China – Government of Rwanda scholarships 2021



The Higher Education Council (HEC) wishes to inform the general public that through the Bilateral Cooperation between the Government of Rwanda and the Peoples’ Republic of China, the latter has offered to the Government of Rwanda 10 (ten) full scholarships (2 undergraduate scholarships and 8 scholarships for Masters/PhD levels), commencing in the academic year 2021-2022.

Interested candidates should submit all of the following application documents:

■ Application letter addressed to the Executive Director of HEC;
■ Copy of valid Passport;
■ Curriculum Vitae;
■ One (1) recent passport size photo;
■ Original-notified degree certificate and transcripts;
■ Recommendation letters from two current or former academic staff who taught or supervised the applicant;
■ A study plan or research proposal (minimum of 200 words for undergraduate and 800 words for Masters and PhD);
■ Filled forms for Chinese Government Scholarships and Medical Physical Examination (available on HEC website).

Please note:

■ The above mentioned application documents will be submitted online to HECMIS using the link:;
■ The applicant must be under 25 years of age for undergraduate studies, under 35 for Masters, under 40 for PhD level at the time of application;
■ Candidates must have studied in Sciences, Technology. Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related fields with at least:

i) 70/73 in the 2019 Senior Six National Examinations or the equivalent for qualifications obtained abroad;
ii) 2nd Class Upper Division or equivalent at Bachelor level;
iii) a good pass at Masters level.

Application deadline: 20/01/2021.

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