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Graduate Studies

CSC Value

PhD students

  • CSC provides a living allowance, including health insurance, as prescribed from time to time by the Chinese Government for up 48 months, a return international airfare and visa application fees.
  • McMaster funding is equivalent to the cost of full tuition. This McMaster funding may include scholarship, teaching assistantship or research assistantship.

Visiting PhD students

  • CSC provides a living allowance, including health insurance, as prescribed from time to time by the Chinese Government for up to 24 months, a return international airfare and visa application fees.
  • McMaster waives the tuition fee for visiting PhD students with the CSC program.

Postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars

  • CSC funding for up to 24 months for postdocs, and visiting scholars for up to 12 months for a living allowance, including health insurance, as prescribed from time to time by the Chinese Government, a return international airfare and visa application fees.

Additional resources

McMaster will provide all necessary resources and equipment to visiting PhD students, postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars. This could include office, laboratory, computer, network, library access, etc.