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South China Normal University

History

Originally known as Guangdong Provincial Xiangqin Normal College founded in 1933, South China Normal University (SCNU) has developed into a comprehensive teaching and research university with a wide range of disciplines covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, management, art, etc., thanks to the contribution and dedication of generations of SCNU’s faculty and students.

Education

  • SCNU began to enroll students from the whole country in the 1950s. There are currently 24,835 full-time undergraduates, 8,212 postgraduates, 909 doctoral candidates, 131 researchers at the postdoctoral research centers and 1,181 overseas students from over 20 countries and areas, forming a complete talent-training system of bachelor, master, doctoral and postdoctoral degrees.

Research

SCNU has persistently adhered to the goal of developing into a teaching oriented research university. It has a good team of experts and scholars who are famous at home and abroad. Besides, SCNU boasts a number of strong research institutes and labs, including the National Center for International Research on Green Optoelectronics, the MOE Key Laboratory of Laser Life Science, the MOE Jointly Established Humanities and Social Sciences Key Research Base with the provincial department (Center for Applied Research in Psychology), the Key Research Base of the State General Administration of Sports.

Career

The Chinese government has advocated a contemporary vocational education that will help nurture tens of millions of engineers, technical workers and "open the gates of success to young people," according to a statement from the meeting

PhD Programmes

South China Normal University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to South China Normal University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 CNY
Deadline
15 Mar 2025
Chinese Government Scholarship Type A - Bilateral Program
Merit-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Beijing Government Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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Beijing Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 CNY
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 CNY
Deadline
10 Apr 2025
Chinese Government Scholarship Type B - Silk Road Program
Merit-based

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Chongqing Municipal Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Conference Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
401 100
2022
501
2021
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
601 200
2023
801
2022
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
770 259
2022
1029
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

As an important component of international exchanges and cooperation, international students education has been given great importance by the Chinese government. Due to half-century's painstaking efforts, an international students administration system, with distinct Chinese characteristics, has been constructed. This system has helped to produce a number of talents in the fields of science, technology, education, diplomacy, management, etc. for many countries, especially developing countries, and played an active role in enhancing the political, diplomatic and economic ties between China and those countries as well as promoting the exchange of culture, education and personnel.

Housing services

There are 18 dormitory buildings on the Shipai campus, with a total of about 15,000 beds. In general, the dorms are equipped with facilities such as air-conditioner, communal washing machine, etc. WiFi is available in all dormitories. The dormitories housing up to four people provide basic furniture, a private bathroom with hot water.

Library services

There are 3 multi-functional libraries on three campuses with more than 3.1 million books.

ICT services

  • WiFi is available in all dormitories

Medical services

Hospital at the Shipai campus:

  • Out-patient clinic
  • EPI clinic
  • A&E clinic

Campus life

  • SCNU now boasts three campuses, namely Shipai Campus, University Town Campus and Nanhai Campus, with a total school area of over two hundred hectares and a total floor space of over one million square meters, housing a collection of over 3.7 million books.

Student clubs

  • 100+ Organized Student Groups

Guangzhou, Guangdong Sheng, China

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