PhD Student Scholarship

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Apr 2020

About School of Food Science and Biotechnology, Zhejiang Gongshang University

Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZGU) is one of the earliest established higher education institutions in China. As one of the leading universities in the region, Zhejiang Gongshang University is highly regarded for its quality student training programs and research activities. The university currently has 25 colleges and schools and over 28,000 full-time students studying bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees across academic disciplines of social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Zhejiang Gongshang University is located in the beautiful city of Hangzhou, which is well-connected to all main cities in the country by high-speed rail networks and roads and to major international destinations by air.

The School of Food Science and Biotechnology at Zhejiang Gongshang University is one of the top food science schools in the country. In the past few years, the school has made a major effort in redefining its strategy of food science research and student training. A number of new research centres and groups have been established, successfully extending its research activities from conventional food engineering and technology investigations to a much wider areas of nutrition and health. The school is one of the founding members of the International University Consortium of Food Science & Nutrition (IUCoFSN), established in 2016 jointly with food science schools from the University of Leeds, Massey University, and Wageningen University. The School of Food Science and Biotechnology at Zhejiang Gongshang University has over 130 academic and supporting staff, including 35 full professors and 40 associate professors. Over 1,200 full-time students are currently studying degree courses in subject areas of Food Science and Engineering, Food Quality and Safety, Bioengineering, and Applied Chemistry at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

The School has been recently awarded with a major government funding for a further expansion of its research capacities. As a part of this strategic expansion, the school is now open for applications of its PhD scholarships.

About PhD Training

The Food Science program at Zhejiang Gongshang University provides PhD training in the following areas:

  • Food oral processing and sensory perception
  • Food colloids and soft matter
  • Food processing
  • Post-harvest processing of agricultural products
  • Aquatic food
  • Food analysis
  • Food quality and safety
  • Food digestion and nutrition
  • Food chemistry
  • Food biotechnology
  • Food microbiology

Available Scholarships

  • “Chinese Government Scholarship”

The Scholarship

What is covered

Full scholarship: for new graduate students

The scholarship will cover tuition fees, university accommodation costs, a living allowance, and medical insurance.

Application deadline: April 15, 2020.

All Applicants who have completed online application at the website of China Scholarship Council also should complete the online application of Zhejiang Gongshang University: http://hzic.at0086.cn/student .

For more information, please visit http://sie.zjgsu.edu.cn/view228.htm

  • “Zhejiang Provincial Government Scholarship”

The Scholarship

What is covered

Type A: for graduate students

The scholarship offers RMB30,000 per year to cover the tuition fee.

Application deadline: May 31, 2020.

All Applicants should apply online for admission at Zhejiang Gongshang University and for scholarship: http://hzic.at0086.cn/student

For more information, please visit http://sie.zjgsu.edu.cn/view231.htm

  • “Zhejiang Gongshang University President Scholarship”

The Scholarship

What is covered

Type A

The scholarship will cover the tuition fee, university dormitory accommodation, medical insurance, and a stipend of RMB2,000 per month.

Type B

The scholarship will cover the tuition fee, university dormitory accommodation, and annual medical insurance.

Application deadline: April 15, 2020.

All Applicants who have completed the online program application of Zhejiang Gongshang University can apply for the scholarship: http://hzic.at0086.cn/student

For more information, please visit http://sie.zjgsu.edu.cn/view273.htm

Please note: Applicants can only apply for one type of scholarship. For any update of the scholarships, please visit website of the School of International Education, Zhejiang Gongshang University: http://sie.zjgsu.edu.cn/  

For pre-application enquiry, please contact Ms. Min Dong (992329784@qq.com ) (School of Food Science and Biotechnology, Zhejiang Gongshang University).

For more information about Zhejiang Gongshang University, please visit: http:// http://sie.zjgsu.edu.cn/default.htm .  

For more information about the city of Hangzhou, please visit: http://eng.hangzhou.gov.cn/ .


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