The Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) is inviting applications for CSC-Leiden University Joint Scholarship Programme. The scholarship is open to Chinese students for pursuing PhD and research programme at Leiden University.
The aim of the Scholarship is to developed research programmes and give support to Chinese researchers.
Leiden University was founded in 1575 and is one of Europe’s leading international research universities. It has seven faculties in the arts, sciences and social sciences, spread over locations in Leiden and The Hague. The University has over 5,500 staff members and 25,800 students. The motto of the University is ‘Praesidium Libertatis’ – Bastion of Freedom.
Scholarship is awarded to graduated master students with the Chinese nationality, who want to take a full PhD or visit Leiden University for research purposes.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing full PhD and research programme.
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in these subjects:
Scholarship Award: The CSC scholarship cover the following:
Scholarship can be taken in the Netherlands
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
Nationality: The students of China can apply for this scholarship.
College Admission Requirement:
Entrance Requirement: The specifics of the admission requirements and procedures are set by each Graduate School
English Language Requirement: Leiden University accepts the following English language tests:
How to Apply: Application procedure for an acceptance letter of Leiden University.
|1||Find a supervisor
A PhD at Leiden takes four years of research and consists of independent and original research under the supervision of a professor.
|2||Admission Graduate school
Leiden University’s PhD programmes are focused within 8 separate Graduate Schools. For admission procedures please contact the relevant Graduate School.
Ask your supervisor to write an acceptance letter for you, using the acceptance letter format full PhD study (Word) or acceptance letter format visiting PhD researcher (Word)The letter must be signed by your promotor/supervisor and printed on Leiden University letterhead paper.
|6 March 2017|
|4||Copy acceptance letter
You will receive the signed acceptance letter by scanned email via your supervisor. A copy will be sent to the Scholarship Team by your supervisor.
|13 March 2017|
|5||Apply for the CSC scholarship
Apply for the CSC scholarship.
An essential document for the application is the acceptance letter mentioned under step 4. Please visit the CSC website for the additional documents that you need for the scholarship application.
|Between 20 March and 5 April 2017|
|6||List of suitable candidates
The Scholarship Team will provide the China Scholarship Council with the list of suitable candidates to be considered for the scholarship programme.
|20 March 2017|
The decision on the scholarship application will be communicated by the China Scholarship Council directly to the student and to the Scholarship Team
|End of May 2017|
All practical arrangements relatied to the arrival and stay of the selected candidates (such as visa, accommodation, work space etc.) are the responsibility of the PhD candidate, the Leiden University supervisor and the Leiden University Faculty/Department/Institute/Graduate School contact person.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 6, 2017.