Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2018-19

A Prestigious and Fully-Funded Option for Your PhD Studies
(i)    Stipend: HK$240,000 (~USD30,000) per year for 4 years
(ii)   Excellent Research Award: HK$40,000 (~USD5,000) in the first year of study
(iii)  Conference Travel Allowance: HK$10,000 (~USD1,300) per year for 4 years; and
(iv) Guaranteed university accommodation in the first 2 years of research postgraduate        studies

On top of meeting the HKUST admission requirements, HKPFS applicants should have:
  • Outstanding academic performance;
  • Excellent research ability and potential;
  • International exposure and a global outlook;
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Strong leadership abilities.

Please make sure that you complete both of the following:
  • Submit the initial application via RGC System by 1 December 2017 (12noon, GMT+8)
  • Submit the HKPFS application online directly to HKUST by 4 December 2017 (11:59pm, GMT+8)

Important Note: If you have chosen two HKUST programs in the initial application, please make sure you submit the full application for EACH chosen program to HKUST.

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