The new Confucius China Studies Program (CCSP) PhD Fellowships Admission has now launched for the academic year 2018-2019. Applicants can apply for one of the two programmes i.e. Sino-foreign Joint Research PhD Fellowship and Sino-foreign cooperative training PhD” project.

Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Eligible Nationalities: Non-Chinese citizens are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have been:

  • Non-Chinese citizens.
  • Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) is required to reach level 5, with the same level of proficiency in Chinese is preferred.

Method of Application: Log on to to submit an online application and send the original and all other application materials to the Confucius Institute Headquarters.

Application Materials:

  • One notarized copy of transcripts, degree certificates and Chinese translations during undergraduate and master study.
  • 2 letters of recommendation in the field of experts.
  • Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) transcripts.
  • Master’s thesis abstracts and other research results.
  • PhD program.
  • Confucius Institute recommended a letter to give priority. (Please send the application materials to first and write a recommendation letter after we review it.)

Scholarship Link

Scholarship Application Deadline: February 13, 2018