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BNU Foreign Students Scholarship Administrative Measures

Beijing Normal University Foreign Students Scholarship Administrative Measures

"Beijing Normal University Foreign Students Scholarship" Department of Beijing Normal University established to attract more talented foreign students to study for a degree in Beijing Normal University. There are some administrative measures to regulate the Beijing Normal University student scholarship review, issue and related management.

1.Beijing Normal University scholarship categories

1.1 Undergraduate: scholarship period of four years;
1.2 Postgraduate: scholarship period of two years or three years;
1.3 PhD: scholarship period of three years;
 Note: Scholarship study period is fixed by the duration of admission. It can not be extended.

2.The content of Beijing Normal University Foreign Students Scholarship:

2.1 exempt from all tuition during the study in BNU;
2.2 provide living expenses during the study period (including accommodation subsidies);
2.3 provide comprehensive insurance.
 NOTE: Scholarship content is fixed at the time of admission and can not be changed

3.Standards of treatment and payment

3.1 Living expenses (including accommodation subsidies):
Scholarships living standard:
Student type living standard (RMB / month)
Undergraduate  2,000
Postgraduates  2,500
Ph.D  3,000

3.2 Living expenses paid way

Living allowance is sent from the date of enrollment monthly. Next month's living expenses are sent to student’s personal account.of Bank of China  each month on the 28th

Students who register before 15th of May (15th included), will get a full month living allowance; students who register after 15th, will get only half.

Graduates (including graduate early) students will get living allowance till the graduation date. Graduating before 15th (15th included), will get a half months living allowance; graduate after 15th will get the full month living allowance.

Students who Defe, drop out, transfer or go back to their native country will be stopped to get living allowance from the next month.

On the school holidays living allowance is granted; scholarship students who left school and did not get living allowance during vacation , can get it when they come back to the campus.

Students who don’t get permission from the International Students Office and leave university or don’t register after coming back to university, have non-health reasons or skip classes more than one week won’t get living allowance for one month; the absent duration which is more than two weeks won’t get living allowance for the whole semester.

Scholarship students who suffer from serious illness or pregnancy need to suspend their studies. When  get approved by the school, the scholarship status are able to retain for one year, however, living allowance and medical insurance are not sent  during the leave of absence.
Scholarship students who applied to retain school because of the military service would be able to reserve scholarship for two years, but living allowance and medical insurance would not be sent during the leave.

Suspension or scholarship will not be retained if scholarship students drop out or applying for retaining student status for other reasons. Because of overseas training, internships, research, students will not get scholarship’s living expenses. Living expenses will be sent from the current month of arriving.

3.3 Health insurance standard: 800 yuan / year

4. A comprehensive evaluation of Beijing Normal University student scholarship

4.1 Students who got Beijing Normal University scholarship must take and pass the annual comprehensive evaluation in order to continue receiving  the scholarship benefits. Annual comprehensive evaluation content includes academic, learning attitude, attendance, behavior and incentives and so on.

4.2 Annual comprehensive evaluation usually holds in mid-April. Students who want to apply for Beijing Normal University Foreign Students Scholarship must fill out the "Beijing Normal University Foreign Students Scholarship annual comprehensive examination form", and submit to the International Student Office.

4.3 Under any of the following circumstances below, students can’t apply for the scholarship:
1). Undergraduate students who didn’t get the required amount of study credits;
2). Undergraduate students who got the notice of failing two compulsory courses (or more) or retaking a failed compulsory course;
3). Grade Point Average of Undergraduate courses is less than 75;
4). Graduate students who didn’t register courses under the training program ;
5). Graduate students who got the notice of failing course or Grade Point Average is less than 80.

4.4 Students who got aborted from getting scholarship can apply to stay and continue  studying at their own expense. Before the expiry of the abortion period, students may apply (in written form) to participate in the year's annual comprehensive evaluation. If the student is qualified and approved by the school, the scholarship can be recovered from the next school year.

4.5 Under any of the following circumstances below, scholarship can be canceled:
1). Student who got disciplinary warning from the school;
2). Student who was kicked out or expelled by the school disciplinary action;
3). Student who didn’t pass the annual scholarship evaluation twice;
4). Student who didn’t participate in the annual scholarship evaluation without good reason;
5). Student who got another kind of scholarship.

5. Health care and insurance

5.1 Insurance:
1). According to China's Ministry of Education, new students who attend university from the fall semester and got the scholarship have to purchase comprehensive insurance  from the first month.
2). Comprehensive insurance for people coming to China includes accidental injury medical treatment insurance, hospitalization insurance, death insurance, accidental disability insurance and emergency medical insurance; for more details, please contact the China Ping An insurance company.

5.2 Insurance claim procedures:
Students who have Comprehensive insurance , and got asaccidentally injuried or hospitalized due to illness, may apply from the school to settle a claim to insurance company. For more information please visit the study abroad insurance website (

6. Special reminder

6.1 The scholarship students need to come to International Students office to register and sign on the Scholarship Students List within two weeks at the beginning of the new semester. Otherwise, it will have negative effect on your scholarship benefits.

In order to get the allowance smoothly, scholarship students should confirm their allowance by coming to International Students Office every month on 8th (If 8th is the holiday, please check the notice of ISO). The students who cannot confirm their allowance on 8th because of some other reason need to hand in the written statements. When it approve, scholarship students can get their allowance. If it comes to the special month (for example winter vacation or summer vacation), please check the notice of ISO.

The scholarship policy prohibits other students signing for scholarship students and authorizing other sign for scholarship students. Violator will be stopped the allowance of that month. Severe violator will be disqualified the scholarship of that semester and get a public criticism.

6.2 The Annual Comprehensive Evaluation will be held in Apr. Please pay attention on the notice on the official web of International Students Office ( during that time, and go through all the procedure of The Annual Comprehensive Evaluation.

6.3 The allowance will be sent to student’s personal account of Bank of China each month on the 28th. If you lose, break the bank card or have any questions about your allowance , please come and ask at International Students Office.