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Funding opportunities for new doctoral students from China

Find out about the funding resources available to help you fund your postgraduate research and study as a new doctoral student from China.

China Scholarship Council: University of Bath PhD programme

The programme offers funding to students from China.


You can apply for the China Scholarship Council (CSC): University of Bath PhD programme if you are a Chinese citizen who wants to study at the University of Bath.

Scholarship value

Scholarships include funding for travel between China and the UK, a stipend to cover living costs and international tuition fees. The duration of each scholarship will be up to 48 months.


Eligibility criteria

Find out if you are eligible for this award.


You must:

  • be a citizen and permanent resident of the People‚Äôs Republic of China at the time of application. Overseas Chinese students may be eligible for application subject to CSC policy
  • meet the selection criteria set out by CSC

Please see our guide to the CSC-Bath programme for full details of eligibility criteria and the selection process.


Application deadlines

Find out when you should submit your application.


Scheme opened on 1 December 2020.

Closing date for applications: 25 January 2021.

Read more about this funding

See our guide to the CSC-Bath programme

Contact us

If you have any questions about doctoral funding, get in touch.