2016 MOFCOM Scholarship for PhD students

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MOFCOM Scholarship is set up by Ministry of Commerce of People's Republic of China to further strengthen the communication and cooperation between China and other countries as well as to develop talents for developing countries. Starting from 2015, MOFCOM Scholarship mainly sponsors the young and the middle-aged talents from recipient countries to pursue their postgraduate degree education in China and entrusts China Scholarship Council to administer the Scholarship.

MOFCOM Scholarship supports PhD program for 3-4 years. Scholarship winners must register for English-taught program if such program is available. When only Chinese-taught program is available, students should take Chinese language training courses for one to two years before moving on to their degree study.
Each applicant can choose one same major in three universities out of the 26 designated universities as their desired option. CSC will place each applicant in one university only based on their desired option and universities' requirements.

The Scholarship covers:

  • tuition waiver
  • on-campus accommodation
  • stipend: 3500RMB per month per PhD student
  • medical insurance
  • one-time round-trip international air tickets

Application Deadline 30 April.

See more information and details about how to apply at the website of China Scholarship Council.