Department: Higher Education and Training Republic of South Africa Scholarship

Department: Higher Education and Training Republic of South Africa


The Chinese Government is offering scholarships for South African students to study at Chinese institutions starting in the 2019/20 academic year. The Department of Higher Education and Training is responsible for nominations.


Criteria and Eligibility

  • South African citizens in good health( medical check will be required for successful application)
  • Availability to study in China from September 2019
  • Demonstrated interest in China and commitment to the development of South Africa
  • Applicants in all fields of study except medicine will be considered
  • Preference will be given to postgraduate applicants, previously disadvantaged applicants and applicants in the following fields:
  • Applicants must meet the minimum academic requirements for entry into a similar programme at a South African University
  • Bachelor’s applicants must have HSK 5 certificate and be willing to study Chinese

Institutions and Programmes

Scholarship applicants are required to apply directly to the institution of their choice prior to applying for the scholarship. Evidence of the submitted application must be provided

How to Apply

Complete the DHET application form and email it with all supporting documents to [email protected] by 15 March 2019

Applicants Must apply to a Chinese university and submit proof of application or acceptance letter with their application


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