China Scholarship Council Award
In partnership with the China Scholarship Council, we offer PhD scholarships to Chinese
nationals. You'll receive a tuition fee waiver and a stipend covering living costs.
You'll need to demonstrate your potential to perform outstandingly at doctoral level.
Once awarded, you'll receive the scholarship for each year of your PhD (subject to satisfactory
You can apply for this scholarship if you meet all of the following
- are a Chinese national
- meet the requirements of the China Scholarship Council (see also the CSC guide to this award)
- are classified as an overseas student for fee purposes
- have an offer for full-time PhD study starting in October 2017 that is either unconditional
or conditional only on you passing your Masters programme
If you're a current student looking for information about an award you
received, see our terms and conditions
for previous years.
How to apply
Applications for 2017-18 are now closed.
After you apply
Selection will be undertaken by a panel of academic staff. If you are successful, we'll supply you with
documentation with which you can apply for a China Scholarship Council award through your home institution
in China. You will need to submit confirmation of the award to the China
Scholarship Council before 5 April 2017, together with other documents they specify.