China Scholarships Council
These important scholarships are available thanks to a partnership with the China Scholarships Council. The scholarships are open to applicants from China wishing to study for a PhD at Durham. Details of the eligibility criteria along with information specific to applicants applying for this joint scheme are included below for information.
Level of Study
Year of Entry
Funding is available for a maximum of 48 months
Number of Awards
15 awards are available in all disciplines
Stage 1: Submit an academic application to Durham University:www.durham.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply. In response to the question how you plan to fund your studies, you must indicate that you wish to be considered for a China Scholarship Council - Durham Joint Award. (Please select 'other' from the drop down menu and insert China Scholarship Council -Durham Joint Award in the text box)
Please ensure that you submit your academic application and provide your academic references to Durham University as soon as possible and no later than the scholarship application deadline date of 23:59 on the 15th January 2021. Click here for more information on our research degrees
Durham will then evaluate all candidates and will make recommendations to the China Scholarship Council. Candidates must have a strong academic background and satisfy the relevant academic entry requirement set by Durham University.
Stage 2: Candidates selected for nomination in stage one are informed in the mid February and directed to make a second, separate scholarship application to the China Scholarship Council. The application guidance will be published on the CSC official website. Please note that there will be a deadline for submission to apply for funding. Candidates must inform Durham of the progress of their CSC application and interview date. Durham will inform all recommended candidates of the final outcome of their applications.
15th January 2021
|All application queries should be raised with the academic department in the first instance.|