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HongKong PhD Fellowship

HongKong PhD Fellowship

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Hong Kong

Fully Funded

All

Ph.D

Dec 1, 2023

More details :

Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009, the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's universities.

Eligibility :

Candidates who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in the following eight universities, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply.

  • City University of Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong Baptist University

  • Lingnan University

  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • The Education University of Hong Kong

  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • The University of Hong Kong

Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.

Required documents :

As regards programme information, requirements for PhD admission, application methods, regulations and policy of individual universities, please refer to individual universities and PhD programmes for information.

How to apply :

Eligible candidates should first make an Initial Application online through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES) to obtain an HKPFS Reference Number by 1 December 2022 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired universities.

  • Step 1: Submit Initial Application to Research Grants Council

  • Step 2: Submit Full Applications to Proposed Universities

The Scholarship Benefits:
  • An annual stipend of HK$325,200 (approximately US$41,690) 

  • and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,600 (approximately US$1,740) per year for each awardee for a period up to three years. 

  • Tuition fees


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