China Scholarship Council Scholarships

PR China Scholarships for Chinese Students: August 2019 Intake

Admissions and Scholarships Selection Procedure under the MoU Between China Scholarship Council (CSC), Ministry Of Education, P.R.China and the Asian Institute Of Technology (AIT).

Under the CSC-AIT Scholarship Program, CSC will offer annually 10 scholarships covering, as prescribed by the Chinese Central Government, pure tuition fee, registration fee and research fee, living stipend (health insurance included) and a return international airfare to China by the most economical route, as well as visa application fee.

CSC and AIT will support the following areas of study with priority: Engineering, Technology, and Management.

Entry Criteria

  1. Candidates will be citizens and permanent residents of the People’s Republic of China at the time of application;
  2. Candidates must not be currently working or studying abroad;
  3. The awardees must return to China upon their completion of their studies and/or research;
  4. Candidates are encouraged to obtain information about admission requirement and admission procedure directly from AIT. Doctoral candidates must receive a written confirmation from AIT that an AIT faculty member is available and willing to supervise them.
  5. Candidates should be intending to pursue study/research in one of the priority academic areas identified by AIT and CSC. However, applicants to other study/research areas will also be considered. The academic areas are also subject to the availability of relevant programs of study at AIT.
  6. Candidate should satisfy the selection criteria set out by CSC by completing the CSC Application Form and the CSC Employer Reference Form at

2. The Timetable for August 2019

  1. By April 15, AIT will provide CSC its students online application link  (, a list of all required documents for application and keep CSC informed with the deadline for applications.
  2. April 15-20, CSC will make an announcement to all relevant universities/institutes of China about this Program and present them the CSC eligible criteria for CSC Scholarship and the AIT application forms.
  3. May 20 – May 25, all applicants submit their applications online and send the required documents to CSC.
  4. By 31 May, CSC will send by post mail to AIT a list of applicants who meet the requirements together with their application documents; Hence AIT can receive all documents from CSC before the AIT deadline for application.
  5. By 25 June, AIT will go through all application documents and keep CSC informed with the final results by the end of May, together with the Offer Letter for all qualified applicants.
  6. 1 July, CSC will help to deliver hard copies of AIT Offer letters to all the qualified applicants.
  7.  August, selected applicants by CSC and AIT should arrive at AIT for orientation and necessary procedures; for the doctoral applicants, they can also be enrolled in January’s semester.
  8. July 28 - August 2, Arrival / Pre-registration.
  9. August 04, Institute Wide Registration/ New Student’s Orientation.
  10. August 08, Classes begin.
  11. August 19, Last day for adding or dropping courses.
  12. September 10, AIT will provide formal invoices for tuition fee and registration fee to CSC through the First Secretary (Education) of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Thailand while the latter will remit all the corresponding tuition and registration fees to the bank account of AIT.


The funding for each PHD program awardee will be up to 48 months.
The funding for each Master degree program awardee will be up to 24 months.


In order to distinguish that the candidate is applying for admission with scholarship under the present Program, the application should be indicated by writing “CSC/AIT” AIT Admission Action Form and on page 1 of the  Application for Admission form (Form 1).

Further Inquiries

For further enquiries on AIT Admissions Requirements and Procedures, applicant can visit the AIT Admissions website. They may also contact the following address:

Admissions and Scholarships Unit
Asian Institute of Technology
P.O. Box 4, KlongLuang
Pathumthani 12120
(662) 524 5024, 31-33



China Scholarship Council (CSC)

  • Mr Wang Zhe
    Deputy Director
    Division of European, Asian and African Affairs
    China Scholarship Council
    Level 13, A3 Building, No. 9 Chegongzhuang Avenue
    Beijing 100044, P.R. China
  • Yu Xinyu
    Project Officer
    Division European, Asian and African Affairs
    China Scholarship Council
    Level 13, A3 Building, No. 9 Chegongzhuang Avenue
    Beijing 100044, P.R. China
    Fax: +Fax: +86-10-66093581

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

  • Mrs. Wannapa Pliansri
    Coordinator, RTG
    External Relations & Communication Office
    + 66(2) 524-5071
    Fax: + 66(2) 524-5069
  • Dr. Tenzin Rabgyal
    Admissions and Scholarship Office
    Fax: +66(2)524-5069

Deadline: 22 May 2019