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Strategic Research Scholarships (2018 Entry)

The following PhD scholarships are open to applicants for 2018 entry only.

Aerospace Scholarship

Reference:

18053ARS

 

Length of Scholarship: 

up to 36 months, subject to satisfactory progression

 

Places:

2

 

Closing Date:

16:00, 5 June 2018 (China Time)

 

Belt an Road Initiative Scholarship

Reference:

18053BRI

 

Length of Scholarship: 

up to 36 months, subject to satisfactory progression

 

Places:

3

 

Closing Date:

16:00, 5 June 2018 (China Time)

 

Healthcare Scholarship

Reference:

18053HLC

 

Length of Scholarship: 

up to 36 months, subject to satisfactory progression

 

Places:

3

 

Closing Date:

16:00, 5 June 2018 (China Time)

 

 

*Important Notes:

We welcome top quality applications all year round. You are encouraged to apply for March, June or December but preferably September intake for induction purposes. To ensure you will be able to register on your intended date, please submit your application at least 2 months in advance. Students applying for the Faculty of Business, please click here.

The scholarships are competitive and we advise you to apply as early as possible. It normally takes 5-6 weeks after the closing date for us to process your application.

2018 Application Deadlines and Registration Dates

  Application Deadlines Registration Dates
 Mar Entry  15 Jan 2018  15 Mar 2018
  Jun Entry  15 Apr 2018  15 Jun 2018
 Sep Entry  15 Jul 2018  15 Sep 2018
 Dec Entry  14 Oct 2018  14 Dec 2018

 

The available PhD scholarships cover:

  • Tuition fee
  • on-campus accommodation for PhD candidate only (accommodation type is based on availability, NMI also offers off-campus accommodation)
  • Monthly stipend (RMB3,500)
  • Medical insurance with designate providers
  • All above items are covered for up to 36 months based on satisfactory progression
  • All regulations set out in the UNNC PGR Scholarship Policy apply

In addition to the above scholarship, successful candidates also have the opportunity to carry out paid teaching or research assistant duties at UNNC.

Available PhD research areas:

The above scholarships are to support research projects outlined under the following themes:

Aerospace

Belt and Road Initiative

Healthcare

PhD programme structure

PhD programmes at the UNNC are composed of 3 years research and submission is expected within 3 years for full-time students. PhD supervision is undertaken jointly by academics from University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) and University of Nottingham UK (UNUK).  On successful completion, students will be awarded University of Nottingham PhD degree, and no reference will be made on the degree certificate as to where the degree has been completed. University of Nottingham PhD degree will be accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must have a first class honours undergraduate degree or 65% and above for a Masters’ degree from a British university, or the equivalent from other institutions
  • Applicants must meet the required English language proficiency for the relevant subject area. Please be advised that IELTS 6.5 ( minimum 6.0 in any element) or its equivalent is required for FOSE Faculty scholarship.
  • More details can be found on the ‘entry requirements’ page of the website

How to apply

Please email scanned copies of the following documents to PHDadmissions@nottingham.edu.cn by 16:00 (China time) on the application deadlines. All documents must be in English except the copy of Chinese national ID. If original documents are not in English, a translated English version is required in addition to the original one. An application missing any of the following document (except for English language score) is incomplete and will not be considered.

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  • A completed application form (all fields filled)
  • A research proposal
  • Copies of degree certificates for undergraduate and postgraduate studies (Xueli certificates are required too for applicants from Chinese universities)
  • Official transcripts with marks for all individual modules/courses from undergraduate and postgraduate studies (with official university stamp)
  • English language test score (IELTS/ PTE academic) (not required for native English speakers)
  • Two references (must be emailed directly by the referees)
  • A copy of ID or passport (both sides of an ID card required)
  • An electronic copy of passport-sized photo taken within three months of  this application
  • A copy of your Masters’ dissertation, or a published paper or conference paper, or a sample of your writing work (for applicants to the School of International Studies only)
Please quote the scholarship reference number in your application form if you are applying for this scholarship.

 

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Available Research Areas

Aerospace

Belt and Road Initiative

Healthcare

Useful Links

How to Apply

Entry Requirement

Research Programmes

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