study in Shanghai website), which provides information about universities, courses, application periods and procedures. The candidate can apply for the scholarship on the website. The application period is generally from February to April. The application date and procedure may differ every year, please refer to the official websites of these universities.

List of Shanghai Universities Recruiting SGS Students

No.院校名称Universities网址 / Web Site
1复旦大学Fudan University
2上海交通大学Shanghai Jiao Tong University
3上海交通大学医学院Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
4同济大学Tongji University
5华东师范大学East China Normal University
6华东理工大学East China University of Science and Technology
7上海外国语大学Shanghai International Studies University
8东华大学Donghua University
9上海财经大学Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
10上海大学Shanghai University
11上海理工大学University of Shanghai for Science and Technology
12上海海事大学Shanghai Maritime University
13上海音乐学院Shanghai Conservatory of Music
14上海戏剧学院Shanghai Theatre Academy
15上海体育学院Shanghai University of Sport
16华东政法大学East China University of Political Science and Law
17上海海洋大学Shanghai Ocean University
18上海电力学院Shanghai University of Electric Power
19上海中医药大学Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
20上海师范大学Shanghai Normal University
21上海对外经贸大学Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
22上海工程技术大学Shanghai university of Engineering Science
23上海立信会计金融学院Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance
24上海第二工业大学Shanghai Polytechnic University
25上海电机学院Shanghai Dianji University
26上海应用技术大学Shanghai Institute of Technology
27上海商学院Shanghai Business School
28上海政法学院Shanghai University of Political Science and Law
29上海杉达学院Sanda University
30上海建桥学院Shanghai Jian Qiao University
31上海健康医学院Shanghai University of Medicine & Health Sciences
32上海纽约大学NYU Shanghai
33中欧国际工商学院China Europe International Business School
34上海社会科学研究院Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences