It depends on what kind of program you are applying for.
There are two major programs. One is Bilateral Program, and the other is the Chinese University Program.
1. Bilateral Program usually supports undergraduate students, graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars. You should consult the dispatching authorities of your home country for the programs available. The university would charge no fee for this program.
2. Chinese University Program is a full scholarship designated Chinese universities to recruit outstanding international students. When you submit your online application, the university will charge a non-refundable application fee.