Pagoda Scholarships


APPLY FOR ONE OF OUR LIFE-CHANGING SCHOLARSHIPS

Pagoda Projects is excited to announce the launch of our 2020 Scholarship programmes, offering a variety of different opportunities and for applicants from around the world a chance to complete an internship programme in Taipei, Ho Chi Minh City, Mexico City or Zhuhai!

Pagoda Projects’ scholarship programme is an amazing opportunity which enables students and recent graduates the chance to complete an internship in one of four amazing cities, worth over £1,495! Pagoda Projects works with you, your individually selected host companies to ensure the internships fulfil academic requirements (if wanting to accredit the opportunity) and workplace health and safety standards. If you’re a recent graduate, what better way could there be to kick-start your career with one of our scholarships in Asia or Latin America? Either way, you will receive unrivalled pre-departure and on-place support from Pagoda Projects’ experienced team throughout your time with us, no matter what destination you choose! The duration of these scholarships differ depending on the destination, but all the scholarships that are available, the eligibility requirements and the initial application form can all be found below.


CLICK ON A CITY TO SEE THE SCHOLARSHIPS AVIALABLE

Taipei
Ho Chi Minh City
Mexico City
Zhuhai

Name: Bethan Edge Nationality: British Internship: Sales and Marketing Program details: 12 month paid placement – Sheffield Scholarship University: Sheffield Hallam Year: 2018 – 2019


TAIWAN SCHOLARSHIPS


Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan, located in the north of the island, only a short metro ride away from the beach. The city is home to around 3 million people and one of the tallest buildings in the world (Taipei 101). Free wifi throughout the city, one of the best transportation systems and amazing street food… no wonder Taiwan won the top country in the world with the best quality of life! (source). Have a browse through the following blogs for more info on the city – Everything you need to know about Taipei The climate


WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Placement in your chosen sector
  • Assistance finding accommodation
  • 6 – 12 month placement
  • English speaking placement tutor
  • Visa processing (all fees included)
  • Airport pickup upon arrival
  • Welcome package and orientation meeting
  • Personal introduction to your host company
  • 24/7 Emergency contact
  • Access to regular trips and events
  • An invitation to our exclusive alumni network
  • Comprehensive travel and health insurance

PROGRAMME TIMELINE

Typically the application windows for our scholarships will close during the spring and the earliest start dates we would offer is typically from the summer onward.

  • Placements can start and finish any time of the year, but you must start your role in 2020 and commit to at least 6 months in Taipei.
  • Any successful applicants will be required to provide a deposit of £200 to our UK account that will be paid back on completion of your agreed placement.

Manchester Scholarship

The Programme This opportunity is open to all students currently studying at a Manchester University, and those who have graduated in the past 12 months. Why does this scholarship exist? We wanted to offer students and recent graduates from our home city of Manchester the opportunity to gain paid work experience in Asia. Eligibility Criteria

  • To be studying or a recent graduate from either Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Manchester, or the University of Salford.
  • Achieved at least a 2:1 in your undergraduate or postgraduate course. If you’ve not completed your course yet, the grades you’ve already achieved must average at a minimum of 60%.
  • Hold a UK passport and not over the age of 30 years old (Due to Taiwan visa regulations).

Accommodation Accommodation is not provided as part of our Taipei Programme, however our team in Taipei will support you in sourcing appropriate accommodation, the cost of which will be covered by the salary from your host company. Programme Cost The scholarship is worth £1,495, and includes a placement in a sector of your choice, visa processing, insurance, 24/7 on- site support and much more! There will be some costs which are not included in the scholarship. These include your flights to and from Taipei, your daily expenses while on place, and your accommodation. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To be able to begin your placement at some point in 2020.
  • You will need to commit to at least 6 months in Taipei, and can stay no longer than 12 months.
  • Be interested in Taipei and Taiwanese culture!

How to Apply Our application deadline is 16th March 2020. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.

