Oppotunity to study PHD in Hong Kong

Deadline : 01 Dec 2020

State University: Hong Kong2

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Study level: Postgraduate

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Oppotunity to study PHD in Hong Kong

Background

 

Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009, the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's institutions.

 

 

 

Eligibility

 

Candidates who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in the following eight institutions, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply.

 

City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Baptist University

Lingnan University

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Institute of Education

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The University of Hong Kong

Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.

 

 

 

 

Fellowship Award

 

The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years. More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2015/16 academic year*. For awardees who need more than three years to complete their PhD studies, additional support may be provided by the chosen institutions. For details, please contact the institutions concerned directly.

 

* Institutions in Hong Kong normally start their academic year in September.

 

 

 

 

 

Selection Panel

 

Shortlisted applications, subject to their areas of studies, will be reviewed by one of the following two Selection Panels comprising experts in the relevant board areas:

 

Sciences, Medicine, Engineering and Technology

Humanities, Social Sciences and Business Studies

 

 

Selection Criteria

 

While candidates' academic excellence is of primary consideration, the Selection Panels will take into account factors as follows:

 

Academic excellence;

Research ability and potential;

Communication and interpersonal skills; and

Leadership abilities.

 

How to Apply

 

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 2020 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired universities.

Applicants may choose up to two programmes / departments at one or two universities for PhD study under HKPFS 2021/22. They should comply with the admission requirements of their selected universities and programmes.

As the deadlines for applications to some of the universities may immediately follow that of the Initial Application, candidates should submit initial applications as early as possible to ensure that they have sufficient time to submit applications to universities.

 

 

As the deadlines for applications to some of the institutions may immediately follow that of the Initial Application, candidates should submit initial applications as early as possible to ensure that they have sufficient time to submit applications to institutions.

 

 

Step 1: Submit Initial Application to Research Grants Council

Step 2: Submit Full Applications to Proposed Institutions

Use this Link: 

 

 

 

After completing an initial application, applicants should submit full applications for their selected PhD programmes to the proposed institutions quoting their HKPFS Reference Number before the institutions' respective deadlines. As regards programme information, requirements for PhD admission, application methods, regulations and policy of individual institutions, please refer to individual institutions and PhD programmes for information.

City University of Hong Kong

 

Application Deadline: 6 December 2014

Hong Kong Baptist University

Application Deadline: 1 December 2014

Lingnan University

Application Deadline: 2 December 2014

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Application Deadline: 1 December 2014

The Hong Kong Institute of Education

Application Deadline : 5 December 2014

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Application Deadline: 4 December 2014

The University of Hong Kong

Application Deadline: 1 December 2014

 

University information:

 

City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

http://www.cityu.edu.hk/sgs/hkphd

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)

http://gs.hkbu.edu.hk

Lingnan University (LU)

http://www.ln.edu.hk/reg/info/pgrad/hkpfs.php

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

http://www2.cuhk.edu.hk/gss/hkphd

The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd)

http://www.ied.edu.hk/gradsch

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

http://www.polyu.edu.hk/ro/hkphd-fellowship/

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

http://www.ust.hk/hkpfs/

3The University of Hong Kong (HKU)

 

http://www.hku.hk/gradsch/web/apply

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