Start your research career at Yokohama National University with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship, whether you are working towards or planning to start a PhD research degree for the academic year 2023-2024.
Eligible Countries: China
Acceptable Course or Subjects: The students can apply for a doctoral study program at Yokohama National University.
Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must have Chinese citizenship and be eligible to apply for the Chinese Government Graduate Student Overseas Study Program set by the China Scholarship Council (CSC), as well as meet all the following requirements:
Having completed a master’s program and earned a master’s degree or is expected to have completed a master’s program and earned a master’s degree at any of the universities that have entered into an academic exchange agreement with YNU (including department-level agreements) or those designated as the “Project 211” institutions before their admission to YNU, or having completed a master’s program and earned a master’s degree or is expected to have completed a master’s program and earned a master’s degree at YNU, or having been admitted to YNU as a doctoral student after April 2022 and being enrolled as a first-year doctoral student at YNU.
Having demonstrated excellent academic achievement with a grade point average of 2.30 (out of 3.00) or above in a master’s program and is expected to maintain the equivalent level during their enrollment at YNU.
Being proficient in Japanese or English language and meeting one of the following conditions:
Having passed N2 or N1 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) or obtained an English language proficiency test score equivalent to CEFR level B2 or higher.
Having been awarded or expect to be awarded by the time of enrollment a master’s degree from an institution where the medium of instruction was in Japanese or English.
Intending to earn a doctoral degree within 48 months of their admission to Yokohama National University YNU as a doctoral student.
Having asked the academic advisor of their choice about research details, acceptance conditions, and the like, and having obtained permission to apply and the Conditional Acceptance Form before submitting their application.