Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

Experience world-class academic programmes and research opportunities in Asia's World City

The Research Grants Council of Hong Kong is launching the Ninth Round of the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme. This programme aims to attract top international students to pursue PhD studies in Hong Kong’s world-class research universities. The fellowship provides a monthly salary of HK$20,000 (approx. 2,200 euros) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approx. 1100 euros) per year for a period of three years.

Who can apply?

All candidates seeking admission as new full-time PhD students in the eight universities funded by the University Grants Committee, are welcomed to apply.

How to apply?

Eligible candidates should make their initial application to the Research Grants Council through the online system to obtain an HKPFS Reference Number before submitting full applications to their selected universities.

When to apply?

The deadline for initial application is 1 December 2017.

For further information, please visit the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme website or send an e-mail to hkpf [at] ugc [dot] edu [dot] hk