Sheffield Scholarship

The Programme The opportunity is open to all students currently studying at a Sheffield university, and those who have graduated in the past 12 months. If you are a current student of Sheffield Hallam University, you may be able to apply for an additional bursary of £500 through the GoGlobal Fund. You can find more details on this bursary here. Why does this scholarship exist? We wanted to offer students and recent graduates from one of our favourite cities in the UK, Sheffield, the opportunity to gain paid work experience in Asia. Eligibility Criteria

  • To be studying or a recent graduate from either University of Sheffield or Sheffield Hallam University.
  • Achieved at least a 2:1 in your undergraduate or postgraduate course. If you’ve not completed your course yet, the grades you’ve already achieved must average at a minimum of 60%.
  • Hold a UK passport and not over the age of 30 years old (Due to Taiwan visa regulations).

Accommodation Accommodation is not provided as part of our Taipei Programme, however our team in Taipei will support you in sourcing appropriate accommodation, the cost of which will be covered by the salary from your host company. Programme Cost The scholarship is worth £1,495, and includes a placement in a sector of your choice, visa processing, insurance, 24/7 on- site support and much more! There will be some costs which are not included in the scholarship. These include your flights to and from Taipei, your daily expenses while on place, and your accommodation. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To be able to begin your placement at some point in 2020.
  • You will need to commit to at least 6 months in Taipei, and can stay no longer than 12 months.
  • Be interested in Taipei and Taiwanese culture!

How to Apply Our application deadline is 16th March 2020. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Students

The Programme In 2020, we will be offering 1 scholarship place to UK students or recent graduates from a BAME background for those looking to complete a 6-12 month paid placement in Taipei. Why does this scholarship exist? 1 in 8 employees in the UK are from a BAME background, yet only 1 in 16 of the FTSE 100 board members are from BAME groups, and only 1 in 15 people from an ethnic minority background are in a management position.  (Source) With 12% of the UK working population coming from a BAME background, we wanted to offer students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain international work experience in Asia, and improve their employability here in the UK, or abroad. Eligibility Criteria

  • To be a full time student or recent graduate from a UK university.
  • Achieved at least a 2:1 in your undergraduate or postgraduate course. If you’ve not completed your course yet, the grades you’ve already achieved must average at a minimum of 60%.
  • Have a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background.
  • Hold a UK passport and not be over the age of 30 years old (Due to Taiwan visa regulations).

Accommodation Accommodation is not provided as part of our Taipei Programme, however our team in Taipei will support you in sourcing appropriate accommodation, the cost of which will be covered by the salary from your host company. Programme Cost The scholarship is worth £1,495, and includes a placement in a sector of your choice, visa processing, insurance, 24/7 on- site support and much more! There will be some costs which are not included in the scholarship. These include your flights to and from Taipei, your daily expenses while on place, and your accommodation. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To be able to begin your placement at some point in 2020.
  • You will need to commit to at least 6 months in Taipei, and can stay no longer than 12 months.
  • Be interested in Taipei and Taiwanese culture!

How to Apply Applications Closed. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.

Women in Tech

The Programme  In 2020, we will be offering 1 scholarship place to a UK student or recent graduate, identifying as women, with aspirations of working in a Tech field and those looking to complete a 6-12 month paid placement. Why does this scholarship exist? With demand for professionals in the Tech industry rising steadily, we wanted to offer women currently studying, or recently graduated, the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in Asia. Taipei has a strong desire to encourage women to pursue a Tech career, and so the opportunity to gain work experience here will be hugely beneficial to your employability here in the UK, or further afield. Eligibility Criteria

  • Identify as a woman with aspirations to work in a Tech field.
  • Achieved at least a 2:1 in your undergraduate or postgraduate course. If you’ve not completed your course yet, the grades you’ve already achieved must average at a minimum of 60%.
  • Hold a UK passport and not be over the age of 30 years old (Due to Taiwan visa regulations).

Accommodation Accommodation is not provided as part of our Taipei Programme, however our team in Taipei will support you in sourcing appropriate accommodation, the cost of which will be covered by the salary from your host company. Programme Cost The scholarship is worth £1,495, and includes a placement in a sector of your choice, visa processing, insurance, 24/7 on- site support and much more! There will be some costs which are not included in the scholarship. These include your flights to and from Taipei, your daily expenses while on place, and your accommodation. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To be able to begin your placement at some point in 2020.
  • You will need to commit to at least 6 months in Taipei, and can stay no longer than 12 months.
  • Be interested in Taipei and Taiwanese culture!

How to Apply Our application deadline is 16th March 2020. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.

