UNNC International PhD Scholarships in Physical Geography, China

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China is offering the PhD Scholarship in Physical Geography, providing an opportunity for students worldwide to pursue doctoral studies in this field. This scholarship aims to support students in gaining a deep understanding of physical geography and developing skills relevant to their future careers.

About the University: Established in 2004, the University of Nottingham Ningbo China offers undergraduate, master’s, and PhD programs. With teaching and research links across China, it focuses on areas such as satellite technology, the environment, education, and law. UNNC provides innovative teaching methods and encourages independent and creative thinking among its students.

Application Deadline: September 30, 2020

Brief Description:

  • University: University of Nottingham Ningbo China
  • Department: School of Geographical Sciences
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Awards: Varies
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not specified
  • Nationality: Chinese and international students
  • Location: China

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD program in Physical Geography
  • Admissible Criteria: Applicants must have a first-class honours undergraduate degree or 65% and above for a Masters’ degree from a British university, or equivalent qualifications from other institutions.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants must first register as a PhD degree student at UNNC.
  • After confirmation of registration, applicants can download and submit the application form via email to

Supporting Documents:

  • Two references
  • English language test score report
  • Copy of passport (for international applicants) or ID card (for Chinese nationals)
  • Electronic copy of passport-sized photo
  • Brief CV
  • Personal statement

Admission Requirements:

  • Candidates must meet all entry requirements set by the university.

Language Requirement:

  • Applicants must meet the required English language proficiency for the relevant subject area.

Benefits: The University of Nottingham Ningbo China will cover the following study expenses for successful applicants:

  • Tuition fee

Monthly stipend (RMB4,500)

  • Medical insurance with designated providers

All of the above benefits are provided for up to 36 months based on satisfactory progression in the program.

The UNNC International PhD Scholarships in Physical Geography offer an excellent opportunity for students to pursue doctoral studies at a prestigious institution in China. With a focus on physical geography and a commitment to supporting students’ academic and professional development, this scholarship provides comprehensive financial support and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Prospective candidates should review the eligibility criteria and application process to ensure they meet the requirements and submit their applications before the deadline.

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