15 March 2019
UNESCO/People’s Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2019-2020
The Government of the People’s Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2018-2019 seventy-five (75) fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These fellowships are for the benefit of developing the Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe, and North America and the Arab region.
Tenable at a selected number of Chinese universities, these fellowships are intended for scholars who plan to pursue advanced studies or undertake individual research with periodic guidance from the assigned supervisor in China for a duration of one year. Selected candidates will undertake their studies in the host universities as visiting scholars. Most of the study programmes will be conducted in English. Selected candidates will undertake their studies in the host universities as visiting scholars. In exceptional cases, candidates may be required to study the Chinese language before taking up research or studying in their fields of interest.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Architecture & Construction
- Physics & Math
- Medicine, Nursing & Psychology
- Administration & Government
- Computers & IT
- Media, Marketing & PR
- History & Anthropology
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EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, YEMEN, MAURITANIA, IRAN, COMOROS
OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA,
- Applicants applying for General Scholar programs must not be older than the age of forty-five (45) and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study and those who applying for Senior Scholar programmes must be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) and not older than the age of fifty (50).
- English proficiency is required.
- Be in good health, both mentally and physically.
(i) Tuition waiver.
(ii) Monthly stipends: CNY 3000 (three thousand Chinese yuan) for General Scholars, or CNY 3500 (three thousand five hundred Chinese yuan) for Senior Scholars to cover meals and pocket expense.
(iii) Accommodation: free university dormitory or accommodation subsidy.
(iv) One round-trip international travel to and from China.
(v) Monthly pocket allowance of US$ 80 (eighty US dollars).
(vi) A termination allowance of US$ 200 (two hundred US dollars) to cover excess luggage charges at the time of return to home country.
- Read carefully the Announcement letter, especially the attached ANNEX II, for UNESCO/China Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2019-2020 to understand the requirements for eligible candidatures and the procedures for the submission of application.
- Contact the National Commission for UNESCO of your country to inquire about the application procedures at the national level.
- Applicants are encouraged to contact in advance with their target Chinese universities and apply for the pre-admission. For the applicants who have received the pre-admission letters from by the time of submission, please attach the letters in your supporting documents.
- Prepare your application documents (in English or Chinese) properly according to the requirements prescribed in ANNEX II.
- Submit your application to the National Commission for UNESCO of your country.
- You should complete the online application and submit all the supporting documents on the online application system of the China Scholarship Council. Click here to see the instruction for your online application
- Your online application form and all your application documents should be submitted to Mr Stoyan Bantchev, Chief of the Participation Programme and Fellowships Section by e-mail ( s.bantchev(at)unesco.org ) with b.qin(at)unesco.org and v.lopy(at)UNESCO in the copy.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Sara Idris/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Lubn Albadawi/ Syria ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team