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Youth of Excellence Scheme of China Program Chinese Government Scholarship
I. About the Scholarship

This Youth of Excellence Scheme of China Program Chinese Government Scholarship was established by the China Scholarship Council with the aims to cultivate global governance talents with pioneer international views, top comprehensive qualities, great leadership and cross-cultural background.

II. Form of Program
1. Enrollment program: (For introduction to the program, see the Annex)

International Master's Degree Program in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

MIP in Industrial Property

2. Language of instruction: English
3. Training pattern and length

Based on the "1+1" mode, in the first academic year, students will need to complete the study of full-time basic courses and study and research activities at our university, and complete the preparation for dissertations. In the second academic year, students will go back to their home countries to complete dissertations based on their own working experience, and come to China to defend their dissertations as required by our university. Qualified students will obtain their degrees.

4. Type of offer: Full scholarship
III. Application Qualification
1. Non-Chinese citizens in good health; aged 45 or under.
2. Undergraduate or above, with at least 3 years of working experience; those with learning or working experience in fields related to the applied program are preferred.
3. Applicants must fall within any of the following categories:
1 Public officials at the Director level (or equivalent level) or above of government departments in their countries;
2 Senior management of institutions and enterprises;
3 Administrative management staff of universities and colleges and scientific and research institutions;
4 Personnel who had worked at international organizations (including internship).
4. With enrollment application verified by our university and obtained the admission notification our university issued.
IV. Application Period

January 30, 2023 - February 15, 2023

V. Application Procedure
1. Online application
1 The applicant must submit an application to the online application system of Tongji University (http://study-info.tongji.edu.cn/) before 23:59 (Beijing time) on February 15, 2023 for the Chinese Government Scholarship and pay the application fee. The online application system will not accept modifications or supplementary materials after the deadline.

Application fee: RMB600 (non-refundable)

Payment method: A. Online payment in the online application system;

B. For offline bank or online bank remittance, the remittance voucher needs to be uploaded to the application system.

Bank Account:


For Accounts in China:


账号(Beneficiary Bank Account No.):033267-00812000848

开户银行(Beneficiary Bank):中国农业银行股份有限公司上海翔殷支行

中国农业银行股份有限公司上海翔殷支行行号(Bank Number):103290035039



For accounts overseas:

Beneficiary: TongJi University


Beneficiary Bank: Bank of China,   Shanghai Branch yangpu sub-branch


Address: NO.83 chifeng road,   shanghai, 200092, P.R.China


Beneficiary Bank Account No.:   433859245525


Swift number: BKCHCNBJ300


2 After our review, the applicant's application status in the online application system of Tongji University becomes "Waiting for Admission".
3 Our university will issue the electronic admission notification to the applicants who are "Waiting for Admission" in the application system.
4 The applicant should log in to the online application system for studying in China of the China Scholarship Council (http://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn/#/login) before April 30, 2023, complete the online registration, and submit the application materials (including the admission notification our university issued) to the China Scholarship Council. (Note: Select "TypeA" as the scholarship type, "1563" as the organization code, and "Youth of Excellence Scheme of China Program Chinese Government Scholarship" as the application program.)
2. Application receiving

The China Scholarship Council receives applications submitted by individuals, and will review and organize professionals to evaluate the application materials.

VI. Application Materials

Note: During the application period, it is only necessary to upload the electronic version of the application materials in the application system. If admitted, the candidates should bring the original paper version of the application materials for verification at the moment of registration in the university. If the materials cannot be submitted or do not meet the requirements, admission will be disqualified.

1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship
2. Personal information page of the passport (passport validity period is at least 6 months)
3. Bachelor's degree certificate and degree certificate

For a certificate in a language other than Chinese and English, the original notarized copy of the Chinese or English translation must be provided. The notarized copy must be issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate abroad, or a foreign embassy or consulate in China;

The original graduation certificate issued by the school of a new graduate needs to be provided. If admitted, the candidates should bring the original graduation certificate for verification at the moment of registration.

4. Original or notarized transcripts of all courses in the bachelor's degree

For a transcript in a language other than Chinese and English, the original notarized copy of the Chinese or English translation must be provided. The notarized copy must be issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate abroad, or a foreign embassy or consulate in China.

5. Proof of language proficiency

A minimum TOEFL score of 80, or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0, or relevant proof of using English as the working language during undergraduate studies. (Native English speakers do not need to submit the proof of language proficiency.)

6. Two letters of recommendation

Original letters of recommendation from two associate professors or scholars with corresponding titles or above (the contact information of the recommender must be given).

7. Personal statement

Personal statement should be filled in according to the template in the teaching language of the learning program (for example, the statement for a program taught in Chinese should be written in Chinese, idem for an English program).

8. Physical examination form for foreigners (within six months) or a current valid visa in China.
9. Other application materials

Examples include an employment certificate (required), a foreign tutor's approval (optional), and proof of payment for registration fee (not required for online remittances).

