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Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Scholarships for PhD in China

Applications are invited for Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Scholarships for PhD in China. Applications are open for international students to pursue PhD for the 2018-19 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : Always open
Study in : China
Providers : Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Course Level : PhD
Field of Study : All Subjects

Benefits of Scholarships for PhD in China:

Specific funded PhD projects are available that have a scholarship covering the tuition fee and a monthly stipend of RMB 3,500 for maximum three years. The scholarship for these projects is awarded based not only on your past academic record, but also on an assessment of your chosen topic and the likelihood of you completing a PhD in the time allocated.

Students who are awarded an XJTLU PhD scholarship are required to work as Teaching Assistants (300 – 500 hours in one academic year) during the scholarship funded period, which is an excellent opportunity to develop academic skills.

Eligibility for Scholarships for PhD in China: 

  • Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available for international students.Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

    The University accept a wide variety of academic qualifications for entry onto our PhD programme. The typical minimum entry requirement is a UK undergraduate (bachelors) degree with honours at a first or upper second class level in an appropriate field of study. Equivalent overseas degrees are also accepted.

    Normal entry requirements for Chinese applicants include an undergraduate degree with a minimum grade of 80 percent or a masters degree from a recognised Chinese university. The minimum grade required will vary depending on the ranking of your university.

    Some PhD programmes, however, have additional entry requirements so you should check individual programmes for specific information. Please check the specific requirements in each subject area.

    If your degree certificate and university transcript are written in another language other than English, you need to have them verified, translated into English and notarised.

    English Language Requirements for the Scholarships for PhD in China: Applicants whose first language is not English or have not studied at degree level in English are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English. So, if you received your degree from a Chinese university, for example, and the teaching was not in English, proof of English language ability is needed.

    Applicants who have been awarded a bachelor or masters degree in English speaking countries (from the list defined by UKVI) within two years (from the date awarded the degree to the start date of PhD programme) are exempt from the English language requirement.

    Successful completion of the XJTLU/University of Liverpool degree programme at XJTLU taught in English medium satisfies the University’s English Language requirements. Please note this only valid for two years from the date awarded the degree to the start date of the PhD programme.


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