China Scholarship Council / University of Sussex Joint Scholarships, UK

University of Sussex


Deadline:

January 29, 2017

Disciplines:

Any


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China Scholarship Council / University of Sussex Joint Scholarships

The University of Sussex and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) are delighted to offer up to 10 three-year joint scholarships for outsanding PhD students and visiting scholars (for up to 12 months) from China.

Under the Sussex/CSC Joint Scholarship Scheme, Sussex will cover tuition fees and bench fees and the CSC will provide a living allowance.

Award amount

Sussex will cover full tuition fees / bench fees, CSC will provide a living allowance

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be considered for the award:

  • Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria set by the CSC
  • Applicants must commence their academic studies in the United Kingdom in September 2017 or January 2018.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the People's Republic of China at the time of application, and either permanently resident in China or studying overseas. Those working overseas are not eligible.
  • Applicants must be classified as an international fee paying Chinese student
  • Successful candidates must return to China upon completion of their studies
  • Applicants must meet the University's IELTS English Language Requirements
  • Arts, humanities and social sciences applicants will be expected to hold, by September 2017 or January 2018, the UK equivalent of a first class honours degree and a masters degree.
  • Science and engineering applicants will be expected to hold, by September 2017 or January 2018, the UK equivalent of a first class honours degree and preferably a relevant postgraduate qualification, which will normally be a masters degree.

Application procedure

The application procedure has yet to be finalised but will be based on the following:

1. Applicants must apply online for a place to study at the University of Sussex

2. Applicants must complete a separate Sussex on-line scholarship application and provide the following documentation:

  • Research proposal
  • Two references

3. Applicants must complete a separate CSC online application.

Timetable

The exact application deadlines have yet to be confirmed but the timetable will be broadly as follows:

Mid- January 2017: Applications to the University of Sussex need to be made

Late- January 2017: Applicants to submit their CSC / University of Sussex joint scholarship online application

Mid- March 2017: Applicants will be notified of the outcome regarding their application

Please note that applicants who are successful with their application to the University of Sussex for a CSC scholarship will also need to complete the CSC application form, which is available online (usualy in March).



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September 08, 2016
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