China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarships

China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarships 

High achieving students from China are encouraged to study for their PhD at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) through a collaborative agreement with China Scholarship Council (CSC).

The programme aims to encourage research cooperation between the AUT 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 fees, and the cost of health insurance for international students.

These scholarships are available for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme only and are available for up to four years.

How do I apply?

  1. Apply for admission to AUT as soon as possible from September 2017. You must allow sufficient time for your application to be assessed by the University before the CSC scholarships open for application from March 2018. Assessment of applications for admission into the PhD programme may take several months.
  2. Information regarding eligibility for the programme and application requirements for the PhD programme is available from the Graduate Research School
  3. Be sure to mention that you are applying for a CSC scholarships when you apply for admission.
  4. For inquiries about the admission process contact the Graduate Research School at doctoral.and.mphil.admissions@aut.ac.nz
  5. Submit a scholarship application to CSC in March/April 2018. The AUT Offer of Place should be provided to the CSC with your application for a scholarship. Please note that CSC will accept conditional offers.
If AUT determines you are a suitable candidate they will assist with finding a supervisor. You may have already made contact with an AUT academic prepared to be your supervisor, if this is the case then advise the Graduate Research School of this. 

Successful recipients of a CSC scholarship will be notified by CSC from May 2018.

Chinese Government Scholarship - NZ Sudents study at Wuhan University under a CSC scholarship

 In order to attract outstanding students from renowned universities globally, while being supported by Chinese Government and approved by Chinese Scholarship Council, our university would provide full scholarships to excellent students from all over the world for Master’s and Doctoral Programs.

Further information is listed under Wuhan University Scholarships for New Zealand Students in the AUT Scholarships database.


Last updated: 25-Sep-2017 9.12am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.