To encourage academic excellence, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen offers an expanding range of scholarships to international students. The Scholarships could be categorized as following:


Entry Scholarships for 4 years


If your application for CUHK-Shenzhen is successful, you will automatically be considered for an entry scholarship. There are four types of entry scholarship to cover tuition fees: 

•  Honor Scholarship (120,000 RMB / yr.), 

•  Full Tuition + Accommodation Scholarship (96,200 RMB / yr.), 

•  Half Tuition  + Accommodation Scholarship (48,700 RMB / yr.),

•  Quarter Tuition + Accommodation Scholarship (24,950 RMB / yr.), or

•  Full-accommodation Fee Scholarship (1,200 RMB / yr.)

Selection will be based on your suitability for CUHK-Shenzhen, taking into account your academic performance, English ability and character as assessed through an interview. The scholarship will be provided for 4 years, as long as your GPA remains above 3.0.


Academic Performance Scholarship


In addition to the Entry Scholarship, students with outstanding academic performance may receive one of three Academic Performance Scholarships:

•  Tier 1 (80,000 RMB / yr.)

•  Tier 2 (40,000 RMB / yr.)

•  Tier 3 (20,000 RMB / yr.)


Government-Sponsored International Scholarship


Shenzhen Universiade International Scholarship

This foundation was established by the Shenzhen government following the university games held in Shenzhen to promote sporting spirit whilst boosting cultural and educational exchange of international youth. 

The foundation supports full-time international students at the bachelor level or above in Shenzhen. The scholarship ranges from 20,000 RMB to 40,000 RMB. Applications open in April each year. More information from


Guangdong Government Outstanding International Student Scholarship

These scholarships have been created by the provincial government to support international students studying in Guangdong to encourage talent cultivation, scientific research, social service and cultural exchange. They are awarded to full-time university students at the bachelor level or above on the basis of academic performance. The value of the scholarship is 10,000 RMB. Applications open in October each year.