China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarships

  • PHD
  • research scholarship
  • 31 January 2023

Applications for PhD candidature are invited from research areas including but not limited to: • Oceanography, marine, Antarctic, maritime, fisheries and aquaculture, including associated research in international policy and law • Geosciences including igneous petrology, geochemistry, melt/fluid inclusion research, volcanology, structural geology, tectonics, geophysics, ore petrology and geo-metallurgy • Agricultural research maximising the sustainable economic development of agricultural industries including dairy production, extensive agriculture, perennial horticulture, vegetable production and food safety, and addressing whole-of-industry issues, including biosecurity and climate change • Separation science research encompassing monolithic stationary phases, the development of new hyphenated and multidimensional separations, biomarkers for the Tasmania Devil Facial Tumour Disease, studies on stationary phase selectivity and capacity, retention modelling in ion chromatography and applications • Health and medical research including immunology, epidemiology, dementia and disease prevention • Fine, creative and performing arts, and musical performance and composition


Applications will be accepted from applicants who have graduated from Chinese universities and institutions to study for a University of Tasmania (UTAS) PhD degree, who meet eligibility requirements as prescribed by China Scholarship Council (CSC) and UTAS in accordance with rules and policies. If the successful candidate completes the requirements of the designated program and successfully defends their dissertation, they will be conferred with a Doctor of Philosophy degree by UTAS.

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The China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the University of Tasmania are jointly offering PhD research scholarships to students from the People's Republic of China (PRC).


When applying applicants should note the following steps and key dates: • Identify your chosen project via the Available Projects page and apply via the apply now link in the advertisement • Notify your proposed Supervisor of your intention to apply for a CSC Scholarship by Friday 20th January (note this step is important so your application may be identified early) • When submitting your full application, please specify that you are applying for CSC Scholarship • Applicants must submit their full application to UTAS by COB Tuesday 31st January • If successful with UTAS, an offer letter will be issued by COB Friday 10th February and be conditional on the candidate receiving a China Scholarships Council scholarship

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