Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) jointly invite applications for ‘President’s Postgraduate Fellowship Program’ for PhD candidates from developing countries. The major objective of the fellowship program is to offer PhD students of developing countries (except China) an opportunity to pursue postgraduate degree at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) or Institutes of CAS around China.
The fellowship is full tuition waiver with a monthly stipend of RMB 7,000 or RMB 8,000 (for accommodation, living expenses, local travel expenses and health insurance).
Eligibility Criteria –
Applicants must be a citizen of a developing country other than China and maximum 35 years of age on 31 December 2014.
Applicants must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in China or in any developed country.
Applicants must hold a master degree before the beginning of fall semester and meet all the admission criteria for international students of UCAS/USTC.
Applicants must provide evidence that s/he will return to their home country on completion of their studies in China.
Applicants must provide proof of English and Chinese language knowledge.
Complete application includes notarized photocopy of the certificate of highest university degree held, proof of knowledge of English and/or Chinese language, notarized photocopy of transcripts of previous higher education, Curriculum Vitae, detailed research proposal, copy of passport, photocopies of all the title pages and abstracts of any published academic papers, and completed foreigner physical examination form along with two reference letters.
For more information, please visit CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Call for Applications page.