China Scholarship Council (CSC) scholarship

Accepting applications

Value: Tuition fees paid for up to 48 months and other expenses paid at the discretion of the CSC

Study Level: Postgraduate (Research)

Subject Area: Any

Closing Date: Closing dates are provided by the CSC

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the University of Waikato have agreed to collaborate on a designated doctoral (PhD) programme which is offered to excellent students from China.  Further details on this scholarship may be found here.

Admission into the PhD programme at the University of Waikato is required. Please check the School of Graduate Research application advice on how to apply for admission into the PhD programme.


The programme aims to foster long-term research cooperation between the University of Waikato and Chinese universities. Students who receive a scholarship are provided with a living allowance as prescribed by the Chinese government for the term of the scholarship, return airfare to New Zealand by the most economical route, student visa and the cost of health insurance.