Application Guide to Sichuan Agricultural University Scholarship for Outstanding International Students (SAUSO) 2020

The scholarship was set up by Sichuan Agricultural University since 2014 to attract and encourage more outstanding overseas students to study and conduct scientific research in Sichuan Agricultural University.The International Office of Sichuan Agricultural University is authorized to administer the acceptance, review, and approval of the applications of Sichuan Agricultural University Scholarship for Outstanding International Students.

1. Eligibility requirements

1. Non-Chinese citizens who are healthy physically and mentally, and friendly to China;

2. Applicants should have a competitive academic record;

3. Applicants who have not obtained any other scholarship granted by Chinese government;

4. Education background and age limit:

a) Applicants for bachelor’s degree program should have Senior high school diploma and be under the age of 30;

b) Applicants for master’s degree program should have bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35;

c) Applicants for doctoral degree program should have master’s degree and be under the age of 40

5. Language skills requirements:

a) For programs offered in Chinese:HSK 4>210is required for bachelor program(For the program Chinese Language and Literature HSK 4>180); HSK 5 is required for master and doctoral program.

b) For programs offered in English: TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 is required for bachelor students; TOEFL 70 or IELTS 6.0 is required for master and doctoral students.

2. Application schedule: January 5th, 2020 to April 30th, 2020

3. Scholarship duration

1) Undergraduate students: 4 years;

2) Master students: 3 years;

3) Doctoral students: 3 years;

Note:The duration of scholarship is fixed and subject to the Admission Notice.

4. Scholarship standards:

1) For graduate program applicants: tuition waiver and additional living allowance (master students: RMB 1400/year; doctoral students: RMB 2000/year)

2) For undergraduate program: waiver or remission of tuition and reward according to your performance.


 Remission  of 

 tuition  fee


 Reward according to 

 your performance (RMB)




 Veterinary Medicine,

 Animal Science,

 Forestry Science,

 Food Science

 tuition waiver


 in three grades:

 Excellent: 10,000/year;

 Good: 7,000/year;

 Qualified: 5,000/year

 in three grades:

 Excellent: 20,000/year;

 Good: 17,000/year;

 Qualified: 15,000/year

 Other Majors


 in three grades:

 Excellent: 10,000/year;

 Good: 7,000/year;

 Qualified: 5,000/year

 in three grades:

 Excellent: 20,000/year;

 Good: 17,000/year;

 Qualified: 15,000/year

3) For preparatory program: remission of tuition fee RMB 5800/year.

5. How to apply

Applicants shall visit the admissions page and read carefully all the information, then submit all the required application documents in the online system

6. Admission and Notification

Sichuan Agricultural University will review all the application materials. Decisions for granting the scholarships will be made on the basis of the applicant’s competitiveness, academic record and other preset standards. Scholarship recipients will be notified by the university before June 30th.

7. Scholarship Management Rules (excerpts)

1. The applicants will be examined by the Review Committee of Sichuan Agricultural University for International Students Scholarships.

2. Scholarship recipients must go to Sichuan Agricultural University to register and pay the Tuition Fees, Insurance, Accommodation Fee and other fees on the date stipulated by the university. Students who have not received permission and arrive late for this process will have their Scholarship status automatically cancelled and are not eligible to re-apply for Scholarship within 3 years. Scholarship recipients who are unable to start school for some special reasons will retain their qualifications to enter the university for one year but will have their Scholarship status automatically cancelled.

3. Scholarship recipients must go through the Annual scholarship Review. The scholarship will be terminated if the students fail to meet the requirements in Annual Review.

4. The duration of the scholarship may not be extended if the scholarship recipients fail to finish the studies due to personal reasons.

5. Scholarship recipients who suspend their studies due to illness or for other personal reasons will not be reserved.

6. Scholarship recipients should register in their college at the start of every term, before they get the monthly living allowance.

7. Scholarship recipients registering before the 15th of the registration month (the 15th included) will be granted the full living allowance of that month. Recipients registering after the 15th of the registration month will be granted half of the living allowance of that month.

8. Monthly living allowances cover school holidays. Scholarship students who missed the monthly living allowance during holidays may be reimbursed upon their return on campus.

9. Upon graduation, students will get a living allowance for another 15 days after the graduation date set by the university. The allowance will be terminated from the following month after students suspend, terminate or complete their studies at the university.

10. The living allowance will be suspended for at least one month for those students who do not register on time without permission from the university, who are on leave for non-health reasons, who are out of contact or absent from the university for 10 days.

11. International Office of Exchange and Cooperation at Sichuan Agricultural University reserves the final right of interpretation of these detailed scholarship implementation regulations.

8. Contact Information

International Students Office of Sichuan Agricultural University:

Address: Room 606, Administration Building 1,No.211 Huimin Road, Wenjiang District, Chengdu, 611130, P. R. China

Tel: +86-28-86293221



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