China Scholarship Council and University of St Andrews PhD Scholarship

The School of History is looking for promising applicants for a PhD scholarship that is jointly offered by the China Scholarship Council and the University of St Andrews. The award includes full university and school fee waivers, and a maintenance grant for living expenses (around £950 per month) for the duration of three to four years of doctoral study.

Applicants must be citizens of, and ordinarily resident in, mainland China; they must submit formal evidence of their language competency (a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 with at least 7.0 in writing, or equivalent); and they must hold, or be working towards, a Master’s degree, with a clear emphasis on the relevant discipline. They must have a minimum of 85% in their first degree and, if available, coursework marks in a Master’s programme that are consistently in the top range of the marking scale.
Candidates are encouraged to contact the China Scholarship Council directly to ascertain whether they satisfy the selection criteria set out by CSC.

In order to be considered in the scholarship competition, candidates must submit an application to the University of St Andrews by 30 November 2015. Please find further information on the application process here.

About standrewshistory
With over forty full time members of staff researching and teaching on European, American and Asian history from the dawn of the Middle Ages to the present day, the School of History at the University of St Andrews has one of the finest faculty and diverse teaching programmes of any School of History in the English speaking world. The School boasts expertise in Mediaeval and Modern History, from S cotland to Byzantium and the Americas to the Middle East and South Asia.Thematic interests include religious history, urban history, transnationalism, historiography and nationalism. The School of History prides itself on small group teaching and tutorials allowing for in depth study and supervision tailored to secure the best from each student. Cutting edge research combined with teaching excellence offer a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment for the study of History.

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