Zhejiang university scholarships for international students to study in china 2018

About ZJU-UoE Institute

The Zhejiang University-University of Edinburgh Institute (ZJE Institute) is a collaboration in the field of Biomedical Sciences between Zhejiang University of China and The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. The two universities established an international research institute at the International Campus of Zhejiang University in Haining, Zhejiang, that builds on the existing strengths of both, and aims to foster collaborations in teaching and research. The Institute provides undergraduate education programmes that produce students with academic excellence, leadership skills, innovative capacity and global vision.

Top-tier Universities in the world

Zhejiang University (ZJU) is one of China’s oldest and most prestigious higher education institutions. Its engineering programs ranked 4th in the “Best Global Universities Rankings 2016” list published by US News & World Report.

Founded in 1583, The University of Edinburgh (UoE) has been providing students with world-class teaching for more than 425 years. It is one of the world’s top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and placed 19th in the 2016/17 QS World University Rankings. The University of Edinburgh is also ranked 4th in the UK for research power, based on the breadth and quality of its research.

Academic Programs

The ZJU-UoE Institute offers all English taught undergraduate academic programmes in integrative biomedical sciences and biomedical informatics, and a Dual PhD programme, and plans to expand into other fields of medicine and science as it grows. Successful students receive biomedical science degrees from both UoE and ZJU when their study is completed.

Students admitted to this international degree program are enrolled in both Zhejiang University and the University of Edinburgh.

Students who successfully complete the program and meet the requirements of both universities will receive two bachelor’s degrees in their respective major fields:

·Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Edinburgh

·Bachelor of Science from Zhejiang University

Enrollment and Scholarships

The university plans to enroll 30 international students. Scholarships are awarded on an individual basis to outstanding students.

1. Half Scholarship

Half Scholarship covers:

·Tuition Waiver: CNY 100,000 per year

•International student medical insurance: CNY 800 per year. (Relevant medical insurance items can be found at www.lxbx.net).

·Living allowance: CNY 1,400 per month, 46 months in total.

2.Full Scholarship

Full Scholarship covers:

·Tuition Waiver: CNY 200,000 per year

·Accommodation on campus: CNY 8,000 per year

·International student medical insurance: CNY 800 per year. (Relevant medical insurance items can be found at www.lxbx.net).

·Living allowance: CNY 1,400 per month, 46 months in total.

Duration: 4 years (The scholarship will be reviewed and given on the condition that the student meets the requirements for satisfactory progress toward a degree and follows the rules of the ZJU-UoE Institute.)


Applicants shall be aged at 18-30, non-Chinese passport holders, high school graduates, mentally and physically healthy and must obey by Chinese law and University’s regulations, and respect Chinese culture and habits.

Minimum requirements:

SQA/Highers IB GCE A-level
ABBB by end of   S5 or ABBBB/AABB from S4-S6, with a minimum of BBB achieved in one year of   S4-S6, to include Biology and Chemistry. Mathematics and/or Physics are   recommended. Qualified applicants are advised to take Biology and Chemistry   at Advanced Higher level where possible. National 5: Mathematics at Grade B.   English at Grade C. Overall score   of 32 points, including HL Biology and Chemistry, one at Grade 5 and one at   Grade 6. Mathematics and/or Physics are recommended. SL: English at Grade 4   and Mathematics at Grade 4. If you are using English / English Language at SL   as part of the English language requirements, you must obtain Grade 5.


ABB, in one   sitting, to include Biology and Chemistry. Mathematics and/or Physics are   recommended. GCSEs: Mathematics at Grade B or 6 and English at Grade C or 4..



Web applications can be made through:http://zje.intl.zju.edu.cn/ or via email zje_apply@zju.edu.cn

Mail-in forms are also available at these sites. Undergraduate students should plan to apply by June 15th , 2018 for full consideration.

Submit required materials:

  • Application Form
  • Personal Statement in application form
  • 2 referees – NOT parents
  • Degree certificate showing highest qualification
  • High school transcripts, scores on recognised tests such as ACT or SAT or IB
  • English Language proficiency
  • And other material indicated on the admissions website

Applications are reviewed based on all factors in the application record.

Demonstrate English proficiency: 

Students whose native language is not English should submit official results of TOEFL or IELTS tests. The Admissions team are seeking students who will be successful in our English-based instructional program.

For more information, please refer to ZJU International College Homepage http://iczu.zju.edu.cn and ZJU-UoE Institute Homepage http://zje.zju.edu.cn/