China Scholarship Council and University of St Andrews Scholarships

Update (2 February 2018): Please note that due to a recent update from the CSC, further changes have been made to some dates in the application process for this scholarship. Please see the ‘How to apply’ section below for more information.

The University of St Andrews has a collaborative agreement with the China Scholarship Council to develop research collaborations between the UK and Chinese universities and research institutions. Funding is available through the China Scholarship Council – University of St Andrews Scholarships (PhD Programmes) to full and joint PhD students who have been offered a place to study a PhD in one of the following study areas:

  • Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Geography and Sustainable Development, Mathematics and Statistics, Medicine, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology and Neuroscience.
  • Arts and Humanities: Economics, Management.

Students studying other subjects may also be considered.

More information about the scholarships can be found in the China Scholarship Council and University of St Andrews Scholarships for PhD Programmes leaflet (PDF) .

Before applying for the China Scholarship Council and University of St Andrews Scholarship, please read the China Scholarship Council’s terms and conditions. During the scholarship application process, you will be asked to confirm that you have read and agree to these terms and conditions.

Dates for University of St Andrews CSC English Language Test will be announced in due course. More information about the test can be found in the two posters on this page.