To finance students or short-term groups from the countries along the Belt and Road with established joint study projects or agreements with SWU.
Ø Scholarship for Bachelor's degree students (including visiting students)
Ø Scholarship for Master's degree students
Ø Scholarship for Doctoral degree students
Ø Scholarship forshort-term program ( 2 weeks)
Ø Type I Scholarship
Ø Type II Scholarship
Ø Type I Scholarship covers tuition fee (including experiment and internship expense) and monthly living allowance (CNY1100 for Bachelor's degree students and visiting students, CNY1400 for Master's degree students and CNY1700 for Doctoral degree students).
Ø Type II Scholarship covers tuition fee (including experiment and internship expense).
Ø Short-term programscholarship covers tuition fee, accommodation, comprehensive medical insurance, cultural activities and living allowance.
Scholarship Duration & Annual Assessment
Generally, scholarship holders are eligible for the following scholarships according to their study duration: 4 years for Bachelor's degree students, 2-3 years for Master's degree students, 3 years for Doctoral degree students.
According to relevant regulations, every May there is a comprehensive assessment of the scholarship holder's performance during the previous academic year to determine whether the scholarship holder is qualified to continue receiving the scholarship.
Students ofshort-term program are required to completetheir learning tasks in order to obtain study certificates.
Ø Non-Chinese citizen in good health.
Ø Education background and within the following age limits.
—Applicants for Bachelor's degree studies must have graduated from senior high school and be under the age of 30.
—Applicants for Master's degree studies must have Bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.
— Applicants for Doctoral degree studies must have Master’s degree and be under the age of 40.
Ø Language Requirement for Degree Programs
—HSK 4 certificate with the score of or above 180 for Chinese-taught Programs.
—IELTS: Not less than 6.0, or TOEFL (Internet-based): Not less than 80 for English-taught Programs.
Ø Not sponsored by any other scholarships.
Ø Application for short-term groups is mainly open to students, native Chinese teachers and staff members of the universities or educational institutions from the countries along the Belt and Road who established joint study projects or agreements with SWU.
A. Mail-in Application
Ø DownloadApplication Form for Southwest University New Silk RoadScholarshipandPhysical Examination Record for Foreignersathttp://gjxy.swu.edu.cn, or collect them from the International Students Admission Office of Southwest University.
Ø Complete thePhysical Examination Record for Foreignersand undergo a physical examination at a local public hospital. The record is valid for 6 months.
Ø Prepare the other application documents requested and send the full package of application documents to the International Students Admission Office of Southwest University.
B. Online Application
Ø Log onto the website of SWU online application athttp://issic.swu.edu.cnand register.
Ø Download thePhysical Examination Form for Foreigners, complete it and take physical examination at a local public hospital.
Ø Log onto the website and enter the information and upload the documents as requested.
Ø Confirm all information and submit.
Ø Southwest University will evaluate the application materials and post the enrollment list athttp://gjxy.swu.edu.cnand notify the applicants by email.
Ø Admitted applicants must deposit application fee of CNY 400 to Southwest University’s bank account.
Ø Admission NoticeandVisa Application for Study in China(JW202 form) will be mailed to the admitted applicants by the end of June or December every year.
Southwest University Bank Account
Name of the account: Southwest University
Name of the bank: Bank of China, Chongqing Beibei branch
Bank account number: 0000 1102 0510 3057
Bank code: BKCHCNBJ59A
Address of the bank: Beibei District, Chongqing, P. R. China
Zip Code: 400700
Ø Application Form for Southwest University New Silk Road Scholarship(in duplicate).
Ø Photocopies of the highest diploma, graduation certificate or diploma certificate attained. University students or employed applicants should provide proof of studying or employment. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English in duplicate.
Ø Transcripts of the previous academic record. Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English (in duplicate).
Ø An 800 word study plan (Bachelor degree applicant) or research plan (Master’s and Doctoral degree applicant).
Ø Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors. Recommendation letters should have the signatures of professors or associate professors (in duplicate, only for Master’s and Doctoral degree applicant).
Ø Language proficiency certificates: Photocopy of HSK certificate or other certificates of Chinese proficiency orIELTS/net-based TOFEL certificateor other certificates of English proficiency (if any).
Ø Published academic papers or other academic achievements (original or photocopy, if any).
Ø Two photocopies ofPhysical Examination Record for Foreigners(The applicant should keep the original for future visa applications).
Ø Two recent photos (white background, passport size). Please write the applicant’s name and major on the back of the photo.
Ø Photocopy of the applicant’s passport.
1. For music or fine arts applicants, please submit two works by CD.
2. For English-taught programs applicants, please finish all the materials in English (Application form, recommendation letter, study plan etc.).
The deadline will be decided on a changing basis, we advise to call us or consult our website regularly.
Ø Double-bed room at international students’ dormitory on campus (shared by two): ¥ 5000/semester/person, ¥ 9000/year/person
Ø Single-bed room at international students’ dormitory on campus: ¥ 7000/semester, ¥ 12000/year/person
Ø Double-bed room at Nanyuan dormitory on campus (shared by two): ¥ 5000/semester/person, ¥ 9000/year/person
Ø Four-bed room at Chinese students’ dormitory on campus: ¥ 3000/year/person (quantity is limited, on first-order-first-served basis)
Note: International College can assist students in renting rooms on or off campus.