SGS Application procedures


Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship (SGS) was established in 2006 with the aims to enhance the development of international student education in Shanghai and encourage more and more outstanding international students and scholars to ECNU.


1) Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and in good health.

2) Education background and age limit:

Applicants for pre-college program must have high school diploma and be under 23. 

Applicants for undergraduate program must have high school diploma and be under 25.

 Applicants for master's program must have bachelor degree and be under 35.

 Applicants for doctoral program must have master degree and under 40.

3) Students that have won the Chinese Government Scholarship or any scholarship offered by other organizations are not entitled to apply for SGS.

Application Deadline

May 15th, 2022

Application procedures

Step 1: Apply Online

1. Submit ECNU online application and pay application fee

Applicant should register and apply online through http://lxsapply.ecnu.edu.cn/. Submit online application and pay application fee.

Submit SGS online application

Applicant should register and apply online through http://study.edu.sh.gov.cn/apply/ (the institutional code of ECNU is 10269). Submit online application and download the application form. 


Application Documents

Undergraduate Program: msg.php?id=3

Master's Program: msg.php?id=44

Ph.D Program: msg.php?id=45



Application documents sent by email or fax are not accepted.

Application with missing documents or failing to pay the application fee are not accepted. 

Application documents and application fee will not be returned whether the applicants are admitted by ECNU or not.

*Applicants do not need to send the hard copy of the application documents by post.

ECNU has the right to require applicants to provide original application materials or authentication documents issued by a designated institution for further inspection.


Step 2: Track Application Status Online

Check your email or login on your ECNU online application account to track your application status.

* Make sure your email address is correct and check your email occasionally, you will receive some IMPORTANT INFORMATION, eg. the arrangement of interview etc.


Step 3: Admission and University Enrollment


The final result of your application will be announced both in your application account and on the noticeboard of Global Education Center website (http://lxs.ecnu.edu.cn/). Admitted students must register on time with the original graduation certificate and degree certificate. Students would not register, if they could not provide the relevant graduation certificate and degree certificate.


Contact us 

Global Education Center, ECNU  

Undergraduate Program (Applicants of School of International Chinese Studies & English for Oversea Students): ZHANG Juanmei  jmzhang@gec.ecnu.edu.cn

Undergraduate Program (Other Applicants): Sun Xiaoqian  xqsun@gec.ecnu.edu.cn

Master's Program: ZHU Xinnan (Cassie) xnzhu@gec.ecnu.edu.cn

Doctoral Program: YIN Ying yyin@ied.ecnu.edu.cn

Tel: +86-21-62238353 / 62232013

Fax: +86-21-62238352

Add: Room 253, Physics Building, East China Normal University, 3663 North Zhongshan Road, Shanghai 200062, China

Website: http://lxs.ecnu.edu.cn/


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+86-21-62232013 +86-21-62238353

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