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Forbidden CityAs well as the opportunities outlined below there are other several scholarships for Chinese students offered by the University. View the University's International funding pages. Doctoral applicants are also eligible for the NDM Prize Studentships.

Novartis Vaccines Oxford China Scholarship Programme

elephant mountainThe Novartis Vaccines Oxford China Scholarship Programme is open to nominated students from Tsinghua and Shanghai Jiaotong Universities to study for a DPhil in Oxford in the field of Human Immunology. Successful applicants will spend approximately fifty per cent of their time carrying out their research at Novartis Vaccines in Shanghai.

Further information about the programme is available on the funding section of our Graduate Studies webpages.

If you are interested and meet the criteria as outlined above then please contact in the first instance.

Summer Internships

Xi Li and Km WongEach summer, the Nuffield Department of Medicine welcomes a number of students from overseas to undertake research internships working on different projects throughout the department. A number of these internship places are reserved for Chinese students, funded by the Victor and William Fung Foundation.

Since the start of the internship scheme, some interns have been successful in gaining places on the DPhil in Clinical Medicine programme. One such student, Xi Li (pictured right with Mr KM Wong, Director of the Victor & William Fung Foundation), has started his DPhil with Dr Tao Dong. He attended the Fung Scholars Leadership Conference in Hong Kong and has written a report about his experience.

If you are a Chinese student in your final year of undergraduate medicine study, looking for a career in medical research and you are interested in this opportunity then please email in the first instance.

Oxford-Li Ka Shing Global Health Programme Student Activities

LSKF studentsEach year the Oxford-LKSF Global Health programme funds and facilitates several student activities, many of which are targeted at Chinese student, often specifically through Shantou University, one of our partners in the programme. These activities include funding for MSc in Global Health scholarships, postgraduate training in infectious diseases at Beijing's You'an Hospital, English language training scholarships and training for Shantou medical students in Oxford and Thailand.

Pictured (from left to right): Lizzy Deacon (Former China Projects Development Manager); Guo Haiting and Huang Xiaodan (Shantou University Medical Students); and Laura Alexander (Li Ka Shing Foundation Programme Officer) outside Queens College, Oxford during their medical elective trip to Oxford as part of the Oxford-Li Ka Shing Global Health Programme.

If you are interested in finding out more please contact Laura Alexander in the first instance.

China Scholarship Council

Temple of heavenApplicants to our DPhil Programme in Clinical Medicine, from China, are encouraged to take a look at the University's information on the China Scholarship Council - University of Oxford scholarships.

This scheme aims to provide Chinese students who demonstrate both academic excellence and leadership potential with the opportunity to study for a DPhil at the University of Oxford.


panjiayuanThe scholarships are supported jointly by the China Scholarship Council (on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of Education) and the University of Oxford. A number of scholarships are specifically available to Chinese students applying to the DPhil in Clinical Medicine, these are supported by the CSC and NDM.

If you are interested in finding out more please contact in the first instance.

For more information on the CSC experience watch Min Sun's podcast.

Photographs of China courtesy of Lizzy Deacon. All rights reserved.