To be eligible to apply for this scholarship in China, candidates must submit with their application, a conditional scholarship offer letter from Curtin University. To ensure interested candidates meet the China Scholarship Council application deadline in March each year, Curtin University strongly encourage students submit their online e-application for admissions latest by 31st Jan of the applying year to avoid missing the deadline. Scholarship Recipients must hold a conditional offer of enrolment subject to the CSC award and also fulfil the entry requirements of Curtin University, including a high level of English language proficiency. Recipients must comply with the Australian Government's English proficiency requirements for the issue of a student visa. Recipients should be intending to pursue a Higher Degree by Research in one of the priority academic areas identified by CSC or one of Curtin University identified disciplines. However, applicants to other research areas may also be considered.