Financial Aid and Tuition
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Financial Aid and Fees
For MBA

Application Fee: RMB 800 or USD 120 (non-refundable).
Tuition: RMB 448,000 (2019 Intake)

Through generous funding from the Li Ka Shing Foundation, CKGSB MBA scholarships aim to attract individuals of exceptional ability and talent in China and around the world. The goal of these scholarships is to help meet the financial needs related to the educational well-being and personal development of all eligible MBA applicants. The Admissions Committee will carefully assess each applicant’s overall suitability for the scholarship during the admission process.

All scholarships are granted on a non-cash basis. Application and evaluation for most scholarships are completed through the regular application process. An applicant that wishes to be considered for scholarships should provide a positive answer to the scholarship question in the online application and complete the required additional procedures. If you have any questions about scholarships, please contact the MBA Admissions Office here.

Scholarships

Below is a list of financial scholarships we offer for our MBA program. Please contact us for more information. The right of final interpretation about scholarships is reserved by CKGSB MBA Program.

  • CKGSB Merit-Based Scholarship

    Merit-based scholarship is awarded to applicants that exemplify CKGSB’s values throughout the application process and have demonstrated professional and academic excellence. Merit-based scholarships are awarded to top 25% -30% applicants based upon application evaluation results.

    Scholarship award amounts: RMB 30,000 to RMB 200,000

  • The GMAT/GRE Achievement Scholarship

    The GMAT/ GRE Achievement Scholarship is a tiered scholarship for applicants that score a 680 or above on the GMAT test (or equivalent GRE score).

    Scholarship award amounts: RMB 30,000 to RMB 100,000

    Score                 Amount

    680-690              RMB30,000

    690-700              RMB40,000

    700-710              RMB50,000

    720-730              RMB60,000

    740-750              RMB80,000

    >750                   RMB100,000

    Supporting Document:To apply for this scholarship, official GMAT/GRE score report should be sent to the school through the test center before admission.

  • CKGSB Industry Scholarships

    Industry Scholarships are awarded to applicants that have demonstrated an outstanding contribution to a specific industry or function. Applicants may only apply for one of the following industries or functions.

    • Health Care
    • FMCG(Fast Moving Customer Good)
    • Culture and Media
    • Supply Chain or Logistics
    • Professional Service
    • Marketing/Sales
    • Human Resources
    • Consulting

    Scholarship award amounts: RMB 20,000 to RMB 60,000

  • Young Professional Scholarship

    Scholarship is awarded to applicants who are candidates of or have completed qualifying professional examinations such as CFA Level 1 or 2, ACCA, CPA, etc.

    Scholarship amounts: RMB 30,000 to RMB 100,000

  • Scholarship for Outstanding Overseas Chinese

    Scholarship for outstanding overseas Chinese is awarded to exceptional overseas Chinese who wish to return to the mainland and contribute to China’s economic, social, or cultural development. Awardees will be Chinese citizens or individuals of Chinese heritage that currently reside overseas and can demonstrate academic excellence, professional achievement, and commitment to making a positive impact on China’ s further progress.

    Scholarship award amounts: RMB 30,000 to RMB 100,000

    Supporting Document:
    To apply, you will need to complete an essay (100 words) on your plans to contribute to China’s development.

  • CKGSB Vision Scholarships

    CKGSB Vision Scholarships are designed to inspire and support exceptional individuals that possess characteristics that will further strengthen the CKGSB MBA community. 

    *Applicants may apply for no more than two of the following scholarships.

    A. Entrepreneurship Scholarship

    The entrepreneurship scholarship is awarded to applicants who have previous experience with entrepreneurship or are currently working on entrepreneurial projects. 

    Scholarship award amounts: RMB 20,000 to RMB 60,000

    Supporting Document:
    Applicants need to submit a personal statement (100 words) documenting their entrepreneurial leadership or innovative spirit.

    B. Social Responsibility and Green Future Scholarships

    The Social Responsibility and Green Future Scholarship is to recognize students that have demonstrated a commitment to the environment and ethical business leadership. 

