Following my previous post covering funded study in Taiwan, unsurprisingly, there are also many opportunities to do so in the Mainland itself. Whether you’re from the UK or elsewhere a quick google search should provide you with some general ideas – however a good starting point is checking with your university’s Chinese department if you have one!
Since I’m writing from my own experience, I’ll cover the scholarship awarded by the British Council’s Generation UK programme who are seriously a godsend when it comes to funding work or study in China. With quite a few options to apply for, chances of acceptance are high.
Programmes range for one semester or one full year studying at a Chinese University and cover accommodation (provided by the university) and tuition fees. Additionally, a monthly stipend of 1100-1600RMB is also provided to cover living costs.