Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area

All study areas

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance



What you'll receive

You'll receive from QUT:

  • a tuition fee waiver for the duration of your course, which is normally one year for masters students and three years for doctoral students.

You'll receive from the China Scholarship Council:

  • funding for living allowances
  • one return airfare
  • funding for visa applications
  • health insurance.

You will also receive a QUT/CSC Top- Up Scholarship which provides an annual stipend of approximately A$7,000 for QUT/CSC PhD scholarship recipient for up to 3 years. (This amount may vary each year as it is topping up your CSC stipend that you receive from CSC, to the Australian Postgraduate Award rate)


You must:

How to apply

You must submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for consideration prior to applying for this scholarship.

How to apply for a research degree.

The EOI must indicate that you are applying for the China Scholarship Council (CSC) scholarship in the financial details of the application form.

Refer to the China Scholarship Council website (in Mandarin) for any additional documentation requirements and closing dates which vary each year (usually between late March to mid April).

What happens next?

You will receive an offer letter if your application is approved. You then need to submit a separate application to the China Scholarship Council.

China Scholarship Council will notify you of the outcome of your scholarship application. Once received, you will need to either upload this document to the QUT Application Portal or email it to

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