To complete the application for USTC "CAS-TWAS President抯 Fellowship Programme", please make sure you finish each of the following steps as required and before the specific time.
Step 1: Check Eligibility Criteria
Step 2: Find an Eligible Host Supervisor
You are suggested to contact an eligible supervisor and get his/her approval before applying for the CAS-TWAS President's Fellowship.
If you successfully found a supervisor for accepting you, please send him/her the provisional Acceptance of International Student by USTC Professor (download at the bottom of the page). After the acceptance form is signed and stated, it will be sent back to you, and you need to upload the scanned copy in the online application system of USTC.
If you fail to find a supervisor for accepting you by yourself, please first complete your fellowship application (Step 3) and admission application (Step 4) and USTC will help to send your file to professors in relating fields (Only if it is complete).
Step 3: Online Application for CSA-TWAS President Fellowship
A. Visit our official website for the fellowship online application system. Create your own account, and follow the instructions to finish the online application form.
B. Prepare and upload the required supporting documentation to the fellowship online application system.
C. Request your referees to upload the reference letters and send the original copies to USTC
How to upload: Once you submit your online application, the system will send an email containing the uploading website and upload password to the email address of your referee and he/she can upload the scanned reference letter (signed, dated and on official headed paper with contact phone number and email address) according to the instructions in the email.
Postal address: Office of International Cooperation, 229, Old Library, University of Science and Technology of China, 96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, 230026, Anhui, China
Once complete your online application for CAS-TWAS President Fellowship, remember to download the complete form, which will need to be uploaded in the online application for admission in USTC.
No need to upload the Supervisor's Comment Page on the CAS-TWAS President fellowship online application system. Just send the blank comment page which you can find on the Download Documentation Required to the supervisor and request him/her to send you the scanned copy, which later need to be upload on the USTC online application system.
Step 4: Online Application for USTC Admission
The online application (will be formally launched by 15, December, 2017) includes filling in the application form and uploading supporting documentations.
Create your online application ID with a valid email account and input a password of your own. You will receive a confirmation email.
Log on your application ID and fill in all the information and upload required documents. The online application can be accessed and edited as many times as you like before the deadline of application (March 31, 2018). Your information will be automatically saved once you click "NEXT" when you finish each step.
Submit your application form by clicking "Confirm and Submit" upon completion. Note that once your application pass "file review", your information CANNOT be changed.
You can click "Status" in the Quick Links to check your application status.
About Supervisor’s Comment Page:
You will get a Form for Provisional Acceptance of International Student by USTC Professor from host supervisor and upload that on the online application system of USTC. That is enough! No need for sending the original page to the office.
About finding supervisor：
If you fail to find a supervisor for accepting you by yourself, please first complete your fellowship application (Step 3) and admission application (Step 4) and USTC will help to send your file to professors in relating fields. You will be informed about the further result through email.
Form of Provisional Acceptance of International Student by USTC Professor .