Chinese Government Scholarship PhD Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences 2021

Southwest University invites applications for the Southwest University Chinese Government Scholarship PhD Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences for the 2021/22 academic session.

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

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 core knowledge and skills of traditional medicine research and development, and scientific research thinking.

Lecturers, teaching assistants, and advanced graduate students from Ain Shams University, Egypt, who intend to study for a doctoral degree in traditional medicine (pharmacognosy) in SWU will be recruited.

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Worth of Award

.The Southwest University Chinese Government Scholarship covers

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


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. satisfy the GPA and Language Requirements of GPA 3.0 and above out of 4.0, or 80% and above out of 100% and IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL iBT 85 and above, or English proficiency certificate from a previous institute.

How to Apply

When sending in your applications, be sure to include your

  1. 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 a 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.
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Deadline: The application duration is from March 20, 2021, to June 15, 2021.


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