UUKI Stand Out Scholarship

The Programme In 2020 we will be offering 1 scholarship place to UK students or recent graduates to complete a 6-12 month paid placement in Taipei, Taiwan.  Why does this scholarship exist? We understand that it can be frustrating if you just miss out on the opportunities offered through funded programmes or bursaries due to your student finance entitlement, so in partnership with UUKI we wanted to offer a non-means tested scholarship to UK students and graduates who might not otherwise have the opportunity to gain work experience overseas.  Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a full time student or recent graduate from a UK university.
  • Achieved at least a 2:1 in your undergraduate or postgraduate course. If you’ve not completed your course yet, the grades you’ve already achieved must average at a minimum of 60%.
  • Hold a UK passport and not be over the age of 30 years old (Due to visa regulations).

 Programme Cost The scholarship is worth £1,495, and includes a placement in a sector of your choice, visa processing, insurance, 24/7 on- site support and much more! There will be some costs which are not included in the scholarship. These include your flights to and from Taipei, your daily expenses while on place, and your accommodation. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To be able to begin your placement at some point in 2020.
  • You will need to commit to at least 6 months in your chosen country, and can stay no longer than 12 months.
  • Be interested in your destination and its culture!

How to Apply Applications Closed. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.

Chinese Studies Background

The Programme In 2020 we will be offering 1 scholarship place to UK students or recent graduates studying a degree with a focus on China and for those looking to complete a 6-12 month paid placement in Taiwan. Why does this scholarship exist? Over 30 UK universities offer the opportunity to learn Chinese, either as the main focus of your degree or as a minor subject. When you also consider the courses with a focus on international business, the history of China, or even those with one module mentioning China’s growing influence, there are huge numbers of students thinking about this part of the world. This is why we wanted to offer UK students and recent graduates the opportunity to put their skills to use and gain valuable work experience in Asia. Eligibility Criteria

  • To be a full time student or recent graduate from a UK university, with a degree background in Chinese, Chinese Studies or similar.
  • Speak HSK 4/ TOCFL 2 Mandarin Chinese.
  • Achieved at least a 2:1 in your undergraduate or postgraduate course. If you’ve not completed your course yet, the grades you’ve already achieved must average at a minimum of 60%.
  • Hold a UK passport and not be over the age of 30 years old (Due to Taiwan visa regulations).

Accommodation Accommodation is not provided as part of our Taipei Programme, however our team in Taipei will support you in sourcing appropriate accommodation, the cost of which will be covered by the salary from your host company. Programme Cost The scholarship is worth £1,495, and includes a placement in a sector of your choice, visa processing, insurance, 24/7 on- site support and much more! There will be some costs which are not included in the scholarship. These include your flights to and from Taipei, your daily expenses while on place, and your accommodation. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To be able to begin your placement at some point in 2020.
  • You will need to commit to at least 6 months in Taipei, and can stay no longer than 12 months.
  • Be interested in Taipei and Taiwanese culture!

How to Apply Applications Closed. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.

Canada Co-op Scholarship

We’re offering an amazing 5 places for Canadian students looking to complete their co-op accredited placement abroad in Taipei. The full details of the eligibility and what’s included can be found here.

Cardiff University - Business School Scholarship

The Programme This opportunity is open to all students currently studying at Cardiff University completing a course in the business school, who is looking for an overseas accredited placement. Why does this scholarship exist? Cardiff University has been a longstanding partner of Pagoda Projects and have been kind enough to offer funding for our short-term summer programmes in the last few years. We wanted to offer another option for the fantastic students at Cardiff to take advantage of! Eligibility Criteria

  • To be studying at Cardiff University
  • Completing a course in the business school
  • In need of an accredited placement for your course
  • Achieved at least a 2:1 in your undergraduate or postgraduate course. If you’ve not completed your course yet, the grades you’ve already achieved must average at a minimum of 60%.
  • Hold a UK passport and not over the age of 30 years old (Due to Taiwan visa regulations).

Accommodation Accommodation is not provided as part of our Taipei Programme, however our team in Taipei will support you in sourcing appropriate accommodation, the cost of which will be covered by the salary from your host company. Programme Cost The scholarship is worth £1,495, and includes a placement in a sector of your choice, visa processing, insurance, 24/7 on- site support and much more! There will be some costs which are not included in the scholarship. These include your flights to and from Taipei, your daily expenses while on place, and your accommodation. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To be able to begin your placement at some point in 2020.
  • You will need to commit to at least 6 months in Taipei, and can stay no longer than 12 months.
  • Be interested in Taipei and Taiwanese culture!

