Southwest University Chinese Government Scholarship PhD Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences 2021 for African Students

Southwest University (SWU) provides seats (the number of which to be decided by CSC in June) of Chinese Government Scholarship for the graduate students from any African universities, especially Ain Shams University, Egypt, to be enrolled in the “Doctoral Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences of Ain Shams University, Egypt”. 

 The program is aimed to cultivate PhD with solid experimental ability, systematic pharmaceutical knowledge and independent scientific research ability through study in academic lectures, lab experiments, as well as practice in Chinese Traditional Medicine pharmaceutical company. 

  1. Through the study in this program, students can understand Chinese history and cultural characteristics, the development history and research status of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the frontier technology and development trend of traditional medicine research, the key core knowledge and skills of traditional medicine research and development, and scientific research thinking.
  2. We will recruit lecturers, teaching assistants and advanced graduate students from Ain Shams University, Egypt, who intend to study for doctoral degree in traditional medicine (pharmacognosy) in SWU.
  3. Applicants should be interested in traditional medicine research, have certain basic theoretical knowledge and experimental skills in pharmaceutical science, be proficient in pharmaceutical English, and be willing to make contributions to Sino-Egyptian pharmaceutical cooperation in the background of One Belt and One Road Initiative

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About Southwest University (SWU)

Southwest University (SWU) is a comprehensive university sponsored by the Ministry of Education of China. ... Southwest University began to enroll international students in the 1950s. It is also one of the universities designated by the Ministry of Education to enroll Chinese Government Scholarship students.

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Aim and Benefits of SWU PhD Scholarship

The scholarship covers tuition, laboratory experiment, internship, accommodation on campus, Comprehensive Medical Insurance, and CNY 3,500 Yuan as monthly living allowance.

Duration of Award: 4 years

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Requirements for SWU PhD Scholarship Qualification

Scholarship applicant must

  1. be a citizen of any African country;
  2. be in good health;
  3. not be sponsored by any other kind of scholarship;
  4. be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying;
  5. GPA and Language Requirements
  6. GPA 3.0 and above out of 4.0, or 80% and above out of 100%.
  7. IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL iBT 85 and above, or English proficiency certificate from previous institute.

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Documents Required for Application

  1. Applicant’s resume and passport.
  2. Master’s degree diploma and transcript. Such documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized copies in English.
  3. English proficiency certificate from previous institute, or IELTS or Internet-based TOEFL certificate for non-English speakers.
  4. Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors with their signatures and contact information.
  5. Research proposal in English (not less than 2000 words).
  6. Published academic papers or other academic achievements if any.

Application Deadline

June 15, 2021

How to Apply

  1. All the application, evaluation and admission will happen on the website of China Scholarship Council Please do NOT send the hard or soft copies to us via package or E-mail.
  2. Log on to the official website of China Scholarship Council (, register for username and password before logging into the system. Please use Firefox or Internet Explorer (11.0). Menu selection functions may not work in other browsers. Please complete the application in Chinese or English.
  3. After logging into the system with your registered username and password, read the Online Application Guidance carefully and follow the steps. You should choose “Type B” to march the agency no. of SWU, i.e. 10635. Otherwise you will not be able to continue your online application.
  4. Click “NEXT” and fill in the other information (education background and employment record, language proficiency and proposed study in China, etc.) truly, correctly and completely following the steps listed on the left of the page.
  5. Preview the application form after finishing it and then submit it online. You can withdraw your application to make changes, but make sure to submit it again. Otherwise, the retrieved application will become invalid and your new application will not be received either.
  6. SWU organizes expert panel to appraise the documents and makes a proposed list of applicants, and then reports to Chongqing Municipal Education Committee and China Scholarship Council for final appraisal and approval.
  7. Getting the approval, SWU announces the result on and informs the recipients via Email.

For more details, visit SWU website

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