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China (mainland) / Scholarships

Students from China may apply for a Chevening Scholarship for taught master’s courses or for China Scholarship Council for PhD programmes.

The University of Manchester is pleased to continue the formal partnership with the China Scholarship Council to develop high calibre research collaborations between UK and Chinese universities and research institutions. We offer a prestigious Joint Scholarship Programme with the China Scholarship Council for PhD study (PDF document, 350KB) with up to 30 scholarships being supported per academic year, across our three Faculties as below:

The 2018 Joint Scholarship Scheme is now open and the deadline for applications is 31 January 2018. You can view a flyer for the scheme below.

Please contact Shemsah Farooq, International Officer, International Relations, at with any questions. 

Furthermore, each year the University attracts more than £250 million of research funding from external sources and we invest a further £96 million of our own funds into research. We are among the top three universities for grant funding from the main UK engineering, science and bioscience research councils. We offer a range of funding opportunities for PhD applicants, including: