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APFNet Scholarship Program (ASP) 2018 call for application is open!
2018-04-16

Launched in 2010 under the APFNet’s Capacity Building Framework, the ASP is a scholarship program that supports qualified students in completing a Master’s degree program related to Sustainable Forest Management and rehabilitation. So far APFNet has cooperated with Beijing Forestry University (BJFU) and Nanjing Forestry University (NJFU) as the two host universities targeting APFNet developing member economies, and two more universities targeting the Greater Central Asia region, namely Inner Mongolia Agriculture University (IMAU) and Northwest A&F University (NWAFU).

 

In 2018, APFNet plans to select and support about 30 qualified students.

 

Overview


Host universities       

Beijing Forestry University (BJFU)

Nanjing Forestry University (NJFU)

Inner Mongolia Agriculture   University (IMAU)

Northwest A&F University   (NWAFU)

Application deadline

May 31, 2018

Majors

Forest Economics and Management (BJFU)

Forestry (NJFU)

Forestry Engineering (NJFU)

Environmental Engineering (NJFU)

Soil and Water   Conservation and Desertification Control (IMAU)

Forest Protection(NWAFU)

Soil and Water Conservation and   Desertification Control(NWAFU)

How to apply

Log onto the websites of four host universities and apply   accordingly. Please see “How to apply” below for the website links.

Duration

Full-time 2 years

For more information

 See below


Why apply for the program?


· ŸWell-known and highly experienced professional forestry faculty

· Sponsorship of the tuition fees and expenses, which includes registration and tuition fees, one round-trip economy class flight tickets from the home economy of the awarded student to and from the city of the admitted university, accommodation on campus or alternative monthly allowance, monthly stipends to cover miscellaneous expenses and medical insurance during the enrollment period

· Small class sizes, which provide high levels of student and teacher contact

· Motivated and multi-national student cohort, which offers a diverse and stimulating learning environment

· At least two field trips in China for students during 2 years, to give students an access to practical experience of knowledge on forestry resources status and management in China. Extra field practices will be provided by the host universities according to their resources and academic schedule

· A chance to attend workshops, trainings and other activities on capacity building, forestry education and research and policy dialogue organized by APFNet, and connect with policy makers, academics, practitioners and international organizations, etc. in the Asia-Pacific region

Ample exposure for non-native students to the Chinese language and culture of China


Who can apply?


· For BJFU and NJFU, applicants must be non-Chinese citizens from APFNet member economies including Australia, Hong Kong China, Bangladesh, India, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Canada, Malaysia, P.R. China, Mexico, Fiji Islands, Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore, Nepal, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Chinese Taipei, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Peru, United States, the Philippines and Viet Nam

· Applicants from developing economies prioritized

· For IMAU and NWAFU, as they specialize in arid and semi-arid forest management, applicants must be non-Chinese residents from Greater Central Asia, specifically Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan

· Age:18 - 40, and in good health condition 

· have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree from an accredited higher education institute in forestry or related field

· at least 2 years of work experience are prioritized

· Proficiency in English (all the courses of this program will be taught in English)

· Female applicants encouraged

 

Fields of study and coverage


Beijing Forestry University (BJFU)

 

Fields of study

Forest Economics and Management

Duration

2 years, starting from September 2018

Coverage

Monthly stipend of CNY 3,000

Accommodation on campus. When   on-campus accommodation is not available, awarded students will receive   accommodation allowance of CNY 1,500 per month for alternative lodging

Comprehensive medical insurance

Lump-sum payment of CNY 400 per year   for outpatient medical services, regardless of actual costs

One round trip international tickets   between students’ home economy and China

Supervisor team

 

Please see

http://www.studybeijing.com.cn/English/Others/Faculty/Forestry/

for detailed supervisors’ information.  

For more information of BJFU, please visit:

http://eng.bjfu.edu.cn/

http://www.studybeijing.com.cn/English/


Nanjing Forestry University (NJFU)

 

Fields of study

1)Forestry; 2)Forestry Engineering; 3)   Environmental Engineering

Duration

2 years, starting from September 2018

Coverage

Monthly stipend of CNY 2,000

Accommodation on campus. When   on-campus accommodation is not available, awarded students will receive   accommodation allowances of CNY 800 per month for alternative lodging

Comprehensive medical insurance

Lump-sum payment of CNY 500 per year   for outpatient medical services, regardless of actual costs

One round trip international tickets   between students’ home economy and China

Supervisor team

Please click the links below for supervisors’ information. For forestry, please see:

http://eng.njfu.edu.cn/info.php?id=38

For   Forestry Engineering, please see:

http://eng.njfu.edu.cn/info.php?id=55

http://eng.njfu.edu.cn/info.php?id=33

For   Environmental Engineering, please see:

http://eng.njfu.edu.cn/info.php?id=38

 

For more information of NJFU, please visit:

http://eng.njfu.edu.cn/


Inner Mongolia Agriculture University (IMAU)

 

Fields of study

Soil and Water Conservation and Desertification Control

Duration

2 years, starting from September 2018

Coverage

Monthly stipend of CNY 2,200

Accommodation on campus.

Comprehensive medical insurance

Lump-sum payment of CNY 400 per year   for outpatient medical services, regardless of actual costs

One round trip international tickets   between students’ home economy and China

Supervisor team

 

Please   log onto the university’s official website

http://gjjyxy.imau.edu.cn/info/1079/1548.htm

for   detailed supervisors’ information.

