2021 Sun Yat-sen University “Belt and Road” Scholarship Program for International Students (Bachelor’s Degree)

Sun Yat-sen University, founded in 1924 by the Chinese democratic revolutionary Dr. Sun Yat-sen, with an educational tradition spanning over 100 years, is a preeminent academic and cultural center and premier location for talent development. Under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, and strongly supported by both the Ministry and Guangdong Province, Sun Yat-sen University has developed into a modern comprehensive university that enjoys a reputation as a top-tier university nationally and a renowned university internationally. Its campuses are located in the modern metropolis of Guangzhou, formerly known as Canton, the picturesque coastal city of Zhuhai, and Shenzhen, a hub for innovation and technology.With five campuses in the three cities of Guangzhou, Zhuhai and Shenzhen and ten affiliated hospitals, SYSU enjoys a firmly established reputation as a top-ten university nationally and a burgeoning international profile.

Built on a solid multidisciplinary foundation of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, medical sciences, and engineering, Sun Yat-sen University is propelled forward by the continuous pursuit of academic innovation. The University is equipped with a globally aware outlook, and has dedicated itself to being an institution that is “comprehensive, innovative, and open”. The University adheres to the socialist orientation of higher education, focusing on the fundamental task of nurturing virtue and talents. The goal of talent cultivation is to nurture students who have both ability and moral integrity, able to cultivate charisma and eager to serve their country. The basic guiding philosophy is to be oriented toward academic frontiers, oriented toward national major strategic needs, and oriented toward national and regional economic and social development. The coordinated development of five campuses in the three cities of Guangzhou, Zhuhai and Shenzhen will jointly support the development of the entire University. The University is pushing forward the transformation from external development to internal development, the transformation from routine development to active development, and the transformation from a university with discrete advantages in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and medical sciences to a university where humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, medical sciences and engineering can integrate and develop while retaining their distinctive characteristics. Now, standing at a new starting point, Sun Yat-sen University strives to enter both the national first-tier of universities and the ranks of world-class elite universities, building a first-class socialist university with Chinese characteristics.