Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2017-18

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EligibilityPost graduates
RegionHong Kong
AwardStipend of HK$240,000 pa, travel allowance of HK$10,000 pa

About the Program


Last Updated On : 12-10-2016   Posted By : Admin

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and UGC, invites applications to pursue PhD course through Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) for the academic year 2017-18. The fellowship will be for three years. There are eight universities who are taking part in this scheme. Additional support may be provided by the chosen universities.



  • Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2017-18

    Candidates who are seeking admission in the following universities, irrespective of their country and work experience are eligible to apply.

    1. City University of Hong Kong
    2. Hong Kong Baptist University
    3. Lingnan University
    4. The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    5. The Education University of Hong Kong
    6. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    7. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    8. The University of Hong Kong

    Applicants should have outstanding academic performance, research ability, communication, skills, and leadership quality.

    How can you apply?

    Application can be done online only.

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Awardees will get an annual stipend of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000) and conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) for a period of upto three years. For awardees who need more than three years to complete their PhD studies, additional support may be provided by the respective university.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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