China (mainland) / Scholarships
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 (PDF, 812KB) with the China Scholarship Council for PhD study. Up to 52 scholarships will be supported per academic year, across our three Faculties as below:
- 40 PhD tuition-fee waivers for subjects within the Faculty of Science and Engineering
- Six PhD tuition-fee waivers for subjects within the Faculty of Humanities
- Six PhD tuition-fee waivers for subjects within the Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health
The current application deadline for September 2023 entry is Tuesday, 17 January 2023.
How to apply
Download our Joint Scholarship Programme guidance (PDF, 812KB) for more information and details on how to apply.
Contact Shemsah Farooq, International Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org for 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 also offer a range of funding opportunities for PhD applicants, including: