China Scholarship Council (CSC) / University of Sussex Joint Scholarships (2021)

The University of Sussex and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) are delighted to offer up to 10 three-year joint scholarships for outstanding PhD students and visiting scholars (for up to 12 months) from China. Under the Sussex/CSC Joint Scholarship Scheme, Sussex will cover tuition fees and the CSC will provide a living allowance.

Type of award

Postgraduate Research

Amount

Sussex will cover full tuition fees / bench fees, CSC will provide a living allowance

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be considered for the award:

  • Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria set by the CSC
  • Applicants must commence their academic studies in the United Kingdom in September 2021 or January 2022.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the People's Republic of China at the time of application, and either permanently resident in China or studying overseas. Those working overseas are not eligible.
  • Applicants must be classified as an international fee paying Chinese student
  • Successful candidates must return to China upon completion of their studies
  • Applicants must meet the University's  English Language Requirements
  • Arts, humanities and social sciences applicants will be expected to hold, by September 2021 or January 2022, the UK equivalent of a first class honours degree and a masters degree.
  • Science and engineering applicants will be expected to hold, by September 2021 or January 2022, the UK equivalent of a first class honours degree and preferably a relevant postgraduate qualification, which will normally be a masters degree.

Please note that:

  • Current 1st year Chinese Sussex PhD students are eligible to apply
  • 1+ 3 Chinese Sussex students who are in their '1' year of their studies (Masters year) are eligible to apply
  • Visiting PhD students can apply for a maximum of 12 months

 

Number of scholarships available

up to 10

Deadline

8 February 2021 0:00 (GMT)

How to apply

Applicants will need to complete the online Sussex PhD application form https://www.sussex.ac.uk/pgapplication/ and email a China Scholarship Form a.d.britt@sussex.ac.uk by the deadline of 8 February 2021. 

If you have any queries regarding the scholarship then please email a.d.britt@sussex.ac.uk

 

To secure the Sussex funding, applicants must have both an offer of a PhD place from Sussex and scholarship funding awarded by the China Scholarship Council.

Sponsors

Contact us

Please email a.d.britt@sussex.ac.uk if you have any queries

Timetable

Monday 8 February 2021 - Deadline to apply for a CSC / University of Sussex scholarship

Applicants will be notified regarding the outcome of their scholarship application in late February/early March

10 March to 31 March 2021 - China Scholarship Council applcations portal open for applications

Mid May 2021 - CSC announce outcome of applications

You can apply to Sussex after February 8th, but we may not have time to consider your application before the CSC competition opens.

 

 

Availability

At level(s):
PG (research)

Application deadline:
8 February 2021 0:00 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired

Files

China Scholarship 2021 (28.88KB)

Countries

The award is available to people from the following country: