9 Feb. 2015
Please see Circular #6 on the China-Pacific Islands Forum Scholarship Scheme - 2015-16 (PDF).
The Government of the People’s Republic of China has offered ten (10) scholarships to nationals of Forum Island Countries under the China – PIFS Scholarship Scheme for the year 2015/16. This is in addition to scholarships offered on a bilateral basis.
Information regarding online applications is contained in the attachment to this circular “Instructions for Students’ Online Application" (Attachment 1 - PDF).
Please note that potential applicants should select three preferred institutions from the information available on the website of the China Scholarship Council. All applicants must also complete a Foreigner Physical Examination Form which can also be obtained from the website. Note that applicants should send a photocopy of the Foreigner Physical Examination Form attached to their application while retaining the original.
Copies of completed applications with all necessary supporting documents should be forwarded to the Forum Secretariat by 27 March 2015.
Forms should be submitted as scanned documents by:
Please note that applications should be sent through Ministries of Foreign Affairs with a covering letter.
Initial screening of applications will be undertaken by the Forum Secretariat and the final processing by the China Scholarship Council. Successful applicants will be contacted directly by the China Scholarship Council.
All enquiries regarding the scholarship should be directed to the Forum Secretariat’s Social Policy Adviser, Mr Filipe Jitoko.