We may require applicants to provide additional materials if necessary.

All application materials need to be uploaded when applying online, and materials without corresponding items should be uploaded to the "Supplementary Materials" column.

VII. Review and Admission Process
1. Review by our university from January to April 2023 : Tongji University adopts a material review system for admission, and the written examinations or interviews are organized by each faculty. We perform evaluations according to the overall capabilities of the candidates and select the best ones for admission. (After submitting the application, the applicant must regularly check the notice and application status in the system and complete each step strictly as prompted. If the follow-up process is delayed due to a failure to check the notice in time, the applicant is responsible for the delay.)
2. Review by the China Scholarship Council from May 2023: 1) The China Scholarship Council conducts the initial review of application materials; 2) the China Scholarship Council organizes expert evaluation, and selects the best candidates for admission.

Applicants who have not been admitted will have priority if they are willing to apply for the self-funded programs of Tongji University.

VIII. Other Notes

Scholarship winners:

1. Admitted applicants should go to a Chinese embassy (consulate) abroad to apply for a study visa, with their ordinary passports, Tongji University Admission Notice, and the Visa Application Form for Foreign Students in China (JW201), and take the above-mentioned materials and go to Tongji University to apply for admission at the time specified in the notice, as well as a residence certificate in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Entry-exit Administration Bureau of Shanghai Public Security Bureau. Those who fail to report within the time limit without approval will automatically lose their student status as well as their scholarship qualification. Applicants can check the "Orientation" column of the school website for the admission instructions.
2. Applicants need to participate in the annual review of scholarships as required. Those who fail in the evaluation will be suspended or disqualified from the scholarship.
3. In principle, the major and duration of study cannot be changed.
4. Applicants who have applied to other universities in the Chinese Government Scholarship Management Information System should not apply to Tongji University.
IX. Contact

International Student Office of Tongji University: Wang Ximeng, wangximeng@tongji.edu.cn

UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development (IESD): Ma Xuejing, unep_tongji@tongji.edu.cn

Shanghai International College of Intellectual Property:Cathy Han,sicip_intoff@tongji.edu.cn


1.International Master's Degree Program in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

Application information:

Student category: Master student

School: College of Environmental Science and Engineering

Language of instruction: English

Course: Environmental Science

Program introduction:

The International Master's Degree Program in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development undertaken by Tongji University is specifically undertaken by UNEP - Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development. The Program is designed to foster policy makers and practitioners for developing countries with integrated environment management vision and leadership ability at the local, national and regional levels on sustainable development, offering two-year master programs. The proposed academic program for obtaining a degree involves completing full-time foundational coursework, research, and dissertation preparation during the first academic year in China. In the second academic year, the student would return to their home country to complete the dissertation and defend it in China in order to receive the degree certificate.

The Program provides a variety of courses including 16 core courses and 2 sets of public courses about Chinese language and culture. Relying on the advantages of a unique international exchange platform and rich experience in academic and degree teaching and management, senior experts of UN agencies, professors from worldrenowned universities and diplomats are invited to give lectures and speeches, and more than 200 lectures are held throughout the year.

Program contact information: Ma Xuejing, unep_tongji@tongji.edu.cn

2.MIP in Industrial Property

Application information:

Student category: Master student

School: Shanghai International College of Intellectual Property

Language of instruction: English

Course: Law

Program introduction:

Intellectual property rights could be seen as a bundle of property rights, such as patents, copyrights, trademarks and designs, that protect “creations of the mind”. In the increasing knowledge-driven economy, we have the new products, brands, and creative designs almost every day, and IP becomes an increasing important part of every aspect of life. For creators, IP right provide certain exclusive rights to defend their innovations and maximize the commercial benefits from their creative efforts or reputations; At the national level, strong IP protections incentivize R&D investment, encourage trade and foreign investments, drive productivity and economic growth. The more important, IP maximizes the knowledge spillover, which accelerate the generation of new technology and rising living standards overall. Whether it comes to the intelligent industry, green technologies or daily recreation, traditional culture, IP rights worth better understanding and protecting now more than ever.

Comprehensive and dynamic concepts of industrial property form the backdrop for this MIP in Industrial Property program. The program offers a unique and challenging opportunity for students not only to acquire solid knowledge in the core areas of IP, but also to focus on industrial property protection in its many facets and stages. As this is a program offered in cooperation with WIPO and high-ranking European universities and institutes, the international level will be covered extensively and comparative law aspects will be included, with European Union law serving as the primary paradigm of regional protection systems. The learning experience will be further enhanced and inspired by contributions from the College of Design and Innovation at Tongji University as well as by the involvement of specialized national and international judges and practitioners experienced in the field.

Program contact information:Cathy Han, sicip_intoff@tongji.edu.cn



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