Financial Aid

Currently, Tsinghua University mainly offers the following scholarships to the international students: Chinese Government Scholarship, Siemens China Scholarship, Tuition Scholarships and Confucius Institute Scholarship.

Chinese Government Scholarship

The Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS) is set up by the Chinese government to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to study and conduct research in Chinese universities. It is aimed to promote the mutual understanding, cooperation and exchanges in various fields between China and other countries. Tsinghua University is one of the designated universities to undertake the CGS Program.

The CGS is open to both the degree program students (undergraduate and graduate) and the visiting/exchange students. The full CGS covers tuition fees, on-campus accommodation, living allowance and comprehensive medical insurance. The partial CGS covers one or few items in the full CGS. Specific items covered by the partial CGS are in accordance with the regulations of the CGS program concerned and the Letter of Admission.

Siemens China Scholarship

The Siemens China Scholarship at Tsinghua University provides about 25k Euro full scholarship every year for global talents to support their Ph.D. studies. With high standard financial support, the scholarship recipients will receive opportunities to participate not only in academic research but also in cutting-edge industrial research projects. They will cooperate with Siemens to conduct their Ph.D. studies in 12 fields, such as Robotics & Mechatronics, Future of Automation, Artificial Intelligence, IT Security, etc. Through “Tsinghua Academic Life” and “Siemens Career Path”, the scholarship recipients will enhance their competitiveness in future.

1. Contents and Standard
——Tuition fees: 40,000 RMB/year;
——Living allowance (including accommodation, medical insurance, books or other materials, transportation, etc): 160,000 RMB/year in total.
2. Duration
——Scholarships are awarded to the recipients for a period of four years in principle.
——The scholarship recipients should pass the annual review to receive the funding for the next academic year.
3. The scholarship recipients of Siemens China Scholarship are required to select the designated research topic for the main research topics of their Ph.D. studies and have to carry out the research in cooperation with Siemens.

For detailed information about the scholarship and its application procedure

Tuition Scholarships

Tuition Scholarships cover full or partial tuition fee with a duration of one academic year and could be applied year by year (competitive). Tuition Scholarships mainly refer to the following scholarship programs:

1. Beijing Government Scholarship (for undergraduates and master’s students)

The Beijing Government Scholarship is established by Beijing Municipal Government to attract and support excellent International students to study in Beijing. It is used to cover the tuition fees fully or partially, and needs to be applied year by year.

At Tsinghua University, the Beijing Government Scholarship is open only to the undergraduates and Master's students.

2. Tsinghua University Scholarship (for doctoral students)

The Tsinghua University Scholarship is established by Tsinghua University to encourage and support excellent International students to study at Tsinghua University. The Scholarship is used to cover tuition fees fully or partially, and needs to be applied year by year. Since 2011, the Scholarship is open only to the doctoral students.


1. Graduate Students

Kind Reminder:
Incoming Graduate Students
For eligibility and application procedure of Tuition Scholarships, please refer to the Scholarships for Incoming Full-time International Graduate Students at Tsinghua University 

Confucius Institute Scholarship

The Confucius Institute Scholarship is established by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) to encourage and support International students to study Chinese language and culture in China. Tsinghua University is authorized by Hanban to enroll the Confucius Institute Scholarship students who will be studying Chinese language in China for one semester or one year. The Scholarship application should be recommended by the Confucius Institute or the Education Section of Chinese Embassies in the applicant's home country.


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