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Dalian Maritime University (DMU) was enrolled in the first batch of institutions under Chinese Government Scholarship Program in 1955. As one of the largest and best maritime universities and the only key maritime institution under the Ministry of Transport, China, DMU was entrusted by China
Scholarship Council and Liaoning Provincial Government to conduct independent recruitment of
scholarship students since 2008. Up to now, hundreds of international students under this scholarship
from all over the world have been educated at DMU. 
Apart from the full scholarships, DMU also provides self-funded students with Dalian Government
Scholarship and DMU Scholarships as partial scholarships.
Liaoning Government Scholarship



Liao Ning Government Scholarship” is set up to promote the content development of education and build international competitive education for overseas students in Liaoning Province.

Part I. Supporting Categories, Duration, Coverage and Instruction Language

1. Supporting Category: Doctor Degree candidate

2. Supporting Duration: The scholarship only covers 3 academic years for doctor degree program, which the duration of study at DMU is for 4 academic years. It shall not be extended in principle.

3. Supporting Coverage:

-Tuition fee, application fee and free-on campus accommodation;

- Monthly living allowance: for doctor degree candidates, it is 3,500RMB/month;

-Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for International

Students in China;

Note: The international traveling expense is not covered by this scholarship program.

4. Instruction Language: Chinese and English (please search for more details of admission majors, awarded degree, research orientation and duration of study through the official website of ISEC at DMU)

Part II  Where, When and How to Apply

1.Application Processing AgencyAdmission Department, ISEC of DMU

2.Deadline of Application: March 31st of 2024

3. How to Apply: send all the application materials in zip format to official email address of The email should be named as DMU+ LN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP.+Full Name, like DMU LN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP+ Surname+Given Name (Failure to submit application materials by email shall be deemed as abandonment)

Part III  Eligibility

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

2. The requirements for applicantsdegree and age must:

●be a masters degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for the doctoral programs;

3. The applicants are not allowed to enjoy other scholarships (excluding lump-sum rewards) established by the Chinese government at all levels and various institutions. Once found out, their eligibility of Chinese Government Scholarship shall be canceled and the Chinese Government Scholarship already received shall be refunded. Those who intentionally conceal their financial support shall not be allowed to apply for Chinese government scholarships in three years, in addition to being disqualified

Part IV Application Materials

1. Application Form for LIAONING Government Scholarship: please find attachment-1 with the sample application form

2. Highest diploma: to study a Master Degree program, the applicant should submit

a notarized copy of his/her highest diploma. Documents in languages other than

Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.The notarized documents should be submitted in original copies.


① If you are a graduate of the year you apply, please submit an official proof of student status which must be marked with the expected graduation date and the time to obtain the prospective diploma.

② If you are an employed person, apart from the degree certificate and transcripts,

please also submit an original copy of your certificate of employment.

3. Academic Transcripts: notarized copies of all undergraduate transcripts should

be submitted by the applicant. Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English

must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English. The notarized

documents should be submitted in original copies.

4. A Study Plan or Research Proposal: a study plan or research proposal written in

English shall be no fewer than 2500 words. The study plan or research proposal

should include educational background and work experience, results of academic

research, research orientation and plan for your applying major, and personal goals

and plans after graduation, etc.

Note: the research orientation, which is the most important information for the related college to assign the supervisor for the applicant, must be written clearly in the study plan

5. 2 Recommendation letters: the letters should be issued in Chinese or English from professors or associate professors,who used to be employed by the former study institution.

6. The copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form: the photocopy must be

enclosed with one photo of the applicant, the original copy should be kept by the

applicant. The form designated by Chinese quarantine authority can be downloaded

from The physical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form with the official stamp and the doctors signature of the hospital.Please select the appropriate time to take physical examination as the result is valid only for 6 months.

7. Photocopy of Valid Passport: the photocopies should include all the personal

Information and the expire date of passport should be later than Sep. Of 2024.

8. Chinese or English Level Certificate: For Chinese taught program, the applicants must have the valid HSK Level 5 and above Certificate which expiration period is 2 years. For English taught program, the applicants must have IELTS score of 6.5 and above/TOFEL score of 95 and above (except for applicants whose official language is English). Applicants without IELTS or TOFEL should provide other kinds of official certificate of proficiency in English.

9. Certificate of No Criminal Record: should be issued within 6 months by related police department in local country.

10. Copy of Photograph: the size should be 3cm*4cm, with white background and not bigger than 2M)

11. Others: If an applicant has published any paper, been granted any award or

scholarship, or has any other certificate of academic ability, the title, abstract and

publication or any other valid documentation shall be provided.

Note: The Applicants should truthfully fill in the application form and provide the valid application materials. Please do not make online application through DMU International Students Online Application System.

Part V Admission Notice and Schedule

1. The final result of admission shall be noticed by official email to the scholars at the end of July, 2024. ( the specific schedule shall be subject to the timetable of Liao Ning Government)

2. Once the official admission is confirmed, the Admissions Notice and JW202 Form  shall be posted by delivery or sent through official email by DMU.

3. Once the official admission is decided, the seat of scholarship should be not given up or transferred by the scholars optionally. The Admission Institution, Admission Major and Duration of Study should be not modified basically. After entry to China, the scholars should comply with the related regulations for International Scholarship Students.

Contact us

Office 403, Admissions Department of International Students Education Center,DMU

Add: No. 1 Linghai Road, Dalian, China, 116026

Tel/Fax: 0086-411-84727317


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