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SDNU International Student Scholarship

Introduction of Shandong Normal University

Shandong Normal University (SDNU) is a key comprehensive university in Shandong Province with a history of over 60 years. SDNU has two campuses that cover a land area of about 260 hectares. At present, SDNU has an enrollment of 38,370 full-time students, among which 5,000 are postgraduates. There are 25 schools/colleges at SDNU with 9 postdoctoral research centers, 76 doctoral programs, 165 postgraduate programs and 82 undergraduate specialties covering 10 academic disciplines of philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, management and art. SDNU has established sisterly relationships with 87 universities from 19 countries and regions. SDNU is among the first group of universities approved by the Ministry of Education of China to enroll international students including those supported by Chinese government scholarships. SDNU is also among the first group of universities to enroll international students supported by Confucius Institute scholarships and Provincial government scholarships. Since 1983, SDNU has welcomed and educated more than 6,000 short-term and long-term international students from over 60 countries and has become a window of Shandong province to the world.


Target Applicants

This scholarship is for excellent International students who wish to study at SDNU.


Major Catalogue



Categories and Duration



Duration of Scholarship

Language Trainees,  General Scholars

0.5-2 academic years

Bachelor’s Degree  Students

3-4 academic years

Master’s Degree Students

2-3 academic years

Doctoral Degree Students

3-4 academic years




Scholarship Criteria

Full scholarship: Exempt from Registration fee, tuition fee, fee for laboratory experiment, fee for internship, and fee for basic learning materials; Accommodation fee for dormitory on campus; Living allowance; Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for International Students in China.

International travel expenses should be self-afforded.


Criteria & Eligibility

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and be in good health.

2. Education background and age limit:

 Applicants for Chinese language or other specialties studies must have   senior high school diploma with good academic performance and be under the age of 40.

 Applicants for Bachelor’s degree studies must have senior high school diploma with good academic performance and be under the age of 30.

 Applicants for master’s degree studies must have bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.

 Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have master’s degree and be under the age of 40.


Application Documents

Please contact with the person in charge for details.

Application and Approval

※ Applicants are required to submit through surface mail, fax or email their application documents to SDNU.

※ Application Deadline: May 31st of each year

※ Releasing Outcome : Between early June and Late July of each year