“No Tuition, Free Accommodation”: China Invites Nigerians to Apply for Fully-Funded Scholarships

“No Tuition, Free Accommodation”: China Invites Nigerians to Apply for Fully-Funded Scholarships

  • Young Nigerians have the opportunity to live and study in China under a fully funded scholarship programme
  • Application for the Shanghai Government Scholarships 2024 in China is currently on and people interested can take advantage
  • Legit.ng reports that the Shanghai Government Scholarship offers a chance for international students to pursue higher education at a top Chinese university

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9-year-experience covering basic and tertiary education in Nigeria and worldwide

Shanghai, China - A fully-funded scholarship opportunity for Nigerians and other international students has surfaced at the East China Normal University (ECNU).

The ECNU is a public university in Shanghai, China. It is affiliated with the country's ministry of education and co-sponsored by the ministry of education and the Shanghai municipal people's government.

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Nigerian students can legally reside and study in China. Photo credit: JHU Sheridan Libraries
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Scholarship opportunity for Nigerian students in China

The opportunity at the Asian university provides students with the opportunity to interact with people from different cultures, religions, ethnicities, as well as socio-political and economic backgrounds.

Nigerian youths and other applicants are to submit their applications online and submit the supporting documents required for their application.

According to information sighted by Legit.ng on the university's website, the undergraduate, Master’s, and Doctoral Programmes are for 4 to 5 years, 2 to 3 years, and 3 to 4 years respectively.

If applicants are successful in the full scholarship scheme, they will be excluded from the full tuition fee. They will also enjoy free accommodation on campus.

Some of the available study fields lists include educational technology, educational psychology, business administration, and philosophy.

Benefits of Shanghai Scholarship 2024 in China:

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Type A (Full scholarship)

  • Exemption from full tuition fee
  • Free Accommodation on campus
  • Provide free medical insurance
  • Living expenses

Doctoral program: CNY3500

Graduate program: CNY3000;

Undergraduate program: CNY2500)


  • A candidate applying for a pre-college program must have a high school diploma and be under 23.
  • A candidate must be an international student, a non-Chinese citizen, and in good health.
  • A candidate applying for a Ph.D. degree program must have a master's degree and be under 40.
  • A candidate applying for a bachelor's degree program must have a high school diploma and be under 25.
  • A candidate applying for a master's degree program must have a bachelor's degree and be under 35.

Documents needed

  • Proof of language
  • Non-criminal certificate
  • SGS application form
  • East China Normal University application form
  • Acceptance letter (if applicable)
  • Educational certificates
  • Passport
  • Study plan
  • Research proposal (If Applicable)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Physical examination form

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Legit.ng understands that the deadline for application is May 10, 2024.

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Austria invites Nigerians

Earlier, Legit.ng noted that the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) also offered Nigerians and other international students a lifetime opportunity to move and study in Europe in 2024.

According to ISTA, the 2024 call for PhD students is open for Bachelor's and Master's degree holders.

Fully-funded scholarship in Switzerland

Earlier, a fully-funded scholarship opportunity for Nigerians and other international students also surfaced at ETH Zurich in Switzerland.

ETH Zurich is one of the leading universities for science and technology in Switzerland.

Scholarship opportunity in Australia

In a related news, Legit.ng reported that there is an opportunity at the University of South Australia.

The University of South Australia International Scholarships 2024, is for those who have a first-class honours degree or its equivalent.

Source: Legit.ng

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