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Implementing Regulations on Management of Student Degree Assistance Fund for 2017 International Postgraduate Students of SHUTCM

2016-11-24

  Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine sets up its Graduate Degree Assistance Fund for the purpose of providing financial assistance for excellent international full-time graduate students.

  . Eligibility:

To be eligible, applicants must:

  1、Be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health;
  2、Comply with the laws and regulations of the Chinese government as well as the regulations and code of conduct of the university;
  3、In full-time graduate program, hold earnest learning attitude and present excellent academic performance;
  4、Have not obtained Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC Excellent Self-Support Scholarship not included), Shanghai Government Scholarship, or Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Discipline Assistance Fund (Full Amount).

  .Amount and Criteria of Financial Assistance
  1、Assistance Category and Criteria:
  Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine International Graduate Students Degree Assistance Fund is categorized into three levels, i.e. Type A, B and C. And the amount is 8000, 6000 and 4000 RMB respectively.
  2、Beneficiary:
    ①  International students who has applied for full-time master degree program may apply for Degree Assistance Fund if they meet below mentioned criteria respectively:
  Type A: International students who have obtained two or more than two master degrees, or one doctoral degree prior to their application for our master program can get a lump-sum assistance of 8000RMB.
  Type B: International students who have obtained one master degree prior to their application for our master program can get a lump-sum assistance of 6000RMB.
  Type C: International students who graduate from our university with a GPA no lower than 3.0 and pass the panel evaluation can get a lump-sum assistance of 4000RMB.
    ②International students who applies for doctoral degree program can apply for Degree Assistance Fund if they meet below mentioned criteria respectively:
   Type A: International students who have obtained one doctoral degree prior to their application for our doctoral program can get a lump-sum assistance of 8000RMB.
   Type B: International students who have graduated from 7-year bachelor-master degree program in our university, or have obtained two master degrees prior to their application to our full-time doctoral program can get a lump-sum assistance of 6000RMB. International students who have obtained one doctoral degree or two master degrees prior to their application for our part-time doctoral program can get a lump-sum assistance of 6000RMB.
   Type C: International students who have obtained one master degree in Chinese Medicine, Medicine, or master degree of science (Pharmacology) and have participated in research projects of certain significance or have published influential papers get a lump-sum assistance of 4000RMB.

  . Application Material

  1、“Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine International Graduate Students Degree Assistance Fund Application Form”
  2、Original paper or notarized copy of the highest diploma (degree certificate). If the applicant is currently a registered student in another program then a proof of status is to be provided. After matriculation the students need to hand in the Original paper or notarized copy of the highest diploma (degree certificate). Certificates in other languages need to be translated into Chinese or English, coupled with a notarial certificate of the translation.
  3、Copy of proof of scientific research experience and achievements in scientific research.
  4、Applicants must guarantee the authenticity of the material. Once the material or information provided is found to be false or fraudulent, the candidacy for assistance fund shall be revoked the applicant shall bear all the consequences.

  . Application Deadline

  March 15th, 2017

  . Eligibility Review

  1、University will organize an assistance fund evaluation panel to review the submitted material of the applicants.

  2、The assistance fund evaluation panel shall assess each applicants by interview, telephone interview, email and other possible means.

  3、The applicants shall receive the results of the evaluation through written form.

  .Precautions

  1、After enrollment, the international students’ office shall publicize the name list of all candidates for assistance fund for no shorter than 3 working days. If no dissidence is received then the international students’ office will announce the final result.
  2、International students will be granted assistance fund after fulfilling the payment of annual tuition. If the students is punished or expelled by university due to violation of laws and regulations of Chinese government or code of conducts and regulations of the university, his or her grant will be cancelled.
  3、For international students who are enrolled in the university under specific cooperative agreement, content of the agreement shall prevail.

  . Other Specification

This regulation shall come into force once it is issued. It shall apply to international students enrolled for 2017 academic year. The final interpretation of this plan is owned by International Education College of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

      International Education College

Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

November 16th, 2016