# China Scholarship Council (CSC) – Hebrew University of Jerusalem Scholarship Program Call for Applications for 2022-2023

17 November, 2021

### 1. Program Overview

This program provides scholarships for 20 selected PhD students (full degree and sandwich), postdoctoral students and visiting scholars from Chinese institutions each year, to engage in doctoral (12 – 48 months) and post-doctoral level research (12 – 24 months) at HUJI, and to host visiting scholars for academic visits of 3-12 months.

### 3. Funding Model

The CSC will provide $2000 per month for PhD students, Post-Doctoral students and Visiting Scholars. CSC will consider their application for a living allowance as prescribed from time to time by the Chinese Government (which include health insurance), a return international airfare to Israel by the most economical route, and visa application fees. HUJI host researchers will provide a minimum of US$600 subsidy per month, PhD tuition fees and adequate working conditions in order to pursue their research, including academic supervision, necessary laboratory services, materials and library services.

### 4. Entry Criteria

(1) Candidates must be citizens and permanent residents of the People’s Republic of China at the time of application; (2) Candidates must not be currently working or studying abroad.
(3) Successful candidates must return to China upon completion of their research; (4) Candidates must hold an acceptance letter from HUJI. They must therefore fulfill the relevant academic entry requirements set by HUJI. * PhD students only are required to fulfill the language requirements as described here. (5) Candidates should satisfy the selection criteria set out by CSC by completing the CSC Application Form and the CSC Employer Reference Form here.

### 5. Application and Selection Process

Candidates are required to find and contact a supervisor/host researcher from HUJI and obtain their agreement to host and supervise the candidate, prior to submitting the application documents.
In order to find a supervisor, please visit the website of the relevant department at the Hebrew University.
(1) PhD Candidates (full PhD degree* and PhD Sandwich candidates) should submit:
1. CV
2. Degree Certificate which proves the candidate is entitled to embark on PhD studies
3. Letter of Motivation (1 page)
4. Letter of Endorsement from HUJI supervisor
5. 1-2 Letters of Recommendation