CAS-TWAS President's Fellowship Programme for PhD Candidates from Developing Countries is open for application, announced the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) on Mar. 12, 2013.
According to the program, up to 140 students/scholars per year from the developing world are sponsored to pursue four years’ PhD study and research in UCAS, the University of Science and Technology of China and/or the institutes of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
Deadline for this year’s application is June 15, 2013.
The programme is co-launched by CAS and the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS). The CAS will be responsible for a monthly payment to cover accommodation and living expenses, while TWAS responsible for travel, visa related expenses and excess luggage fees.
TWAS, formerly the Third World Academy of Science until 2004, was founded in Italy 1983 to promote scientific excellence and sustainable development in developing countries. CAS president BAI Chunli took office as the president of TWAS on January 1, 2013.
Click for application: http://english.ucas.ac.cn/ADMISSIONS/Pages/Article.aspx?ID=144