Outgoing Students

Chinese University Study Award

The Chinese University Study Award (CUSA) is set up to encourage NUS students to go on exchange to the C9 League of Universities (Fudan University, Harbin Institute of Technology, Nanjing University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tsinghua University, Xi’an Jiaotong University and Zhejiang University) in China. This is a merit-based award.


Each award is valued at $3,000. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to Singaporeans and Singapore PRs
  • Must be nominated by your home faculty for SEP to one of the C9 League of Universities listed above.

Terms & Conditions

  • This award must NOT be concurrently held with another award or financial support for the exchange programme;
  • Candidates are shortlisted based on academic merits.

Application Period

Application period is from 1 June to 15 July for SEP in the next academic year.   

Application Procedure

Apply for this award via the Education Records System (EduRec) under Global Education. Be sure to upload your unofficial NUS transcript to apply for this award no later than 15 July.


The results for the awards will be available August to September each year.


The award will be disbursed during each semester (September for Semester 1 SEP and February for Semester 2 SEP).


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