(1) We have a strong track record of home and international applicants to succeed in their application for various scholarships at University of Leeds (View Website). For those presently studying in reputed universities in China, we are eligible to support their applications for University of Leeds/China Scholarship Council Scholarships.
(2) We also warmly welcome strong international applicants with funding support from their own governmental scholarship schemes; a bench fee of £8000 per year is required.
(3) Informal enquiry regarding the project can be made to: [email protected].
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FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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