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Scholarships

We offer a range of attractive scholarships to exceptionally qualified applicants who wish to start at XJTLU in 2019.

Study with us

Scholarships available range from 10 to 50 percent of tuition for each award, depending upon the specific scholarship programme.

Available scholarships and eligibility are outlined below. Both international and Chinese students are eligible unless otherwise noted. Successful applicants can be awarded only one scholarship per year, scholarships may not be combined.

The XJTLU scholarship committee meets to consider scholarship awards to students who have already received an offer of admission approximately five times per year from mid-November to mid-June. You are encouraged to apply early for admission to XJTLU programmes to ensure availability of scholarship opportunities.


Undergraduate

1) Jiangsu Province Jasmine Scholarship

Application deadline: 30 May 2019

The Jasmine Jiangsu Government Scholarship, set by the Jiangsu provincial government, supports academically excellent international students who would like to undertake full-time study at universities and colleges in the province. These scholarships are open to all international students who wish to study undergraduate programmes at XJTLU. To be eligible you must apply for your desired programme at XJTLU as well as apply for the scholarship through the Study in Jiangsu website by 30 May 2019.

Scholarship

The total amount of the scholarship for each awardee is 30,000RMB. As it is directly reduced from the tuition fees for the Academic Year 2019-20, awardees of this scholarship only have to pay partial tuition fees when they enrol at the University.

Eligibility

  • Applicants for undergraduate programmes must have a senior high school diploma with a good academic performance and be under the age of 30
  • Must have a good academic record
  • Applicants cannot be recipients of other scholarships offered by the Chinese government, local governments or other XJTLU scholarships.

2) Entry Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Applicants

We offer an entry scholarship of up to RMB 44,000 (or up to 50 percent of the tuition fee) per year for international and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan undergraduate students, based on academic excellence. Your indication of interest during the online programme application process and filling in the ‘XJTLU Entry Scholarship’ section are required to be considered for this scholarship. Entry scholarships are renewable annually subject to continued strong academic performance. The panel that makes decisions on entry scholarship awards meets at various times throughout the year and you are encouraged to apply early for admission to XJTLU undergraduate programmes to ensure availability of scholarship opportunities. Deadlines throughout the year are:

  • First round: 30 November 2018
  • Second round: 28 February 2019
  • Third round: 15 April 2019
  • Fourth round: 31 May 2019
  • Fifth round: 30 June 2019

Please note the final application deadline is 30 June 2019.

3) Scholarship for students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan

The Chinese Ministry of Education and the Jiangsu provincial government offer additional scholarships exclusively for students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. This support is also based upon academic merit.

4) Higher Education Town Scholarship

Suzhou Higher Education Town where XJTLU is located offers generous academic merit scholarships to international undergraduate students studying degree programmes and short courses. Please indicate your interest in being considered during the programme application process.

5) The University of Liverpool 2+2 discount

Continuing XJTLU students who choose the 2+2 study route and transfer to The University of Liverpool for Years Three and Four will be offered a discount of 10 percent off the tuition fees of the University of Liverpool.

6) Progression Scholarship

Progression scholarships are awarded based upon a student’s average marks in the previous academic session. The award for first class marks is currently RMB 10,000; the award for second class marks is RMB 5,000. Nominations are considered automatically, there is no need for students to apply.

7) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

XJTLU students may apply to conduct a funded summer research project with expert research staff supervision. These prestigious fellowships are highly sought after as an excellent learning experience and resume builder for graduate programmes and employment. Visit the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships page for more information.

8) Study Dushu Lake Ambassador Scheme

Up to 25 percent reduction of annual tuition fee and work placement may be available for all continuing students.


Masters

1) Alumni discount

If you are a graduate of XJTLU, the University of Liverpool or Xi’an Jiaotong University, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent off masters tuition fees.

2) Jiangsu Province Jasmine Scholarship

Deadline: 31 May 2019

The Jasmine Jiangsu Government Scholarship, set by the Jiangsu provincial government, supports academically excellent international students who would like to undertake full-time study at universities and colleges in the province. These scholarships are open to all international students who wish to study undergraduate programmes at XJTLU. To be eligible you must apply for your desired programme at XJTLU as well as apply for the scholarship through the Study in Jiangsu website by 30 May 2019.

Scholarships

The total amount of the scholarship for each awardee is 30,000RMB. As it is directly reduced from the tuition fees for the Academic Year 2019-20, awardees of this scholarship only have to pay partial tuition fees when they enrol at the University.

Eligibility

  • Applicants for the masters degree programmes must have a undergraduate degree and be under the age of 35
  • Must have a good academic record
  • Applicants cannot be recipients of other scholarships offered by the Chinese government, local governments or other XJTLU scholarships.

3) Masters Entry Scholarship

Deadline: 30 June 2019

We offer a generous entry scholarship of up to 50 percent of the total programme tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes based on academic merit. Your indication of interest during the online programme application process and a scholarship application letter are required to be considered for an XJTLU masters scholarship. Scholarships are available for full-time study only, and there are currently no scholarships available for part-time programmes. You are encouraged to apply early for admission to XJTLU master’s programmes to ensure availability of scholarship opportunities.

The meeting schedule for masters entry scholarship panel is:

  • First round - Early January 2019
  • Second round - Mid March 2019
  • Third round - Mid May 2019
  • Fourth round - Early July 2019

Please indicate your interest in the programme application process.

4) Higher Education Town Scholarship

Suzhou Higher Education Town where XJTLU is located offers generous academic merit scholarships to international postgraduate students studying degree programmes.

Please indicate your interest in being considered during the programme application process.

5) XJTLU Masters ‘friendship’ scholarships for students from Russia, Thailand and Indonesia

Deadline: 30 June 2019

The XJTLU masters ‘friendship’ scholarships are offered to students from Russia, Thailand and Indonesia in recognition of the contribution students from these countries make to the international environment of XJTLU’s campus.

Scholarships

Scholarships will be awarded to up to five students from each country (up to 12 students in total) to the value of 30 percent of the total programme tuition fee

Eligibility

Applicants must be residents from Russia, Thailand or Indonesia and meet the minimum entry requirements.

Process

Applications from students from Russia, Thailand and Indonesia who have applied for the scholarship will be reviewed by the XJTLU Masters Scholarship Panel regularly. Please indicate your interest in the programme application process and submit a scholarship application letter online. Successful candidates will be notified and receive 30 percent off their total tuition fee.


PhD

1) Scholarships for funded PhD projects

Specific funded PhD projects are available that have a scholarship covering the tuition fee and a monthly stipend of RMB 5,000 for maximum three years. The scholarship for these projects is awarded based not only on your past academic record, but also on an assessment of your chosen topic and the likelihood of you completing a PhD in the time allocated.

Students who are awarded an XJTLU PhD scholarship are required to work as Teaching Assistants (300 – 500 hours in one academic year) during the scholarship funded period, which is an excellent opportunity to develop academic skills.

Please see the individual PhD programmes for information about specific available projects or contact potential supervisors to discuss funding opportunities. You can also visit how to apply for more details about applying to fully-funded projects.

There’s a real international atmosphere, making it easy to make friends from different countries. The scholarship opportunity made the decision to join XJTLU an easy one.

Maria Christoforidou Student, BA Marketing, Greece