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UWA China Scholarships [F51323]
Description

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) and The University of Western Australia (UWA) are offering a limited number of postgraduate research scholarships each year to students from the People's Republic of China who intend to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at UWA. Applicants who are citizens and normally residing in China at the time of application, and enrolled or registered in a Chinese University, may apply for a UWA China Scholarship. Please note that UWA China Scholarships are awarded in a competitive ranking and selection process.

UWA will provide a scholarship to cover tuition fees for selected students and the CSC will provide a living allowance as prescribed from time to time by the Chinese Government, a return airfare to Australia by the most economical route, and visa application fees. For further details of CSC funding please refer to information at: http://apply.csc.edu.cn/

Payment type
Tuition Fee Scholarship
Value
Please see conditions
Value unit
Per annum
Basis of award
Academic Achievement
Eligibility
  • Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria for enrolment in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at UWA, including a high level of English language proficiency;
  • Applicants must comply with the Australian Government's English proficiency requirements for the issue of a student visa. Candidates should check those requirements with the nearest Australian diplomatic post or the relevant website: http://www.immi.gov.au;
  • Applicants should be intending to pursue a PhD in one of the priority academic areas identified by the CSC or one of UWA's areas of research concentration. However, applicants to other study/research areas may also be considered;
  • Applicants must satisfy the selection criteria set out by the CSC, and submit the CSC Application Form and the CSC Employer Reference Form directly to the CSC by the due date. The forms are available at http://apply.csc.edu.cn/
  • Further program information is available at http://www.csc.edu.cn/

Application Process and approximate Timeline.

Please refer to the Postgraduate Research Applications website for details of the application process: http://www.studyat.uwa.edu.au/postgraduate/research-applications

27 January 2017: Deadline for prospective candidates to apply directly to UWA International Admissions for admission (for commencement in second half of 2017). Applicants will need to complete the Postgraduate International Student Application Form and attach a brief research outline (one to two pages) and details of any publications in learned journals or copies of any published papers. Please indicate that you are applying for a China Scholarship.

17 March 2017: Deadline for prospective candidates to submit their CSC application for funding form and CSC employer reference form to the CSC. Forms are available online at http://apply.csc.edu.cn. In some cases there may be a deadline for applications for the Chinese university that is nominating the candidate for the CSC scholarship. Prospective candidates should check with their university if there is an application deadline prior to the CSC application closing date.

UWA will provide the CSC with a list of suitable candidates to be considered for the scholarship program and copies of UWA offer letters.

May 2017: The CSC will evaluate applications according to CSC requirements and priorities, and provide UWA with a shortlist of potential scholarship recipients.

The CSC will announce the final list of scholarship recipients and send offer letters to successful applicants.

July 2017: Successful applicants will be expected to enrol and start their PhD study at UWA from July 2017 onwards.

Nationality
Chinese Citizen
Study area
All
Commencement date
01/07/2017
Applications open
 
Applications close
27/01/2017
Tenable At
University of Western Australia
Currently available
Yes
Application status
Open