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 graduate studies at the Doctoral (PhD) level.
There are three study options for CSC Scholarships at SFU:
- Full PhD: The CSC scholarship provides $1600 per month and travel expenses. SFU provides funding equivalent to the cost of tuition up to 48 months (PhD) under the condition that the CSC’s support is secured. See details below.
- Visiting Doctoral Student (Visiting Graduate Research Students): 1 year scholarship for students who are currently registered in a PhD program in China to visit SFU for research purposes. The CSC scholarship provides $1600 per month and travel expenses. 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. (3-12 month scholarship for individuals who hold a PhD degree to obtain further research training at SFU). The CSC scholarship provides $1600 per month and travel expenses. 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
Eligibility: Selected successful recipients of the China Scholarship Council funding are eligible to receive a tuition waiver.
Looking for a Supervisor?
If you are interested in becoming a Full PhD student or a Visiting Doctoral Student at SFU, please see this list of faculty members currently seeking students for fall 2016.
The departments represented on this list include Chemistry, Math, Engineering Science, Mechatronics Systems Engineering, Computing Science, Education and Economics.
This list is not exhaustive and there are many other faculty members looking for students that are not included here. As well, some faculty members may have already identified candidates so please contact them directly to find out if they are still looking for students.