The application of 2017 starts on 26 November, 2016 and ends by 31 March, 2017.
Applicants interested in applying for CAS-TWAS President Fellowship please apply according to the following steps.
1. Find a supervisor
Before beginning an application, you should find a supervisor in your interested research field and contact him/her. You should show the supervisor evidence of your academic ability and research expertise, e.g. CV, research proposal, degrees, transcripts etc. to convince your supervisor of your academic competence. Then YOU are required to complete your application online. You are also responsible for contacting your supervisor and referees to ensure that they have done their work to help complete your application.
2. Download the following forms, complete and scan them for subsequent upload
a. Application Form for International Students (USTC).
b. Foreigner Physical Examination Form .You need to provide authentic medical information about your health.
3. File your online application.
The online application includes the application form and supporting documentations. please submit the application form as early as possible so as to leave enough time for your supervisor and referees to provide their comments and references.
a. Create your online application ID with a valid email account and input a password of your own. You will receive a confirmation email with a link and a reference number. Click the link to activate your ID. The reference number should be indicated at inquiries concerning your application AT ALL TIMES .
b. The online application can be accessed and edited as many times as you would like before 31, March, 2017. Be sure to save your application by clicking “Save Your Application” at the bottom left-hand corner of the webpage each time before signing out.
c. You can view your information in a PDF document by clicking “View Your Application” at the bottom right-hand corner of the webpage. Some of your info does not appear in the PDF document but is stored in our database.
d. Submit your application form by clicking “Submit and Download” upon completion. Note that once submitted, your information CANNOT be changed. The system will generate the “Application Form for CAS-TWAS President’s Fellowship Programme” based on the information you provided, and email it to your supervisor according to their email address you provided. You can save the form for further reference.
4 Upload Supporting Documentations
The Supporting Documentations shall be uploaded after submitting your application. The absence of any of them will disqualify your application. Please make sure your documents meet the requirements for upload. 5 Track Your Application Click “Status” in the Quick Links to check your application status.
Note: As long as you submit your online application, the application system will send emails to your supervisor and referees, on which they are requested to fill attached file and upload the finished file to website required (uploading required file need code, which is contained in the email sent to them). Be sure to give the correct email address of supervisors and referees.