Pursue Your Postgraduate Dreams in China with the MOFCOM Scholarship (2024/2025)

The Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM) is proud to announce the opening of applications for the MOFCOM Scholarship program for the 2024/2025 academic year. This prestigious scholarship offers outstanding international students the opportunity to pursue Master’s and PhD degrees at leading universities in China.

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Scholarship Benefits:

  • Financial Support: The MOFCOM Scholarship is a fully-funded program that covers a wide range of expenses. This includes:
    • Tuition fees
    • Teaching materials fees
    • Research and survey fees
    • English-taught program allowance
    • Dissertation guidance fee
  • Accommodation: Scholarship recipients will be provided with free on-campus accommodation.
  • Living Stipend:
    • Master’s degree students: 36,000 RMB per year
    • PhD students: 42,000 RMB per year
  • Additional Benefits:
    • One-off resettlement allowance
    • Comprehensive medical insurance in China
    • Round-trip international airfare (upon enrollment and graduation)
    • Potential home visit airfare (once per year)


The MOFCOM Scholarship is open to international students who meet the following criteria:

  • Be in good health (both physically and mentally)
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree (for Master’s applicants) or a Master’s degree (for PhD applicants) from a recognized university
  • Have excellent academic records
  • Meet the program-specific requirements set by the chosen university
  • Not be currently studying in China or already receiving another Chinese government scholarship

Program Details:

  • Degree Levels: Master’s and PhD
  • Program Duration:
    • Master’s programs: Typically 2-3 years
    • PhD programs: Typically 3-4 years (final duration determined by program)
  • Fields of Study: The scholarship covers a wide range of fields offered by participating universities. You can find specific details on available programs on the websites of universities accepting MOFCOM scholarship students.

Application Process:

The application process is usually two-step:

  1. Apply to a Participating University: Choose the university and program you wish to pursue and submit an application directly to that university according to their deadlines and requirements.
  2. Scholarship Nomination: Once accepted by a university, you will be nominated for the MOFCOM Scholarship by the university itself.

Important Dates:

Specific application deadlines will vary depending on the chosen university. It’s crucial to check the deadlines set by your preferred universities well in advance.

Taking the Next Step:

For a successful application, we recommend you:

  • Research universities and programs that align with your academic interests.
  • Carefully review application requirements set by both the MOFCOM program and your chosen university.
  • Prepare strong application materials showcasing your academic achievements and potential.
  • Meet all deadlines set by the universities.

By pursuing your postgraduate studies with the MOFCOM Scholarship, you gain access to high-quality education in China, experience a new culture, and develop valuable skills for your future career. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity!

Additional Resources:

While specific university websites will have the most up-to-date information, you can find general details about the MOFCOM Scholarship program through online searches for “MOFCOM Scholarship” or consulting resources from previous years.