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China Study Abroad Scholarship

Bowie State University students interested in exploring opportunities for academic research and professional study can apply for the China Study Abroad Scholarship through the HBCUs-China Network. The Chinese Ministry of Education awarded the scholarships to assist students attending historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) with the cost of studying in another country.

The HBCUs-China Network responds to the regional and economic development needs of the United States and China. It promotes the cultural and educational exchange of students from HBCUs and Chinese universities.

Bowie State University is one of eight founding HBCU members of the HBCUs-China Network.

Program Details

CostsStudents at the Great Wall

The scholarship covers tuition, room and board (depending on the Chinese university). Students will be responsible for international and in-country travel, travel insurance, visa costs, as well as other incidental costs. Eligible students may be able to utilize their financial aid for the cost of travel international travel, travel insurance, and visa costs.


The program began the fall 2015 and concludes at the end of the spring 2018 semester.


Students must be enrolled in at least 12 college credit courses at the Chinese universities during the fall or spring semesters. Credits taken in China will be counted towards students’ matriculation for graduation.

Mandatory Orientation

All participants must enroll in an intensive orientation program that will include global competency learning opportunities and language requirements.

Detailed Scholarship Information

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