How to Apply Our application deadline is 16th March 2020. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.

UCLan - Humanities, Languages & Global Studies Scholarship

The Programme This opportunity is open to all students currently studying at UCLan School of Humanities, Languages and Global Studies. Why does this scholarship exist? UCLan has been a longstanding partner of Pagoda Projects and have been kind enough to offer funding for our short-term summer programmes in the last few years. We wanted to offer another option for the fantastic students at UCLan to take advantage of! Eligibility Criteria

  • To be studying at UCLan
  • Completing a course in the School of Humanities, Languages and Global Studies.
  • Not studying in your final year.
  • Hold a UK passport and not over the age of 30 years old (Due to Taiwan visa regulations).

Accommodation Accommodation is not provided as part of our Taipei Programme, however our team in Taipei will support you in sourcing appropriate accommodation, the cost of which will be covered by the salary from your host company. Programme Cost The scholarship is worth £1,495, and includes a placement in a sector of your choice, visa processing, insurance, 24/7 on- site support and much more! There will be some costs which are not included in the scholarship. These include your flights to and from Taipei, your daily expenses while on place, and your accommodation. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To be able to begin your placement at some point in 2020.
  • You will need to commit to at least 6 months in Taipei, and can stay no longer than 12 months.
  • Be interested in Taipei and Taiwanese culture!

How to Apply Applications Closing Soon. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.

Click here to see a full list of our placement host companies – We always work with you to find a placement that is right for you!


VIETNAM SCHOLARSHIPS


Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

This fantastic programme is based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The formally named (and still often used in Vietnam) Saigon, is an established favourite for gap years, back-packing and summer breaks. But as Vietnam climbs 10 places in the 2019 Global Competitiveness Report, the country’s capital is experiencing a mini economic boom as more and more businesses are discovering the previously untapped value of corporate Vietnam. A country steeped in history, you’ll soon be hooked by its charm and character; you will also only be a short trip away from the famous Chu Chi tunnels.


WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Placement in your chosen sector
  • Private studio accommodation (inclusive of all bills)
  • 8-week, full time internship with one of our partner companies
  • English speaking internship tutor
  • Visa processing
  • Airport pickup upon arrival
  • Welcome package and orientation meeting
  • Personal introduction to your host company
  • 24/7 Emergency contact
  • Access to regular trips and events
  • An invitation to our exclusive alumni network
  • Comprehensive travel and health insurance

PROGRAMME TIMELINE

See below for the eligibility criteria and applications end date information.

  • The internship programme will take place over summer 2020. Pagoda Projects will offer a small number of start dates to the recipient of the scholarship to choose from.
  • Any successful applicants will be required to provide a deposit of £200 to our UK account that will be paid back on completion of your agreed placement.

UUKI Stand Out Scholarship

The Programme In 2020 we will be offering 1 scholarship place to UK students or recent graduates to complete a 2-month summer internship in Ho Chi Minh City.  Why does this scholarship exist? We understand that it can be frustrating if you just miss out on the opportunities offered through funded programmes or bursaries due to your student finance entitlement, so in partnership with UUKI we wanted to offer a non-means tested scholarship to UK students and graduates who might not otherwise have the opportunity to gain work experience overseas.  Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a full time student, enrolled at a UK based university and yet to start the final year of their course
  • Achieved at least a 2:1 in your undergraduate or postgraduate course. If you’ve not completed your course yet, the grades you’ve already achieved must average at a minimum of 60%.
  • Hold a UK passport.

 Programme Cost The scholarship is worth well over £2,495, and includes a placement in a sector of your choice, studio accommodation, visa processing, insurance, 24/7 on-site support and much more! There will be some costs which are not included in the scholarship. These include your flights to and from Vietnam and your daily expenses while on place. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To have 2 months spare over the summer of 2020 to complete the programme
  • Be interested in Vietnam and its culture!

How to Apply Applications Closed. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.

Bourses pour les Étudiants en BTS CI

This year we’re offering an amazing BTS Scholarship programme. This is specifically designed for BTS students from France, looking to complete an internship in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The full details of the eligibility and what’s included can be found here.

