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Application Guide for 2021 CUG International Students Presidential Scholarship

Application Guide for

2021CUG International Students Presidential Scholarship


Program Introduction

International Students Presidential Scholarship (hereinafter referred to as CUG Scholarship) is set by China University of Geosciences (CUG), which is used to encourage qualified international students who would like to pursue degree programs at CUG, especially for excellent students who have excellent academic background and language proficiency


Application Eligibility

1.      Non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, be in good health,

2.      Undergraduate program: applicants must be a high school graduate under the age of 25,

Master Program: applicants must be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35;

Doctoral Program: applicants must be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40;

3.      Postgraduate Program applicants must be accepted by the CUG relevant faculty or be in the recommended list published by admission office;

4.      Students from Partner Universities, University teachers, scholars and government officials from one belt and one road countries are preferred.


Scholarship Coverage

CUG Scholarship only provide partial scholarship with 4 types:


Type of Scholarship


Rewarded Group

Application Programs

Type A

 first   year Tuition free


All major in CUG

Type B

Half Tuition free of the first year


All major in CUG

Type C

20% free of the first year


All major in CUG

    Type D

10% free of the first year


All major in CUG




Deadline of application:

      April 15, 2021-June 15, 2021


Application Procedure:

1. Online Registration: please apply via online application platform of CUG (, fill out personal information and upload the required application documents

Note: Hard copies are not accepted by CUG.


Application Documents:

1. Application Form downloaded from the CUG website;

2. Photocopy of a valid passport(If available)

3. Notarized highest diploma; or Prospective diploma recipients must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status or expected graduation date. Documents must be in Chinese or English.

4. Academic transcripts; Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

5. Two Recommendation Letters. Applicants must submit two recommendation letters signed by associate professor or above from your graduate university. The applicants from Partner University, Education institute and Government department need to submit one recommendation letter from your current organization.

6. A personal statementwritten in Chinese or Englishwhich should be a minimum of 800 words, with learning and working experiences, application reason and study plan.

7.Certificate of No Criminal Record.

8. The International Student Economic Guarantee Copy of the passport and work or income certificate of the guarantor

9.“Physical Examination Record for Foreigners” (within six month, and printed by Chinese quarantine authority) a copy can be obtained fromwhich can be downloaded from;

10.Applicants under age 18 until sep.2021must submit GUARDIAN’S LETTER OF GUANRANTEE in China.

11. HSK certificates or English language proficiency certificate TOFEL/ IELTS. (Applicants with good language proficiency are preferred)

12. Other additional documents (e.g. acceptance letter by CUG professors, award certificates, paper and publications);

Note: Language proficiency: English native speakers do not need to provide the certificate; English non-native speakers should provide the certificate of TOEFL or IELTS test score, or other certificates with the same level’s certificate (If available); HSK certificate (If available); Applicants whose highest education is taught in English/Chinese can provide certificate of teaching language.


Admission and Enrollment

 CUG admission committee will determine the final results of the admission according to the application documents students submitted, and announce the admission list on the website and send the Admission Notice and Visa Application Form (JW202) to the awardees at the end of July every year.  



1. Applicants must have a positive attitude towards study and have outstanding academic rating;

2. HSK level 3 or above is need for Chinese-taught Program applicants;

3. No receiving any other types of scholarship at the same time.


Mailing Address

Admissions Office of International Education College, China University of Geosciences 388 Lumo Road, Wuhan, Hubei, P. R. China



Tel: 0086-27-67883283


Fax: 0086-27-87515872





International Education College

China University of Geosciences, Wuhan