Most prestigious scholarship for PhD Studies in China is offered by CAS in collaboration with TWAS. Scholars of CAS-TWAS receives high stipends per month.
Total number of slots each year which CAS-TWAS Scholarship intakes are up-to 200 globally, which also includes 60 under developed countries. Total study duration is up-to 4 years for CAS-TWAS scholarship winners with possible travel grant.
Deadline to apply for CAS-TWAS is 31 March each year. Following programs are being offered:
Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Biological Systems and Organisms
Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Age limitation also applicable which is up-to 35 years.
No sandwich option available.
As per Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) commitment only non-Chinese citizens are accepted to study in Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) or in institutes of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in China.
Steps To Apply Online for CAS-TWAS China Fellowship
After successful reach to supervisors, send your research plan, cv and other documents to professors and ask them if they accepts you as their student. Remind your professor that he’ll fill some part of your CAS-TWAS application in later stages.
Document list required by CAS-TWAS Fellowship: — Download CAS-TWAS application form from below two links, fill em up and leave supervisor section empty for your supervisor to fill in. CAS-TWAS Form ACAS-TWAS Form B
— Now remind your professor to fill his section in your application with sign and Stamp, afterwards ask him to upload that part in CAS-TWAS online application system.
— [Optional] Produce two referees, preference will be given to TWAS members who knows you. Your supervisor will never be considered as referee.
Other Documents: — Transcript of bachelor and Master notarized copy only together with notarized copy of both bachelor and master degrees.
— Any evidence of your English language proficiency [IETLS, TOFEL or English Certificate]
— CV which must entails details regarding your research/pre-research
— Passport Copy, [Must have at-least 2 years expiry remaining]
— Research Proposal Detailed
— Copies of full Abstract pages required of 5 published papers [Maximum]
— Medical physical examination Form [Download below] Medical Form for CAS-TWAS
Submit all documents in CAS-TWAS online application system
Send scanned copies of all documents to Supervisor
Ask Supervisor to produce hard copies of your documents including application for, then he must fill his portion and then supervisor send the application to USTC or UCAS scholarship office before deadline.
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