The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN). Its purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter.
About the Fellowship
With a view to promoting international exchanges in the field of education, culture, Fellowshipcommunication, science and technology, and to enhancing friendship among peoples of the world, the Government of the People’s Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2014-2015, under the co-sponsorship of UNESCO, twenty five (25) fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia -Pacific and certain countries in the Arab States.
Hold at least the equivalent of the Master’s Degree/above or the Bachelor’s Degree;
English proficiency is required;
Be not more than 45 years of age; and 131
Be in good health
Duration: 1 Year
Facilities offered by the Government of the People’s Republic of China
(i.) A monthly living allowance of CNY 1,700 Yuan for general scholars or CNY 2.000 Yuan for senior scholars will be granted covering meals and pocket expenses;
(ii.) A one-time settlement subsidy of CNY 1,000 Yuan will be granted to those who will study in China less than one academic year, and CNY 1,500 Yuan to those who will study in China for one academic year and above, upon their arrival in China
(iii.) Registration and tuition fees, fee for laboratory experiment, fee for internship, fee for basic/necessary learning materials*;
(iv.) Accommodation facilities (one dormitory room for two students);
(v.) Fee for outpatient medical service for expenses generated in the institution’s hospital;
(vi.) Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection
Scheme for International Students in China against hospitalizing for serious diseases and accidental injuries**; and (vii.) A one-time inter-city travel ticket (each for coming in and leaving China).
Facilities offered by UNESCO (i.) International travel to and from China; and (ii.) Monthly allowance of US $150 to be paid in local currency (Chinese RMB) during their stay in China, in addition to the living allowance granted by the Government of the People’s Republic of China.
Duration: 1 year