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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

Hohai University Scholarships for International Students 2024-25 | BS, MS, PhD

Updated: May 30

If you're looking for a fully funded scholarship to obtain an undergraduate or graduate degree in China, then this opportunity is your perfect fit.

Hohai University, situated in Nanjing, China, offers a variety of scholarships to international students who are interested in pursuing undergraduate (BS), master's (MS), and doctoral (PhD) degrees for the September 2024 intake. The university is renowned for its focus on engineering, specifically in the fields of Water Resources Engineering and Environmental Science and Engineering. With a global perspective, Hohai University provides excellent educational opportunities for students.

In this blog post we present to you everything you need to know about the Hohai University Scholarships for international students.


Benefits of Hohai University Scholarships

• First-Class Scholarship: Covers tuition, on-campus accommodation, comprehensive medical insurance, and a monthly allowance.

• Seond-Class Scholarship: Covers tuition and on-campus accommodation.

• Third-Class Scholarship: Covers tuition.

These scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, language proficiency, and comprehensive evaluations and are reviewed annually.


Eligibility Criteria

For Undergraduate Programs (BS)

  • Non-Chinese Citizens: Valid passport, aged 18-30, in good health.

  • Education: High school certificate or equivalent.

  • Language Proficiency: HSK 4 or above.

  • Other Requirements: Respect for Chinese laws and customs

For Postgraduate Programs (MS, PhD)

  • Non-Chinese Citizens: Valid passport, in good health.

  • Master’s Applicants: Bachelor’s degree and under age 35.

  • Doctoral Applicants: Master’s degree, under age 40.

  • Language Proficiency: English language proficiency certificate (TOEFL, IELTS, GRE) for non-English speaking countries.

  • Other Requirements: Respect for Chinese laws and customs.


Majors and Disciplines available:

• There’re 50 undergraduate programs taught in Chinese for international students (including 6 on Changzhou Campus) at Hohai University in 2024. Click here to see available majors

• For master‘s programs taught in English there are 40 majors. Click here to check them

• For Doctoral programs taught in English, there are 24 majors. Click here to check them


Application Documents

1. Scanned copy of the passport (Valid after Aug.30, 2025);

2. Scanned copies of the original diploma and degree (Chinese or English version); Those to be graduated should provide the proof of graduation from current school. The expected time to obtain the degree should be earlier than Aug.31, 24. The diploma/degree must be submitted when registering.

3. Scanned copy of the original transcript with all the courses (Chinese or English version);

4. Curriculum Vitae (Consecutive study experiences since high school. Full study experience is required for those who have studied in China.)

5. Scanned copies of the China related visa and residence permit, including all the study experiences. Upload your passport instead if there isn't any

6. A personal statement or study plan, written in Chinese, about 800 words;

7. HSK 4 or above certificate, or equivalent Chinese language proficiency certificate (For Undergraduate)

8. Two recommendation letters, in Chinese or English, with the recommender's signature and personal contact information.

9. Foreigner Physical Examination Form (Download it here)

10. Financial proof (either the family deposit certificate, property certificate or parent/guardian income certificate, over $5000 suggested);

11. Non-criminal record. Recent graduates can provide proof of good performance at school.

12. Signed personal commitment


Application Process

1). Online Registration: Apply through the Hohai University online application system:

Follow these links according to study level

2). Document Submission: Upload scanned copies of required documents including passport, diplomas, transcripts, curriculum vitae, personal statement, language proficiency certificates, recommendation letters, physical examination form, financial proof, and non-criminal record.

3). Initial Review: The International School completes the initial review within 1-3 working days.

4). Application Fee: Pay a non-refundable fee of 400 RMB at University’s bank account

Application Deadlines:

• Undergraduate Programs (BS): June 30, 2024.

• Postgraduate Programs (MS, PhD): June 15, 2024.



We highly recommend you read thoroughly the application guides for either level you apply, follow links below to read all details.

You can also request answers for your questions by contacting the below email or visiting below websites:


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