Application Guide for PhD, Northeastern University 2022

22-1-20 下午12:12 作者:SIE 【




Ⅰ. About Northeastern University

Northeastern University (NEU) was founded on April 26, 1923. Situated in Shenyang, the central city of the Northeastern China, NEU also has a campus in Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province.  The university occupies a total area of 2,550,000 square meters, of which the architectural area amounts to 1,800,000 square meters. It has 4473 faculty members, among whom 2792 are full-time teachers. NEU has a total enrollment of more than 48,000 students, 5 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 4 foreign academicians.

NEU is a key university directly under the Ministry of Education, the country's "211 Project" and "985 Project" key university, and a first-class university construction university. NEU has formed a multi-disciplinary system which covers philosophy, economics, law, pedagogy, literature, science, engineering, management, art and other disciplines. NEU’S ENGINEERING is among world top 1‰ according to Essential Science Indicators and ranks 301-400 in Academic Ranking of World Universities (2020, 2021).

Opening up to the world, NEU has established long-term academic cooperation with 249 universities and institutions in 37 countries and regions. NEU has established 5 National Innovation Centers, 1 international joint laboratory, the first scientific Confucius Institute.  There are over 1000 international students from about 100 countries and regions coming to NEU to study.

NEU website:http://english.neu.edu.cn/


Ⅱ. Program Introduction

Duration of studies: 4 years

PhD Programs and supervisor (advisor) info: 

https://a.17gz.org/files/110145/2022PhDSupervisor.pdf 


Ⅲ. Application Qualifications

1. Non-Chinese citizen in good health.

2. Age over 20 years old for all applicants. Age below 40 years old for CSC Scholarship/Liaoning Province Scholarship applicants.

3. Master Degree certificate.

4. HSK 5 180 or above for the majors in Chinese medium, if you are applying for self-sponsored/Liaoning Province Scholarship without HSK result, you must apply for Chinese Language study first; if you have passed HSK 4 (180 points) and applying for CSC scholarship, one year Elementary Chinese language training may apply. For the majors in English medium, you should be native English speaker or come from countries with official language in English, or provide English test result such as TOFEL/IELTS.


Ⅳ. Scholarship program (Including CSC Scholarship and Liaoning Province Scholarship)

1. Application period for CSC scholarship or Liaoning Province Scholarship: January 1 – April 10, 2022

2. Scholarship includes:


Type

Tuition

Dorm

Monthly Stipend

Insurance

Duration

CSC scholarship

Free1

Free2

3500 RMB

Free 3

4 Years4

Liaoning Province Scholarship

Free1

Free2

3500 RMB

Free 3

3 Years4

 Notes::

1) Tuition for CSC scholarship or Liaoning Province Scholarship student will be paid by the government to the university directly, so the student does not need pay by himself/herself. You cannot claim the money.

2) If CSC scholarship or Liaoning Province Scholarship students choose to live on campus, we will provide free double room at International Students Dorm #3. The dormitory fee will be paid by the government to the university directly, so the student does not need pay by himself/herself. If PhD scholarship student applies to live off campus with the approval of the university, an extra 1000 Yuan monthly allowance will be given to the students.

3) Comprehensive insurance is bought for CSC scholarship or Liaoning Province Scholarship student. The fees will be paid by the government to the insurance company, so the student does not need pay by himself/herself. You can neither give up the insurance nor claim the money for buying the insurance. Detail for the insurance can be found at: http://www.lhgj.net/article/listDetails-2.html.

4) The funding period for CSC PhD scholarship is 4 years, if the additional one year Chinese language applies, the Chinese language year is also covered by the scholarship. The funding period for Liaoning Province Scholarship is 3 years; additional one year Chinese language is not possible for Liaoning Province Scholarship. The duration of the scholarship cannot extend.


3. Application procedure:

1) Contact the supervisor (advisor), and get the acceptance of them

Click for the list for PhD Programs and supervisors in NEU: https://a.17gz.org/files/110145/2022PhDSupervisor.pdf .

Without the supervisor’s acceptance application is not possible. Please ask the supervisor fill in Acceptance Form of International Student by NEU Supervisor (Acceptance Letter from Supervisor) 2022. Click the link for a blank form: https://a.17gz.org/files/110145/AccpetanceLetter2022.doc . Please confirm with the supervisor if you can be instructed in English. After the PhD supervisor filled in and signed the form, you may continue to apply for it.

2) Application at NEU website

The NEU online application portal is http://studyinneu.neu.edu.cn or http://neu.17gz.org (The above links are the same).

Please follow the website to apply after registration. Applying for either CSC scholarship or Liaoning Province Scholarship, please choose CSC scholarship, and follow the instruction of CSC regulation.

We will make the final decision on whether you can be recommended as a scholarship candidate, and which kind of scholarship candidate you are recommended.

3) Application at CSC website if you apply for scholarship.

You MUST apply at both NEU and CSC website if you apply for scholarship. If you apply for self-sponsored, you don’t need to do it at CSC website.

The CSC online application website is http://www.campuschina.org or  http:/studyinchina.csc.edu.cn (The above links are the same). If the major cannot be found at CSC system, please choose one of the related majors. You must choose Program Category Type B. The agency number of our university is 10145. It turns very difficult for send hard copies by post due to the COVID-19 pandemic. So we do not require the hard copy at the application stage.  Please DO NOT send any hardcopy.

After the online application for this year's scholarship, if your application has been approved, you must provide the original graduation certificate and transcript for verification. Only after passing the verification, you may register. If you fail to pass the verification, you must buy the ticket to leave China paid by yourself before your visa expires.

