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Northwest University International Students Silk Road Scholarship - 2019 Full Scholarship

6 months ago Economics Xi’an 79 views Tuition Fees: Yes Accommodation: Yes Travel Expense: No Monthly Stipend: Yes
Scholarship Details

I. Eligibility

1.        Non-Chinese Ph.D candidates;

2.        Applicants should hold a master degree or above, over 18 years old and below 45 years old.

3.        Applicants should achieve average score above 75% during master study period.

4.        Applicants should graduate from International well-known universities (Both Undergraduate and Master Level). Scientific invention patent holders or applicants who had published papers in International known papers or magazines are highly preferred.

5.        Prerequisite Language Requirements:

ü  For Chinese Taught Programs, applicants should hold HSK 5 Certificate when apply.

ü  For English Taught Programs, applicants should hold English Proficiency Certificate : TOEFL 60 or above; IELTS 5.5 or above (Except applicants from native English countries)

6. Other scholarship awardees can not enjoy NWU International Students Silk Road Scholarship at the same time.


II. Scholarship Coverage

1. Tuition waiver;

2. Free on-campus dormitory accommodation;

3. Monthly allowance: ¥3500RMB per person/per month for 12 months a year

4.Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for Intl Students in China;


IIIApplication Period:  December 1st —March 15th


IV. Programs Available for application

Schools and Departments

Ph.D Programs



Faculty of Liberal Arts


History School

World History

School of Cultural Heritage


School of Economics and Management


School of Public Administration


Department of Geology

Structural Geology, Mineralogy,; Petrology; and Ore deposits Studies, Geobiology, Quaternary Geology

School of Physics

Theoretical physics

College of Chemistry & Materials Science

Organic Chemistry, Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry

The College of Life Sciences

Biochemistry, Botany, Microbiology, Genetics, Cell Biology, Ecology, Zoology, Chinese Medicine

School of Mathematics

Basic Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics

School of Urban and Environmental Science

Physical Geography, Human Geography

School of Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering, Chemical Technology, Applied Chemistry, Energy Chemical Engineering

Institute of Analytical Science

Applied Computer Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science and Technology

Institute for Chinese Thought and Culture

Analytical Chemistry

Institute of Middle Eastern Studies


Institute of Silk Road Studies

World History

Institute of Analytical Science



V. Application Documents

1. Application Form for Foreign Students to NWU with signature;

2. Copy of Passport photo page;

3. Notarized highest diploma (Prospective diploma recipients must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status or expected graduation date);

4. Academic transcripts;

5. A Study Plan or Research Proposal in Chinese or English with a minimum of 800 words;

6. Two recommendation letters in Chinese or English from professors or associate professors;

7. Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy, written in English, can be downloaded from http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://www.campuschina.org. Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months.);

8. The copy of valid Language Certificate;

9. Acceptance letter of NWU supervisor (Students hold acceptance letter will be highly preferred);

10. Notarized Non-criminal Record (please contact to tonwu@nwu.edu.cn for more information);

11.The relative invention patents or published academic papers

Notes: Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations. Applicants should submit TWO sets of bound documents to NWUNo application documents will be returned.


VI. Application Procedure

1. Contact a supervisor of NWU for acceptance letter;

2.Complete online application at http://nwu.17gz.org, print and sign the

 Application Form for Foreign Students to NWU ;

3. Email all the clear E-documents to tonwu@nwu.edu.cn;

4. Once approved, please post all paper documents to Intl. Student Admission office of NWU.


VII. Admission

1. Application Organization:

International Student Admissions office, School of International Cultural Exchanges, Northwest University

2. Admission Letters and Visa application form

The School of International Cultural Exchange holds the right to make final admission decisions upon reviewing the application documents. Admitted students will receive the admission letter and JW202 (the visa application form) via mail.

University Description
Founded in 1902, Northwest University (NWU) is one of the key public comprehensive universities in China. The University is located in the famous ancient yet modern city Xi’an. It is selected as one of the first qualifying groups for the National “Double First-Class” Initiative, and sponsored by the national “211 Project. NWU is currently under the joint administration of the Ministry of Education and Shaanxi province.