Deadline:

30 April 2020

Location:

China

(Partially Funded)

Description

Call for 2020 UCAS Chinese Government Scholarship for International Students

In order to promote the mutual understanding and friendship, cooperation and exchanges in various fields between China and other countries, the Chinese government has set up scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to study or conduct research in Chinese universities.

Entrusted by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (hereinafter referred to as ‘UCAS’) will recruit outstanding young graduate students from all over the world and provide them the following full scholarships.

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This program aims to promote the development of world-class universities and first-class disciplines, attract and support more high-level international students to study in China, strengthen the substantial cooperation between Chinese universities and overseas world-class universities and academic institutions, thus improving the management and international competitiveness of Chinese universities.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Agricultural Resources and Environment
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemical Engineering and Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Fishery Sciences
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Physics

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

Master students: 36 months (with no extension).

PhD students: 36 months (with permitted extension of no more than 12 months).

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • To be eligible to receive the scholarship, the applicant must be a non-Chinese.
  • Requirements on education background and age as follows:
    •  Applicants for master’s programs must have held a degree or diploma equivalent to a Chinese bachelor’s degree and the applicant should be no more than 35 years old.
    • Applicants for PhD programs must have held a degree or diploma equivalent to a Chinese master’s degree and the applicant should be no more than 40 years old.
  • As education system in some countries is different from that in China, applicants from these countries can check UCAS website for the specific requirements on applicants’ education background. ( click the link).
  • Applicants should meet the general admission criteria for international students (please refer to the 2020 Enrollment Guide for international students, here.)
  • Applicants must not have accepted any other sponsorship at the time of application and cannot accept any other sponsorship during the period of this scholarship.
  • Applicants should study full time in the research institute he/she is enrolled in and are not allowed to take any other job during his/her studies.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The Scholarship covers:

  1.  Tuition Fees: 
  • Successful PhD students who are awarded a scholarship are exempted from the tuition fee of RMB 40,000/year.
  • Successful Master students who are awarded a scholarship are exempted from the tuition fee of RMB 30,000/year.
  1. Application fees:
  • Successful applicants who are awarded a scholarship are exempted from the application fee of RMB 600.
  1. Monthly stipend
  • Successful PhD applicants will receive a monthly stipend of RMB 5,000, of which RMB 1,500 will be provided by the supervisor or the CAS Institute the applicant is enrolled in.
  • Successful Master applicants will receive a monthly stipend of RMB 3,500, of which RMB 500 will be provided by the supervisor or the CAS Institute the applicant is enrolled in.
  1. Medical Insurance:
  • UCAS will buy insurance for the successful applicants with the insurance premium RMB 800/person. Please check this website for the introduction of insurance coverage.

How to Apply

Step One: Applicants should get the acceptance by a UCAS supervisor.

  • Please check  the official website of UCAS or the CAS institutes you want to apply for supervisors’ information.
  • You can send your CV, research proposal and other required documents to a suitable supervisor and tell him/her that you wish to apply for this Scholarship.

Step Two: Applicants should submit online both your scholarship application and admission application.

Step Three:  Applicants should remind your supervisor to log in the system to complete the required procedures before deadline.

  • After the institute/college you apply for review your application and decide to admit you, the online application system will automatically send an email to your supervisor with the instructions to log in the system and complete the required procedures.

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Know more about this opportunity:

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This Scholarship Published by:
Meray Maher/ Egypt”

Reviewed by” Ahmed Elgarf/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team