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US$30,000 Hong Kong Fellowship Scheme For International Students

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The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) is offering fellowship opportunities to international students who need more than three years to complete the PhD degree.

This fellowship program will be awarded to applicants who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in the following eight institutions

  • 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
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • The University of Hong Kong

Application Deadline: 1st December 2017

Offered Annually? Yes

Eligible Country: International

Number Of Fellowships: More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2015/17 academic year

Value Of Fellowship: The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.
  • have good academic records

How To Apply: Eligible candidates should first make an online Initial Application through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES) to obtain an HKPFS Reference Number by 1 December 2017 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired universities.

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