Ocean College International Student Scholarship
The Ocean College of Zhejiang University is a research intensive institute for ocean study. Taking the eminent comprehensive advantages of Zhejiang University, Ocean College is striving to develop into a high level sustainable and international education and research base for the West Pacific.
Ocean College International Student Scholarship is a collegiate scholarship funded by Ocean College for the purpose of providing financial support to outstanding students from the foreign countries or regions to study in China for a master’s or doctoral degree in oceanography or other related specialties, cultivating advanced professionals of the related fields for developing countries, enhancing international marine cooperation and exchange, and promoting the harmonious ocean development in the region and around the world. The International Office of Ocean College is in charge of the admissions and routine management of the Scholarship.
I. Enrollment Candidates
i. The applicant should be a citizen of non-Chinese nationality in good health.
ii. The applicant must apply for the postgraduate program of ocean-related specialties.
iii. Any applicant who is currently engaged in oceanographic and relevant sectors will be given high priority.
ii. The applicant for doctoral degree studies is required to have a master’s degree and be usually under the age of 45.
III. Duration of the Scholarship
i. Candidates for master’s degree: 2-3 years of study with the Scholarship
ii. Candidates for doctoral degree: 3-4 years of study with the Scholarship
iii.The duration of the Scholarship will be defined upon the student’s admission to the university, and will not be extended in principle.
IV. Scholarship funding details
Scholarship: RMB35,000 per year for doctoral students, and RMB30,000 per year for master’s students
i. The first year scholarship is to be granted in full within one month after the date of entrance. As for those who are late for the registration or stay away from the school without any formality of asking for absence for a time longer than one month, the scholarship for that year shall be cancelled.
ii. Those who have to suspend their program because of pregnancy or severe disease must return to their own country for delivery or recovery, and the travel must be at their own expense. Those who have been approved by the school authority to suspend their program, their qualification for the Scholarship may extend for no longer than one year and the scholarship will stop during the suspension. But those who suspend their program on other excuses will be disqualified from the scholarship.
V. Application time and channels
Applicants should apply to Ocean College of Zhejiang University directly and submit the application materials to the International Office of Ocean College of Zhejiang University by post or in person.
Note: The envelope of application package should be marked “Application for Ocean College International Student Scholarship”
Application deadline: July 15, 2016. The application materials submitted by email will not be accepted.
VI．Materials for application
ii. Application for Admission to Zhejiang University （click here） (to be filled out in Chinese or English)
Log on Zhejiang University’s International Students Online Application System, fill in and submit application form, then print out the application form and sign.
iii. Photocopy of Passport
iv．Form for Provisional Acceptance of International Student by ZJU Professor, (if applicable)
Applicants are encouraged to contact their prospective supervisors in Ocean College of Zhejiang University prior to application and are expected to enclose in their application package with the Form for Provisional Acceptance of International Student by ZJU Professor.
v. Highest degree certificate, which must be original documents or notarized copies. Certificates in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translation in Chinese or English.
vi. Academic transcripts, which must be original documents or notarized copies. Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translations in Chinese or English.
vii. The applicant’s study or research plan in China (in Chinese or English)
viii. Two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English by Professors or associate Professors
The original copy should be kept by the applicant. The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid.
Application materials will NOT be returned regardless of the result of the application.
VII. Scholarship admissions
i. Ocean College of Zhejiang University will organize a panel of reviewers to screen the candidates for the scholarship on the basis of the candidates’ academic performance and achievements and their supervisors’ opinions. The final list of the scholarship awardees will be publicly announced.
ii. Ocean College of Zhejiang University will mail the Admission Notice to the scholarship awardees by July 30.
iii. In principle the Scholarship student is not allowed to change subject and duration of study pre-defined on the Admission Notice.
VIII. Annual review of the Scholarship
i. Ocean College of Zhejiang University will carry out a comprehensive annual review of the scholarship students’ academic performance, attitude towards study, attendance records, behavior, rewards and punishments etc.
ii. Scholarship students must pass the review to qualify themselves for next year’s scholarship funding. Those who fail the review may have their scholarship suspended or terminated next year.
iii. Those whose scholarship have been suspended may continue their study at the university at their own expense, and if they wish to recover eligibility of receiving the scholarship, they may attend the review next year and, upon passing the review, apply for the continuity of the Scholarship.
iv. Those whose scholarships have been officially terminated are not eligible to apply for recovery of the Scholarship of that year.
Add: Room331, AdministrationBuilding, Zhoushan Campus of Zhejiang University, Zhoushan, Zhejiang, China
Contact Person: Mr.ZHU or Ms. XUE