Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2019/2020
Deadline: 30 November 2018 (Colombian time)
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.
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 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.
The fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HK$25,100 (approx. US$3,200) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$12,600 (approx. US$1,600) per year for a period of three years. 250 fellowships will be awarded for PhD studies commencing in the 2019/20 academic year.
Eligible candidates should first make an Initial Application online through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES) to obtain a HKPFS Reference Number by 1 December 2018 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 (30 November 2018 23:00 Colombian time) before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired institutions.
[Boletín SIUN 406, 6 de septiembre de 2018]