The China Scholarship Council (CSC) - University of Melbourne PhD Scholarship was established to promote international collaboration and is awarded to mainland Chinese citizens wishing to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at the University of Melbourne.
Up to 45 scholarships are awarded per year.
There is a two stage application process. The first stage involves you applying on-line to the University for entry to the PhD. The second stage involves those applicants who receive an offer of a PhD place (and a tuition fee scholarship offer) then applying formally to the CSC for the living allowance portion of the scholarship. The University’s PhD place offer and the tuition fee scholarship offer will need to be included with the CSC application.
Applying to the University of Melbourne for entry to the PhD
You must submit an online application for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) course you wish to apply for by the closing date. Under the Financial Support Requirement of the application, indicate that you have applied for, or plan to apply for, a Chinese Scholarship Council scholarship.
Once you have submitted your PhD application, you will automatically considered for the CSC - University of Melbourne PhD Scholarship.
The University of Melbourne aims to notify applicants of the outcome of their applications within four weeks of receiving the application. For more information about the application process please refer to the Graduate Research brochure.
Applying to the CSC
If you receive an offer of a PhD place from the University and also an offer of a tuition fee scholarship from the University as part of the China Scholarship Council - University of Melbourne PhD Scholarship, you will need to apply separately to the CSC for the living allowance benefit of the scholarship as follows:
Seek approval to submit a scholarship application to the CSC from either your university in China, or from the nearest Consulate of the People's Republic of China if you are currently living outside the Chinese mainland.
Apply to the CSC for a living allowance scholarship to support you while undertaking the PhD at the University of Melbourne. You should follow the CSC guidelines and apply for the living allowance scholarship through the Agreements Channel. The CSC application period opens on 20 March 2018 and closes on 5 April 2018.
For further information, visit the CSC website.
For further information about eligibility, application and selection requirements, please contact Carmella Prideaux firstname.lastname@example.org or Wai-Ling Michener at email@example.com
For information about the CSC living allowance portion of the CSC - University of Melbourne PhD Scholarship please refer to the CSC website.
Download the Graduate Research brochure