Chinese government award for outstanding self finance students abroad
About the award
Chinese government award for outstanding self finance students abroad was establieshed by China Scholarship Council in 2003. The recipients worldwide are chosen each year for their outstanding accomplishments in any discipline. This award is considered as the highest award given by Chinese government to the graduate students study outside China who do not receive financial support from Chinese government. To date,the recipants include students from 33 countries, including United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Australia and Canada.
The number of Chinese students leaving China to study abroad is more than half a million each year, making this prestigious award highly competitive. Currently, 500 students are awarded yearly. The award includes a one-time $6000 cash award and a certificate.
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