Scholarships from Tsinghua University
Founded in 1911, Tsinghua University is one of the most prestigious institutions in China for nurturing talented students and promoting advanced scientific research. Over the years, the development of Tsinghua and its students and alumni have been greatly inspired by the motto “Self-discipline and Social Commitment “and the maxim “Actions Speak Louder than Words”. Tsinghua is one of the best universities in China for the high quality of teaching, research, and social service. Tsinghua has also been recognized as one of the top universities in the world. It is ranked 14th in the world (1st in mainland China) in Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2019, 16th in the world (1st in mainland China) in QS World University Rankings 2020 and 23 rd in the world（1st in Asia）in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.
As a comprehensive university, Tsinghua has developed teaching and research platforms in the subjects of sciences, engineering, literatures, arts, history, philosophy, economics, management, law, education, and medicine. Tsinghua University holds the most advantageous subjects in science and technology among the universities in China. It has also established a series of featured subjects in the fields of arts, humanities and social sciences. According to the disciplinary tables in the U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities 2020,Tsinghua University is ranked 1st in the subjects of Engineering, Computer Science and Civil Engineering,2nd in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering,3rd in the Mechanical Engineering, 6th in the Material Science, 7th in the Chemistry. The Tsinghua School of Economics and Management, praised as "the best business school of China" by Fortune, has been certificated by AACSB and EQUIS.
Graduate education at Tsinghua dates back to the 1920s, featuring a disciplined approach of self-development, dynamic adjustment, and interdisciplinary integration.
Over 90 Doctoral programs and over 100 Master’s programs are open to international students, up to 29 of which are offered in English and about 50 programs have established partnerships with renowned overseas universities.
A Comprehensive Scholarship System
In order to attract and cultivate top international talents, Tsinghua has established a comprehensive scholarship system for full-time international graduate students, which mainly consists of scholarships, assistantships, and awards.
Scholarships: full scholarship, tuition scholarship
Assistantships: TA, RA, MA
Awards & Honors
Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS)
- Open to Doctoral and Master’s Program applicants
- Established by the Chinese government to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to study and conduct research in Chinese universities
- The full CGS covers tuition, accommodation, stipend, and medical insurance
- Annual Review is strictly required.
Tsinghua University Full Scholarship
- Open to Doctoral Program applicants
- A full scholarship covers tuition, accommodation, stipend, and medical insurance
- Annual Review is strictly required.
- Open to prospective and current Doctoral and Master’s Program students
- Content: full or partial tuition
- Duration: one academic year
- Applicants can apply annually (competitive).
Full Scholarships for Certain Programs
- Chinese Government Scholarship - TUNEM Program
International Master’s Program in Nuclear Engineering and Management
- Youth of Excellence Scheme of China
International Master's Program in Public Health
- MOFCOM Scholarship
Certain programs or majors
- MIDG Scholarship
Master of Public Administration in International Development and Governance Program
- IMPA Scholarship
International Master of Public Administration Program
- Beijing Government “Forbidden City” Scholarship
Open to applicants from the Belt and Road countries in certain programs
- Schwarzman Scholars Program
A landmark scholarship for the defining challenge of our time
- Siemens China Scholarship
Open to outstanding applicants to Doctoral programs in certain fields
- IMPA-BRI Scholarship
International Master of Public Administration in the Belt and Road Initiative Program
- IMP-MSE Scholarship
International Master Program of Material Science and Engineering
In addition to scholarships, Tsinghua offers opportunities of Teaching Assistantship, Research Assistantship, and Management Assistantship for postgraduates.
Outstanding postgraduate students (both Chinese and international) can compete for awards and honors at Tsinghua University.
Graduate Admissions Office
Prospective applicants can consult the target department/school for more information about scholarships. For their contact information, please visit:
Graduate Scholarship and Grants Management Office
Visa and Campus Life
International Students and Scholars Center