ENS – China Scholarship Council (CSC) PhD Scholarship Program in France

Applications for the ENS-China Scholarship Council (CSC) Doctoral Scholarship program are now accepted. This program is available for students of China who wish to pursue doctoral degree at Ecole Normale Supérieure in Rennes, France. Expires in 67 days!

Scholarship Description
The Écoles Normales Supérieures (ENS) Group has signed a cooperation agreement with the China Scholarship Council – CSC, providing funding for 30 PhD students for the whole ENS group (Paris, Paris-Saclay, Lyon, Rennes), on the basis of a selection by the ENS and by the CSC.

Award Value
The scholarship is awarded for a time period of up to 4 years maximum for the amount of 1200 €/month. Jointly supervised PhD projects are given priority. In this case the scholarship is awarded only for the time spent in France.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD degree in all fields in correlation with departments teaching and research at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Rennes.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in France.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Candidates must be of Chinese nationality and be living in China at the time of application.
  • Successful candidates commit to returning to China upon completion of the PhD after the viva voce defense or after a postdoctoral period abroad (with permission from the CSC).
  • Candidates must fulfill all admission and selection requirements put forth by ENS Rennes; they must prove to have a very good level in English and for certain domains in Human Sciences a very good level in French (B2 or C1 level).
  • PhD students will be hosted within one of the ENS Rennes partner laboratories

Applicants’ Nationality
Only Chinese students are welcome to apply.

Submission Deadline
20 February 2o19.

Website and Application Link