PhD in Chemistry
4 - 5 years
CNY 10,000 / per year **
18 Feb 2024*
Earliest start date
* 1st round: November 13th | 2nd round: February 18th 2024
** all admitted students receive a full tuition grant
Westlake Chemistry is committed to achieving excellence in the chemical sciences and cultivating strong interdisciplinary connections across other fields, such as physical science, medicine, engineering, and material sciences.
Our program provides students with immersive training and hands-on research opportunities at state-of-the-art facilities and equips them with the knowledge and skills necessary to address the most pressing global challenges facing humanity today. By fostering an environment of scientific pursuit, academic freedom, extensive exchange of ideas, out-of-the-box creativity, academic integrity, and a collegial environment, we prepare our students to be next-generation scientists and leaders in the chemical sciences.
Scholarships and Funding
Westlake University is committed to making Ph.D. education valuable and affordable. We provide financial support for our doctoral students to cover their tuition, on-campus room and board rates, insurance premiums, and other living costs. All admitted Ph.D. students in our programs receive full tuition grants and a monthly living stipend to cover daily living expenses. In addition, Westlake houses world-class laboratories and multiple shared facilities that support a diverse array of cutting-edge research. Our facilities are well-funded and well-equipped, giving our Ph.D. students sufficient resources to succeed in their research, academics, and professional endeavors.
Westlake University Tuition Grants
All admitted Ph.D. students in our program receive tuition grants to cover the cost of tuition for the duration of their studies.
Westlake University Fellowship
All admitted Ph.D. students receive the Westlake University Fellowship. The fellowship provides a monthly living stipend. The average fellowship award for 4 years is approximately ¥330,000RMB.
Applicants to the Ph.D. program in Chemistry can focus on one of the following five Research Fields: