Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009, the Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their Ph.D. studies in Hong Kong's universities.
The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$319,200 (approximately US$40,900) and a conference and a research-related travel allowance of HK$13,300 (approximately US$1,700) per year for each awardee for a period up to three years.
Candidates who are seeking admission as new full-time Ph.D. students in the following eight universities, 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
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Education University of Hong Kong
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.
1 December 2020 at 12:00 noon Hong Kong Time.
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