The China Scholarship Council

Description

This scheme provides academically excellent Chinese students with the opportunity to study for a PhD at the University of Glasgow. The scholarships are supported jointly by the China Scholarship Council   and the University of Glasgow

For successful applicants, the applicable College/School will provide scholarships to cover tuition fees, and the CSC will consider their application for a living allowance as set by the Chinese Government (which includes Student Health cover), a return airfare from China to the UK by the most economical route, and visa application fees.

The scholarships will be awarded to citizens and permanent residents of the People's Republic of China at the time of application that are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate PhD degree programme at the University of Glasgow.

Candidates should not be currently working outside China at the time of application, and successful candidates must agree to return to China upon completion of their research degree at the University of Glasgow. Candidates currently studying outside China are eligible to apply.

 

Eligibility

•High achieving Chinese students only.

•Full tuition fees.

•All studentships are funded for 3 years.

•Applications will be judged in terms of qualifications and the quality of the proposed project.

•All applications are reviewed and decided by the School funding panel.  Only applicants nominated by the relevant College Graduate office will be eligible for the tuition fee waiver.

•Applications approved by the School are subject to further approval by the China Scholarship Council

 

Eligible Countries

  • China

Eligible Programmes

Value

For successful applicants, the applicable College/School will provide scholarships to cover tuition fees, and the CSC will consider their application for a living allowance as set by the Chinese Government (which includes Student Health cover), a return airfare from China to the UK by the most economical route, and visa application fees.

How to apply

In order to be considered for this scholarship you must:

1. Apply for postgraduate research at Glasgow by the end if January to allow time for your offer to be processed: http://www.gla.ac.uk/research/opportunities/howtoapplyforaresearchdegree/

2. For those applicants who wish to begin their PhD studies at Glasgow, it is recommended that you indicate in the funding section of your admission application that you wish to apply for CSC funding and contact the relevant College Graduate Office once you have received an offer. For current PhD students (those in their first year), it is recommended that you contact your College Graduate Office to check if they allow current PhD students to be nominated for CSC funding and if so, obtain an official letter which will enable you to apply to the CSC for a stipend. Contact details for the graduate offices are:         

College of Social Sciences

socsci-scholarships@glasgow.ac.uk

College of Arts                                                            

gradschool.arts@glasgow.ac.uk

College of Science and Engineering                               

scieng-gradschool@glasgow.ac.uk

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences             

mvls-gradschool@glasgow.ac.uk

 

3.  To be considered for a scholarship, it is preferred that applicants have an unconditional offer in place before the CSC deadline. Those candidates who hold a conditional offer of admission must have satisfied all English language requirements. Please ensure that you fulfil the University of Glasgow language requirements before applying for CSC funding.

4.  Once the relevant college has decided on the nominations, the nominated students will receive an updated offer letter stating this for submission with their application to the CSC.

Deadline:

5. Nominated students must then apply directly to the CSC during the application window from the 10th -31st March 2019 http://apply.csc.edu.cn/csc/main/person/login/index.jsf   Candidates should satisfy the selection criteria set out by CSC and complete the CSC Application form by the required date.  Nominated students should apply through the CSC-Glasgow Channel.

6. Applicants must be both nominated by the University of Glasgow and successful with the CSC in order to be accepted onto this scholarship programme.