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KPT - Chinese Government Scholarship - AUN Program 2022 / 2023

Sponsored by: Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi Malaysia (KPT)
Deadline31 January 2022
Organisation TypeGovernment Agencies
Fund TypeScholarship
Study Local or Abroad?International

The Chinese Government Scholarship-AUN Program is a full scholarship established by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China for the ASEAN University Network (AUN) to support students, teachers, and scholars from ASEAN nations to study in China and to enhance the academic exchange and mutual understanding between China and ASEAN countries. There are 30 scholarships offered annually and it only supports graduates.

Supporting Categories, Duration And Instruction Language

  1. Supporting Category - This scholarship only supports graduate students. (Master and Doctoral programs)
  2. Duration - This scholarship supports master’s students for no more than 3 academic years or doctoral students for no more than 4 academic years. It covers major study and Chinese language study.
  3. Instruction Language - Scholarship students can register for either the Chinese-taught program or the English-taught program if applicable. Please visit for registration and searching for the program and university you're interested in.


Scholarship Coverage

The China-AUN Scholarship Program provides a full scholarship which covers tuition waiver, accommodation, stipend, and comprehensive medical insurance. Please refer to Introduction to CGS—Coverage and Standard for details of each item on page 5.


Where And When To Apply

Applicants should apply to ASEAN University Network (AUN) Secretariat by 31 January 2022.



  1. Applicants must be a citizen of an ASEAN member country (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam), and be in good health.
  2. Applicants must be:
    • A bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for the master’s programs;
    • A master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for the doctoral programs.
    • Acquired IELTS or TOEFL when applying for English taught master’s or doctoral programs;
    • Acquired the Chinese proficiency of HSK Level 4 when applying for Chinese taught master’s or doctoral programs.


Application Procedure

  • Candidates can either:
    • Apply to the AUN Secretariat for Chinese Government Scholarship opportunity without any pre-admission Letter. In this case candidates can select their preferred institutes during online applications process.
    • Apply to your target university for the pre-admission and submit the Letter together with application documents to the AUN Secretariat. Applicants with admission documents will obtain the priority in winning the CGS.
  • Complete the online application procedure at CGS Information Management System for International Students (visit and click “Scholarship Application for Student” to create an account). Please note that AUN’s Program Category is ‘Type A’ and Agency Number is ‘00005.’ Once the correct Agency Number is entered, the name of the agency will automatically emerge. Instructions of the Chinese Government Scholarship Information System and Agency Number is provided on page 5.
  • Complete the online Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship, and print one hard copy.
  • Submit ONE set of the paper application forms and other supporting documents to the AUN Secretariat by 31 January 2022.
  • Only successful candidates will be informed by email by early August 2022.
  • For more details on application process, visit

Only applications of recommended candidates from the AUN Secretariat will be considered. No other applications or individual application directly sent to CSC will be considered. Candidates holding the Pre-admission Letter will be placed in the host university; those without the Pre-admission Letter should accept CSC’s placement of university.


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