Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students

Scholarship Description:
Under Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students applications are being invited from eligible candidates. International Students are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects Subjects available at participating institutions taught at City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University(HKBU), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Lingnan University, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The university of Hong Kong . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is 20191201

Subjects offered and Degree Programs:
You can apply for All Subjects Subjects available at participating institutions taught at City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University(HKBU), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Lingnan University, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The university of Hong Kong

Funded by: Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) was established in 2009 and the aim of Hong Kong PhD Fellowship is to invite international students from around the world to take a PhD degree programm in Hong Kong’s Institutions. More than 250 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2016/17 academic year

Degree Level: The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship scheme offers funding for PhD Programmes only.

Available Subjects: 

Eligible PhD Programmes offered by participating institutions. For details of PhD programmes offered by individual institutions, please refer to their respective websites (links found below).

The HKPF supports the awardees to pursue their PhD studies at seven UGC-funded institutions in Hong Kong:

City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Baptist University
Lingnan University
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Institute of Education
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The University of Hong Kong

Those who are seeking admission as new full-time PhD students in UGC-funded institutions of Hong Kong, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply.

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

 

Sponsor Value

The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$319,200 (approximately US$40,900) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,300 (approximately US$1,700) per year for each awardee for a period up to three years. 300 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2021/22 academic year*. For awardees who need more than three years to complete the PhD degree, additional support may be provided by the chosen universities. For details, please contact the universities concerned directly.

* Universities in Hong Kong normally start their academic year in September.
Eligibility CriteriaThose who are seeking admission as new full-time PhD students in UGC-funded institutions of Hong Kong, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply.Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.
Application ProcedureEligible 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 2020 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired universities.Apply