Hong Kong PhD Scholarships for International Students – The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme was established in order to attract outstanding students in the world to pursue their PhD degree programme in Hong’s Institution. This scheme was established in 2009 by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC).
Field of Study: Eligible PhD Programmes offered by participating institutions.
Number of Awards: 250 PhD Fellowships is awarded every academic year.
Participating Institution in for the Scholarships
- 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
- Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- The University of Hong Kong
For your interest see:
- Rotary Yoneyama Foundation Scholarships For International Students
- Winnipeg President’s Scholarships for World Leaders, 2019
Benefits of Hong Kong PhD Scholarships
The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$301,200 (approximately US$38,600) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$12,600 (approximately US$1,600) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years.
Eligibility for Hong Kong PhD Scholarships
Applicant for the the scholarship should be,
- Seeking admission as a new full-time PhD students in UGC-funded institutions of Hong Kong, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience and ethnic background.
- Able to demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability/potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.
How to Apply Hong Kong PhD Scholarships
Eligible applicants should make an initial application online through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System to get an HKPFS Reference Number by 1 December at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00. Then, this is followed by submitting of applications for PhD admission into their desired universities.
For more information and application, visit Hong Kong PhD Scholarships for International Students Website