Please do the same as applying Liaoning Province Government Scholarship and CSC scholarshipIf we want to recommend you to Liaoning Province Government Scholarship, we will contact you to fill in extra forms.  


Ⅴ. Self-sponsored Program

1. Application period: Jan 1 -June 30, 2022

2. Application method:

1) Contact the supervisor (advisor), and get the acceptance of them

Click for the list for PhD Programs and supervisors in NEU: https://a.17gz.org/files/110145/2022PhDSupervisor.pdf .

Without the supervisor’s acceptance application is not possible. Please ask the supervisor fill in Acceptance Form of International Student by NEU Supervisor (Acceptance Letter from Supervisor) 2022. Click the link for a blank form: https://a.17gz.org/files/110145/AccpetanceLetter2022.doc. Please confirm with the supervisor if you can be instructed in English. After the PhD supervisor filled in and signed the form, you may continue to apply for it.

2)  Application at NEU website

The NEU online application portal is http://studyinneu.neu.edu.cn or http://neu.17gz.org (The above links are the same).

3. Required documents

1) Photocopy of your passport home page

2) Photocopy of a blank page in your passport (page without visa or seal)

3) Master diploma/degree and translated copy in Chinese (If you have not graduated yet, please contact your present school to provide “certificate of expected gradation”)

4) Official transcripts of your grades in master and translated copies in Chinese

5) The supervisor’s acceptance form

6) 2 recommendation letters

7) Study plan

8) Language proficiency test certificate

9) Physical examination report

10) If you are in China now, you need to submit Photocopy of pages with visa/residence permit and entry seal (please pay attention to the coherence), Residence registration form.

4. Fee

Application Fee for self-sponsored applicants: 500 Yuan RMB

Tuition fee for self-sponsored students:

Major

Tuition fee (RMB/Year)

Public Administration, Philosophy, Marxism Theory

25,000

Other majors

30,000


On campus accommodation for self-sponsored students is from 25-30RMB/person/day

Northeastern University provides variety of payment methods such as mobile phone payment, on-site Union Pay card payment, or bank transfer.

The refund policy can be found at:https://a.17gz.org/files/110145/refundpolicy2019.pdf .


Ⅵ. Contact Information

School of International Education, Northeastern University

Address: No. 3-11 Wenhua Road, Heping District, Shenyang, China 110819

Email:lxsh@mail.neu.edu.cn


VII. Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: If I don’t have passport, can I apply?

A1: No. please apply with your passport. You cannot apply without a passport.


Q2: If I have not graduated yet, what should I do?

A2: Please get an “expected graduation certificate” from your current education institute, and upload it at the “The previous stage of graduation certificate” section.


Q3: If I am unable to get non-criminal record, what should I do?

A3: please download NO CRIMINAL RECORD COMMITMENT, and fill it in then upload. Download link: https://a.17gz.org/files/110145/NCRC.docx


Q4: How many students can win the scholarship?

A4: It differs every year; usually 50-100 students can be awarded scholarship every year.

Q5: I’ve heard that you have Belt and Road Scholarship, how to apply?

A5: Belt and Road scholarship is part of CSC scholarship, you may just apply for CSC scholarship.


Q6: I don’t have a passport, how should I fill in the passport info?

A6: You cannot apply without a passport. Please apply for a passport in advance.


Q7: May I fill in the application by hand rather than the online application?

A7: No. You must finish the on-line application, then submit, and generate the application.



Q8: What’s the on-line application portal?

A8:  If you apply for self-sponsored, you must apply at NEU application system, if you apply for scholarship, you must apply both at NEU and CSC application system online.

NEU website: http://studyinneu.neu.edu.cnorhttp://neu.17gz.org

CSC website: http://www.campuschina.orgorhttps://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn


Q9: Besides on-line application, do I need to submit the hard copy?

A9: No.


Q10: I want to apply for the additional one year Chinese language for my scholarship application, where should I apply?

A10: You don’t need to fill in any information for the additional one year Chinese language training; we will evaluate your Chinese language level and make the decision.


Q11: I want to apply for master to Northeastern University. Do I need an “Acceptance Form of International Student by NEU Supervisor (Acceptance Letter from Supervisor) 2022” signed by any NEU supervisor?

A11:  No. This form is compulsory for PhD and optional for master.


Q12: I’ve heard that if I am in China, I am not qualified to apply for scholarship, is that true?

A12: For CSC scholarship, it’s true that only the very top students can be awarded if you are now studying in China. But there is not any limitation for Liaoning Province Government Scholarship.


Q13: When can I have the result?

A13: During the review, you may receive email notification, if you have not received any email, please check the result by sending email to lxsh@mail.neu.edu.cn during June 15 to July 15.


Q14: How can I contact you?

A14: email: lxsh@mail.neu.edu.cn


Q15: Can I apply for master with the funding of Liaoning Province Government Scholarship?

A15: No.


Q16: I have heard that some of the CSC scholarship in 2020 is partial scholarship, how about the situation in 2021 and 2022?

A16: Yes, some of the students had partial scholarship in 2020, but there is not any partial scholarship in NEU in 2021. If we have the plan to recommend you partial scholarship 2022 after review, we will contact you in advance.


Q17: What should I do if I have not graduated yet?

A17: If you have not graduated, please get an “expected graduation certificate” from your current education institute, and upload it at the “The previous stage of graduation certificate” section.


Q18: What should I do if I am not able to get non-criminal record?

A18: If you are unable to get non-criminal record, please download NO CRIMINAL RECORD COMMITMENT, and fill it in then upload. Download link: https://a.17gz.org/files/110145/NCRC.docx.