Fully Funded Xiamen University 2022 Marine Scholarship of China

Written by David on February 1, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Ocean and Resource Management, Oceanography
  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    422 Siming S Rd, Siming District, Xiamen, Fujian, China, 361005

The State Oceanic Administration (SOA) and China’s Ministry of Education have collaborated to launch the Marine Scholarship of China, which will provide financial support to outstanding students from coastal countries or regions surrounding the South China Sea, the Pacific and Indian Oceans, as well as African and American developing countries, to study in China for a master’s or doctoral degree in oceanography or other related specialties, cultivating advanced professionals of the r The China Scholarship Council (CSC) is in charge of the Scholarship’s admissions and day-to-day operations. Scholarships are available at Xiamen University in China for doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate students. Doctoral and Master’s candidates who receive a first-class scholarship will have their tuition fees paid (for a maximum of three years for doctoral programs, and two to three years for master’s programs).

Meanwhile, in compliance with Chinese Government Scholarships, the University gives a monthly living stipend to excellent doctoral and master’s candidates (RMB 2,000/month/person for doctoral students; RMB 1,700/month/person for master’s students). Candidates for bachelor’s degrees will not be eligible for the first-class scholarship. The grantees’ tuition fees will be covered by the second-class scholarship (for a maximum of 3 years for doctorate programs, 2-3 years for master’s programs, and 4-5 years for bachelor’s programs).


About the Scholarship:

Founded in 1921, Xiamen Institution is a state university. It is a prominent educational institution that ranks 17th among Great China’s greatest educational institutes. Xiamen is the location of the campus. It is ranked 341st in the world, and is part of the top 400. Xiamen University is a member of the “Global U8 Consortium (GU8),” a prestigious organization. The university’s best directions include art and humanities (388th), medical (396th), and natural science discipline (306th place). There are three strongest domains at the university as well: mathematics (101st line), chemistry (51st line), and informatics (52nd line) (151st line).

In terms of academic reputation, the educational institution has a lot of power (383rd position). Furthermore, China frequently refers to graduates and university students (307th position). The most important condition for admission to the institution is that you pass the introduction tests. There are two semesters throughout the academic year. An chance to apply for a scholarship exists.

The university is deemed large because it has approximately 36,000 students enrolled (2 percent foreigners). Approximately 3,000 teachers are recruited by the teaching staff. A library for students and professors is located on the university’s campus. You can also stay in a university-owned hostel if you apply ahead of time. Xiamen University’s main campus is in the Siming District of southwestern Xiamen. It is located in the foothills of the mountains, facing the ocean and surrounded by the bay of Xiamen. The campus is lovely, with lovely landscape and parks. In Xiamen, which is a popular tourist destination, the main campus is a prominent tourist attraction.


The institution also has campuses in Xiamen’s Xiang’an district and Fujian’s Zhangzhou. Xiamen University is ranked 11th in China and has maintained a Top 20 ranking in China, with six subjects reaching A++ level, including economics and management, fine art, law, chemistry, journalism, communication, and mathematics, according to the University Undergraduates Teaching Assessment and the Chinese Universities Evaluation Standings. EQUIS has granted the School of Management accreditation. The institution has engaged in extensive international exchanges and collaboration. It has signed inter-school cooperation agreements with over 300 universities around the world and has held significant exchanges and collaborations with approximately half of the world’s top 200 universities. He was awarded the “Confucius Institute Dean Academy” after actively participating in the international development of Chinese language and establishing 16 Confucius Institutes in collaboration with universities in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. In terms of Taiwanese exchanges, the school benefits from unique geographical and humanistic advantages that are impossible to match. It has grown into a key center for Taiwanese study and a cross-strait academic and cultural crossroads. Xiamen University is regarded as one of China’s most attractive universities, with verdant hills behind and in front of the sea. Xiamen University has a total built-up area of 1.9 million square meters, with 4.48 million books in its libraries (including 39,204 gigabytes electronic volumes). The scope and quality of its high-speed information network on campus is among the best in China, and it has become one of CERNET2’s key injunctions. Xiamen University is now making significant progress toward its objective of “creating a high-level university that is well-known both domestically and internationally.”


Scholarship Sponsor(s):   Xiamen University

Host Country(s): China

Scholarship Worth: Fully funded

Study Level: Postgraduate

Nationality:  International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  1. The cost of tuition
  2. On-campus housing charge or monetary support for off-campus housing (RMB 700/month for master’s programs; RMB 1,000/month for doctorate programs)
  3. Monthly stipend (RMB 3,000 for master’s programs and RMB 3,500 for doctoral programs);
  4. Medical insurance that covers everything

Other costs associated with studying in China, such as foreign travel, the cost of a physical examination, the security deposit and utility fees for on-campus housing, and the cost of course materials, should be covered by the scholarship recipients.


Eligibility for Scholarship 

  1. Applicants must be non-Chinese nationals in excellent health who are citizens of a coastal/island country in the South China Sea, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, and its surrounding island countries, or an African or American developing country.
  2. The applicant must apply for an ocean-related postgraduate degree program. Applicants who are currently employed in the oceanographic and related industries will be given priority.
  3. Qualifications and age restrictions (as of September 1, 2022)

(1) Master’s programs: a bachelor’s degree or above is required, as well as being under the age of 40

(2) Doctoral programs: you must have a master’s degree or higher and be under 45 years old.


China Marine Scholarship Interview Dates, Process, and Location

A thorough examination of the applicant’s professional history, academic record, job experience, language skills, overall merits, research accomplishments, and the remarks of their prospective supervisor will be conducted. For final clearance, the shortlisted candidates will be sent to China’s Ministry of Natural Resources and China Scholarship Council.

In August, the final results will be available at https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn.



The Xiamen University 2022 Marine Scholarship of China is open to all international students


Application Procedure

Are you both interested and qualified? To apply, go to app.geckoform.com and type in Newcastle University.

This scholarship must be applied for separately from your course. To apply, you must already have a university acceptance letter.

  1. How to Apply: To apply, you must be accepted into an undergraduate degree program at the institution and complete an online grant application at https://app.geckoform.com/public/#/modern/FOEU01c3drh4Hr2o.
  2. Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit all relevant documents listed on the application form as part of the application.
  3. Admission Requirements: Because requirements vary by nation, candidates should examine the requirements specific to their country.
  4. Language Requirement: Students who do not speak English as a first language should take the TOEFL or IELTS test to demonstrate their English language competence.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for Xiamen University 2022 Marine Scholarship of China is March 31, 2022


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