SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

POSTGRADUATE OR UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES IN ANY DISCIPLINE 2011/2012 (FOR MALTESE CITIZENS ONLY)

The Government of the People’s Republic of China is offereing 2 scholarships to learn Chinese or engage in postgraduate or advanced studies in any discipline at a Chinese University during the academic year 2011/2012.

The Chinese institutions generally use Chinese as an instructional language. Applicants with no command of Chinese are generally required to take Chinese language courses for 1-2 years before their major studies.

Travel expenses are not covered by the Scholarship.

All the qualified applicants should log on http://laihua.csc.edu.cn to apply online and submit two printed copies of Application Form For Chinese Government Scholarship together with Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

Applicants are to apply through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Scholarship portal www.scholarships.gov.mt. Kindly note that this portal requires e-ID certification. E-ID registration details may be obtained from www.mygov.mt .

Application forms as indicated below should also be submitted to the Scholarships Section at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Valletta from 8.30a.m. to 12.00 p.m and 02.00p.m. to 4.00p.m.

(a) a Curriculum Vitae
(b) a copy of the degree(s) obtained;
(c) a University/Faculty/School transcript detailing results and grades obtained;
(d) MFA Application Form

Further information can be found on the following website http://www.csc.edu.cn

Closing date for these scholarships is by not later than noon of Wednesday 13th April 2011

Successful candidates may be required to enter into a contract to serve the Government or the Private Sector of Malta upon completion.

Applications from Government and Parastatal employees and from the Private Sector will not be considered unless recommended by their Head of Department/Parastatal Organisation/employer respectively.

Late applications will not be considered.

The Board’s decision will be final.