NWAFU will recruit 20 China Government Scholarship Students in 2008/2009 academic year

I. Introduction The Chinese Government Scholarship project is a full scholarship project set up by the Ministry of Education of China to enable foreign students to study in China. The purpose of the project is to encourage and support international educational exchanges, and to establish internationally first-class Chinese universities. Northwest A&F University is a national key university directly under the jurisdiction of Chinese Ministry of Education. It is one of the top universities in China and is supported by the central government under national ��Project 211�� and ��Project 985�� programs. These programs aim to develop a world-class universities in China. Northwest A&F University is one of the universities in China qualified to accept international students and Chinese Government Scholarship sponsored students. The students with outstanding records may apply university scholarship.

II. Enrollment quota: 20 persons
III. Scholarship duration:
Master��s program: 3-4 years; Doctoral program: 3-4 years (1-2 years Chinese language foundation studies) Program start: September 2008
IV. Academic disciplines Agricultural Soil and Water Engineering Crop Genetics and Breeding Pomology Pedology Plant Pathology Animal Genetic Breeding and Reproduction Clinical Veterinary Medicine Economics and Management of Agriculture (More degree programs: http://en.nwsuaf.edu.cn/html/Admission/Graduate_Programs/20080324/61.html )
VI. Candidate requirements:
1. The applicants should be non-Chinese citizens with good state of health. 2.Master's candidates should be with a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent or higher�� Doctoral candidates: should be with a Master's Degree or equivalent or higher

VI��Application documents: The applicants must fill in and provide the following materials truly and correctly (in duplicate). Applicants must submit two set of the following documents, duly completed correctly and truthfully. 1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship , down-loadable from http://www.csc.edu.cn , in one original and one photocopy, completed in Chinese or in English. 2. Notarized photocopy of current highest diploma. Currently-enrolled students should provide a certificate of student status. Diploma documents in languages other than Chinese or English must have Chinese or English translations attached. 3. Certified copy of academic transcript or mark sheet for undergraduate or postgraduate studies as appropriate. 4. A study or research plan of at least 800 words written in Chinese or English. 5. Two original academic references from either professors or associate professors, written in Chinese or English. 6. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form , down-loadable from http://www.csc.edu.cn , completed in English. The medical examination must cover all the items listed in the form . 7. Photocopy of a valid passport.

VII. How and when to apply?
Application deadline: May 15th , 2008 The full set of completed application documents should be mailed to the Office for International Education in Northwest A&F University before the deadline, as evidenced by postal franking. The Office for International Education is responsible for reviewing the application materials.
Address: Office for International Educaiton 3 Taicheng Road, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, P. R. China
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Attachment: Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship
                        Foreigner Physical Examination Form


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