Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2020-21

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Last updated on: 05-Nov-2019
EligibilityPhD applicants
RegionHong Kong
AwardHKD 39,700

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About the Program

Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong invites applications for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) 2019 from the outstanding meritorious students in the world to commence their PhD studies in Hong Kong. Under this scheme, selected fellows will get an annual stipend of USD 39,700 and a conference and research-related travel allowance of USD 1,700 per year for up to three years.

  • Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2020-21 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Demonstrate the high-level quality of academic performance, communication and interpersonal skills, research ability and leadership abilities
    • Be seeking admission as new full time PhD student in any of these eight universities - 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

    The selected students will get the following benefits:

    • An annual stipend of USD 39,700 
    • Conference and a research-related travel allowance of USD 1,700 per year 
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

    Step 1: Submit an initial application online through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES)
    Step 2: Obtain the HKPFS Reference Number
    Step 3: Submit Initial Application to Research Grants Council
    Step 4: Submit Full Applications to Proposed Universities

Important Dates

Application deadline: 2nd December 2019

Selection Criteria

Considering academic excellence as the primary factor, the selection panel will make the final selections based on research ability and potential; communication and interpersonal skills; and leadership abilities of the candidates.

Terms and Conditions
  • Selected candidates may get additional support in case they need more than 3 years to complete their PhD degree. 
  • A total of 250 PhD fellowships will be awarded in the academic year of 2020-21.

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