Regulation on 2018 One Belt One Road Scholarship for International Students of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics


(The Chinese text of this article shall be deemed as the original. In the event of any dispute or misunderstanding as to the interpretation of the language or terms of this article, the Chinese language version shall control.)

The One Belt One Road Scholarship for International Students of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (hereinafter referred to as SWUFE) is set to enhance the friendship between Chinese people and other people from all countries, promote world-wide exchanges of economy and culture, encourage and help those international students, who perform well both morally and academically, and learn diligently to form a positive learning environment.

I. Scholarship Details

SWUFE provides Full Scholarship and Partial Scholarship.

A. Full Scholarship includes tuition, accommodation on campus, living allowance. Details are as follows:

a) Tuition: Waived

b) Accommodation on campus: Waived

c) Living allowance: RMB1500/month for bachelor students, RMB2000/month for master students and RMB2500/month for PhD students.

B. Partial Scholarship

a)  Tuition: Waived


b)  Accommodation: Waived

II. Application Deadline

Applications are accepted between February 5th and April 30th 2018

III. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, be in good health, abide by the laws and regulations of Chinese Government and local government, as well as regulations of SWUFE.

2. Education background:

A. Applicants for bachelor’s degree studies must have a graduate certificate from high schools

B. Applicants for master's degree studies must have a bachelor's degree

C. Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have a master's degree

3. Applicants must meet all requirements of the majors, including academic level, research ability, language level and others.

4. The maximum age of applicants is 30 years of age for bachelor's degree program, 35 years of age for master’s degree program, and 40 years of age for PhD program;

5. Applicants are not sponsored by any other type of scholarship.

IV. Minimum Language Requirement

1. Language of instruction in Chinese: HSK certificate

2. Language of instruction in English: IELTS certificate or TOFEL certificate or pass the school exam.

V. Application documents

Applicants shall all submit online application at before April 30, 2018 and upload all documents required as below:

1. One passport photo taken within 6 months

2. Highest educational degree or diploma certificate

3. Highest educational transcript

4. First page of your passport

5. Two Recommendation Letters

The referee should be professor or associate professor or person with relevant academic title.

6. The copy of language certificate

7. Medical Examination Report Within one year

8. Other Optional documents

  All documents should be presented in English or Chinese. If not, a notarized translation version in English or Chinese is mandatory. Documents without translation in English or Chinese are not valid.  

  If necessary, Admission Office will require applicants to submit extra documents.

VI. Application Procedures

1. Register and login application website

2. Complete and upload all required documents at online application website.

3. Fill out Financial Supporter as “SWUFE One belt One road Scholarship 2018

4. Submit Online Application

5. After you submit your application, you need to pay application fee RMB 600 online. Application fee is not refunded under any circumstances.

VII. Application Fee

1. Application fee is 600 RMB. If you want to make the payment online, please follow the instruction at application website. You may also come to our office to pay by cash, or bank cards with UnionPay logo. We don’t accept traveler’s check or other payment methods.

2. Application without paying application fee will not be processed.

VIII. Admission

1. After review applicants’ application form and supporting documents, scholarship committee will inform applicants the admission results.

2. Applicants may check admission results via the online application system.

3. If applicants are awarded, CIE will send email to inform awardees the result. CIE Admission Office is responsible for issuing Admission Letter and Visa documents.

IX. Registration

Registration Date for students is usually in September. Please refer to exact Registration Date that will be stated in Admission Letter. Please register on time. For those who do not register on time as requested in Admission Letter, SWUFE reserves the right to withdraw the admission offer and scholarship offer.

X. Contact:

College of International Education

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Address: 55 Guanghuacun Street, Chengdu, P.R. China 610074

Tel: +86 28 8735 5437

Fax: +86 28 8735 5437


XI. Other Notes

1. International students who have been granted the scholarship are required to complete the Scholarship Annual Review Form, and submit together with supplementary materials, such as transcripts, certificates of awards, letters of recommendation and publications, to CIE before May 1st each year. If students fail the annual review, SWUFE CIE reserves the right to suspend the scholarship, or lower the standard of scholarship, or terminate scholarship.

2. CIE does not explain any reason to applicants if their applications are not approved.

3. SWUFE CIE does not accept any application from the third party. Applicants please apply from CIE directly for this type of scholarship.  

4. Language requirements are basic requirement but not the only requirement. CIE will use the merit-based principle. If the applicants’ first language is English and apply for English-taught programs, applicants are not required to provide us English language proficiency certificate.

5. The content above is subject to change based on change of China laws and regulations in 2018.

6. The content above is subject to final explanation of College of International Education, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. It’s also subject to change and may be updated at any time.

7. Please frequently check the website of CIE for updated information

College of International Education

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

February 1st, 2018

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