Tianjin Government Scholarship

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I. Programs, Duration and Standard of scholarship


II. Choice of Specialty

For Bachelor Program taught in Chinese, please click here;  

For Bachelor Programs taught in English, please click here

For Master Programs taught in Chinese, please click here;
For Master Programs taught in English, please click here;                      

For Doctoral Programs, please click here;

Note: Students must choose their specialty carefully as students are not permitted to transfer to another specialty once they have accepted their place.


III. Eligibility Criteria

1. Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health;

2. The requirements for applicants’ degree and age are that applicants must:

Be a high school degree holder under the age of 30 when applying for the bachelor’s programs;

Be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for the master’s programs;

Be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for the PhD programs.


IV. Application Materials

The applicants must fill in and submit the following application materials according to the facts.

1. Application Form for Foreigners Wishing to Study at Tianjin University( click here to download the form) and Application Form for Tianjin Government Scholarship for International Student( click here to download the form)filled in Chinese or English by typing, pasted with a recent photo (white background, 35mm x 45mm in size );

2. Photocopy of passport

3. Notarized certificate of the highest diploma. If applicants are university students, they must provide an official pre-graduation certificate showing their student status and stating expected graduation date, the original certificate should be provided after admission. If the applicants are employed, they must also provide proof of employment on application. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English(original one and a copy);

4. Academic transcripts (notarized photocopy): Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English;

5. Applicants who are now studying in China must submit Photocopy of Visa and Transfer Certificate from your present university in China;

6. A study or research plan: Applicants who apply for Master( click here to download the plan) or PhD( click here to download the plan) program must provide a study or research plan of no less than 800 words in English or Chinese;

7. Two recommendation letters. Applicants who apply for Master’s need to submit two recommendation letters in English or Chinese from two professors or associate professors( click here to download the letter). Applicants who apply for the PhD need to submit two recommendation letters in English or Chinese from two professors(click here to download the letter);

8. Applicants for art studies are requested to submit two sketches of the applicants’ own works;

9. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (click here to download the form). The original copy should be kept by the applicant. The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Please select the appropriate time to take medical examination due to the 6-months validity of the medical results;

10. Applicants who want to join in the programs taught in Chinese must submit HSK certificate. A minimum requirement of HSK 4 (Score 180 or above) for applying science and engineering or HSK5 (Score 180 or above) for applying liberal arts.

Applicants who want to join in the programs taught in English must submit the certificate of TOEFL (Score 80 or above), or IELTS (Score 6.0 or above)(Not required for native English speakers); Applicants who dont have one should submit an English Level Certificate or a self-introduction video which should be recorded in English for 3-5 minutes in duration.

11.Applicants who are not in China at present shall submit Certificate of Non-Criminal Records.

The applicants need to mail all above application materials to: International Admissions Office, School of International Education, Tianjin University.

Application materials will not be returned regardless of the result of application.


V. Deadline for Application: May 25, 2018


VI. Matriculation and Notice

1. The application will not be processed if it is inconsistent with the recruitment requirements or the materials are incomplete;

2. We will review all the application material, and merit for admission;

3. We will send the Admission Notice and Visa Application Form for Study in China (Jw202) to the final accepted applicants.


VII. Registration Time: Early September (According to the Admission Notice)


VIII. Contact

Address:  International Admissions Office (Room 207 in No.10 East Building)

    School of International Education Tianjin University

    No.92, Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, China 

Zip code: 300072

Tel: 0086-22-27406691

Fax: 0086-22-27406147

E-mail: iso@tju.edu.cn

Website: http://www.tju.edu.cn/sie/