Chinese Government Scholarship 2019

The Government of China is providing full scholarships to the Barbados Government for Barbadian students who wish to pursue either undergraduate or postgraduate degrees in China for the academic year beginning September 2019.


(a)              Applicants must be citizens of Barbados and in good health.

(b)             Applicants pursuing undergraduate studies must be under 25 years of age and possess a minimum of 5 CXC certificates at grades 1 or 2 general proficiency level.

 (c)              Applicants pursuing the Master’s degree must be under 35 years of age and hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least Lower 2nd class honours.

 (d)             Applicants pursuing a Doctoral degree must be under 40 years of age and hold a Master’s degree.

 Successful applicants must be willing to study Chinese language for one to two years before pursuing their major studies.

 Applicants are expected to meet their own travel costs to and from China.

 Application procedures and relevant rules and regulations are available online from the following web sites

Applicants are required to click Application Online for International Students and enter the following program category: “Type A” and Agency number – 0521. 

Three (3) copies of completed application forms and relevant documents, including the Foreign Physical Examination form and one (1) copy of the applicant’s birth certificate, should be submitted to the Tertiary Section of the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training no later than February 20th, 2019.