Last Updated on 18th February 2024

Shandong University Scholarship for International Students

Shandong University Scholarship 
for International Students

Shandong University, situated in Jinan, Shandong Province, China, is a prestigious public university established in 1901. With eight campuses, predominantly in Jinan, its newest campus is located northeast of Qingdao, a bustling port city. The university extends scholarships to international candidates for undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. The Chinese government has initiated the application process for the 2024 session, inviting applications from Bangladeshi students as well.

Shandong University Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must hold citizenship in countries other than China.
  • Sound mental and physical health is required.
  • High school completion or equivalent is mandatory for graduate program applicants.
  • Bachelor’s degree completion is requisite for master’s program applications.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree attainment is obligatory for doctoral program candidates.
  • Age criteria: Below 25 for graduate, below 35 for postgraduate, and below 40 for doctoral programs.
  • Recipients are ineligible for other Chinese government-funded scholarships concurrently.
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Shandong University Scholarship English Proficiency Requirements

  • Native English speakers are exempt from English language certificates.
  • Non-native speakers must present:
    IELTS score of 6 or higher,
    TOEFL score of 80 or higher,
    DI Code of SDU: C296,
    MyBest score of 80 or more,
    Submission of 8 points in the required compulsory test or equivalent proof of English proficiency.
    Applicants with English-medium education at their highest degree institution need not submit IELTS or TOEFL scores. Instead, they must furnish a letter, authenticated by the institution, confirming English-medium instruction.

Shandong University Scholarship Benefits

  • Two types of scholarships are offered: full and partial.
  • Full scholarships cover tuition fees, subsistence allowance, residence, and medical insurance.
  • Partial scholarships include tuition fees and medical insurance.
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Study Programs and Duration

  • Graduate Programs: 4, 5, & 6 years
  • Postgraduate Program: 3 years
  • PhD Program: 4 years

Shandong University Academic Disciplines

Shandong University offers a diverse array of disciplines for both undergraduates and postgraduates. These include:

Fine Arts

Application Process

  • Meritorious international applicants should apply via the SDU online application system.
  • For detailed guidelines, visit the official website¬†

Application Deadline

March 1, 2024, with final results declared by August 1, 2024.
Please consult the official website for any updates and further information.