Academic Education Programs Sponsored by
Ministry of Commerce PRC (MPA Scholarship)
Starting from 2008, the Academic Education Programs sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China is designed to foster top cadre business officials and managerial personnel from the recipient countries, offering one-year and two-year master programs as well as three-year doctoral programs for the purpose of offering inter-disciplinary education to top-level personnel working in the fields of government, trade, foreign affairs, agriculture, technology, education, culture, and health, building intellectual capacity and facilitating the economic and social development of the recipient countries. These programs provide assistance to government officials, research fellows, and senior managerial personnel for their master's and doctoral education in China. The programs are fully conducted in English. Admission requirements include a bachelor’s degree, relevant working experiences, and good health conditions, essential for the high-compact curriculum programs.
1. Financial Aid
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce will provide the Chinese Government Scholarship to admitted students from developing countries. The scholarship will cover the tuition waiver, on-campus accommodation, 3000RMB monthly stipend, medical insurance, and one-time round-trip international tickets. There is also a settlement allowance of 3000RMB/person.
If a student expects to have his/her spouse, children, relatives, or friends to visit him/her during the stay in China, the visitor will have to bear all the expenses personally.
All applicants must meet the following admission requirements:
1)The Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens from the developing countries, with a valid passport, or any other identification certificate sufficient to verify his/her nationality;
2)The Applicants should have recognized bachelor’s degree; Under the age of 45;
3) Applicants must be proficient in English. Non-native English speakers or candidates whose undergraduate education was not conducted in English are required to submit a test score of TOEFL or IELTS as proof of English proficiency. Applicants with the following scores would be considered:
TOEFL 100 or above in iBT (Internet-Based TOEFL); TOEFL 600 or above in PBT (Paper-Based TOEFL), or IELTS 7.0 or above in overall band score.
4)All applicants shall be in good physical conditions and have no infectious diseases which may have a serious impact on public health or fall into any of the health situations prohibited by China’s Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Laws and Regulations, including severe hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, other chronic diseases, and mental disorders. Applicants who are in the period from major surgery recovery or onset of the acute disease, during pregnancy, or have severe disabilities will not be considered. A medical report issued by a local public hospital is required.
5)Only applicants recommended by the Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office of the Chinese Embassy in the candidate’s home country will be considered.
1)Application to Zhejiang Normal University
Please apply online on the university website: http://admission.zjnu.edu.cn
All the applicants should apply online and upload scanned copies of the required documents in the online application system, and there is no need to send the documents to our email again.
The financial source should be MPA Scholarship.
2)Application for Chinese Government Scholarship
Please visit the online application system of the Chinese Scholarship Council at www.campuschina.org, and register for an account. Select the program “Chinese Government Scholarship”, fill in all the required information, and an application form will be created. Print out the form, ensure that name and date is hand-written on the form, and then affix a passport size photo on it. To complete the form successfully, please note the following information:
A.The agency No. of Zhejiang Normal University is 10345;
B.For the master program, Discipline is “Education”, Major is “Comparative Education”
A.Submit all the application materials listed above in both hard copy and scanned copy to the Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office of the Chinese Embassy in your home country. The Hard copy must include both the original copy and the photocopy, as indicated in the table.
B.Submit a written request to the Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office of the Chinese Embassy for an official recommendation letter and clearly state: whether the applicant is willing to be considered for a similar program at other universities if there is no vacancy in the programs at ZJNU. Other special requests if any.
C.After receiving the official recommendation letter, the applicants should apply on CSC website（www.campuschina.org）, and all the required documents should be uploaded online in scanned copies.
Deadline of Application: April 30, 2020
Office for International Students, Zhejiang Normal University
Address: 688 Yingbin Avenue, Jinhua City, Zhejiang Province, 321004, P.R. China