XJTLU offers a range of scholarships to highly motivated and dedicated candidates to pursue research leading to a doctoral degree. Qualified applicants may receive financial support including:
It is a condition of the award that full scholarship holders are required to undertake a Teaching Assistant or Research Assistant role; while these positions are also available for fee-only scholarship holders and partial tuition-fee scholarship holders, who will be paid with university standard.
Scholarships are available for full-time study only, and there are currently no scholarships available for part-time programmes.
If you are seeking doctoral funding opportunities, you could either apply for a scholarship for an existing funded Ph.D. project or a scholarship with your project.
APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP FOR AN EXISTING FUNDED PH.D. PROJECT
You can apply for an existing Ph.D. project which has received funds from the University or external funding bodies. These projects have an established research topic and a formed supervisory team. You can check the below list of funded Ph.D. projects for information about specific projects available or contact potential supervisors to discuss funding opportunities.
These projects remain open until the position is filled. The start date of the programme is normally the first day of March, June, September, or December.
Please note the reference number with* refers to a Ph.D. project collaborated with the industry.
- School of Advanced Technology
- Design School
- School of Humanities and Social Sciences
- International Business School Suzhou
- School of Science
- XJTLU Wisdom Lake Academy of Pharmacy
- School of Internet of Things
- School of Robotics
- School of Intelligent Manufacturing Ecosystem
- School of AI and Advanced Computing
The schools where potential candidates can apply
This scholarship aims to cultivate innovative applicants who devote themselves to their original research projects. You can bring your research project to apply for a scholarship. This scholarship is available to potential doctoral candidates whose principal supervisor is from the following schools:
Academy of Film and Creative Technology
The Academy of Film and Creative Technology is multi-locational with four schools. Two are formed from existing XJTLU schools: the School of Film and TV Arts, and the School of Cultural Technology from the XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang). Each will retain its current name and will form part of the first phase of development.
The second phase contains the development of the XJTLU-Enlight Film School in partnership with Enlight Media, to be established in Yangzhou. The third phase of development is planned for the Greater Bay Area and will explore cultural management and entertainment media through the creation of an Institute of Culture and Creativity (ICC).
Academy of Future Education
The Academy of Future Education of Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is an educational innovation ecosystem that focuses on research, exploration, support, and dissemination of philosophy and best practices for future education.
The core mission of the Academy is to impact education innovation and reform in China and beyond through a variety of projects and programs, based on fundamental approaches to educational innovation and systemic development, designed to contribute to the future of education.
Founded in 2020, the Design School consists of the Departments of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Industrial Design, and Urban Planning and Design. We aspire to become a leading interdisciplinary built-environment education unit in China and beyond. Our students are exposed to a research-led, interdisciplinary learning environment that amalgamates design knowledge as well as technical and management education.
International Business School Suzhou
Founded in 2013, XJTLU International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) is the largest English-language business school in China, as well as one of a small and prestigious group of Triple Crown Accredited business schools worldwide.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences was established in September 2020 to research and educate across different disciplines in humanities and social sciences.
XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang)
XJTLU Entrepreneur College (Taicang) will focus on seamless collaboration between academic staff, students, industry, government, and the wider community, with the long-term aim of fostering the development of a modern, entrepreneurial, and sustainable society.
The scholarship application is only open to the applicant applying for a full-time doctoral programme.
International Business School Suzhou – Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
There will be two application rounds for each academic year:
First round– applications submitted by 17:00 CST (UTC+8), 15 October will be reviewed in the first round and the successful scholarship recipients will be announced in December.
Second round– applications submitted by 17:00 CST (UTC+8), 15 April will be reviewed in the second round and the successful scholarship recipients will be announced in July.
The scholarship deadlines are strictly adhered to and late submissions will not be accepted.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION SUBMISSION
The scholarship application should be submitted through the online system following the normal Ph.D. application procedure. The admission process for the doctoral program will be initiated after the release of the scholarship result.
More details can be found on the ‘How to Apply page of the website.