LAST DATE: 31.3.2008
1. Applications are invited from Indian nationals, on plain paper, in the format given below, for the award of Chinese Government Scholarship tenable from September, 2008 for higher studies/research/specialized training in the subject fields of Chinese Language and Literature, Political Science, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Environmental Science, Fine Arts (Painting and Sculpture), Agronomy, Sericulture and Botany.
2. ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS:-
i) Chinese Language and Literature:- Two or three years basic grounding in Chinese language (i.e. a certificate/degree/Diploma from reputed/recognized institutions).
ii) Fine Arts (Painting & Sculpture):- Should have obtained Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts with minimum 60% marks in aggregate.
iii) Other subjects:- Should have obtained post-graduate degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in a related subject. The selected candidates will have to undergo Chinese Language study for one year prior to undertaking study in the areas of their choice.
(b) Age Limit:- 40 years or below as on 31.03.2008 (i.e. born on or after 31.03.1968).
(c) Value of Scholarship:- The Chinese Government pays a sum of Yuans 1400/- p.m to all senior advanced students, Yuans 1100/- p.m to ordinary graduate students and Yuans 800/- p.m. to undergraduate students. In addition, Government of India is paying supplementary grant of Yuans 1170/- p.m. Government of China will also provide boarding, lodging, medical care and bear expenditure on tuition and other fees etc.
(d) Cost of passage:- Government of India will bear the International passage cost from India to China and back.
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