SJTU provides different kinds of scholarship for excellent applicants, such as Chinese Government Scholarship, Shanghai Government Scholarship, SJTU Scholarship, and others.


Basically, for incoming international graduate students, there are two channels for scholarship application - through Shanghai Jiao Tong University, or through Chinese Embassies/Consulates in the home country.


Applicants may choose only one application channel. Replicated applications through more than one channel are not allowed.


Apply through Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Starting from 2023, scholarships for doctoral programs will consist of SJTU Fellowship, CSC/SGS Scholarship, SJTU Scholarship. And scholarships for Ph.D. Programs will consist of: CSC/SGS Scholarship, SJTU Scholarship, School/College Scholarship. Details of each scholarship will be on the application system.


When applying at applicants should choose “apply for scholarship through SJTU” and follow the steps online. Applicants should complete the scholarship application procedures in time according to the requirements of the university.


The earlier an applicant completes the application, the sooner he/she will receive an offer of admission and scholarship if the review result from the university is positive. Applicants can check the scholarship result through the application system.


Please note that applicants applying for Chinese Government Scholarship through SJTU are required to submit their applications before the specified deadline and upload the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (filled in and downloaded from If not recommended as a CSC Scholarship candidate, the applicant will be automatically assessed for the SGS Scholarship, or SJTU Scholarship.


Apply through Chinese Embassies/Consulates in the home country

Applicants may also apply to the Chinese Embassies/Consulates in the home country for scholarship opportunities. The application schedule varies from country to country (usually from November to April).


Please consult the Chinese Embassy/Consulate about its application schedule, eligibility, requirements, procedures, documents, agency number, program category type and so on in advance. For the contact information of Chinese Embassies/Consulates, please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China at


Please note that applicants who apply for scholarships through Chinese Embassy/Consulates must also apply on the website of the University according to the HOW TO APPLY specified in Article 3 of this 2023 SJTU International Graduate Admission.


Important Notes


In general, scholarships duration cannot be extended.


All scholarship recipients are obliged to participate in the annual scholarship review in April and/or May which will confirm their scholarship status in the next academic year.