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Xiamen University PhD Scholarships

The University of Southampton has a partnership with Xiamen University. Each year we offer several fully-funded PhD scholarships to students from the university.

Level of study

This scholarship is for postgraduate PhD study.

Subject areas

This scholarship is for study across a variety of subject areas.

What is covered

This scholarship covers full tuition fee costs for each year of your PhD programme.

Who can apply

To apply for this scholarship you must:

How to apply

If you’re interested in this scholarship, we recommend you apply before the end of December.

  1. Identify a suitable PhD programme
  2. Contact the Faculty PhD Admissions team to discuss a suitable project and/or potential supervisor for the research topic, and any deadline for applications
  3. Make a PhD application to the University of Southampton using the online postgraduate application form, including appropriate documents and a research proposal if required
  4. Allow sufficient time for the Admissions team to process the application and make a decision.
  5. To be nominated, candidates must either have received an offer of a PhD place or have firm confirmation of support from a potential supervisor and made an application
  6. Apply to the Talent Service Office at Xiamen University. Only applicants who are selected and nominated by the Talent Office will be eligible

We’ll review all the nominations and select final candidates. Xiamen University will nominate suitable candidates for CSC scholarships. Scholarships will be confirmed once successful candidates can demonstrate they have secured funding for their living costs from the CSC or other funding organisation.

Further information

You can find more information about this scholarship on the Chinese Scholarship Council’s website. You can also read the Xiamen Scholarships Applicant Guidance (PDF, 495kB).

To discuss this scholarship, you can contact:

Ms. Crystal Lai
Talent Service Office, Human Resources Office, Xiamen University
personnel@xmu.edu.cn

Zoe Carroll
International Office, University of Southampton
international-scholarships@soton.ac.uk

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