ENS-China Scholarship Council (CSC) Doctoral Scholarships for Chinese Citizens in France, 2019

Embark on an enriching academic journey with the ENS-China Scholarship Council (CSC) Doctoral Scholarships offered by the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Rennes, France. This prestigious scholarship program is designed to support outstanding Chinese citizens in pursuing Ph.D. programs at one of France’s leading institutions.

About Ecole Normale Supérieure: ENS Rennes is a renowned public institution dedicated to scientific, cultural, and professional training. Its mission is to cultivate the next generation of scientific leaders for roles in academia, research, and innovation. With a focus on research training through aggregation and doctorate programs, ENS Rennes prepares students for careers at the forefront of their fields.

Scholarship Details:

  • Application Deadline: February 20, 2019
  • Course Level: Ph.D. programs
  • Award: 1200 €/month
  • Nationality: Chinese citizens
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Open to Chinese citizens residing in China at the time of application
    • Candidates must meet admission and selection requirements set by ENS Rennes
    • Proficiency in English is required, and for certain domains in Human Sciences, a high level of French proficiency (B2 or C1 level) is necessary
    • Ph.D. projects must be jointly supervised, with priority given to such projects
    • Successful candidates must commit to returning to China upon completion of the Ph.D. or after a postdoctoral period abroad (with CSC permission)
  • How to Apply:
    • Submit an online application through the designated platform
    • Prepare the following supporting documents:
      • Detailed CV (in English or French) indicating language proficiency
      • Application letter in English or French
      • Copy of the candidate’s passport
      • Ph.D. supervisor’s biography and description of the thesis project
      • Acceptance letter signed by the Ph.D. supervisor, head of the host laboratory, and ENS Rennes
      • Provisional admission letter signed by ENS Rennes
  • Language Requirements:
    • Candidates must demonstrate a very good level of English and, for certain domains in Human Sciences, a very good level of French (B2 or C1 level)
  • Benefits:
    • The scholarship provides financial support for up to 4 years, with a monthly stipend of 1200 €
    • Priority is given to jointly supervised Ph.D. projects, with funding awarded only for the time spent in France

Seize this opportunity to pursue your Ph.D. aspirations in France with the support of the ENS-China Scholarship Council (CSC) Doctoral Scholarships. Apply now to unlock a world of academic excellence and research opportunities!

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