    Scholarship award amounts: RMB 20,000 to RMB 60,000

    Supporting Document:
    You need to submit a personal statement (100 words) providing details about their involvement with social responsibility and sustainability.

    C. Scholarship for Future Women Leaders

    CKGSB is dedicated to recognizing the contributions made by women in the business community and has created the Scholarship for Future Women Leaders to encourage business women to develop their potential as business leaders.

    Scholarship award amounts: RMB 20,000 to RMB 60,000

    Supporting Document:
    Applicants need to submit a personal statement (100 words) documenting their achievements as professional women and discussing their future career goals.

    D. Scholarship for Family Business Successor

    Scholarship for Family Business Successor is awarded to the applicant who is second generation of family business and has outstanding management experience with family business.

    Scholarship award amounts: RMB 20,000 to RMB 60,000

    Supporting Document:
    Applicants need to submit a personal statement (100 words) documenting their achievements as second generation of family business.

     

    E. Cross Cultural Achievement Scholarship

    Cross Cultural Achievement Scholarship is meant to support applicants who have accomplished projects in multinational teams or have contribution to cross culture communication.

    Scholarship award amounts: RMB 20,000 to RMB 60,000

    Supporting Document:
    Applicants need to submit a personal statement (100 words) to present evidence of cross culture experience.

  • CKGSB Need-Based Scholarship

    Need-based scholarships are offered to admitted candidates with genuine financial need. The final need-based scholarship amount will be determined by the CKGSB MBA admissions committee.

    Scholarship award amounts: No more than RMB 80,000

    Supporting Document:
    Those who wish to apply for this scholarship will need to complete an application form provided by CKGSB.

    Application Form Download

  • CKGSB Company Sponsored Scholarship

    CKGSB-3Nod Scholarship

    Sponsored by 3Nod Group (KOSDAQ: A900010), a leading digital audio manufacturer world-wide, the Scholarship will finance MBA students with Chinese or Korean citizenship since 2014. A total yearly sum of RMB200, 000 will go to exemplary students who demonstrate interest and potential to strengthen Sino-Korean ties. The basic requirements to be considered include at least two years of work experience in Sino-Korean business field, Bachelor’s degree and a competitive GMAT score. Evaluation will be completed along the regular application process.

  • CKGSB Scholarships for International Applicants

    A. The CKGSB Jang Bo Go Scholarship (South Korean only)

    The CKGSB Jang Bo Go Scholarship was created in recognition of the growing trade relations between China and South Korea and the strong bond that CKGSB has forged with Korea through its faculty and alumni. The CKGSB Jang Bo Go Scholarship is intended to encourage South Koreans interested in developing business with China to further cultivate their skills and understanding by studying at CKGSB.

    Scholarship award amounts: Full tuition excluding application fee (RMB 800) and miscellaneous fee(RMB 40,000).

    *Note: 

    • CKGSB Jang Bo Go Scholarship will be awarded to a maximum of one person .
    • CKGSB Jang Bo Go applicants will also be considered for all other appropriate scholarships.
    • Full scholarship is merely used for deduction of tuition fee after admission. Students need to pay for accommodation fee and other miscellaneous fee by themselves. Please note that application fee and miscellaneous fee are non-refundable.

    Supporting Document:
    To apply, you will need to complete an essay (100 words) on following question:What qualities or characteristics do you possess that make you an exceptional choice for the CKGSB Jang Bo Go Scholarship? (Please provide examples when you have demonstrated these qualities.)

    BCKGSB Education Development Foundation Scholarship  – UK& EU

    CKGSB Education Development Foundation Scholarship – UK& EU is supported by CKGSB Education Development Foundation, which is awarded to the applicants who have exceptional professional experience and plan to create businesses that promote economic and social value in China and Europe. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must be citizens of the United Kingdom or the European Union.

    Scholarship award amounts: Full tuition excluding application fee (RMB 800) and miscellaneous fee (RMB 40,000).

