China/UNESCO — the Great Wall Fellowship program is a full scholarship program set up by the Ministry of Education of P. R. China (hereinafter referred to as MOE) for candidates recommended by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). MOE entrusts China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC) to manage the recruitment and carry out the routine management of this scholarship program.
This program sponsors general scholars and senior scholars, and in principle the courses will be taught in English with duration up to one year. Candidates who choose programs taught in Chinese are required to get the approval from both CSC and UNESCO on application. With the approval, their scholarship duration will be extended automatically for another year.
Application Applicants shall apply to the National Commission for UNESCO in their home countries between January and April, 2011.
Criteria & Eligibility 1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and in good health. 2. Education background and age limit: – Applicants for general scholar program must have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies and be under the age of 45. – Applicants for senior scholar program must have master’s degree or above or hold academic title of associate professor or above and be under the age of 50.
Values of Sponsorship – Exempt from registration fee, tuition fee, fee for laboratory experiment, fee for internship, and fee for basic learning materials; and accommodation fee for dormitory on campus; – Living allowance; – One-off settlement subsidy after registration; – Fee for outpatient medical service, Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Program for International Students in China; – One-off inter-city travel subsidy.