China Scholarship Council
Simon Fraser University is honoured to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) which will provide joint funding for students pursuing studies at Simon Fraser University.
There are three study options for CSC Scholarships at SFU:
- CSC Scholarship (PhD): The CSC scholarship provides approximately $1,700 per month and travel expenses to entering PhD students. SFU provides a tuition waiver up to 48 months under the condition that the CSC’s support is secured. See below for more information about the CSC Scholarship (PhD) at SFU.
- Visiting Doctoral Student: the CSC provides a 1 year scholarship, valued at approximately $1,600 per month, for students who are currently registered in a PhD program in China to visit SFU for research purposes. SFU provides no additional funding, unless agreed to by the SFU research supervisor. If you wish to come for a short-term visit, please see how to apply as a visiting graduate research student.
- Postdoctoral Fellow: The CSC provides 3-12 month scholarship, valued at approximately $1,600 per month, for individuals who hold a PhD degree to obtain further research training at SFU. If you wish to visit SFU as a postdoctoral fellow, positions may be listed on individual departments' websites or on faculty members' websites.
At a Glance
SFU-China Scholarship Council Agreement for Doctoral Students.
Eligibility: Selected successful recipients of the China Scholarship Council funding are eligible to receive a tuition waiver.
Process: Apply for admission to SFU first, apply for CSC Scholarship second.