The China Scholarship Council (CSC) is a non-profit institution under the Ministry of Education China, which administers government scholarships to sponsor Chinese citizens wishing to study abroad. The State Sponsored Postgraduate Programme supports more than 5,000 research students each year and provides living expenses and one return flight ticket to successful applicants.
Queen Mary University of London is one of the largest supporters of the China Scholarship Council (CSC) in the UK and welcomes around fifty new PhD students on joint QMUL-CSC scholarships every year. Under the scheme, Queen Mary will provide scholarships to cover all tuition fees, whilst the CSC will provide living expenses and one return flight ticket to successful applicants. This scholarship is available to both new and continuing students.
Eligibility and Applying
Applicants must be Chinese nationals and should meet our entry requirements.
Applicants must first apply for our PhD programme following our usual application procedures. The deadline for applications to be submitted to Queen Mary is 31st January 2019.
Applicants who are made an offer for admission to Queen Mary's PhD programme should then apply to CSC for the scholarship between 20th March and 5th April. Results are released in June.