China Scholarship Council

Graduate Research School

 There are two types of CSC Scholarship Program:

  1. CSC Doctoral Degree Program -   If candidates receive a TFS offer from UNSW, they are required to provide their unconditional admission and scholarship offer to the China Scholarship Council.  Please see above link for CSC application process.
  2. CSC Joint-Training Program

Applicants should follow the instructions below according to which scholarship they have been awarded or will be applying for.

CSC Doctoral Degree Program

Applications for Semester 2, 2017 Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) for CSC Scholarships are now closed.

Please see our Key Dates page for relevant closing and document deadline dates.

 To apply for the TFS for CSC:

  • Step 1 - International Scholarship Guidelines (see related documents): You must read this guideline before applying.
  • Step 2 - Apply for Admission and Scholarship (see related links): Follow the instructions on our How to Apply page. Please ensure you apply for the correct CSC scholarship round during the online application. Applying for TFS/CSC ensures you will also be considered for the UNSW scholarships Round 1.
  • Supporting documents are to be submitted during the online application. Proof of supervisor contact, research proposal and all transcripts are required before the application deadline. Proof of English is required by the proof of English deadline. Some documentation is not required at application stage, such as proof of completion of your degree, and we can make a conditional offer to you pending these outstanding documents. 
  • Step 4 - Apply to CSC: Once you have an unconditional admission and scholarship offer, you can apply to CSC.  Please ensure you read the appropriate instructions regarding application times and guidelines


CSC Joint-Training Program

This applies to postgraduate researchers currently enrolled in a doctoral program in a Chinese partner University who plan to visit UNSW for between 6- 12 months. Candidates are expected to return to their home University in China after this joint training for their dissertation defence and degree awarding. 

Applicants should visit the 
Professional Practicum Student Program page for more information and application instructions.