Anning Valley Zhao Scholarship

Commencing in 2021 LSE is delighted to offer the Anning Valley Zhao Scholarship. This scholarship will provide tuition fees and a stipend for four years for a student from mainland China to study for an MRes/ PhD within the Departments of Economics or Finance

This scholarship is funded by a generous endowment from an LSE alumnus who graduated from an MSc in Accounting and Finance in the late 1990s.


Selection for this scholarship is on the basis of outstanding academic merit and research potential. 

Scholarship amount

The Anning Valley Zhao Scholarship is tenable for four years and will cover full fees and provide an annual minimum stipend of £18,000.

How to apply

To be considered, you must submit a complete application (including references, proposal, marked work etc) by the funding deadline set by your academic department. To check the funding deadline for your department, refer to the programme page.

  • application deadline: 14 January 2021

For more information on how to apply, visit how to apply for a place on a PhD programme.