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HKUST has been drawing the best doctoral students from around the world through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council. In the 2018-19 cohort, over 50 of the 231 awardees in Hong Kong are HKUST students. With 1/6 HKUST PhD students being HKPFS Fellows, by joining us, you will find yourself being part of an exceptionally strong research community.

A Prestigious and Fully-Funded Option for Your PhD Studies

1. Stipend: HK$301,200 (~US$38,600) per year, for 4 years
2. Excellent Research Award: HK$40,000 (~US$5,000) in the first year of study

3. Conference Travel Allowance: HK$12,600 (~US$1,600) per year, for 4 years; and
4. University Accommodation: Guaranteed in first 2 years of research postgraduate studies

On top of meeting the HKUST admission requirements, HKPFS applicants should have:

  • Outstanding academic records
  • Excellent research ability and potential
  • International exposure and a global outlook
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership abilities

The application for 2019/20 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme is now closed. The 2020/21 application will start in early September 2019. Stay tuned at http://pg.ust.hk/hkpfs.

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated December 5, 2018
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