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Scholarships for Excellence - China

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Country Code: P275
Name of Programme: Scholarships for Excellence - China
Organisation responsible for the programme: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
Type of organisation: Ministry
Country: United Kingdom
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Starting Date 2005
Ending date
Joint initiative involving more than one Ministry? (if applicable)

Programme Description
General and specific objectives
Scholarships for Excellence
The Scholarships for Excellence scheme is jointly funded by the United Kingdom and the People's Republic of China to enable young and outstanding PhD students and post doctoral researchers in science and technology from China to study and conduct cutting edge research in the UK. The scheme forms a central part of the newly launched Sino-UK Partners in Education programme.

Priority actions
Since its launch in 2005, over 100 UK and Chinese scholars have benefited from Scholarships for Excellence.
The 2010 tranche of awards will provide funding for up to 30 new PhD and post doctoral students.

Management and coordination
This programme is administered by BIS Joint International Unit.
Expected or achieved outputs, outcomes and impacts
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