Application Guide for “Chinese Government Scholarship- The Silk Road Program” of Beijing Language and Culture University in 2023


Application Guide for “Chinese Government Scholarship- The Silk Road Program” of Beijing Language and Culture University in 2023


I. Application Eligibility

1.Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health.

2.Applicants must be students out of China (overseas students studying in China for the first time or graduates of Chinese universities after being out of China for at least one academic year are eligible).

3.The requirements for applicants’ degree and age are that applicants must:

be a high school diploma holder or equivalent and no more than 25 years old when applying for the bachelor’s programs;

4. Other kinds of Chinese Government Scholarships are not obtained at the same time.


II. Scholarship Coverage and Standards

The Chinese University Program provides a full scholarship which covers tuition waiver, on-campus accommodation, comprehensive medical insurance and stipend ( 2,500 RMB/month for bachelor degree).

Applicable Postgraduate Majors: Chinese Language, Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages


III. Application Procedure

1.Log in “CGS Information Management System for International Students” (after entering into, click “Application Online”), submit online the completed Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship, print a hard copy, and upload all the application documents. (Study Abroad Program category: B, the Agency Number of Beijing Language and Culture University is 10032).

2.Log in the Online Application System for International Students of BLCU, and submit online application at, and then upload all the application documents and the completed electronic version of Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship.

3.All the application documents should be submitted online by May 5, 2023. Applications will not be considered after the deadline.

4.After receiving all the application documents, BLCU will review each applicant’s documents in detail and organize a telephone or remote interview for those applicants who pass the verification of the first round. Please make sure that the phone number on the application form works and the email address is correct.

5.Applicants who pass the verification of the application for admission will be selected as candidates for the Chinese Government Scholarship-The Silk Road Program and be nominated to China Scholarship Council for the final evaluation.

6.Please check the final evaluation results through personal account on the official website of China Scholarship Council or BLCU. It will take a long time to review all the application documents. Please be patient.

7.Applicants who pass the verification of the application for admission of BLCU but are not qualified for the Chinese Government Scholarship -The Silk Road Program can directly pursue self-financed study in BLCU or apply for the Beijing International Students scholarship.


IV. Online Application Documents

Note: Incomplete application documents will not be processed and BLCU has the right to require applicants to provide any other supplementary materials.

1.Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship;

2.Online Application Form for BLCU;

3.A copy of the applicant’s passport;

4.High school diploma and original transcript of all semesters. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

* Prospective diploma recipients must submit an original pre-graduation letter issued by their current school to prove the current student status and expected graduation date. Once admitted, applicants must resubmit the graduation certificate and degree certificate before registration. If the documents required cannot be provided on schedule, the admission qualification will be canceled.

5. Certificate of HSK:

  1. The “4-year bachelor’s program” applicants should submit a      score report of HSK level 4 with a minimum component score of 60 for      translation program.

  2. The “1-year preparatory program + 4-year bachelor’s program”      applicants should submit a score report of HSK level 3 with a minimum      component score of 60.

* Students whose HSK level does not reach Level 3 is not qualified to apply for Government Scholarship-The Silk Road Program.

6.A Recommendation Letter from high school teachers. Please attach signature and valid contact information of corresponding teachers.

7.Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy). The original copy will be kept by applicant and the form is uniformly printed by Chinese healthy quarantine departments. It must be written in English and can be downloaded from or The physical examinations must cover all of the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, or the official stamp of the hospital, or a sealed photograph of the applicant are considered as invalid. Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months.

8.A copy of the receipt of the application fee. The registration fee is 800 RMB, which can be paid online or by telegraphic transfer. This expense is non-refundable. Here is the official payment website:

9.Non-criminal certificate.


V. Other Tips

1.Scholarship recipients must complete the registration procedures according to the schedule time stipulated by the school. Scholarship will not be reserved and the enrolling qualification will be canceled if scholarship recipient cannot register before the registration deadline.

2.Applicants should join the CSC annual review organized by the school as required. The scholarship for those who fail the review will be suspended or canceled.     

3.Scholarship recipients are not allowed to change their host university, field of study, or duration of study stipulated on the Admission Letter after arriving in China.


VI. Contact Details

International Admissions Office, Beijing Language and Culture University.

Room 102, Comprehensive building Building, Beijing Language and Culture University.

15 Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, P.R. China. Postal code: 100083

Tel: 86-10- 82303951/82303088/82303086

Fax: 0086-10-82303087