Established in 2009 by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme aims to attract outstanding students in the world to pursue their PhD degree programmes in Hong Kong’s institutions.
This fellowship is useful for the subsequent studies: Eligible PhD Programmes offered by participating institutions. For details of PhD programmes offered by individual institutions, please refer to their respective websites (links found above).
These students can apply for this fellowship: International students
Number of learning awards: 250 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2020/21 academic year
If you need to apply for this fellowship, you should take into consideration that eligible candidates should first make an Initial Application online through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES) to obtain an HKPFS Reference Number by 1 December 2019 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired universities. It is important to read the how to apply page and visit the official website and the specific websites of the participating institutions (links found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.