The Government of the People’s Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2016-2017 in the UNESCO-PRC Joint Scholarships. The scholarship is under the co-sponsorship of UNESCO and provides 75 fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North America and Arab region.
The fellowships, which can be held at a selected number of Chinese universities, are for a duration of one year. These fellowships, are in most cases to be conducted in English. In exceptional cases, candidates may be required to study Chinese language before taking up research/study in their fields of interest.