Tsinghua University to set up doctoral scholarship for freshmen

17:48, September 07, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

In order to encourage doctoral students to contently study and conduct research as well as to enhance doctoral students’ capabilities in scientific research and innovation, Tsinghua University has decided to establish a doctoral scholarship program for freshmen in 2011. The scholarship will be awarded to 100 students each year, providing them with 30,000 yuan each.

The doctoral scholarship is established for full-time, academic-based, non-commissioned and non-directional doctoral freshmen in all majors and the reward proportion will focus on basic subjects such as literature, history, philosophy, mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology.

Colleges and departments will comprehensively evaluate profiles and test scores of candidates and the qualified students will be approved by the leading group of the Postgraduate Admissions Office. Therefore, candidates do not need to submit applications. The list of winners will be released to the public on the Web sites of colleges and departments and on the postgraduate admissions Web site of Tsinghua University.

Doctoral students who receive the scholarships can also receive other scholarships during school study. Just like other doctoral students, they can also apply for tuition remission and part-time jobs as assistant instructors, assistant researchers, or management assistants. The can also receive the Academic Newcomer Award, subsidies for attending international conferences, scholarships for comprehensive performance and others.

By Zhang Qian, People's Daily Online


  • Do you have anything to say?


Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Dancers from National Ballet Troupe of Spain perform during a rehearsal for the press at Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan, Sept. 29, 2011. The troupe will put on Dualia and La Leyenda, two folk dances here from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2. (Xinhua/Wu Ching-teng)
  • Players of Iran throw up their coach Velasco Julio during the awarding ceremony at the 16th Asian Men's Volleyball Championship in Tehran, capital of Iran, Sept. 29, 2011. Iran won the champion after beating China 3-1 in the final on Thursday. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)
  • Greek artists burn copies of emergency tax notices during a protest against austerity measures in Athens, Greece, on Sept. 29, 2011. The Greek government is facing a new wave of protests as it introduces new austerity measures to obtain the sixth tranche of aids necessary to overcome the acute debt crisis.(Xinhua/Marios Lolos)
  • A winner of the 36th Miss Bikini International 2011 poses for a photo at the Olympic Sailing Center in Qingdao, a coastal city of east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 29, 2011. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli)
  • Staff members are in position at Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 29, 2011. Commander-in-chief of China's manned space program Chang Wanquan announced Thursday night that the launch of Tiangong-1 space lab module was successful. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)
  • Champion of Miss Bikini from Poland receives trophy at the final of the 36th Miss Bikini International World Competition in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 28, 2011. (Xinhua Photo)
Hot Forum Discussion