Beijing Government Scholarship

Scholarship introduction

Beijing Government Scholarship for International Students (BGS) is launched by Government of Beijing and the scheme supports part of the tuition fee for outstanding international students who are studying or going to study in Beijing universities. China University of petroleum is a recipient of this scholarship and welcomes outstanding foreign students to apply for this scholarship.


Scholarship coverage


Beijing Government Scholarship - First Class (BGS1)

Students with this scholarship pay only CNY5,000/year as tuition

This Scholarship category DOES NOT include monthly allowance, Comprehensive medical insurance, and accommodation


Beijing Government Scholarship -Second Class (BGS2)

Students with this scholarship pay half the tuition:

Bachelor: CNY 13000/year

Master: CNY 15000/year

Doctor: CNY 18000/year

This Scholarship category DOES NOT include monthly allowance, Comprehensive medical insurance, and accommodation


Eligible courses

All courses offered at China University of Petroleum-Beijing


Application and review requirements

1. Not a citizen of The Peoples Republic of China in good health and No Criminal Record.

2. Meet admission requirements of China University of Petroleum,With GPA≧3.0/5.0 for bachelors and an average of 85% for postgraduate students.

3. Applicants applying for the Chinese taught programs should have the appropriate Chinese language proficiency and provide relevant proof. Applicants whose native language is not English and are applying for the English taught programs should meet the following criteria: IELTS ≧ 6.5, TOEFL ≧ 80 ( undergraduate or postgraduate Students who have studied in English for two years or more during their study experience may also submit official certificates issued by schools instead of IELTS or TOEFL scores); Students who are from native English speaking countries or where English is the official language are encouraged to apply for English taught programs.


Application procedure

Create an account and login at admission.cup.edu.cn, and choose the BGS Scholarship in the scholarship options


Application materials

1. Passport scanned copy (information page)

2. Notarized copies of your highest degree certificates, and transcripts

3. Non-criminal record Certificate

4. Health Examination Certificate

5. Study plan/Research plan

6. CV

7. Recommendation letter (two)

8. Acceptance letter from the supervisor. (Advisable for masters but mandatory for Ph.D.)


Contact Department

College of International Education

China University of Petroleum-Beijing


Contact Information

College of International Education

China University of Petroleum

Changping District, Beijing

P.R. China, 102249

Tel:010-89733796

Fax:010-89730622

Email: admission@cup.edu.cn; inquiries@cup.edu.cn