Shanghai Government Foreign Student Scholarships 2024 for international students

Scholarship Summary

The Shanghai Government is offering scholarships to undergraduate and master’s students who are interested to study at Shanghai University of Political Science and Law.

Closing date: Application time is generally from February to April each year. As a prospective, more specific information will be published in the website by institutions.

Degree level

  • Undergraduate 
  • Master’s

Who can apply?

Undergraduate Scholarship Applicants:

  • Must have successfully completed National Senior Certificate or above;
  • Applicants should not be above 25 years of age

Master’s Scholarship Applicants:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or above;
  • Applicants should not be above 35 years of age

For PhD programme:

  • Must have a Master’s degree or above;
  • Have certain academic level;
  • Should not be older than 40 years of age.

Fields of Study

Scholarship is divided into category A and category B.

Category I includes:

  • Philosophy;
  • Economics;
  • Law;
  • Education;
  • Literature;
  • History;
  • Management
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Category II includes:  

  • Science;
  • Engineering;
  • Agriculture

Category III includes:

  • Medicine;
  • Art.

What the scholarship offers

The Scholarship is divided into category A and category B.

Covered content

  •         Category A: including tuition, accommodation fee, living expenses and comprehensive medical insurance.
  •         Category B: including tuition and comprehensive medical insurance.
Student typeSubject ClassificationCriterion of Category ACriterion of Category B
TotalTuitionAccommodation feeLiving expensesComprehensive medical insuranceTotalTuitionComprehensive medical insurance
UndergraduateCategory Ⅰ59200200008400300008002080020000800
Category Ⅱ62200230008400300008002380023000800
Category Ⅲ66200270008400300008002780027000800
PostgraduateCategory Ⅰ70200250008400360008002580025000800
Category Ⅱ74200290008400360008002980029000800
Category Ⅲ79200340008400360008003480034000800
Doctoral studentCategory Ⅰ878003300012000420008003380033000800
Category Ⅱ928003800012000420008003880038000800
Category Ⅲ998004500012000420008004580045000800

Foreign students who  need to receive preparatory education enjoy living allowance of corresponding standard in accordance with their identities. A teaching subsidy criterion will be applied to the Preparatory College of Shanghai based on the undergraduate category.

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How to Apply

Application process

To apply, please login on the “SHUPL International Student Service System, complete the online form and pay registration fee according to the requirements.

Applicants should confirm which school and major they are eligible for, as well as the application deadline and procedure, before registering online.

Applicants will be responsible for all other expenses not covered under the scholarship. Further details on the Scholarship is available here  


If you would like more information and have inquiries about this scholarship, you can contact the International Students Office for Shandong Provincial Government Scholarship for Foreign Students at Email:


Please note that this opportunity is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions and are responsible for ensuring that the qualifications will be recognised in South Africa by contacting the South African Qualifications Authority and the relevant professional bodies.

If there are any discrepancies in the details provided, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above. No additional financial support will be provided by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

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