The Government of the People’s Republic of China has announced UNESCO/People’s Republic of China Fellowships– The Great Wall Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme for International Students. There are Seventy five (75) fellowships available for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North America and Arab region.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations. UNESCO encourages international peace and universal respect for human rights by promoting collaboration among nations.
Applicants must be under 45 and hold at least the bachelor’s degree or the equivalent, or the Master degree/above when applying.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in the fields of proposed studies at the selected Chinese universities.
Scholarship Award: Facilities offered by the Government of the People’s Republic of China:
-A monthly living allowance of CNY 3,000 for general scholars or CNY 3,500 for Senior scholars will be granted covering meals and pocket expenses.
-Comprehensive Medical Insurance
Facilities offered by UNESCO
-One round trip international travel
-A monthly pocket allowance of USD 150
-A termination allowance of USD 200
Scholarship can be taken at: China
Eligibility: The eligibility criteria is:
-Be under 45 and hold at least the bachelor’s degree or the equivalent, or the Master degree/above when applying.
-English proficiency is required.
-Be not more than 45 of years
-Be in good health, both physically and mentally
Nationality: Applicants from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Arab States, Latin America and the Caribean, Europe and North America can apply for these fellowships.
List of Subjects: Africa-Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote D’ivoire, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome And Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, United Republic Of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Asia and the Pacific- Bangladesh, Nauru, Bhutan, Nepal, Cambodia, Niue, Cook Islands, Palau, Democratic People’ S Republic Of Korea, Pakistan, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, India, Philippines, Indonesia, Republic Of Korea, Iran (Islamic Republic Of), Samoa, Kazakhstan, Solomon, Islands, Kiribati, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Thailand, Malaysia, Timor Leste, Maldives, Tonga, Marshall Islands, Turkmenistan, Micronesia (Federated States Of), Tuvalu, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Myamar, Vanuatu and Vietnam, Arab States-Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Palestine, Iraq, Sudan, Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic, Lebanon, Tunisia, Libya and Yemen, Latin America and the Caribean-Argentina, Guyana, Belize, Haiti, Bolivia, Honduras, Brazil, Jamaica, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Cuba, Panama, Dominica, Paraguay Dominican Republic, Peru, Ecuador, Saint Lucia, El Salvador, Saint Vincent And The Grenada, Grenadines, Guatemala, Suriname and Venezuela and Europe and North America-Albania, Republic Of Moldova, Armenia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Azerbaijan Of Macedonia, Belarus, Montenegro, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Poland, Georgia, Serbia and Ukraine.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be under 45 and hold at least the bachelor’s degree or the equivalent, or the Master degree/above when applying.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: These fellowships, are in most cases to be conducted in English. In exceptional cases, candidates may be required to study Chinese language before taking up research/study in their fields of interest. Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Supporting Material: Required documents are:
-Notarized photocopies of diplomas and certificates and school certified transcripts of complete academic records
-Two letters of recommendations
-A study or research proposal
-Foreigner Physical Examination Form
-English language proficiency certificate stamped and/or signed
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 20 May 2016.