Fully Funded China Scholarship Council and University of Exeter PhD Scholarships in UK, 2019/20

The University of Exeter is offering up to 10 full-time PhD scholarships in collaboration with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) for Chinese students commencing their studies in the academic year 2019-2020. These scholarships cover full tuition fees funded by the relevant College at the University of Exeter, along with living allowances provided by CSC.

Scholarship Description:

  • Deadline: January 7, 2019
  • Course Level: PhD programme
  • Study Subjects: Various subjects across different colleges at the University of Exeter, including Life and Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Medicine, Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
  • Scholarship Award: Full tuition fees covered by the University of Exeter. Living allowance, return flight from China to the UK, accommodation, and subsistence provided by CSC.
  • Nationality: Chinese researchers
  • Number of Scholarships: 10 PhD scholarships available
  • Location: UK

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the People’s Republic of China and intend to return to China after completing their studies.
  • Candidates should hold the equivalent of a Distinction in a UK Master’s degree from a prestigious university, typically averaging 85% or above from a Chinese Higher Education Institution.
  • English language proficiency: Typically, a score of IELTS 6.5 – 7.0 or equivalent overall, with no less than 6.0 in any section.
  • Applicants must meet the selection criteria set out by CSC.

Application Procedure:

  1. Apply to the University of Exeter: Submit application materials, including CV, research proposal, letter of application, transcripts, and evidence of English language proficiency. Referees should be nominated but not contacted until the offer stage.
  2. Apply to China Scholarship Council (CSC): Successful applicants must apply for CSC funding following the guidelines specified by CSC.

For detailed application instructions and to apply for specific colleges, visit the University of Exeter’s application portal for each college.

The University of Exeter, in collaboration with CSC, offers fully funded PhD scholarships to Chinese researchers across various disciplines. These scholarships provide an excellent opportunity for talented individuals to pursue their doctoral studies in a prestigious UK university. Interested applicants should ensure they meet the eligibility criteria and follow the application procedures outlined by both the University of Exeter and CSC.

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