    *Note:

    • CKGSB Education Development Foundation Scholarship will be awarded to a maximum of 2 persons.
    • Full scholarship is merely used for deduction of tuition fee after admission. Students need to pay for accommodation fee and other miscellaneous fee by themselves. Please note that application fee and miscellaneous fee are non-refundable.

    Supporting Document

    To apply, the candidate will need to complete an essay (100 words) on following question:What qualities or characteristics do you possess that make you an exceptional choice for the CKEDF Scholarship?

    C.   CKGSB Education Development Foundation Scholarship – Americas

    CKGSB Education Development Foundation Scholarship – Americas, is supported by CKGSB Education Development Foundation, which is awarded to the applicants who have exceptional professional experience and plan to create businesses that promote economic and social value in China and Americas. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must be citizens from North America or South America.

    Scholarship award amounts: Full tuition excluding application fee (RMB 800) and miscellaneous fee (RMB 40,000).

    *Note:

    • Full scholarship is merely used for deduction of tuition fee after admission. Students need to pay for accommodation fee and other miscellaneous fee by themselves. Please note that application fee and miscellaneous fee are non-refundable.

    Supporting Document

    To apply, the candidate will need to complete an essay (100 words) on following question:What qualities or characteristics do you possess that make you an exceptional choice for the CKEDF Scholarship?

  • CKGSB The Belt and Road Scholarship

    The CKGSB Belt and Road Scholarship aims to help develop the talent base for China’s B&R Initiative. Worldwide talents who are engaging in promoting economic and social value under the framework of B&R and who are planning to be devoted to such undertakings are all welcome to apply for this scholarship.

     Scholarship award amount: Full Tuition or Half Tuition

    *Note:

    • Full scholarship is merely used for deduction of tuition fee after admission. Students need to pay for accommodation fee and other miscellaneous fee by themselves. Please note that application fee and miscellaneous fee are non-refundable.

     Supporting Document:

    To apply for this scholarship, you will need to complete an essay (300 words) outlining your achievements / plans on contributing to the development of B&R Initiative.

  • CKGSB Philanthropy Scholarship

    CKGSB Philanthropy Scholarship is awarded to applicants who contribute to social responsibilities and dedicate themselves to public welfare. World-wide applicants from influential Non-Profit Organizations, talents who have a commitment in philanthropy or public services or who plan to be devoted in the above fields are all welcome to apply.

     Scholarship award amounts: Full tuition

    *Note:

    • Full scholarship is merely used for deduction of tuition fee after admission. Students need to pay for accommodation fee and other miscellaneous fee by themselves. Please note that application fee and miscellaneous fee are non-refundable.

     Supporting document:

    To apply for this scholarship, you will need to complete an essay (100 words) outlining your contribution to social responsibilities and public welfare or your plan for such undertaking.

  • HSK Achievement Scholarship

    Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Achievement Scholarship is a tiered scholarship for applicants that award HSK Certificate.

    Scholarship award amounts: RMB 30,000 to RMB 100,000

     

    Result Certificate                     Amount

    HSK (Level I)                        RMB 30,000

    HSK (Level II)                        RMB 40,000

    HSK (Level III)                       RMB 50,000

    HSK (Level IV)                        RMB 60,000

    HSK (Level V)                       RMB 80,000

    HSK (Level VI)                        RMB100,000

     

    Eligibility

    Candidates must be of non-Chinese nationality.

    Candidates’ mother tongues are not Chinese.

    Candidates must have obtained the Certificate of Chinese Proficiency.

     

    Supporting DocumentTo apply for this scholarship, official HSK Result Certificate should be provided to CKGSB.

Cost of Attendance

Estimate costs*** for the 2019-2020 Academic year:

  • Tuition & Fees
    RMB 448,000
  • Books and supplies
    RMB 7,000
  • Room and board (on-campus)
    RMB 60,000
  • Personal expenses
    RMB 42,000
  • Visa and residency
    RMB 2,000
  • Approximate total
    RMB 559,000
*** All estimated costs are approximated from 2018 prices including tuition rates, housing costs, etc. Please plan for inflation as appropriate.
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