Chinese Government Scholarship-WMO Program

WMO Program is a partial scholarship (including a tuition waiver, accommodation, and medical insurance) established by MOE for World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to sponsor international students to study and conduct research in meteorology, hydrology, and water resources supervision & management in China.

Supporting Category

This program supports undergraduate students, master students and doctoral students.

Instruction Language

Undergraduate scholarship recipients must register for Chinese-taught credit courses. Students of Chinese-taught programs without adequate Chinese proficiency must take one-year Chinese language/preparatory study. Graduate students must register for English-taught credit courses.


The scholarship covers both major study and Chinese language study, as specified in the Admission Letter. It support undergraduates for no more than 5 academic years, master students for no more than 3 academic years, or doctoral students for no more than 4 academic years.

Scholarship Coverage

This is a partial scholarship which covers a tuition waiver, accommodation, and comprehensive medical insurance.

When to Apply

You need to apply from early January to end of February.


Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health

The requirements for applicants’ degree and age are that applicants must:

  • be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for the undergraduate programs
  • be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for the master’s programs
  • be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for the doctoral programs

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