Great Britain-China Educational Trust Awards, UK

The Great Britain-China Educational Trust (GBCET) is accepting applications for the Educational Awards for studying PhD programme and Chinese language (spoken or written). Only Chinese or British citizens are invited to apply. Expired 278 days ago, try next time!

Award Value
Chinese Students Awards: Awards are granted up to £3,000 but the most common amount awarded is between £1,500-£2,000.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD programme and Chinese language (spoken or written) in any offered fields.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in UK.

Eligibility and Criteria
Chinese Students Awards:

  • Chinese nationality (from the PRC inc. Hong Kong) studying for a PhD in any subject at a UK university. Students must have started their third year before they are eligible to submit their application.
  • Students may apply twice for the award, but must wait a year before trying again. Successful awardees cannot apply again. Awards are not renewable.

Chinese Language Awards

  • British nationality postgraduate students (in any subject) who are normally resident in the UK and enrolled in a British university.
  • Candidates must be seeking funding for the study of the Chinese language (spoken or written) as a taught element of their degree OR for Chinese language training which is not built in to their degree but which would aid their research, e.g. PhD courses. In the latter case, funding is considered for British PhD students giving conference papers in China, or travelling to China to pursue essential doctoral research.
  • Applicants whose principle degree course does not include language training as integral to the course (usually PhD courses) must also provide proof of enrolment on to a language course.
  • Language instruction will be undertaken in Britain, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, or Singapore.
  • British nationality students enrolled on a postgraduate course in a PRC, Hong Kong, or Taiwanese university will be considered but preference will be given to applicants enrolled and based at a British university.
  • Applicants must have started their degree and provide proof of their matriculation.
  • No previous knowledge of Chinese is required to be eligible.
  • If unsuccessful, after a year candidates may re-apply for the award, once only. Successful awardees cannot apply again. Awards are not renewable.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only UK and Chinese citizens may apply this program.

Website and Application Link

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