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British Council China Disability Scholarship

18 March 2016

Following on from the huge success of last year’s scholarship, CRCC Asia is delighted to announce that applications for the 2016 CRCC Asia – British Council China Disability Scholarship are now open.

Now running for a fourth year, the scholarship was established in January 2013 to offer students with a disability the opportunity to participate in CRCC Asia’s award-winning China Internship Program. With the support of the British Council in China, CRCC Asia is able to offer two fully-funded places on the 2016 China Disability Scholarship, one in Beijing and one in Shanghai.

The Disability Scholarship Program is run in conjunction with the British Council in China and is specifically designed for academically excellent students with a disability. The successful candidates will undertake a two month internship working with the British Council in Beijing or Shanghai in summer 2016. The interns will live in the centre of each city, gaining transferable business skills and hands-on experience whilst working in an international setting. They will also benefit from CRCC Asia’s full social program with cultural activities, Chinese language classes, and professional networking events. Upon completion of the program, the students will be able to boost their CVs with their international internship experience, stand out from the crowd and prepare for their career ahead.

The recipients of the 2015 Disability Scholarship were Laura Gillhespy (Beijing) and Jasmine Rahman (Shanghai), graduates of the University of York and Durham University respectively. Both Laura and Jasmine recorded their time in China through weekly blogs. Since completing their internships, both Laura and Jasmine have returned to China to pursue their careers. To find out how they got on, you can read Laura’s blog here and Jasmine’s blog here.

I would be very grateful if you could promote this scholarship to your students in order to raise awareness of the opportunity amongst eligible students. Attached is a flyer with more information you can forward onto students. Online applications are now open and will close on April 1 2016

You can also help us to promote the opportunity by interacting with us on social media via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and using the hashtag #DisabilityScholarship.

If you have any questions about the 2016 China Disability Scholarship please do not hesitate to contact us at: disability.scholarship@crccasia.com

We look forward to receiving students’ applications, and to helping them undertake a life-changing opportunity in China.

 

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