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The ANSO Scholarship for International Students 2020 Call for Application - University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
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    The ANSO Scholarship for International Students 2020 Call for Application

    Introduction

     

    ANSO (Alliance of International Science Organizations) is a non-profit and non-governmental international scientific organization founded in 2018 by 37 international science and education institutions from around the world. ANSO came into being under the principles of “Extensive Consultation, Joint Contribution and Shared Benefits” championed by the Belt and Road Initiative. ANSO will promote collaborations across the scientific and technological communities of the world to ensure that the benefits of the BRI are widely shared. There will be open access to scientific facilities and information among participants in ANSO. The grooming and empowerment of young scientists will be a particular focus of ANSO. The ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents is one of the main approaches to achieve this goal. The program provides full scholarships to 335 outstanding young students, which including 190 PhD students and 145 master students from all over the world to pursue graduate degrees at UCAS(University of Chinese Academy of Sciences) each year.

     

    Scholarship Coverage and Duration

    1.Tuition fee

    PhD students would be exempted from a tuition fee of RMB 40,000/year.

    Master students would be exempted from a tuition fee of RMB 30,000/year.

    2.Application fee

    Students would be exempted from application processing fee of RMB 600.

    3.Monthly stipend

    PhD awardees will receive a monthly stipend of RMB 6,000 or RMB 7,000 depending on whether he/she has passed the qualification test arranged, of which RMB 1,000 is provided by the CAS Institute.

    Master awardees will receive a monthly stipend of RMB 3,000, of which RMB 1,000 is provided by the CAS Institute.

    4.Travel subsidy

    A certain amount of travel subsidy from their home countries to China will be provided to the awardees in order to begin the scholarship in China. Any scholarship awardee on site in China, the host country, at the time of application will NOT be eligible for any travel subsidy.

    5.Medical Insurance;

    The insurance premium is RMB 800/year. Please refer to the www.lxbx.net for the introduction of insurance coverage.

    Duration with NO EXTENSION

    Master students: no longer than 36 months

    PhD students: no longer than 48 months

    General conditions for applicants

    Applicants must:

    • Not hold Chinese citizenship;
    • For PhD program applicants: be born after 1 January 1985 (inclusive);
    • For master program applicants: be born after 1 January 1990 (inclusive);
    • Meet the admission criteria for UCAS international students (please refer to the calls for 2020 Programs for international students);
    • Not take up other assignments during the period of his/her scholarship.

    Please note:

    • Applicants currently pursuing master degrees at any university/institution in China are NOT eligible for the master program of this scholarship. Applicants currently pursuing PhD degrees at any university/institution in China are NOT eligible for the PhD program of this scholarship.
    • Applicants CANNOT apply through UCAS and other universities simultaneously. Applicants can ONLY apply to ONE supervisor from ONE institute/school.
    • Because the education system in some countries is different from that in China, please see the UCAS website for the degree requirements of applicants (click the link).

     

    Application Guideline

    1. CHECK ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

    You should verify that you are eligible and meet ALL the eligibility criteria specified in the “General conditions for applicants” section of this call.

    1. FIND AN ELIGIBLE HOST SUPERVISOR AFFILIATED WITH COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS OF UCAS, OR CAS INSTITUTES THAT AGREES TO ACCEPT YOU.

    See here for a list of eligible schools/institutes and supervisors of UCAS.

    Once you find an eligible professor of your interest, you must contact him/her, send an explanatory e-mail together with your CV, research proposal and any other required documents to him/her, and indicate that you wish to apply for the master/PhD program of the ANSO Scholarship.

    1. FILE YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION AND ADMISSION APPLICATION VIA THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEMS.

    Visit ANSO official website for the ANSO Scholarship online application system. Please create your own account, and fill in the basic information. The system will lead you to the admission application system of UCAS. Then Complete relevant application procedures according to system prompts (click the link). For the required materials, please refer to the international student enrollment brochure (click the link).

