Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), Up to 300 Ph.D. Fellowships

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), Up to 300 Ph.D. Fellowships

Designation/Position- Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong invites application for the Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) from eligible and interested candidates 

About- 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. Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

Key Summary

  • 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.
  • The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$322,800 (approximately US$41,400) and a conference and research-related travel allowance ofHK$13,500 (approximately US$1,730) per year for each awardee for a period up to three years.
  • 300 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2022/23 academic year*.
  • For details, please contact the universities concerned directly.
  • For details on how to apply, please visit the RGC’s website at: http://www.research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong.

Research/Job Area-

  • Science, Medicine, Engineering, and Technology
  • Humanities, Social Science and Business Studies

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Location- Eight research degree-awarding universities take part in the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme:

CityU City University of Hong Kong
HKBU Hong Kong Baptist University
LU Lingnan University
CUHK The Chinese University of Hong Kong
EdUHK The Education University of Hong Kong
PolyU The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
HKUST The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
HKU The University of Hong Kong

Eligibility/Qualification– 

Candidates who are seeking admission as new full-time Ph.D. 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.

Job/Position Description- 

  • The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$322,800 (approximately US$41,400) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,500 (approximately US$1,730) per year for each awardee for a period up to three years.

  • 300 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2022/23 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.

Selection Panel

Shortlisted applications, subject to their areas of studies, will be reviewed by one of the following two Selection Panels comprising experts in the relevant board areas:

  • Science, Medicine, Engineering, and Technology
  • Humanities, Social Science and Business Studies

Selection Criteria

While candidates’ academic excellence is of primary consideration, the Selection Panels will take into account factors as follows:

  • Academic excellence;
  • Research ability and potential;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Leadership abilities.

How to Apply- Last Date for Apply01 December 2021 

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