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China Scholarship Council
The China Scholarship Council (CSC) is a government agency in China which provides scholarships to students for doctoral and postdoctoral studies abroad. These scholarships will be awarded to students across a wide range of disciplines. Note that CSC competitions are closed for 2020-2021 academic year.
CSC Scholarship (PhD) Eligibility
The CSC scholarship provides approximately $2,200/CAD 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.
The full eligibility criteria for the China Scholarship Council funding is available on the CSC website.
You may be eligible to apply for a CSC Scholarship (PhD) if you:
- Plan to be enrolled full-time in a graduate program leading to a Doctoral degree at Simon Fraser University
- Are a Chinese citizen living in China. If you are currently studying outside of China, you need to contact the Education Office of the Embassy or Consulate of the People's Republic of China in Canada to find out how to apply.
- Meet the minimum academic and English language requirements of the SFU graduate program to which you wish to apply.
Canadian Graduate Scholarships
Additional study options for CSC Scholarships at SFU:
Visiting Doctoral Student
The CSC provides a scholarship for up to 24 months, 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. Learn more →
If you wish to come for a short-term visit, please see how to apply as a visiting graduate research student.
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. Learn more about becoming a Postdoctoral Fellow at SFU →
CSC Scholarship PhD Application Process and Deadlines
If you meet the eligibility criteria for the CSC Scholarship PhD, you must follow all regular application procedures for admission to SFU, as follows:
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