Deadline: 1 December 2017 (and deadline to different university is based on the detail of that university)

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 universities. This program is now seeking for admission to PhD student to get to study in Hong Kong; in 8 Participation University. If you interested, please find out more here.

Where: You can choose to study in 8 different university in Hong Kong

Nationality: International students include Asean students can apply for this scholarship

All of the Universities:

  • 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


  • Annual allowance of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000)
  • Conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year

Number of fellowship: 230 fellow

Degree program: PhD


  • Demonstrate academic performance
  • Have outstanding research potential
  • Excellence communication and interpersonal skill
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities

How to apply: there are two step to apply for this scholarship fellowship:

  • Step 1: Submit Initial Application to Research Grants Council click here

Step 2:  Submit Full Applications to Proposed Universities (eight above university)

For more information please click here

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