2013 China Scholarships Council at University of Edinburgh in UK

PhD Scholarships for Chinese Students to Study on a Full-time PhD Degree Programme at University of Edinburgh in UK 2013-2014

Study Subject(s):The scholarships are available for study in the following areas of study:
Communication and Information Technology
Life Sciences and Public Health
Materials Science and New Materials
Energy and the Environment
Applied Social Science and WTO-related areas
Business and Law
While the above academic areas are the priority areas as specified by the Chinese Ministry, applicants to other research areas will also be considered.
Course Level:This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree.
Scholarship Provider: CSC and University of Edinburgh
Scholarship can be taken at:UK

Eligibility:-The scholarships will be awarded to citizens and permanent residents of the People’s Republic of China at the time of application who are accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate PhD degree programme at the University of Edinburgh.
-Candidates should not be currently working outside China at the time of application, and successful candidates must agree to return to China upon completion of their research degree at the University of Edinburgh. Candidates currently studying outside China are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries:The scholarships will be awarded to citizens and permanent residents of the People’s Republic of China.

Scholarship Description:Up to twenty scholarships will be available for PhD study to candidates who are citizens and permanent residents of the People’s Republic of China at the time of applying for entry for the academic year 2013-2014.Candidates should have satisfied all English language requirements and have received an offer of admission from the University of Edinburgh to study on a full-time PhD degree programme by the time the University puts forward their list of endorsed applications (Friday 1 March 2013).

Number of awards offered:The University of Edinburgh will offer up to twenty scholarships.

Duration of award:Scholarship is awarded for the academic year 2013-2014.

What does it cover?For successful applicants, the University will provide scholarships to cover tuition fees for up to 20 students, and CSC will consider their application for a living allowance as prescribed from time to time by the Chinese Government (which includes Student Health cover), a return airfare from China to the UK by the most economical route, and visa application fees.

Selection Criteria:-College staff will submit to the Head of Scholarships and Student Funding Services by Friday 1 March 2013:
-a list of ranked candidates of applicants who have been offered a place of admission at the University which will include the student’s name and subject area (All endorsed applications where a candidate has been offered a conditional offer of admission should have satisfied all English language requirements.)
-a copy of the postgraduate offer of admission letter
-a copy of the Award letter detailing the value of the University Scholarship
-Robert Lawrie will submit all the applications on behalf of the University, together with a copy of all Award letters which will detail the value of the University Scholarship which each scholar will receive, to the CSC in mid March 2013.

Notifications:The CSC will evaluate the list of applicants submitted by the University and will provide a shortlist of potential scholarship recipients to Robert Lawrie by the end of April/early May 2013.

How to Apply:Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application.

Scholarship Application Deadline:Do submit your applications till 1 February 2013

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