Monash University-China Scholarship Council (CSC) Joint Scholarship

  • PHD
  • 31 January 2023

This joint scholarship program seeks to attract high-quality Chinese students to undertake their PhD with Monash University. Long-term research co-operation between Monash and research-intensive Chinese universities is a significantly important aim of the program.

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You must meet the following criteria: • satisfy CSC's selection criteria ; • meet Monash's competitive scholarship selection process requirements; and • meet Monash's English language proficiency requirements. If you are a current Monash PhD student, you are also welcome to apply for this program. Please contact your faculty Graduate Research office directly to indicate your interest. Selection criteria: Monash scholarships are very competitive and are awarded based on your academic record, any research outputs and prior research experience.

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The China Scholarship Council (CSC) will provide: • an annual living allowance; • Overseas Student Health Cover; • return airfare between China and Melbourne; and • visa application fees. In addition, Monash University will provide (for up to a maximum of 4 years): • a faculty full tuition fee sponsorship; and • a supplementary (top up) living allowance up to the RTP Stipend rate to support students whilst in Australia.


As applications are due no later than 31 January, you should initiate your application to Monash as early as October. If successful, you will receive your offer from Monash (usually no later than 01 March), after which you may then submit your application for funding to CSC. Please ensure you read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline. If you are a new applicant, you must have obtained an Expression of Interest (EOI) from the relevant faculty before starting your application.

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