Click here to see a full list of our placement host companies – We always work with you to find a placement that is right for you!


MEXICO SCHOLARSHIPS


Mexico City, Mexico

It’s fair to say that Mexico City is experiencing a surge as a popular destination for fun seekers and cultural enthusiasts alike. The oldest city in the Americas, this historical hub for art, architecture and anthropological treasures is truely remarkable. Mexico City is steeped in mysticism and tradition, with The New York Times calling it “the metropolis that has it all”, visitors are able to visit age-old temples, enjoy the Chapultepec Forest or simply roam the beautiful streets of Coyoacan.


WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Placement in your chosen sector
  • Apartment accommodation (inclusive of all bills & WiFi)
  • 8-week programme (1 week classes at partner university + 7 week internship)
  • 1-week programme at a local partner university including all tuition on Mexican history, politics and economy.
  • English speaking internship tutor
  • Visa processing (all fees included)
  • Airport pickup upon arrival
  • Welcome package and orientation meeting
  • Personal introduction to your host company
  • 24/7 Emergency contact
  • Access to regular trips and events
  • An invitation to our exclusive alumni network
  • Comprehensive travel and health insurance

PROGRAMME TIMELINE

With there being a variety of scholarships to apply for, there will be different application closing dates. See below for the eligibility criteria and applications end date information.

  • The programme will take place over the summer of 2020. We’ll have set start dates to coincide with the university course that’s included as part of the scholarship.
  • Any successful applicants will be required to provide a deposit of £200 to our UK account that will be paid back on completion of your agreed placement.

UUKI Stand Out Scholarship

The Programme In 2020 we will be offering 1 scholarship place to UK students or recent graduates to complete an 8-week internship in Mexico City!  Why does this scholarship exist? We understand that it can be frustrating if you just miss out on the opportunities offered through funded programmes or bursaries due to your student finance entitlement, so in partnership with UUKI we wanted to offer a non-means tested scholarship to UK students and graduates who might not otherwise have the opportunity to gain work experience overseas.  Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a full time student or recent graduate from a UK university.
  • Achieved at least a 2:1 in your undergraduate or postgraduate course. If you’ve not completed your course yet, the grades you’ve already achieved must average at a minimum of 60%.
  • To be at an intermediate level of Spanish.
  • Hold a UK passport.

 Programme Cost The scholarship is worth well over £2,495, and includes a placement in a sector of your choice, apartment accommodation sharing with 1-2 other participants on the programme, visa processing, insurance, 24/7 on- site support and much more! There will be some costs which are not included in the scholarship. These include your flights to and from Mexico City and your daily expenses while on place. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To be able over the summer and have the full 8-weeks free.
  • Be interested in Mexico and its culture!

How to Apply Applications Closed. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.

Click here to see a full list of our placement host companies – We always work with you to find a placement that is right for you!

City: Mexico City Video: 1 Minute Mexico Internship Overview Scholarship Available: UUKI Stand Out Scholarship Program details: 8-week internship in Mexico City A Saving Of: £2,495


CHINA SCHOLARSHIPS


Zhuhai, China

The remarkable coastal city of Zhuhai lies at the southern tip of the Pearl River Delta in Guangdong Province. Zhuhai has become a popular destination with travellers and businesses alike due to its glorious golden beaches, ample greenery and economic growth due to its close proximity to Hong Kong and Macao. As a result of this it has incredibly convinient transport links within and around the city as well as Guangdong  Province as a whole. In 1990s, the city as a whole was selected as one of the top 40 tourist attractions in China. And in 1998, it won the Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment.


WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Placement in your chosen sector
  • Dormitory accommodation
  • 3-month summer internship
  • English speaking placement tutor
  • Visa assistance
  • Return international flights
  • Airport pickup upon arrival
  • Welcome package and orientation meeting
  • Personal introduction to your host company
  • 24/7 Emergency contact
  • Access to regular trips and events
  • An invitation to our exclusive alumni network
  • Comprehensive travel and health insurance
  • A monthly stipend and weekly food allowance

Please note – the cost of your visa is not included.


PROGRAMME TIMELINE

To be considered for this opportunity, you must write a motivation statement of no more than 300 words answering the following questions and complete the application form, by 31st March 2020. The successful candidate will be announced 30th April 2020, with the internship programme commencing from June summer 2020.

