SCCS Doctoral Research Scholarships at University of Nottingham in UK, 2017

The School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at University of Nottingham is offering two doctoral research scholarships for outstanding international, EU and UK candidates. Excellent applications in any area of Chinese Studies that can be supervised by the School’s academic staff are welcomed. This award would cover full tuition fees and a maintenance grant of approximately £13,863 each year for a maximum of three years of full-time doctoral study (subject to evidence of satisfactory progress). The application deadline is 15th May.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in any area of Chinese Studies.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for full-time doctoral study at the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies.
Scholarship Provider: University of Nottingham, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

 Eligibility: Scholarships are available for outstanding international, EU and UK candidates. Applicants must be seeking to study a PhD on a full-time basis and be a new PhD student to the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies starting in September 2015. Annual continuation of studentships will depend on satisfactory academic performance by holders.

Scholarship Open for International Students: University-of-NottinghamInternational, EU and UK candidates can apply for these doctoral research scholarships.

 Scholarship Description: To help support the University of Nottingham’s world-class research environment the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies invites applications from outstanding international, EU and UK candidates for two PhD studentships.

Number of award(s): Two doctoral research scholarships are awarded.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of three years of full-time doctoral study (subject to evidence of satisfactory progress).

What does it cover? This award would cover full tuition fees and a maintenance grant of approximately £13,863 each year for a maximum of three years of full-time doctoral study (subject to evidence of satisfactory progress). The stipend for International students will be lower (£6,500 approximately) due to the higher tuition fee. Excellent applications in any area of Chinese Studies that can be supervised by the School’s academic staff are welcomed.

Selection Criteria: Applications will be assessed on the basis of merit, including past academic performance, the quality of your research proposal, two academic references as well as the availability of appropriate supervision capacity at the School.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Eligible students should apply online and their applications must contain all of the following:
-An original research proposal (which should be 1,500 – 3,000 words) written by applicants themselves
-Written sample of no more than 3,000 words which demonstrates the applicants’ skills as a researcher and/ or shows skills in organising and presenting research findings.
-Copies of official academic achievements in undergraduate degree classification and master degree award if available, plus copies of official transcripts of all degree subjects taken, proof of English fluency (for non-native English speakers only) and/or Chinese language skills (non-native Chinese speakers).

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15th May.

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