How to apply for the Chinese government scholarship?
According to the education exchange agreement between China and Greece, China grants government scholarships to the candidates recommended by your country. You may contact your Greek Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs. Tel.: 2103443469,Fax.: 2103443441. If you are included in the government exchange program, please fill out the Application Form for Foreign Student Scholarship, and send them back to the dispatching authority (usually where you got the forms) together with other relevant materials. The China Scholarship Council (CSC) will contact Chinese institutions of higher learning for the consideration of your application. If you are enrolled, the CSC will send you the Admission Notice and Visa Application for Foreigners Wishing to Study in China (JW 201) through Greek Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs.
How to apply to study self-financed in China?
CSC takes charge of the applications for and management of the Chinese government scholarships for foreigners study in China, takes charge of the application and enrollment of candidates recommended by overseas academic institutions, educational organization or non-governmental friendly associations, and takes charge of individual's application to study in China as self-financed student. However, for those individual applicants to apply as self-financed, a better and quicker way is to contact the institutions by themselves. On http://www.csc.edu.cn you can find the specific contact information of Chinese institutions accepting foreign students.
If you plan to study in China as a self-financed student, you can directly contact the relevant institutions of higher learning. You can find materials about Chinese institutions of higher learning and Application Form for Foreigners Wishing to Study in China in our website or http://www.csc.edu.cn . Or you can ask for the institution chosen for the application forms of their institution.
Should I contact an institution before applying for the Chinese government scholarship?
Yes, you can contact the target institution before your application to CSC, and put the invitation letter from the institution together with your application materials.
Please refer to the part of How to Study in China on the web site of http://www.csc.edu.cn for more detailed information or contact Cultural Attaché of Chinese Embassy in Greece. Tel:210-6716485 Fax:210-6713087 .