UCD CSC Scholarship

University College Dublin (UCD) and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) affiliated with the Ministry of Education of China have established a unique scholarship scheme to assist Chinese students to pursue postgraduate research in UCD leading to a PhD.
Open Date 1st November 2019
Close Date 31st January 2020
Status Closed
Value Up to 100% tuition fees

UCD is Ireland's premier university offering a comprehensive range of postgraduate programmes in the humanities and sciences including a number of prestigious interdisciplinary programmes led by world renowned experts. Over 25% of the student body are engaged in postgraduate study and research. UCD is committed to maintaining a high level of research activity and to further developing its’ collaborative links with industry and commerce, and with educational and research institutions internationally.

The CSC endeavors to strengthen the friendship and understanding between Chinese people and those from other countries by promoting the development of educational, scientific, technological and cultural exchanges. Further information about the CSC can be found at www.csc.edu.cn

This scheme is an exciting opportunity for students to benefit from studying in one of Europe’s leading research-driven universities.

Applications are accepted from Chinese students for either:

a) a research visit to UCD for a period of 6 - 24 months as part of their doctoral education;
or
b) a 4 year, funded, full time UCD PhD degree programme in UCD.

Guidelines for the applicants can be found at www.ucd.ie/graduatestudies/feesfundingandscholarships/scholarships/chinascholarshipinformation/

Please note that UCD Belfield programmes run in conjunction with UCD Smurfit School - MSc in Biotechnology and Business, MSc in Biotherapeutics and Business and MSc in International Law and Business - are not eligible for Scholarships.

Scholarships Notice

Candidates may apply for a number of scholarships, if they are successful in attaining more than one scholarship, however, they may only accept one scholarship bursary. Scholarship bursaries cannot be added together or combined. They will be awarded the higher amount. Candidates cannot transfer or use one scholarship or bursary between or against another programme. Scholarships and bursaries are also not allowed to be deferred to a future academic year, it is only applicable and awarded to the student for the year they are offered a place in UCD Smurfit. If a student, subsequently, decides to defer their offer they will lose their scholarship or bursary and be required to apply in the future.

Please note that UCD Belfield programmes run in conjunction with UCD Smurfit School - MSc in Biotechnology and Business, MSc in Biotherapeutics and Business and MSc in International Law and Business - are not eligible for Scholarships.UCD Smurfit School Scholarships are not applicable to courses in UCD Smurfit Executive Development or UCD Belfield campus.

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