Grants and Funding


Deadline: 25 December 2020

Location: China

Scholarship Level: Masters & PHD

Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) was established in 1920 in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China. In 1954, HIT became one of China’s first six leading universities. Presently HIT is a member of China’s top nine University Union (C9). It is a National Key University with science and engineering as its core and has developed to include management, liberal arts, economy, law and other disciplines. In the US News ranking for the Best Global Universities for Engineering, HIT ranked No.2 in China and No.6 globally.

For international students out of China only who want to study master or PhD degree can apply for HIT Independent Recruitment Program. HIT Independent Recruitment Program covers tuition fee, accommodation fee, stipend and insurance fee. It is one of the programs of Chinese Government Scholarship (hereinafter referred to as CSC scholarship) and assigned from Ministry of Education (hereinafter referred to as MOE) to the university to recruit outstanding international students. Applicants need to submit the application materials according to school requirements. HIT will select the best applicants and recommend to the China Scholarship Council.

Ⅰ. Application Duration

Applicants should post their application materials in time to the College of International Education (hereinafter referred to as CIE) of HIT from October 15 to December 25, 2020.

Note: The application date is defined as the date on which HIT office receives the paper application materials.

Ⅱ. Eligibility

  1. 1.Applicants must be non-Chinese nationality in good health.
  2. 2.International students out of China or former graduates of Chinese universities.
  3. 3.Educational background required and age limit:
  4. 4.Excellent performance in study.
  5. 5.Applicants should have good ability in scientific research.

Note: The scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship.

Ⅲ. Details of the Scholarship

  1. 1.Exempt from registration fee, tuition fee, and accommodation fee;
  2. 2.800 RMB per year for Comprehensive Medical Insurance;
  3. 3.Monthly stipend is granted to the students at the following rates:

Master’s degree candidate: 3,000 RMB/month
Doctoral degree candidate: 3,500 RMB/month

Ⅳ. Categories of Applicants and Duration of Scholarship

Note: The duration of major study for master’s degree of Architecture, Urban and Rural Planning, Landscape Architecture and Civil Engineering is 3 years.

V. Application Materials

The applicants need to provide the following materials truly and correctly (in duplicate) and pay for the material assessment fee.

  1. 1.Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (in duplicate).
  2. 2.Highest full-time study diploma (original notarized document in English or Chinese).
  3. 3.Transcripts (It is not required to be notarized, but must be signed and sealed from school. The transcripts in other languages must be translated in English or Chinese with notarization).
  4. 4.A study or research plan (not less than 800 words in English or Chinese). The format can be [download]ed from official website:
  5. 5.Two recommendation letters by professors or associate professors in English or Chinese.
  6. 6.Passport copy (Valid for one year at least).
  7. 7.Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form.
  8. 8.Bank Receipt of Material Assessment Fee: 60 USD or 400 RMB
  9. 9.Language proficiency certificate
  10. 10.Certificate of No Criminal Record
  11. 11.Acceptance letter( not a must)

VI. Selection of Specialty

Please visit CIE website at for more details.
Please visit website at for faculty information.
Please visit website at for supervisor information.

VII. Teaching Language

All doctoral degree programs are taught in English or Chinese (except School of Humanities, S. S. and Law). Master degree programs are generally taught in Chinese, except the English programs of Management, Materials Science, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Chemical Engineering & Life Science and Technology.
For programs taught in English, applicant whose native language is not English should submit an Englishproficiency certificate; for Chinese-medium programs or Remedial Chinese Language Courses, applicant should submit report of HSK4 or above (valid for two years).

VIII. Approval and Notification

  1. 1.HIT will review all the application materials and is authorized to make necessary adjustments on specialties and duration of study. The application will be regarded as invalid and will not be processed if the applicants are not qualified or the application materials are inconsistent with the recruitment regulations or incomplete.
  2. 2.Applicants should check all the information on the admission notice. Applicants are not permitted to change their supervisors, specialties, institutions, duration of study or instruction language specified in the Admission Notice after registration.

Ⅸ.Contact Us

Ms. ZHAO Lin (Europe, Asia): Tel: +86-451-86402455 E-mail:
Ms. LI Dongmei (Africa, America and Oceania): Tel: +86-451-86402455
Ms. PIAO Yuejin (Korea): Tel: +86-451-86412647
Mr. LIU Wei (Russia): Tel: +86-451-86402455 E-mail:
Ms. SHAO Wei (Mongolia, Japan): Tel: +86-451-86412647 E-mail:

Add: No.11 Siling Street, Nangang District, Harbin (150001), China
Please mark clearly “CSC Scholarship Application” on the envelope.
The CIE will keep the explanation authority for this brochure.

[download] for Acceptance Letter

[download] for Physical Exam From

[download] for Study Plan

[download] for PhD & Master’s Programs

Official site:

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