Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme HKPFS

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme HKPFS

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

Background About Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

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 ForĀ  Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

 

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.

 

Fellowship Award

 

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.

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 2020 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired universities.

 

Applicants may choose up to two programmes / departments at one or two universities for PhD study under HKPFS 2021/22. They should comply with the admission requirements of their selected universities and programmes.

 

As the deadlines for applications to some of the universities may immediately follow that of the Initial Application, candidates should submit initial applications as early as possible to ensure that they have sufficient time to submit applications to universities.

 

For complete details about Selection Criteria & Application procedure please refer Fellowship Publisher

 

Refer Information Leaflet

 

Other useful information to know about Higher Education in Hong Kong

 

Research Grants Council, Hong Kong : http://www.rgc.edu.hk

About Hong Kong : http://www.brandhk.gov.hk

Hong Kong Higher Education : http://studyinhongkong.edu.hk

Postgraduate Studies in Hong Kong : http://www.grad.edu.hk

Immigration Policy on Study and Guidebook for Entry for Study in Hong Kong : https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/services/visas/study.html

 

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