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University of Otago China Scholarship Council Doctoral Scholarship

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ValueTuition fee waiver for up to 4 years, full time study only and a top-up of the China Scholarship Council Scholarship monthly stipend to the value of an University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship stipend
Number offeredVaries - the scholarship will be offered subject to available funds
Closing dateApplicants can apply anytime


Established in 2016 in conjunction with the China Scholarship Council, this scholarship provides a tuition fee waiver for up to 4 years, for full-time PhD study and a supplementary stipend to ensure that each China Scholarship Council doctoral scholarship student receives the stipend equivalent in value to that received by recipients of a standard University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship.  This scholarship is open to PhD candidates supported by the China Scholarship Council.

Applicants must be:

  • obtaining their first Doctoral qualification
  • supported by the China Scholarship Council

Further information on how to apply for this scholarship is available elsewhere on this website.


Download the University of Otago Postgraduate Research Scholarship Regulations.