PhD Fellowship in the Faculty of Arts Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Arts
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) invites candidates from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds, with evidence of academic excellence, research ability and potential, and good communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities to apply for full-time PhD study under the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS). HKPFS is established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) with an aim to attract the best and brightest students from all over the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong.
Applicants for admission to HKBU’s PhD programmes via HKPFS will concurrently be considered for our regular postgraduate studentship programme.
Why the Faculty of Arts?
The Faculty of Arts of Hong Kong Baptist University is a faculty for creativity – creating a rich cultural environment to stimulate students’ imagination, to develop their sensitivity, and to contribute to society through art and culture. We are a diverse and inclusive community with a global outlook and a long tradition of local engagement for the public good. Structurally, the Faculty has five academic departments/programme and a Language Centre. Four research centres and two research institutes play a prominent role in our pursuit of research excellence. Areas of significant research strength include Classical Chinese, Creative Writing, and Translation.
The following Departments will offer PhD Programmes:
- Department of Chinese Language and Literature
- Department of English Language and Literature
- Department of Humanities and Creative Writing
- Department of Religion and Studies
- Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies
Please visit the website below for a more comprehensive list of areas in which postgraduate research may be undertaken:
Scholarships and Funding
Financial Support for Your PhD Studies
Financial Support for Your PhD Studies (for AY2023/24)
HK$25,000 per awardee
HK$27,100 (approx. US$3,450) monthly
Funding Support for Procurement of research materials, books, equipment, etc*
HK$25,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years
Tuition Waiver/ Scholarship
HK$42,100 (around US$5,400) per year for each of the 4 years of studies subject to satisfactory academic progress
Conference and Research-related Travel Allowance*
HK$32,000 per year for a maximum of three years plus the University’s provision of HK$20,000 (approx. US$2,550) for the student's 4-year study period
Shared-room accomodatio will be provided in the student's first year of study subject to availability
*subject to the University's strategic plan