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Research Scholarships (PhD only)

Cardiff University International Scholarship Fund

Full PhD fee awards are available to international students across a range of subject areas.

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China Scholarship Council: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

The China Scholarship Council funds Chinese university students to study overseas for PhD degrees in the fields of science and technology. CSC awards typically cover air fares and living costs for up to four years.

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences offers a number of scholarships providing tuition fee waivers for successful China Scholarship Council students.

Applicants should apply to the China Scholarship Council for sponsorship in accordance with the CSC guidance.  To apply for a tuition fee waiver from Cardiff University College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, applicants should email our admissions team ahss-scholarships@cardiff.ac.uk the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • Brief description of the proposed research project;
  • Details of any research publications (if appropriate);
  • The name of your proposed supervisor (if you have already discussed a proposal with a member of staff).

Applications should be received by Monday 7 March. Successful candidates will be asked to complete an official application in order to receive an unconditional offer letter from the University and confirmation that tuition fees will be waived on gaining CSC sponsorship.

China Scholarship Council: Biomedical & Life Sciences

The China Scholarship Council funds Chinese university students to study overseas for PhD degrees in the fields of science and technology.  CSC awards typically cover air fares and living costs for up to four years.

The College of Biomedical and Life Sciences is offering two scholarships providing tuition fee waivers for successful China Scholarship Council students.

Applicants should apply to the China Scholarship Council for sponsorship in accordance with the CSC guidance.  To apply for a tuition fee waiver from Cardiff College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, applicants should first identify an area of research that aligns with the College Research Themes and send the following to relevant Schools in the College:

  • A completed application form which must include:
    - Brief description of the proposed research project;
    - Details of any research publications (if appropriate);
    - The name of your proposed supervisor (if you have already discussed a proposal with a member of staff).
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Applications should be sent to BLS@cardiff.ac.uk by Friday, 11 March. Successful candidates will be asked to complete an official application in order to receive an unconditional offer letter from the University and confirmation that tuition fees will be waived on gaining CSC sponsorship.

China Scholarship Council: Physical Sciences and Engineering

The China Scholarship Council funds Chinese university students to study overseas for PhD degrees in the fields of science and technology. CSC awards typically cover air fares and living costs for up to four years.

The College of Physical Sciences and Engineering offers a number of scholarships providing tuition fee waivers for successful China Scholarship Council students.

Please contact the Postgraduate Research Office within the Academic School you are applying to for further details on how to apply.

Commonwealth Scholarship Programme (General)

Postgraduate applicants from developing Commonwealth countries only.

  • Fees: Contact Commonwealth Scholarship Commission for further information.

  • Stipend: Contact Commonwealth Scholarship Commission for further information.

Applications should be made through the nominating agency in your home country. There is a nominating agency for Commonwealth Scholarships in each Commonwealth country. For full details please visit The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

The CSC expects all Commonwealth Scholarship candidates to be nominated by an approved nominating agency/university/university body, and to have completed an application form using our Electronic Application System (EAS). Full details of how to access the Electronic Application System (EAS) can be found on The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website as above.

Please do ensure that you check with the nominating agency in your home country for the relevant deadlines for your application.

This award is now closed for 2016 applications.

Commonwealth Scholarships are a joint initiative between the UK government-funded Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and UK universities. Scholarships are available for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK.

Please note that Cardiff University does not administer this scholarship, and that all eligibility enquiries and applications should all be directed to the Commonwealth Association or the British Council within your home countries. For further information please see The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

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