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Macau Tung Sin Tong Scholarship – Scholarship for PhD Program and Master Program
RULES AND REGULATIONS
Macau Tung Sin Tong set up the “Macau Tung Sin Tong Scholarship” at the University of Macau in 2022. The objective is to support research on the history of philanthropy and social service development in Macao with the aim of promoting a continued tradition of philanthropy with Chinese culture and values in future generations.
2. The beneficiary:
2.1 The beneficiary of this scholarship shall be a student who is currently enrolled at or has obtained admission to a PhD program or a master program at the University of Macau. The thesis research should be related to Macau studies such as the history of Macao’s philanthropy or social services, or the tradition, culture, and spirituality of Chinese philanthropy. The number of available scholarships will be one for PhD program and two for master program.
2.2 Scholarship for master program
The scholarship recipient of the master program will be awarded a one-time stipend of up to MOP 10,000. Representatives from the Centre for Macau Studies at the University of Macau and Macau Tung Sin Tong jointly make the selection based on recommendation from the professors. The Centre for Macau Studies will notify the final decision to the applicants.
2.3 Scholarship for PhD program
The scholarship recipient will be awarded MOP 50,000 per academic year for a maximum of four years, subject to an evaluation of the applicant’s performance in each academic year. The scholarship recipient will be jointly selected by representatives from the Centre for Macau Studies at the University of Macau and Macau Tung Sin Tong. The Centre for Macau Studies will notify the final decision to the applicants. The annual application deadline will be announced in due course.
The application for the PhD program scholarship must be submitted by the student. The applicants are required to send their personal resume, past academic records, and doctoral program research proposal to CMS.firstname.lastname@example.org . The applicants may be invited for interview, if necessary.
3. The scholarship recipients are required to sign the “Confirmation of Acceptance of the Macau Tung Sin Tong Scholarship” to accept the obligations attached to the scholarship.
4. The Centre for Macau Studies at the University of Macau reserves the right to make the final decision and to interpret the above rules and regulations.
Deadline of applying the scholarship for PhD Program: 15 March 2023