China University of Petroleum Scholarship

Scholarship introduction

In order to attract outstanding foreign students to study in our university, to further promote the quality of international students' education and constantly improve their international influence and competitiveness. According to the "Strategic Plan of Action for Internationalization of China University of Petroleum 2013-2020), “China University of Petroleum Improving the Quality of Education for International Students" and "Improving the Quality of Postgraduate Education for Researchers at China University of Petroleum" China University of Petroleum Scholarship was set up.


Scholarship coverage


CUP-First Class 

1. Exempt from paying all tuition fees

2. Accommodation provided (Double Room)

3. Comprehensive health insurance

4. Monthly allowance for 10 months in a year:

Bachelors Student:1800 RMB/Month

Masters Student:2000 RMB/Month

Doctorate student:2500 RMB/Month

Exchange student:2000 RMB/Month


CUPB-Second Class

1. Exempt from paying all tuition fees

2. Accommodation provided (Double Room)

3. Comprehensive health insurance

Note: This Scholarship category DOES NOT include monthly allowance


CUPB-Third Class

1. Exempt from paying accommodation fees

2. Comprehensive health insurance

Note: This Scholarship category DOES NOT include monthly allowance and tuition fees


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 CUP 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