CSC-VUB Doctoral and Postdoctoral Scholarships for Chinese Researchers, 2019  “Apply Now”

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CSC-VUB Doctoral and Postdoctoral Scholarships | CSC-VUB is a research-led university that has been making a difference. Our diverse and welcoming community thrives on exploration and discovery, with a balance of excellent teaching and research, alongside a superb quality of life.

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CSC-VUB Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: From November 30, 2018, to February 18, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue doctoral as well as a postdoctoral programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study any of the courses offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: Based on the agreement between VUB and CSC, these scholarships include a monthly allowance for the allocated period & international flight offered by CSC, and tuition fee waiver & health insurance offered by VUB (Note: the insurance is only provided for full PhD or jointly-supervised PhD students).
  • Nationality: Scholarships are available to Chinese researchers.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Belgium

CSC-VUB Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available to Chinese researchers.


Entrance Requirements: Who can apply for a full PhD?

  • You must have Chinese nationality, and meet eligibility requirements of CSC:
  • And you are a last-year Master student from a Chinese university (4-year scholarship)
  • Or a last-year Master student from a university outside of China (4-year scholarship)
  • Or a student who already obtained a Master degree (4-year scholarship)
  • Or a first-year PhD student currently enrolled in a university outside of China  (3-year scholarship)

The VUB-CSC scholarship programme offers two kinds of jointly supervised PhD programmes:

  • Jointly supervised PhD without a PhD degree from VUB(equivalent to the PhD exchange or guest student at VUB).
  • Jointly supervised PhD for the student who wishes to obtain double PhD degrees from both VUB and his/her home universityin China based on the agreement between two universities and two supervisors. In this case, an agreement will be signed between two promoters (or supervisors) at VUB and Chinese university for a specific PhD student. The application follows the same procedure as a PhD candidate mentioned above. Please feel free to contact us for more information.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.


CSC-VUB Application Procedure

Please send an e-mail, mentioning ‘CSC Postdoc Application’ or ‘CSC Visiting Scholars Application’  in the subject, with attachments of your CV in English, a motivation letter the topic of research you are interested in and a short description of your research topic. We will then match your request with a corresponding research group at VUB. If you already have a VUB promoter, please inform us the name of the promoter, research topic and duration via email.

  1. Please check if you meet the requirement for this scholarship according to the CSC regulation “National Construction High-Level University Public School Graduate Program Selection Method” (only in Chinese)
  2. Find a PhD topic and contact of professors/promotors (download the excel file with all information by clicking “list of PhD topics” in this page:
  3. Start the online application as from 30 Nov 2018.

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