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    Hong Kong PHD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) 2022-2023

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    The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme is a fully funded opportunity for students from all over the world to study at Hong Kong’s top universities. Scholarships for international students are available to anyone who is academically brilliant, has a track record of accomplishments, and demonstrates leadership qualities. Anyone from any country can apply to this PhD fellowship program, regardless of where they live, where they were born, or their ethnic, religious, or political affiliations. Furthermore, there are no restrictions on the prior work experience of interested fellows for Hong Kong fellowships.

    The Hong Kong PhD scholarship is a scheme established by the Research Grants Council to attract the world’s brightest minds to pursue their PhDs at Hong Kong universities. Students can apply to universities that are on the Research Grants Council’s panel. Students who are talented and have extraordinary potential and skills such as communication, research ability, and leadership qualities can apply to top universities in Hong Kong under this fully-funded fellowship. The 300 PhD fellowships scheme is a platform that allows students to study at a university of their choice from a list of eight RGC-approved universities.

    The Hong Kong fellowship grant provides PhD students with a platform to interact with students from other cultures. Furthermore, because it is located in the heart of Asia, Hong Kong is a city of diversity. PhD fellows from the Research Grants Council will be able to swim in a pool of global connectivity, excellence, and a high-quality lifestyle. Furthermore, Hong Kong has one of the best educational systems in the world. As a result, international PhD fellows in the heart of Asia will benefit from an everlasting educational experience that will benefit both their personal and professional growth and expertise.

    PhD fellows can gain world-class experience in every academic program and research activity in Asia’s World City thanks to the fully-funded doctoral scholarship. The highly competitive fellowship awards 300 scholarships to students from all over the world who have outstanding academic records and interpersonal skills. Since 2009, when RGC launched the scholarship program, many students have benefited and participated in groundbreaking research that has changed the world. The Hong Kong fellows have made their mark in every field, including science, medicine, engineering, humanities, and economics. As a result, this international fellowship program for PhD fellows is a fantastic opportunity for them to further their education in the best possible way.

    Details Hongkong PHD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) 2022-2023

    Host Country:

    • Hong Kong

    Fields of Study:

    • Sciences
    • Medicine
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Humanities
    • Social Sciences
    • Business Studies

    Degree Level:

    • PhD

    Program Duration:

    • The duration of the Hong Kong fellowships is 3 years.

    Number of Awards:

    • 300 Doctoral Fellowships

    List of the Participating Universities:

    • Lingnan University
    • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • City University of Hong Kong
    • Hong Kong Baptist University
    • The University of Hong Kong
    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

    Benefits of the Hong Kong Fellowship Scheme 2023-24:

    • The fellows will receive an annual stipend of HK $322,800 for up to three years.
    • The fellows will receive a travel allowance of HK $ 13,500 annually for conferences and research-related relocation.
    • Additional Support will be provided by the university if the PhD extends from 3 years.
    • No prior work experience is required.
    • No application is required for the initial fellowship application.

    Eligibility Criteria of Hong Kong Fellowship Scheme 2023-24:

    • Candidates must be new full-time PhD students.
    • Candidates can be from any nationality around the globe.
    • The candidates have to prove that their university education has been conducted in the English language.
    • In case, the candidate’s prior medium of education is not English, he/she has to provide English Proficiency Certificate.
    • If the candidate is not a new PhD student, he/she can only apply for this fellowship if he/she may get admission to other new full-time PhD programs.
    • The candidate must choose from the given list of 8 universities.

    How to Apply for Hong Kong Fellowship Scheme 2023/24?

    • The candidates have to apply separately for the university and this fellowship.
    • The candidates have to apply first for the fellowship.
    • In order to apply for the fellowship, the candidates have to complete the initial application through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES).
    • After the successful submission of the initial application, the candidates will receive a reference number.
    • The candidates have to apply for chosen universities (Up to 2 universities and 2 programs depending on the priority) and the given reference number must have to be mentioned in the university application form.
    • In case the candidates forget to mention HKPFSES reference number, their applications will be considered on the regular basis and will not be considered for this fellowship.
    • Every university has a different submission deadline so in order to receive the reference number before the deadline so you have to fill the initial application as soon as possible to meet the university deadline.

    Eligible Host Universities and Application Deadline:

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong

    • 1 December 2022 (5:00 pm Hong Kong Time)

    The Education University of Hong Kong

    • Application Deadline: 1 December 2022

    City University of Hong Kong

    • Application Deadline: before 1 December 2022

    Hong Kong Baptist University

    • Application Deadline: 1 December 2022 (11:59 pm Hong Kong Time).

    Lingnan University

    • Application Deadline: 2 December 2022 (11:59 pm Hong Kong Time)

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    • Application Deadline: 1 December 2022 (11:59 pm Hong Kong Time)

    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

    • Application Deadline: 1 December 2022 (11:59 pm Hong Kong Time)

    The University of Hong Kong

    • Application Deadline: 1 December 2022 (11:59 pm Hong Kong Time)

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