2024 Application Guide for Youth of Excellence Scheme of China Program
Editor:IACO Date:January 11, 2024 Hits:

In order to cultivate the global governance talents with broad international vision, cross-cultural background, excellent quality and outstanding leadership, the Youth of Excellence Scheme of China Program has been launched under the Chinese  Government Scholarship for recruiting the master’s degree candidates in the areas concerned since 2023.

Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) has been designated as one of the Higher Education Institutions to accept applications for this scholarship program. The application for the year 2024 is open now.

Programs Available at HUST

- Master of International Business

- Master of Public Administration

- Master of Computer Science and Technology

Language of Instruction :English

Duration of Schooling

2 years (1+1 Mode)

In the 1st year, students should complete the course study, the research and the preparatory work for the dissertation in China.

In the 2nd year, students need to return to the home country, combine with the own work, complete the dissertation and pass the defense.

Scholarship Duration

This is a full scholarship program, and the duration is for 1 year.


To be eligible, applicants must:

- be in good health both physically and mentally, under the age of 45;

- Bachelor’s degree holder or above, with at least 3 years working experience. Those with relevant education or work background would be preferred:

- be senior public official,

  senior management staff of institutions or enterprises, 

  administrative staff of universities or scientific research institutions, 

  or those with working/internship experience in international organizations.

Language Proficiency

Applicant should have a good command of English.

Those with certificate of English proficiency would be preferred:

- TOEFL 80, GRE General 310, IELTS 6.0 or above;

- Or the previous degree was instructed in English

- Or the applicant has obtained other certificates of the language proficiency accepted by HUST.

When & How to Apply

Applicant Deadline: April 15, 2024.

Step 1:

Apply for Pre-admission Letter

Please send the following document to admission@hust.edu.cn, with the subject line clearly stating: "Pre-admission for Youth of Excellence Scheme of China":

  • Diploma/Certificate of highest education

  • Academic transcripts

  • Research proposal written in English (no less than 1000 words)

  • Certificate of employment or proof of working/internship experience.

Upon approval by the relevant school, the Pre-admission Letter would be issued to applicants who meet the admission qualifications. 

This Letter will serve as one of the necessary documents for priority consideration for Chinese Government Scholarship.

Step 2:

Please apply at CSC Online Application System for International Students (Visit https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn/#/login) and submit the application.

Category: Type A

Agency No. : 1563

Program: Youth of Excellence Scheme of China

Application Documents

1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (filled in online);

2. A scanned copy of the Passport Information Page;

3. Diploma/Certificate of highest education;

4. Academic transcripts. Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or  English shall be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English;

5. Certificate of English proficiency;

6. A research proposal written in English (no less than 1000 words);

7. Two recommendation letters in Chinese or in English from professors or associate professors;

8. Physical Examination Form (Click to download)

9. Certificate of Non-criminal Record issued by the local public security/police station

10. Certificate of employment or proof of working/internship experience.

11. Pre-admission Letter

Contact: Ms. XUE

Email: admission@hust.edu.cn

Tel: 0086-27-87542457




为培养具有广阔国际视野、优秀综合素质、卓越领导能力和跨文化背景的全球治理人才,中国政府来华留学卓越奖学金项目自2023 年起正式启动,面向全球招收有关领域的硕士研究生候选人。



1. 招生专业:

- 国际商务硕士

- 国际公共管理硕士

- 计算机科学与技术硕士

2. 授课语言:英语

3. 学制:

2年(1+1 模式)





三. 申请条件

1. 非中华人民共和国国籍,年龄不超过 45 周岁,身心健康。

2. 具有本科及以上学历,有三年及以上工作经历;具有与所申请项目相关专业学习或工作背景者优先。

3. 申请者须为以下四类人员之一:





4. 语言水平要求:



- 达到托福 80 分,GRE310 分,雅思 6.0 及以上分数者;

- 或前置学历授课语言为英语者;

- 或者申请者获得了被华中科技大学认可的其他相关语言成绩证明。

四. 申请方式

1. 申请预录取通知书


邮件标题请写明:Pre-admission for Youth of Excellence Scheme


2. 提交奖学金申请


奖学金类型Type A



五. 申请材料

1. 中国政府奖学金申请表;

2. 护照信息页;

3. 经公证的最高学历证明;

4. 学习成绩单。 中英文以外文本须附经公证的中文或英文的译文;

5. 语言能力证明;

6. 研究计划(不少于 1000 字);

7. 推荐信。申请人须提交两名教授或副教授的推荐信,用中文或英文书写;

8. 外国人体格检查表请点击下载

9. 无犯罪记录证明(由所在地公安机关出具);

10. 工作证明/实习证明。

11. 预录取通知书





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