Notice on the P.R.C Government Scholarship opportunities for Solomon Students 2021/2022
2021/04/27

The Government of People’s Republic of China will provide fifteen (15) full scholarship opportunities for undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs for Solomon Islands (SI) Students to study in China starting with the Academic year 2021/2022.

 

Qualification Requirement:

Undergraduate Program:

• Be a Solomon Islands Citizen & in Good health.

• Be under age of 25 years.

• Grade Twelve (12) with aggregate range of (4-10) for school based.

• And or Grade Thirteen (13) with Academic performance of GPA 2.5 (school based) and GPA 3.8 for upgrade students.

Master’s Program:

• Be a Solomon Islands Citizen& in Good health.

• Be under age of 35 years.

• Able to meet Admission requirements at the Masters level.

• Able to meet visa entry requirements.

• Have exceptional Academic Standing.

Doctoral Program:

• Be a Solomon Islands Citizen& in Good health.

• Be under age of 40 years.

• Able to meet Admission requirements at the Doctoral level.

• Able to meet visa entry requirements.

• Have exceptional Academic Standing.

 

Applicants are required to apply online and submit x2 Certified Photocopies of relevant application documents listed below:

• Printed Online Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarships after submission of online application

• High School Certificates (Grade 12 & 13 with certified transcripts)

• Academic transcripts & Certificate (Undergraduate Degree with transcripts)

• Curriculum Vitae

• Detailed Study Plan; A minimum of 200 words for undergraduates and 800 plus for postgraduates

• Two recommendation Letters from previous schools for graduate or senior scholar programs

• A Character Reference Letter from a Parish Priest/Pastor/Church Elder (with valid contact number)

• Four (4) Passport size photos

• Birth Certificate or NID card (or both)

• Police Clearance Form

• Current/Valid contact information of Parent/Guardian (separate sheet)

• Applicants planning to stay in China for more than 6 months must submit a photocopy of the Foreigner Physical Examination Form completed in English.

 

Specific Instruction to Apply:

To apply online visit “CSC Study in China” website and click “Scholarship Application for Students”at http://www.campuschina.org Register an account through [CREATE AN ACCOUNT] and login with your account.

Click “Edit Personal Details” and finish inputting personal details by filling in all the information, verifying and saving the information. After the completion of this section, return to the previous page by clicking “Finish” and start filling in your application information.

The‘Program Category’ is: Type A and the ‘Agency Number’ is: 0901. As Program Category and Agency Number are directly matched, application processing authorities will not receive your online application if the program category or agency number are not correct.

You can also visit MEHRD website; https://www.mehrd.gov.sb/ to download guidelines of the Chinese Scholarship Online Application Information System to guide you.

The link to Chinese Scholarship Online Application is also available at Solomon Island Tertiary Education Skills Authority (SITESA) website: http://www.sitesa.gov.sb/ to view or download relevant guidelines and how to access Chinese Online Application Information System to guide you.

When applicants of “Type A” application choose the “Preferences of Institutes”, system will automatically match the available universities according to the selected “Student Category, Preferred teaching language and Major Applying for”. With any inquiry concerning the available majors of each university, please visit the following website. http://www.campuschina.org/universities/index.html

“Catalogue of Discipline Field, First-level Discipline, and Specialty” is available from the“Help”, applicants could download the file to identify the relation between Discipline and Major.

Completed Online Application Forms must be downloaded, printed out in two copies(x2), including all required documents listed above and submitted to:

Director – National Scholarship Division (NSD)

Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development (MEHRD)

P.O Box G28, Honiara,

Solomon Islands

 

Application Deadline:

The applications should reach the office no later than COB Friday, 21st of May 2021. All applicants must apply online and submit two hard copies of application form. Failure to apply online will automatically disqualify your application. Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Please take note that:

• The Under-Graduate program is a FULL Chinese Language study program;

• The Foreigner Physical Examination Form will only be completed by the short-listed candidates only and;

• If you do not receive any response from MEHRD, SITESA or the Chinese Embassy in Solomon after the 30th, May 2021 then please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

For further information, please contact the following telephone numbers:

NSD Direct line: 26334

MEHRD Landline: 28803/4

Visit the website: https://www.mehrd.gov.sb/ or http://www.sitesa.gov.sb/