Scholarships & Fees

Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme

Details for the 2022/23 academic year shall be available in due course.

In recognition of HKUST’s efforts in contributing to the strategic development of Hong Kong, the University Grants Committee (UGC) has awarded HKUST 125 Fellowship places for the 2021/22 academic year. The scheme encourages students to pursue inter-disciplinary and in-depth postgraduate training in priority areas that are beneficial to society.

Designated TPg Programs

The following TPg programs have been selected by UGC to award eligible students the fellowships in the 2021/22 academic year:

School Program Fellowship Places
Science MSc in Analytical Chemistry  3
Science MSc in Biotechnology 6
Science MSc in Data-Driven Modeling 8
Science MSc in Environmental Health and Safety 3
Science MSc in Financial Mathematics 10
Engineering MSc in Big Data Technology  19
Engineering MSc in Civil Infrastructural Engineering and Management 18
Engineering MSc in Environmental Engineering and Management 10
Engineering MSc in Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship 3
Business and Management MSc in Finance 6
Business and Management MSc in Financial Technology  8
Business and Management MSc in Information Systems Management 13
Humanities and Social Science MSc in Global China Studies 4
Interdisciplinary Programs Office MSc in Environmental Science and Management 11
Interdisciplinary Programs Office Master of Public Policy 3



  1. Applications are open to local students admitted to the designated TPg programs in 2021/22;
  2. The award of the fellowships will be based on merits taking into account the students' academic achievements, professional qualifications, relevant working experience and achievements in other areas as well as the proposals submitted by the students; and
  3. To avoid double subsidy, applications from students who are receiving other forms of government scholarship (except student financial assistance) for pursuing the same program will not be considered.

Fellowship Amount

The fellowship students are required to pay a minimum tuition fee of HK$42,100, and the differences will be subsidised by the fellowships subject to a cap of HK$120,000, regardless of the actual study period of the TPg program.


Eligible students will be invited by the respective programs to submit applications. For details, please contact the program offices directly.


Please refer to UGC's website for more details of the Scheme.

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