 

Northwest A&F University (NWAFU)

 

Fields of study

1)Forestry Protection; 2) Soil and   Water Conservation and Desertification Control

Duration

2 years, starting from September 2018

Coverage

Monthly stipend of CNY 3,000

Accommodation on campus.

Comprehensive medical insurance

Lump-sum payment of CNY 500 per year   for outpatient medical services, regardless of actual costs

One round trip international tickets   between students’ home economy and China

Supervisor team

Please   log onto the university’s official website

http://en.nwsuaf.edu.cn/admission/degreeprograms_20150513163258830995/72536.htm

for detailed supervisors’ information.


Main course structure

Forest Economics and Management (BJFU)

· Resource and Economics

· Forest Economics

· Econometrics

·  Forest Ecology

· Forest Policy

· Modern Forestry Management

· Chinese Language

· Dissertation

 

Forestry (NJFU)

· Forestry Today

· Progress in the Processing and Utilization of Forestry Resources

· Forest Soil Ecology

· Biodiversity Protection

· Pollution Control and Ecological Restoration Technology

· Forest Plant Progress

· Forest Soil Science

· Forest Meteorology

· Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

· Chinese Language

· Dissertation

 

Forestry Engineering (NJFU)

· Forestry Today

· Progress in the Processing and Utilization of Forestry Resources

· Advanced Wood Science

· Fundamental and Integrated Experiments of Wood Science

· Experiments on Chemical Processing of Forest Products

· Biomass resources and Application

· Chinese Language

· Dissertation

 

Environmental Engineering (NJFU)

· Forestry Today

· Progress in the Processing and Utilization of Forestry Resources

· Forest Plant Progress

· Progress in Environmental Science

· Ecological Progress

· Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

· Forest Meteorology

· Forest Soil Science

· Simulation Model Method of Ecology and Environment

· Chinese Language

· Dissertation

 

Soil and Water Conservation and Desertification Control (IMAU)

· Desertification Control Engineering

· Forest Ecological Theory and Application

· Advances in Soil and Water Conservation and Desertification Control 

· Utilization and management of Water Resources in Arid Area

· Field Investigation on Soil and Water Conservation and Desertification Control

· Erosion Dynamics

 

Forest Protection (NWAFU)

· Forest Diversification and Forest Plants

· Forest Ecology

· Forest Survey and Design

· Plant Physiology

· Forestry Soil Science

· Forestry Today


Soil and Water Conservation and Desertification Control (NWAFU)

· Special Topic of Soil and Water Conservation

· Topic for Research Method of Soil Erosion

· Ecology

· Soil and Water Conservation: Principle, Approach and Technology

· Soil Science in Forest

· Biogeochemistry of Soil Erosion

 

How to apply

Applicants should apply from the host universities directly. As application procedures and materials may vary, applicants should visit the specific host university websites and submit materials accordingly.

 

Beijing Forestry University (BJFU)

http://www.studybeijing.com.cn/English/Others/PictureNews/183502.html 

Nanjing Forestry University (NJFU)

http://iec.njfu.edu.cn/engnew/newsshow.php?cid=17&id=4581  

Inner Mongolia Agriculture University (IMAU)

http://gjjyxy.imau.edu.cn/info/1079/1548.htm

Northwest A&Forestry University (NWAFU)

http://en.nwsuaf.edu.cn/admission/degreeprograms_20150513163258830995/72536.htm  

 

Contact information

 

To consult on application process and campus life, please contact

Beijing Forestry University

 

Ms. DiaoYarong/ Ms.Cheng Sijia / Mr. Zhang Duo

Tel: 86-10-62338271  

Fax: 86-10-62310316

Email: lxs@bjfu.edu.cn, diaoyr@bjfu.edu.cn

Mailing Address:  

  The International Students Office, Beijing Forestry University

  BOX 226, 100083

  No.35 Qinghua East Road, Haidian District, Beijing,

  People’s Republic of China

  Website:http://www.studybeijing.com.cn

 

Nanjing Forestry University

Ms. Zhang Ying/Mr. Zhu Jiangang         

Email: zhangy@njfu.com.cn, austin_zhu@njfu.com.cn

Tel: 025-85427617  

Mailing Address:

  College of International Education

  No.159 Lonpan Road,Nanjing,

  210037,Jiangsu China


Northwest A&F University

Dr. Qiang Baifa

Phone:+86-29-87080182

Fax:+86-29-87080283

E-mail: qiangbaifa@yahoo.com

Mailing Address:

Office of Admissions, College of International Education, Northwest A&F University,

Taicheng Road, Yangling, Shaanxi, China

712100

 

Inner Mongolia Agricultural University

Mr. Yang AoRiGeLe

Telephone:+86-471-4313384

Fax:+86-471-4307385

E-mail: 344340168@qq.com

Mailing Address:

College of International Education, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University

No.306 Zhaowuda Road.huhhot,Inner Mongolia.P.R. of China

Postcode:010018


To consult on the scholarship program, please contact

APFNet secretariat

 

Ms. Hu Chuyu / Ms. Yuan Mei

Tel: 0086-10-84218024

Fax: 0086-10-84216958

Email: huchuyu@apfnet.cn; yuanmei@apfnet.cn

Mailing Address:  

6th Floor, Baoneng Center (Building A), 12 FutongDongdajie, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, People’s Republic of China

Website:http://www.apfnet.cn/

 


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