Funding

Funding

China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship

Summary

The CSC Scholarship is a scholarship programme for Chinese PhD students, who will take a full PhD at the University of Aberdeen.

Description

The CSC Scholarship is open to Chinese nationals wishing to study for a full-time PhD in any discipline at the University of Aberdeen. Applicants apply to the CSC for a monthly stipend as well as international airfares. The University may provide successful applicants with a tuition waiver scholarship.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be citizens of the People’s Republic of China at the time of application. 
  • Applicants for a full PhD programme must have a Master’s degree and must be under the age of 35. 
  • The relevant academic entry requirements must be fulfilled, including a high level of English language proficiency and a Master's degree. 
  • Applicants must hold an offer of acceptance from the University of Aberdeen
  • Applicants should satisfy the CSC selection criteria by completing the CSC Application Form and the CSC Employer Reference Form. 
  • CSC scholars must return to China upon completion of their research.

Application Procedure

People wishing to benefit from this scholarship should first take a look at the University's research and identify a potential supervisor in their field. More information on research can be found here: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/research/. Details of how to apply for a PhD can be found here: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/.

Applications for the CSC Scholarship should be submitted online at: http://apply.csc.edu.cn/csc/main/person/login/index.jsf.

Deadline

Please consult the CSC website.


Available Funding - China

Undergraduate

Aberdeen Global Scholarship (Undergraduate / PGDE)


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