China Scholarship Council - The University of Manchester Joint Scholarship for PhD Study in the School of Law 2018-19

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Location: Manchester, ENGLAND
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Type of award

Scholarship


Managing departments
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • School of Law

Value

For successful applicants, The University of Manchester will cover their full tuition fees for the period of the relevant programme as outlined in the offer letter (usually three years). CSC will provide living allowances as prescribed by the Chinese Government, and will cover the round-trip international airfare for students from China to the United Kingdom, visa and passport application fees.


Specified use

Tuition fees, living allowance, airfare and visa and passport application fees.


Tenable period

The scholarships will be for three years commencing September 2018.


Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.


Number available

In the Faculty of Humanities, up to six awards will be offered for candidates commencing the PhD in September 2018.


Funding provider

The University of Manchester and China Scholarship Council


Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:


Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:


Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:


Academic requirements

Candidates must meet the academic requirements for admission to the selected doctoral programme in the School of Law. Please see

programmes website

for more details. 


Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to students from:


Other eligibility criteria
  • Candidates will be citizens and permanent residents of the People's Republic of China at the time of application; overseas Chinese students may be eligible for application subject to CSC policy at the time; (CSC publicises the policy in October or November every year)
  • Successful candidates must return to China upon completion of their studies and/or research
  • Candidates must hold an unconditional offer from The University of Manchester. They must fulfil the relevant academic entry requirements set by their chosen School at The University of Manchester, including a high level of English language proficiency.
  • Candidates should satisfy the selection criteria set out by CSC

Application procedure

Please submit your programme application via The University of Manchester online application form and send supporting documents to law.scholarship@manchester.ac.uk .

You must also submit an application to the China Scholarship Council using their online application system . 

 The application and all supporting documentation must be received in the School by 31 January 2018.  


Application form
Additional documentation
  • Degree certificates and transcripts
  • Research proposal
  • References
  • Evidence of English language proficiency, if applicable

Selection criteria

The University of Manchester will evaluate the candidates, upon receiving applications and rank them in priority order. The University of Manchester will provide CSC and each qualified candidate with a copy of the offer letter.

After receiving the offer letter from The University of Manchester, candidates must also apply to CSC for funding by completing an application online by 5 April 2018.

CSC will evaluate the candidates according to CSC requirements and priorities and provide The University of Manchester with a final list of scholarship recipients and inform the successful candidates.


Selection body

The University of Manchester and China Scholarship Council


Closing date

31 January 2018


Decision date

Applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of May 2018.


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