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CSC UTS PhD scholarship


Tuition Fees depends on each course - Up to 4 years

UTS funded top-up scholarship for duration of CSC stipend





The joint China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) are collaborating to provide scholarships to qualified students from the People's Republic of China to undertake high quality research education and study at UTS.

UTS is offering tuition fee scholarships each year to students from the People's Republic of China who are recipients of the CSC Scholarship for full PhD studies at UTS, including dual doctoral degree.

A UTS funded top-up scholarship will be provided to supplement the stipend paid by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship. The top-up stipend raises the amount received by the scholarship holder to the rate of the Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend rate in the year in which the scholarships commences.

More information is available at the China Scholarship Council Website.

Who is eligible?

Applicants must:

  • Be Chinese citizens or permanent residents of China;
  • Have received an unconditional offer of admission to the UTS PhD program;
  • Intend to pursue a PhD in one of the priority academic research areas identified by CSC and/or within the UTS Research Focus Areas.

Additional eligibility criteria can be found on China Scholarship Council Website: (Chinese Language) (opens an external site).


Selection process

The final selection for the joint CSC-UTS Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Scholarship will be made by CSC on the basis of academic merit.

How to apply

To be considered for a UTS CSC-IRS PhD Scholarship, please apply by the following application deadlines and refer to external website CSC:

15 January 2021  for 2021 Research Session 2 intake (formally known as Spring) 

UTS Application Process:
CSC applicants have to submit an application to UTS Graduate Research School by the application deadline. Please indicate on the application your sponsor is CSC and that you are applying for a CSC scholarship in the free text box.

CSC Application Process:
After you have followed the UTS application process, you will then need to apply for the CSC scholarship by their application deadline found on their website.

Need more information? Contact...

UTS Graduate Research School
Phone: +61 2 9514 1336
New research students: UTS Research and Teaching website
Currently enrolled research students: UTS Staff Connect