China: 25 Postgraduate Overseas Studentships – Lanzhou University

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Application deadlines: 25th June each year for entry into the autumn term, and 25th October for a spring term commencement.

Founded in 1909 in Lanzhou, capital city of Gansu Province, China, Lanzhou University is one of the key comprehensive universities directly administered by the Education
Ministry. It is rated by the Science Magazine as sixth among the
leading 13 Chinese universities. Lanzhou University is actively
developing international education exchange and cooperation with
universities and organizations in more than 30 countries. From April
2008 and annually, Lanzhou University will receive 65 studentships (40
for undergraduate and 25 for post-graduate) in the Chinese Government
Scholarship Program, designed to enable overseas students to pursue
Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree programmes.

The Overseas Studentship covers all tuition fees, costs of on-campus
accommodation, internship, medical services, one-off settlement subsidy
and intercity return tickets, plus an annual maintenance bursary of
¥13200 (Masters) and ¥16800 (PhD) (maintenance grants equivalent to £700-£1226 sterling, but equivalent in spending power to 10 times these amounts in the UK).

Subjects and disciplines: there is no discipline restriction on these
studentships. Some postgraduate programmes will be jointly
taught/supervised by leading professorial scientists from Lanzhou
University and from several major UK universities.


Overseas applicants for the doctoral degree programme must have
completed a Master’s degree or equivalent course and aged less than 40.
Masters degree applicants must have completed a Bachelor or equivalent degree course and less than 35 years old.

postgraduates are taught/supervised either in English or Chinese, so there is no specific language requirement
for students whose native language is English.

Funding information

Funding applies to: pen to applicants from a range of countries

Contacts and how to apply
Administrative contact and how to apply:
Application deadlines: 25th June each year for entry into the autumn term, and 25th October for a spring term commencement.

How to apply: Application forms can be downloaded from

For further information, please contact:
Admission Office for International Students, School of International Cultural Exchange,
Lanzhou University, 222 South Tianshui Road, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, P. R. China.
Tel: 0086-931-8912853; Fax: 0086-931-8912087


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