UNSW joint PhD Scholarships with China Scholarship Council

The UNSW Business School, in collaboration with the China Scholarship Council (CSC), offers a number of scholarships each year to outstanding students from Chinese universities to complete a PhD degree at UNSW.

The UNSW joint PhD Scholarship with the CSC offers:

  • A supplementary living allowance of AU $10,000 per annum for up to 4 years from UNSW Business School
  • Payment of tuition fees for up to 4 years from UNSW
  • A living allowance for up to 4 years from CSC
  • Return economy airfares from CSC

UNSW Business School PhD Program

You will complete a 3 to 4 year program at UNSW Business School, consisting of up to 2 semesters of coursework preparation and a thesis proposal, plus submit a thesis of approximately 80,000 words, which will be examined by external examiners. The PhD program will be undertaken in one of the following disciplines:

We invite applications from students currently enrolled at a Chinese university who are:

  • In the first year of enrolment in a PhD, or
  • Currently enrolled in a Master’s degree, or
  • In the final year of a 4 year undergraduate degree and can provide evidence of prior research experience
  • How to apply

    You need to complete both the UNSW and CSC application procedures. Before applying for CSC funding, you must have an offer of admission and an offer of Tuition Fee Scholarship from UNSW.
    Step 1: Apply for admission to the Business School PhD program

    • Allow sufficient time for your application to be assessed and processed, so the School can identify a potential supervisor for your research if you meet the entry requirements - at least four weeks
    • You must provide evidence that your English language ability meets the minimum requirements for UNSW admission

    Step 2: Apply for a UNSW Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) for CSC Full Doctoral candidates.

    Step 3: Apply for CSC funding

    Next round for the UNSW Tuition Fee Scholarship for CSC Full Doctoral candidates:

    • Semester 2, 2017: is now open and closes on 6 January 2017
    • Proof of English required for scholarship consideration for China Scholarship Round due by 8 February 2017

    For more information on scholarships, please contact the Graduate Research School

"This scholarship has provided me an excellent opportunity to focus on the topic of “distribution and market share” in this world leading business school, and I really enjoy the working experiences in such a friendly academic environment here."

Yutian ShenPhD In School of Marketing
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2016 CSC-UNSW Australia Business School Scholarships