St John's College now accepting applications for The Louis Cha Scholarship 2014

St John's College, Cambridge proposes to award a Louis Cha Scholarship starting October 2014, to enable a student to undertake research in the University of Cambridge in the literature, history, and culture of early and dynastic China (pre-1912). The successful applicant will be selected from those who have obtained a place at St John's College Cambridge to read for the M Phil or PhD degree in relevant subjects.

The Scholarship will be tenable for the duration of the student's course up to a maximum of three years and will comprise (a) a maintenance grant of £13,500 per annum and (b) approved College and University fees. The value of any Scholarship will be reduced appropriately to take account of any payment from other sources.

For those who are not already members of the University there is no separate application form for this Scholarship. Candidates should apply to the University of Cambridge through the University's Graduate Admissions Office (formerly known as the Board of GRaduate Studies) for admission as a graduate student, specifying St John's  as their first choice of College. The University no longer issues a hard copy of the Graduate Studies Prospectus. Information on how to apply can instead be viewed on the GRaduate Admissions OFfice website at www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/gradstud. The papers of those who are accepted by the relevant University department will be passed in to St John's who will then consider the candidate for a place in the College. All eligible candidates who by March 1st 2014 have been made a conditional offer by St John's to read for the MPhil or PhD degree in the relevant  University department will be passed on to St John's who will then consider the candidate for a place in the College. All eligible candidates who by March 1st 2014 gace veeb made a conditional offer by St John's to read for the MPhil or PhD degree in the rleevant subjects starting in October 2014 will be considered for the Louis Cha Scholarship. Thos considered for the Louis Cha Scholarship will also be considered for all other St John's Scholarships.

Those who are already members of the University should contact The Graduate Office, ST John's College, Cambridge CB2 ITP, U.K. for an application form.

The successful candidate will be notified by the end of March 2014.

In view of the delays that can occur as a result of sometimes lengthy sleection processes in the University deparments, applications are advised to apply to the University's Graduate Admissions Office no later than 1st December 2013 (unless an earlier deadline for their course is specified on the Board's website)

For more information, please visit http://www.joh.cam.ac.uk/louis-cha-scholarship-2014