Greeting from AUN Secretariat!
We are pleased to announce the call for the application of the ASEAN-China Young Leaders Scholarship 2020.
The ASEAN-China Young Leaders Scholarship Program (ACYLS) is an initiative in response to the call of the Leaders of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and ASEAN Member States (AMS) to increase people-to-people exchanges, strengthen educational cooperation and promote academic exchanges and linkages between AMS and the PRC, in an effort to foster a third pillar of socio-cultural and people-to-people exchanges within ASEAN-China relationship towards building a closer community of shared future.
- Applicant must be a citizen of an ASEAN Member State (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam)
- The requirements of applicants’ degree and age are that applicant must:
– Holder of an undergraduate degree and under the age of 45 if applying for a master’s degree;
– Holder of a graduate/master’s degree and under the age of 45 if applying for a Ph.D. degree;
– Holder of at least an undergraduate degree if applying for the short-term research program.
ACYLS provides a FULL SCHOLARSHIP award covering all program-related expenses including a tuition waiver and other school fees, accommodation, round-trip international airfare, comprehensive medical insurance, and stipends.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of Enrollment (for the short-term research program only)
- Letter of Nomination from Faculty (addressed to the Head of Office of International Affairs UGM)
- Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (in English)
- Colored Copy of Passport
- Notarized highest diploma (documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations)
- OfficialAcademic Transcript (transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations)
- Study Plan or Research Proposal (written in Chinese or English, this should be a minimum of 500 words for non-degree students, and 800 words for graduate students)
- Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English; applicants for the graduate programs or the short-term research scholar programs must submit two recommendation letters, one from the candidate’s current employer and one from the candidate’s university professor)
- Valid documents of your legal guardians in China (only required for applicants under the age of 18)
- Certificates of English language proficiency (IELTS with minimum 6.0/TOFEL with 80 or above, or other internationally accepted certificates in the equivalent level)
- Foreigner Physical Examination Form (please read the explanation carefully on the guidebook)
- Complete the online application to the CGSIS (Chinese Government Scholarship Information System) directly.
- Submit the aforementioned documents and the proof of online application to the Office of International Affairs, UGM for internal review.
- OIA staff will evaluate your application.
- Once you are selected as Nominated Applicants, OIA will send your nomination to the ASEAN University Network (AUN) Secretariat for scholarship selection.
- THE FINAL decision from the ASEAN University Network (AUN) Secretariat and Chinese Government.
Please register your application and send all documents above in softcopy (compiled in 1 PDF File) to UGM International Exposure Application Form: http://ugm.id/IntExposureApplication no later than April 27th, 2020.
- In the meantime, the students are required to keep the hard file of all documents until further notice by the Office of International Affairs.
- In case the faculty could not provide the letter of enrollment and nomination during this period, the official nomination through email from the faculty is acceptable. The official nomination could be delivered to email@example.com (cc to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Application of outgoing mobility for this program will be processed as usual based on the original timeline but the implementation/execution will carefully consider the latest development of COVID-19 and government’s regulation. If necessary, for the safety of students and academic staff, the implementation of the program will be postponed to some time in 2021.