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Application Procedure(Application for self-supporting,apply for scholarships see below) 

1. Submit the application form and support documents to Office of Admissions of CIE.

Download the application form

2. Eligibility reviewed by CIE

3. Issue of Admission Notice

Applicants who are qualified and approved by the Evaluation Committee of NWAFU will be issued Admission Notice and Visa Application for Study in China.

Application for Chinese Government Scholarship

1. Apply for programs under Chinese Government Scholarship(CSC),Please visit:

or www.campuschina.org/indexen.aspx

2. Register on the website and apply(Agency Number10712;Program Type B).

3. Print 2 application forms and send the hard copy to CIE.

4. More details about Chinese Government Scholarship http://en.nwsuaf.edu.cn/admission/nondegreeprograms_20150513163310897046/index.htm

Application for APFNet Scholarship

1. Contact a Potential supervisor for acceptance letter.

2. Submit the application form and support documents to Office of Admissions of CIE.

Download the application form 

3. More details about APFNet Scholarship http://en.nwsuaf.edu.cn/admission/nondegreeprograms_20150513163310897046/index.htm

Launched in 2010 under the APFNet’s Capacity Building Framework, the APFNet Scholarship Program (ASP) supportsqualified students in completing a Master’s degree related to Sustainable Forest Management and rehabilitation. So farAPFNet has cooperated with Beijing Forestry University (BJFU) and Nanjing Forestry University (NJFU) as the two host universities targeting APFNet developing member economies, Northwest A&F University (NWAFU) targeting both APFNet developing member economies and the Greater Central Asia (GCA) region, and Inner Mongolia Agriculture University (IMAU) targeting the GCA region.

Why apply for the program?

● Well-known and highly experienced professional forestry faculty

● Sponsorship of the tuition fees and expenses, which includes registration and tuition fees, one round-trip economy class flight tickets from the home economy of the awarded student to and from the city of the admitted university, accommodation on campus or alternative monthly allowance, monthly stipends to cover miscellaneous expenses and medical insurance during the enrollment period

● Small class sizes, which provide high levels of student and teacher contact

● Motivated and multi-national student cohort, which offers a diverse and stimulating learning environment

● Field trips in China for students during 2 years, to give students an access to practical experience of knowledge on forestry resources status and management in China. Extra field practices will be provided by the host universities according to their resources and academic schedule

● A chance to attend workshops, trainings and other activities on capacity building, forestry education and research and policy dialogue organized by APFNet, and connect with policy makers, academics, practitioners and international organizations, etc. in the Asia-Pacific region

● Ample exposure for non-native students to the Chinese language and culture of China

Who can apply?

● For NWAFU, applicants must be non-Chinese citizens from developing APFNet member economies including Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mexico, Fiji Islands, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Peru, the Philippines and Vietnam

● ForNWAFU,applicants from Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan can also apply for the program.

● Age:18 - 40, and in good health condition

● have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree from an accredited higher education institute in forestry or related field

● at least 2 years of work experience are prioritized

● Proficiency in English (all the courses of this program will be taught in English)

● Female applicants encouraged

Fields of study and coverage

Fields of study 1) Silvicultureand Forestry Protection; 
2) Soil and Water Conservation and Desertification Control
Duration 2 years, starting from September 2019
Coverage Monthly stipend of CNY 3,000
Accommodation on campus.
Comprehensive medical insurance
Lump-sum payment of CNY 500 per year for outpatient medical services, regardless of actual costs
One round trip international ticket between students’ home economy and China
Supervisor team Silviculture and Forest Protection
Zhao Zhong   Kang Yongxiang    Cao Tianjian    
Zhang Shuoxin   Liu Guangzhe    
Soil and Water Conservation and Desertification control
Zheng Fenli    Jiao Juying      Li Zhi 
An Shaoshan   Tian Xiaohong     Zhang Shulan  
Contact to coordinator Liu Guangzhe help you find Supervisor,

Main course structure 

Silviculture and Forest Protection (NWAFU)

● Forest Biodiversity and Protection

● Forest Ecology

● Forest Experiment Design and Statistics

● Plant Physiology

● Forest Soil Science

● Forest Sustainable Management

● Research Advances of Forestry

● Special Topics for Soil and Water Conservation​

Soil and Water Conservation and Desertification Control(NWAFU)

● Topic for Research Methodologies of Soil Erosion

● Forest Ecology

● Soil and Water Conservation: Principle, Approach and Technology

● Soil Science

● Biogeochemistry of Soil Erosion

● Water resource management

● Experiment Design and Statistics​

How to apply 

Applicants should apply from the host university directly. As application procedures and materials may vary, applicants should visit the specific host university websites and submit materials accordingly.

Submit the application form and support documents to Office of Admissions of CIE.

Download the APFNetApplication Form 

Contact information

To consult on application process and campus life, please contact

Northwest A&F University

Dr. Qiang Baifa /Ms Wang Yanxia
E-mail: qiangbaifa@yahoo.com,wangyanxia@nwsfu.edu.cn
Mailing Address:

Office of Admissions, College of International Education, Northwest A&F University,
Taicheng Road, Yangling, Shaanxi, China

To consult on the scholarship program, please contact APFNet secretariat

Ms. Hu Chuyu 
Tel: 0086-10-84218024
Fax: 0086-10-84216958
Email: huchuyu@apfnet.cn; 
Mailing Address: 

6th Floor, Baoneng Center (Building A), 12 FutongDongdajie, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, People’s Republic of China