Chinese government scholarship programme now open for application

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BRUNEIANS who wish to pursue a postgraduate study in China may now apply for the country’s scholarship programme sponsored by its Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM).

The deadline for online registration and submission of application materials to the Economic and Commercial Councellor’s Office at the Chinese embassy in the Sultanate is before May 31.

A statement from the China’s embassy here yesterday said that this scholarship was designed to foster high-end business officials and managerial personnel for the recipient countries.

It offers one- to two-year master programmes to educate high-end and inter-disciplinary talent working in the applied fields of government, trade, foreign affairs, agriculture, technology, education, culture and health, building intellectual capacity and facilitating the economic and social development of the recipient countries, it added.

These programmes provide assistance to government officials, research fellows and senior managerial personnel on their master programme in China, which are fully conducted in English.

Its admission requirements include a bachelor’s degree, relevant working experiences and decent physical conditions, essential for the high-compact curriculum needed for the degrees.

Nearly 30 universities and more than 20 various fields of study are listed for application. Each university has its own application requirements and procedure.

Application form for MOFCOM Scholarship is available online at Applicants need to register an account and then select the programme “Chinese Government Scholarship”, fill in all the required information to produce an application form which could be downloaded and printed.

Once the online application is done, all the application materials required in both hard copy and scanned copy should be submitted to the Economic and Commercial Councellor’s Office at the Chinese embassy here.

For more details please visit the embassy’s website at

The Brunei Times