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Full NZ-China NCD PhD Scholarships at University of Auckland in New Zealand, 2018

Applications are invited for NZ-China NCD PhD proposals which are being called from by the NZ-China Non-Communicable Diseases Research Collaboration Centre. Chinese students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

The aim of the scholarships is to give learning opportunities to Chinese students.

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The University of Auckland is the highest-ranked New Zealand University in the main world university rankings. The University of Auckland has been ranked internationally as New Zealand’s leading university for Graduate Employability.

Course Level:
Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject:
 Scholarships are awarded on a topic related to non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Scholarship Award:
 The PhD scholarship covers full tuition fees, living allowance and health insurance for up to 48 months, return international airfare, and visa application fee.

Number of Scholarships: Up to 10 scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
  • Top Chinese students (who hold a Chinese passport) are encouraged to apply for PhD scholarships to undertake doctoral studies in New Zealand in the field of non-communicable diseases (NCDs, which are also known as major chronic diseases) under the CSC-NCD CRCC Joint Funding Programme.

Nationality: Chinese students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: English language tests and scores shown below meet our English language requirements. Applicants must satisfy the requirements in one sitting; the results are valid for two years from the date on the test certificate.

Minimum postgraduate English language requirements for 2017

  • IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and all bands 6.0 or better
  • Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 plus a written score of 21
  • Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 575 plus Essay (TWE) of 4.5
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and all bands 169 or better
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50. You must authorize the University to view and verify your PTE scores. See how can I submit verified PTE Academic results to the University of Auckland?
  • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85

China Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of application is online. If you are interested in the possibility of having a Chinese Ph.D. student starting later in 2018, please submit one or two short research proposals using the attached template by no later than 18 August 2017.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is August 18, 2017.

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