  • Any successful applicants will be required to provide a deposit of £200 to our UK account that will be paid back on completion of your agreed placement.

Flex Inclusive Scholarship

The Programme United States stock exchange-listed multinational Flex’s Zhuhai facility has partnered with Pagoda Projects to offer the opportunity for a participant with a physical or mental disability to join their team. Flex’s is based in the beautiful city of Zhuhai and has 40,000 employees in the city with a total of 200,000 worldwide. This is in light of both companies striving to improve inclusivity and enable all who desire to complete an internship in China with the opportunity to do so. Available Internships:

What’s Included:

  • A full time internship at Flex in one of the 3 that’s available
  • Monthly stipend of 3,000 RMB
  • Dormitory accommodation
  • Weekly canteen allowance of 250 RMB
  • Health and Travel insurance
  • Return international flights (paid for and booked by Pagoda Projects)
Why does this scholarship exist? We wanted to offer students and recent graduates with disabilaties, the opportunity to gain work experience in a global organisation in China. Eligibility Criteria Participants who can benefit from this opportunity may have (but not limited to) one or more the following :

  • A need to use a wheelchair
  • Various limp disabilities, prosthesis
  • Low vision
  • Hearing / speaking impairment  (remark: our trainers only speak Chinese sign language but it would be possible via writing translation)
  • Light Learning disability
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism

Further eligibility would include:

  • Achieved at least a 2:1 in your undergraduate or postgraduate course. If you’ve not completed your course yet, the grades you’ve already achieved must average at a minimum of 60%.
  • Hold a UK, Irish, French, Australian, New Zealand or Canadian passport.

Programme Cost The scholarship covers all costs associated with taking part, the flights, visa processing, accommodation and the lucky recipient will also receive the food allowance and monthly stipend to help towards their daily living costs. Conditions of Participation/ Requirements

  • To be able to begin your placement at some point in 2020.
  • Be committed to the 3 month programme.
  • Be interested in China and Chinese culture!

How to Apply Applications Open Now. To apply, please register your interest using the form below. Once you have submitted this form, a member of our Manchester team will be in touch to provide the complete application form, and ask for some supporting documents. For any other questions related to the scholarship or the application process, please contact us by email or by phone.


FAQs

Is there a programme fee?

Normally yes, but we’re offering the scholarship to cover our programme fee! The scholarship includes comprehensive support from Pagoda Projects throughout your time in the destination, visa processing, travel & health insurance plus much more!

Specific Eligibility Criteria

As we’re providing a wide variety of scholarships for potential applicants all over the world, all of the differing eligibility criteria is found above in the more details section.

What's the application process?

  1. Complete the application form below.
  2. Pagoda Projects will review your application, request CV and invite you for a 30 minute telephone interview.
  3. Pagoda Projects will then review all applications and award the funding shortly after the application end dates to those who score highest on throughout the process.
  4. If selected, Pagoda Projects will require the applicant to provide the refundable programme deposit and start working on finalising the internship position.
  5. Pagoda Projects will provide the detailed visa instructions and those who are selected can book flights and look forward to an amazing experience!

When is the application deadline?

Again, as we’re providing a wide variety of scholarships for potential applicants all over the world, there’s different application windows for the scholarships on offer and these can be found in the above section of the page.

Which sectors are available?

There’s a wide variety of companies, positions and sectors available. Many of our companies also do not require you to study a certain course to consider you for their position. You can look through a full listing of the positions here.

Do I need to speak the native language to participate?

For some of our scholarships there is a minimum language ability requirement but for the most part many don’t, although it will help for everyday life! Most of our partner companies don’t require any native language skills. If you do happen to speak Mandarin, Vietnamese or Spanish – or can read/write traditional characters then this will open up more possibilities when it comes to finding you a position. As you will be living away for a while, we do encourage you to do some self learning of the basics (Spanish/Madarin/Vietnamese) though to help you settle in a little easier.

How many hours will I be on placement?

Our placements are full time, meaning you will work roughly 40-45 hours per week, Monday to Friday with no weekend work required.

Which visa will I have?

This will differ depending on what destination and scholarship you apply for but all visa application fees are included in the program fee. Pagoda Projects will guide you through the visa application process from start to finish with the help from our Manchester team.


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