Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) Scholarship Program for Postgraduate Studies 2022

Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), established in 1896, is a national key university directly administered by the Ministry of Education of China. It is one of the top ten research universities in China and a member of C9 League—China’s Ivy League.

Xi’an Jiaotong University Scholarships Programs is now open for Postgraduate Studies.

Application Schedule

  • Online application:  November 15th- March 15th
  • Deadline for payment:  March 18th

Duration of Program

  • Master’s degree: 2~3 years
  • Doctoral degree: 3~6 years

The university may decide to add one year Chinese language study prior to the academic study according to the applicants’ Chinese language proficiency.


1. CSC-Chinese University Program

  • A  waiver  of  tuition  fee,  Free  on-campus  dormitory  accom-modation, Monthly living allowance, Comprehensive Medical Insurance for International Students in China. It only supports master’s students for no more than 3 academic  years  or  doctoral  students  for  no  more  than  4  academic years, and it covers both major study and Chinese language/preparatory  study,  as  specified  in  the  Admission  Letter.

2. XJTU Siyuan International Student Scholarship

  • A waiver of tuition fee, Monthly living allowance. It supports master’s students for 2 academic years or doctoral students for 3 academic years.

3.  XJTU-Xi’an City Government “Belt and Road” International  Student Scholarship

  • A waiver of tuition fee, Monthly living allowance. It supports master’s students for 2 academic years or doctoral students for 3 academic years.


a)  Accommodation, comprehensive medical insurance are NOT included in XJTU Siyuan International Student Scholarship and XJTU-Xi’an City Government International Student Scholarship.

b)  All the scholarships laureates must take the Scholarship Annual Review to confirm the next year’s scholarship status and/or level after being admitted.

c)  The Annual Review Result of Chinese Government Scholarship may result in the following scholarship status: funding, suspension or cancellation.

d)  The Annual Review Result of XJTU Siyuan International Student Scholarship and XJTU-Xi’an City Government “Belt and Road” International Student Scholarship may result in funding, suspension, cancellation or change of allowance level.


1.  Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with valid passports;

2.  Applicants must be in good health;

3. Applicants for Master’s degree must have a Bachelor’s degree and be under 35 years of age, Applicants for Doctoral degree must have a Master’s degree and be under 40 years of age;

4.  Applicants may not be in receipt of any other types of scholarship.

List of Program

2022 international students Admission Program List Master

2022 international students Admission Program List PhD

Application Procedure

Step 1. Online application at CSC website at  http://www.campuschina.org/.

  • Download the completed Application Form  for  Chinese  Government  Scholarship,  print and sign your name.
  • Program Type: B
  • Agency No. : 10698

Step 2.  Online application at Xi’an Jiaotong University’s International student application system at http://isso.xjtu.edu.cn/recruit/login

  • Please check VI. Application Documents for the detailed checklist and prepare corresponding documents.

Step  3.  Pay the application fee.

  • The  university  will  send  Payment Notice for Application through system information/email to those who pass the initial review.

Step 4. Application complete.

  • Students should pay close attention to the application system and registered email; follow up the latest information such as academic review, pre-admission  review,  tuition  payment  and  acceptance  information, etc.


a) Application fee is 800RMB which is non-refundable.

b) Online application is the only way to submit the  application. Hard copies are unacceptable.

Application Documents

All documents must be complete, true, and correct in either Chinese or English.

1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship

  • Downloaded after online application in CSC system.

2. XJTU Application Form for International Students

  • Automatically formed after online application in XJTU system. 

3.  Completed Original Physical Examination Record for Foreigners and Blood Test Report

  • The physical examination must cover ALL the items listed in form. The forms with incomplete records or without the suggestion and signature of the attending physician, official cross-edge stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicant is invalid. Please select the appropriate time to take physical examination as the result is valid for only 6 months.

4.  Original Non-criminal Record

5.  Original Highest Diploma and Its Notarized Copies

  • Prospective diploma winners must submit an official certificate from their current university.

6.  Original transcripts in undergraduate or graduate period and their notarized copies

7.  Recommendation Letters

  • Two original recommendation letters written by professors or associate professors. If applicants have already got provisional  acceptance  from  professors  at  XJTU,  please  provide  Xi’an  Jiaotong  University  Recommendation  Letter  from Potential Supervisor as one of the two recommendation letters. The format can be downloaded at http://sie.xjtu.edu.cn/en/Data_Download.htm

SPECIAL ATTENTION FOR PHD APPLICANTS: Some schools require Recommendation Letter from Potential Supervisor. Please check the list online and the information of professors.

8.  A Study Plan or Research Proposal Applicants must submit a written study plan or research proposal  in  English  or  Chinese,  with  a  minimum of  800 words  for  Master  degree  and  1500  words  for  Doctoral  degree.

SPECIAL  ATTENTION  FOR  PHD  APPLICANTS:  You  are  required  to  use  the  format  of  Xi’an  Jiaotong  University  Study  Plan  for  Doctoral  Degree  Program  which  can  be  downloaded at   http://sie.xjtu.edu.cn/en/Data_Download.htm

9.  Original Research Achievements and Notarized Copies Applicants may submit published research papers, award certificates  or  other  documents  to  prove  their  achievement and ability in academic research if any.

10.  Certificate of Language Proficiency Chinese-taught programs:  Report of HSK 4 180 points and above. Other language proficiency certificate is also acceptable upon approved by XJTU. Some programs require HSK5 180 points (Find at Programs List) English-taught programs: transcript of IELTS 6.0 and above, TOEFL 80 and above. Other language proficiency certificate is also acceptable upon approved by XJTU.

11.  Photocopy of Valid Ordinary Passport.


a)  No application documents mentioned above will be   returned whether the application is successful or not.

b)  Incomplete Applications will be rejected.

c)  Notarized Chinese/English versions are required for documents with languages other than the two.

Contact Information

Xingqing Campus

Admission Office for International Students

School of International Education, Xi’an Jiaotong University

No.28, Xianning West Road, Xi’an, Shaanxi, 710049, P.R. China

For more information, please visit the official website.