CAS-TWAS President’s PhD Program: 200 Fellowships

Chinese Academy of Sciences
Study in:China
Deadline: 31 March 2018

CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship PhD Program: Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) works for the advancement of science in developing countries, up to 200 students/scholars from applicants all over the world will be sponsored to study in China for doctoral degrees for up to four years

  1. Agricultural Sciences
  2. Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  3. Biological Systems and Organisms
  4. Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  5. Chemical Sciences
  6. Engineering Sciences
  7. Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  8. Mathematical Sciences
  9. Physics

CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Program provides students/scholars that are non-Chinese citizens an opportunity to pursue PhD degrees at the University of China.

Involved University are:

  1. University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS),
  2. University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) or
  3. Institutes of CAS around China.
  1. Fellowship awardees will receive a monthly stipend of RMB 7,000 or RMB 8,000 from CAS through UCAS/USTC, depending on whether he/she has passed the qualification test arranged by UCAS/USTC for all doctoral candidates after admission.
  2. All awardees will also be provided tuition and application fee waivers.

The funding duration of the fellowship is up to 4 years, divided into:

  1. Maximum 1 year study of courses and participation in centralized training at UCAS/USTC, including 4 months compulsory courses in Chinese Language and Chinese Culture;
  2. Practical research and completion of degree thesis at colleges and schools of UCAS/USTC or CAS institutes.

Requirements / General conditions:

Applicants must have the following requisites:

  1. Be maximum age of 35 years on 31 December 2017;
  2. Not hold Chinese citizenship;
  3. Applicants for doctoral study should also:
    • Meet the admission criteria for international students of UCAS/USTC
    • Hold a master degree before the beginning of the fall semester: 1 September, 2017.
    • Provide proof of knowledge of English or Chinese language.
Quick Overview–————–
Organization Chinese Academy of Sciences
Fellowship Level Phd
Country China
Subject areas Sciences and Engineering
Fellowship amount RMB 7,000 or RMB 8,000
Eligibility Masters
Deadline 31 March 2018

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