ZUEL Alumni Scholarship

Overseas Students’ Alumni Scholarship at
Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL)

(May 4th, 2015)

To attract excellent students all over the world to study in ZUEL, to expand international student enrollment size and raise student level, to improve the capability of running international education and to enhance the internationalization level of ZUEL, Alumni Association of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law set up the Alumi Scholarship for International Students  and entrusted International Education School to carry it out.


Chapter 1 Content of Alumni Scholarship for International Students

Clause 1 Subsidize category:Alumni Scholarship for International Students will fund excellent foreign students to study Chinese language or to pursue the degree by providing living expenses.

Clause 2 Subsidized objects:

Language Student: All the excellent language students who have finished study of one semester at ZUEL are authorized to apply for Alumi Scholarship for International Students for the next semester or the next academic year.

Degree student:All the excellent foreign students who have filed an application for pursuing a degree at ZUEL or have been pursuing a degree at ZUEL are authorized to apply for Alumni Scholarship for International Students for the next academic year.

In case the aforementioned students have been granted with Chinese Government Scholarship(full scholarship), ZUEL Scholarship for International Students (full scholarship) or other full scholarships, they shall truthfully inform the university while making their application.

Clause 3 Duration, content and standard of subsidy

The Alumni Scholarship includes semester subsidy(RMB 10000) and academic year subsidy(RMB 20000). The semester subsidy lasts five months from September in that very year to January in the next year or from March to July, while the academic year subsidy lasts ten months from September in that very year to January in the next year and from March in the next year to July in the next year.

The Alumni Scholarship living expenses will be given monthly and the standard is RMB 2000 per month. Students with scholarship will be granted with full-month scholarship living expenses if they register before the 15th (including the 15th)of that very month and half-month scholarship living expenses if they register after the 15th of that very month.


Chapter 2 Application Requirements and Procedures of

Alumni Scholarship for International Students

Clause 4 Ways and time of application

Applicants shall submit application directly to International Education School of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law during March 1st to May 31st each year.

Clause 5 Basic conditions for applicants

1. Applicants shall be citizens of foreign nationality and with foreign passports, and shall be on the straight, be friendly to China and have no illegal behavior and crime records.

2.For applicants who are going to pursue Bachelor’s Degree at ZUEL, Chinese proficiency of above HSK Band 4(including Band 4) and good performance at middle school are required.

3. For applicants who are going to pursue Postgraduate’s Degree with courses taught in Chinese, Chinese proficiency of above HSK Band 5(including Band 5) and GPA at college of above 3.0(including 3.0) are required.

4. For applicants who are going to pursue Postgraduate’s Degree with courses taught in English, English proficiency of IELTS above 6.5(including 6.5) or TOEFL above 90(including 90) and GPA at college of above 3.0(including 3.0) are required. Applicants whose mother language is English are not required to submit their IELTS or TOEFL score.

5. For applicants who aim to study Chinese language at ZUEL, the aforementioned Chinese and English proficiency are not required.

Clause 6 Applicants shall submit the following materials:

1. Application Form for ZUEL Alumni Scholarship (printed by Zhongnan University of Economics and Law).

2.Notarized final academic degree obtained and academic record and a copy of diploma.

3.A Study Plan of no less than 200 words for students who apply for Chinese language study or for Bachelor’s Degree and of no less than 1500 words for students who apply for Postgraduate’s Degree.

4.Physical Examination Record for Foreigners.

5.Applicants for Bachelor’s Degree shall submit Letters of Recommendation from the middle school they graduated from, while Applicants for Master’s Degree or Doctor’s Degree shall submit Letters of Recommendation from two professors or vice professors.

6.Applicants for projects taught in Chinese shall submit HSK certificate of Band 4 or above; while applicants for projects taught in English shall submit IELTS score report of 6.5 or above, except those whose mother language is English.

7.A copy of passport and a photo of the applicant.

Chapter 3 Semester Assessment of Alumni Scholarship Students

Clause 7 In order to strengthen the management of Alumni Scholarship for International Students and to give play to the benefit and function of the scholarship, all the students who have been granted with one academic year Scholarship shall be included in the scholarship semester assessment. The semester assessment is to give a comprehensive assessment of the prize fellow’s performance in the first semester, and then decide whether the prize fellow are qualified or not to continue to receive the Alumni Scholarship in the next semester.

Clause 8 The content of semester assessment includes:

1.Academic record, including the exam results on all subjects during that semester.

2.Attitude to learning and checking attendance.

3.Behavioral expression and rewards and punishments..

Clause 9 International Education School of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law shall be responsible for the organization and implementation of the assessment. It shall assess whether the prize fellow are qualified or not to continue to receive the Alumni Scholarship according to the specific means and evaluation criterion of semester assessment, and then make a decision about whether continuing to provide them with scholarship or not.

Clause 10 Students withany of the following conditions will be canceled the qualification to receive the scholarship:

1.Fail the exams or assessment.

2.Be declined with serious warning, recording a demerit, being kept in school but placed under surveillance, expulsion or expulsion from academic status.

3.Refuse to attend the semester assessment without justified reasons.

    For students who have been canceled the qualification of receiving the Alumni Scholarship, scholarship will be suspended since the very next semester, and the qualification of receiving the Alumni Scholarship will never be regained.

Clause 11 Semester assessment will be conducted in the following process:

1.Prize fellow shall get and truthfully fill in Alumni Scholarship Semester Assessment Form(hereinafter referred to as Assessment Form) and submit it to International Education School within the specific time and according to the requirements of our university.

2.International Education School shall fill in the comments and suggestions in the Assessment Form and inform the students with its decisions.


Chapter 4 Supplementary Provisions

Clause 12 Alumni Association and International Education School of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law shall be responsible for the explanation of these regulations.

Clause 13 These regulations shall enter into force as of the date of promulgation.


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