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Apply Online for CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Programme 2017

CAS-TWAS President’s PhD Fellowship Programme: CAS-TWAS has announced the President’s Fellowships Programme for year 2017. It is an agreement between the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries.

Up to 200 students/scholars from all over the world will be selected to study in China for doctoral degrees for up to 4 years.

Deadline: 31 March 2017

Partner Organizations: Chinese Academy of Sciences

Country of Study: China

Level of study: Ph.D

Minimum degree held: M.Sc

Duration: Up to 4 years


  1. Agricultural Sciences
  2. Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
  3. Biological Systems and Organisms
  4. Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
  5. Chemical Sciences
  6. Engineering Sciences
  7. Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
  8. Mathematical Sciences
  9. Physics

Age limit: 35

Sandwich option: no

This CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Programme provides students/scholars that are non-Chinese citizens an opportunity to pursue doctoral degrees at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) or Institutes of CAS around China.

CAS, fellowship awardees will receive a monthly stipend (to cover accommodation and other living expenses, local travel expenses and health insurance) of RMB 7,000 or RMB 8,000 from CAS through UCAS/USTC, depending on whether he/she has passed the qualification test arranged by UCAS/USTC for all doctoral candidates after admission.

STEP BY STEP GUIDELINE and all other details can be found through Official Link.


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