Maquarie University (MQ) in partnership with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) offers postgraduate scholarship program in Australia. Candidates must hold a conditional offer of enrolment subject to the CSC award. They must also fulfill the entry requirements of MQ, including a high level of English language proficiency. The duration of the CSC scholarship may vary according to the course. PhD enrolment at MQ is up to four years. These scholarships are worth $25,392 pa (CSC scholarship + top up to APA award rate) and living allowance, plus tuition fees.
Study Subject (s): Scholarships are offered for PhDs at MQ in the following Centres of Research Excellence (CORE) areas: Communication and Information Technology, Agriculture, Life Sciences and Public Health, Material Sciences and New Materials, Energy and the Environment, Engineering, Ancient Cultures, Animal Behaviours, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Biomolecular Frontiers, Climate Risk, Cognitive Sciences, Earth and Planetary Evolution, Ecology and Evolution, Emotional Health, Financial Risk, Language Sciences, Lasers and Photonics, Legal Governance, Neuroscience, Vascular Science and Surgery, Quantum Information Science and Security, Social, Cultural and Political Change, Social Inclusion and Wireless Communications at Macquarie University.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full time PhD research program at Macquarie University.
Scholarship Provider: Maquarie University (MQ) in partnership with the China Scholarship Council (CSC)
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
Eligibility: –Candidates must be citizens and permanent residents of the People’s Republic of China at the time of application;
-Candidates must not be currently working or studying abroad (outside China);
-Successful candidates must return to China upon completion of their studies and/or research;
-Candidates must hold a conditional offer of enrolment subject to the CSC award. They must also fulfill the entry requirements of MQ, including a high level of English language proficiency;
-Candidates must comply with the Australian Government’s English proficiency requirements for the issue of a student visa. Candidates should check those requirements with the nearest Australian diplomatic post or the relevant website.
-Candidates should be intending to pursue a postgraduate research degree in one of the priority academic areas identified by CSC or one of MQ Concentrations of Research Excellence (CORES). However, applicants to other study/research areas may also be considered;
-Candidate should satisfy the selection criteria set out by CSC, and submit to the CSC the CSC Application Form and the CSC Employer Reference Form, available at http://apply.csc.edu.cn/ by the due date.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of People’s Republic of China can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: Maquarie University (MQ) in partnership with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) will jointly offer a number of postgraduate research scholarships for 3 years full time PhD research in 2014-2017. These scholarships are worth $25,392 pa (CSC scholarship + top up to APA award rate) in living allowance, plus tuition fees. Successful candidates may commence their PhD at Macquarie University from July 2014, subject to confirmation of CSC approval and support.
Number of award(s): A number of postgraduate research scholarships will be offered.
Duration of award(s): The duration of the CSC scholarship may vary according to the course. PhD enrolment at MQ is up to four years.
What does it cover? These scholarships are worth $25,392 pa (CSC scholarship + top up to APA award rate) in living allowance, plus tuition fees.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: May 2014: CSC will evaluate applications according to CSC requirements and priorities and provide MQ with a shortlist of potential scholarship recipients.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Applicants will need to complete a candidature/scholarship application form and arrange for two academic referee reports to be submitted to the Higher Degree Research Office by the closing date.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadlines are:
-31 January 2014: Deadline for prospective candidates to apply directly to MQ for admission (for a start in second half year, 2014).
-20 March 2014: Deadline for prospective candidates to submit their CSC application for funding form and CSC employer reference form to CSC.