    1. REMIND YOUR SUPERVISOR TO COMPLETE THE SUPERVISOR’S COMMENT PROCEDURE BEFORE DEADLINE.

    Please ask your supervisor to visit the UCAS online admission system and finish the required procedure which will be instructed in an email automatically sent to your supervisor by the system immediately after your application materials pass the preliminary review by the institute/college he or she is affiliated with.

    1. Application Deadline

    31 March 2020

     

    Additional Information

    Awardees must register at the time and place indicated in the Admission Notice. Otherwise, they should apply for extension of their registration.

    The duration of the scholarship stated explicitly in the Admission Notice.

    Registered awardees must abide by relevant rules and regulations of the universities, and attend reviews and examinations, such as the qualifying tests on time. Awardees who fail review or examination will be deprived of their scholarship or their scholarship will be suspended.

    Any work produced and published by the awardees during the funding period of the scholarship must be credited to the institute/school and the university where the awardees are enrolled. Awardees are also required to acknowledge “Sponsored by ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents”.Contact InformationANSO Scholarship for Young Talents UCAS Office 80 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing, 100190, ChinaFax: +86 10 82672900 ANSO Scholarship for Young Talents UCAS Office 80 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing, 100190, ChinaFax: +86 10 82672900 ANSO (Alliance of International Science Organizations) is a non-profit and non-governmental international scientific organization founded in 2018 by 37 international science and education institutions from around the world. ANSO came into being under the principles of “Extensive Consultation, Joint Contribution and Shared Benefits” championed by the Belt and Road Initiative. ANSO is committed to promoting shared sustainable development and the advancement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through catalyzing and implementing concrete international cooperative initiatives in Science, Technology, Innovation and Capacity Building (STIC). It is envisaged that ANSO will focus on the most urgent regional and global challenges through STIC. This focus includes supporting scientific capacity building and the needs, particularly of the Global South, through partnerships and cooperation with the member countries and institutions. ANSO will also promote collaborations across the scientific and technological communities of the world to ensure that the benefits of the BRI are widely shared. There will be open access to scientific facilities and information among participants in ANSO. The grooming and empowerment of young scientists will be a particular focus of ANSO. The ANSO Scholarship is one of the main approaches to achieve this goal.  Read more about CAS: http://english.cas.cn/UCAS, formerly named Graduate School of CAS, was the first graduate school in China. In 2014, UCAS started enrolling undergraduate students, and since then an intact higher educational system has been established. UCAS espouses the philosophy of "The Fusion of Scientific Research and Teaching" as its basic system of education. UCAS is a research-intensive university with over 46,000 postgraduate students which include over 1700 inbound students from about 100 countries and regions, supported by more than 110 institutes (research centers, laboratories) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), which are located in 25 cities throughout China. UCAS is headquartered in Beijing with 4 campuses and 5 educational bases outside of Beijing. UCAS is authorized to grant doctorate degrees in 40 primary academic disciplines, offering degree programs in ten major academic fields, including science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, education, management science and more. UCAS is responsible for the enrollment and management of the master and PhD candidates of the ANSO Scholarship Programme admitted by UCAS.

    Read more about UCAS: https://english.ucas.ac.cn/ 

    CAS is a national academic institution in China consisting of a comprehensive research and development network, a merit-based learned society and a system of higher education, focusing on natural sciences, technological sciences and high-tech innovation in China. It has 12 branches, 2 universities and more than 100 institutes with around 60,000 staff and 50,000 postgraduate students. It hosts 89 national key labs, 172 CAS key labs, 30 national engineering research centers and about 1,000 field stations throughout China. As a merit-based society, it has five academic divisions. CAS is dedicated to addressing fundamental, strategic and farsighted challenges related to the overall and long-term development of China. CAS is the leading and founding member of ANSO.

    Read more about ANSO: http://www.anso.org.cn

    Relevant information

    Email: master@ucas.ac.cn

    Tel: +86 10 82672900

    University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Ms. Menglin Hu (Master Program)

    Email: phd@ucas.ac.cn

    Tel: +86 10 82674900

    University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Ms. Yuchen Xie (PhD Program)