Southwest University Chinese Government Scholarships 2024 (Fully Funded)

April 27, 2024

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Bursary Description

Southwest University Chinese Government Scholarships.

Southwest University Chinese Government Scholarships.

Scholarship Description:

Southwest University Chinese Government Scholarships 2024 (Fully Funded) is open for International Students . The scholarship allows PhD level program(s) in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences taught at Southwest University . The deadline of the scholarship is 07 Jun 2024.

Southwest University (SWU) is offering 15 fully-funded Chinese Government Scholarships to graduate students from One Belt One Road countries’ universities, for enrollment in the “Doctoral Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences”. The scholarship covers tuition, laboratory experiments, internships, on-campus accommodation, Comprehensive Medical Insurance, and a monthly living allowance of CNY 3,500 Yuan.

The application period is from April 10, 2024, to June 7, 2024. Additionally, applicants are encouraged to apply for other scholarships provided by SWU, such as the Chongqing Mayor’s Scholarship, SWU President Scholarship, SWU New Silk Road Scholarship, etc. Check out the link at the end of this article to visit official website

Degree Level:

Southwest University Chinese Government Scholarships 2024 (Fully Funded) is available to undertake PhD level programs at Southwest University.

Study Duration: 4 Years 

Working Language: English or Chinese

About the Degree Program:

This program equips you to become a leading researcher in the pharmaceutical field. Here’s what you’ll gain:

  1. Solid Research Skills: Through lectures, lab work, and practical experience in a pharmaceutical company, you’ll develop strong hands-on abilities and systematic knowledge in pharmaceutical sciences.

  2. Advanced Pharmaceutical Expertise: Gain in-depth understanding of the Chinese pharmaceutical industry, traditional medicine research, and cutting-edge scientific trends. You’ll master the core knowledge and skills needed to drive pharmaceutical research and development.

  3. Global Research Impact: Become proficient in pharmaceutical English and prepare to contribute to international pharmaceutical collaboration, aligned with the One Belt, One Road Initiative.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Pharmaceutical Sciences

Other courses that are offered are 

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical 
  • Analysis
  • Medicinal Chemistry of Natural Products
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Scientific Treatises Reading and Writing
  • Traditional Chinese Culture  

Scholarship Benefits:

Scholarship Coverage:

  • Tuition waiver
  • Free on-campus accommodation
  • Monthly living allowance
  • Ph.D. students: 3,500CNY/month
  • Medical Insurance of International students

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Under the age of 40 with a master’s degree
  • English proficiency (TOEFL 85 or IELTS 6.5 for English-taught programs)
  • GPA above 3.0 on a 4-point scale, or 80/100

Application Procedure:

Application Documents:

  • Application Form

for Chinese Government Scholarship (to be filled out in either Chinese or English).

  • Copy of the Passport Home Page

. (The passport should be valid beyond September 2024).

  • Notarized highest educational qualification

. If the applicant is a current student, they must submit a prospective graduation certificate or a certificate of enrollment issued by their current school.

  • Academic transcripts

(from the undergraduate level onwards). The scanned transcripts should include the academic records from the undergraduate, master’s (if applicable), and doctoral (if applicable) programs up to the most recent semester. The transcripts must be issued and stamped by the academic affairs office, graduate school, or relevant student management department of the attending university.

  • Proof of language proficiency

, please refer to “Section Four: Eligibility Criteria”.

  • Study plan proposal

(significant material for review). A study plan (at least 1000 words) should be submitted in either Chinese or English. The study plan must be signed by the Chinese supervisor.

  • Recommendation letters

. Two letters of recommendation (written in either Chinese or English) from professors or associate professors must be submitted. One of the letters must be from a supervisor at Southwest University. These letters should focus on the applicant’s objectives for studying in China, the cooperation between the Chinese and foreign supervisors or inter-university exchanges (if applicable), as well as an evaluation of the student’s comprehensive abilities and future development. Contact the supervisors at

  • A photocopy of the Foreigner Physical Examination Form

completed in English (the original copy shall be kept by the applicant), within 6 months prior to the submission date of the application. (Download the physical examination form at

  • A non-criminal record report

issued within 6 months prior to the submission date of the application.

How to Apply?

Step One: Online Application

  • Applicants must submit their applications on both the “CSC Study in China” website at and the “SWU International Student Service system” website at
  • When completing the information on the “CSC Study in China” website, select Program Category “Type B”. Southwest University’s Agency Number is 10635.
  • Enter personal information and upload documents to the “Supporting Documents” section as required. Click “Submit” to complete the application.

Step Two: Exam Arrangement

  • After your application information is approved, the relevant college (faculty) will notify you by email about the exam and interview.

Note: Please ensure your email address is correct and check your email regularly to avoid missing the notice of exam arrangement.

Step Three: Admission

  • Applicants can check the admission results in the “Chinese Government Scholarship Study Abroad Management Information System”. If admitted, students must register at Southwest University within the stipulated time. 
  • During registration, the original highest academic certificate and transcripts, the Foreigner’s Physical Examination Form, Non-criminal Record, and the original language proficiency certificate will be verified.
Note: Requirements concerning your registration at SWU will be notified in due time in accordance with China’s immigration policy.

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