2015-2016 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students in Hong Kong  


2015-2016 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students in Hong Kong , and applications are submitted till 1 December 2014 . Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong offers PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students in  Hong Kong. More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2015/2016 academic year. The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years. For awardees who need more than three years to complete their PhD studies, additional support may be provided by the chosen institutions. For details, please contact the concerned institutions directly. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Hong Kong

Level: PhD Degree

Field(s): Fellowships are awarded to study any of the courses offered by the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lingnan University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and The University of Hong Kong

Deadline: The application deadlines are-City University of Hong Kong- 6 December 2014, Hong Kong Baptist University-1 December 2014, Lingnan University-2 December 2014, The Chinese University of Hong Kong-1 December 2014, The Hong Kong Institute of Education-5 December 2014, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University-4 December 2014, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology-3 December 2014 and The University of Hong Kong-December 1, 2014.

Funded By: Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015-2016 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme is targeted for International students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2015/2016 academic year.

Scholarship Duration: Fellowships are offered for up to three years.

Scholarship covers: The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years. More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2015/2016 academic year. For awardees who need more than three years to complete their PhD studies, additional support may be provided by the chosen institutions. For details, please contact the institutions concerned directly.

Description

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.

Eligibility

To be considered for 2015-2016 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme, candidates

(a) 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 Hong Kong Institute of Education

‣ The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

‣ The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

‣ The University of Hong Kong
(b) Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.

Selection Criteria for 2015-2016 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

‣ While candidates’ academic excellence is of primary consideration, the Selection Panels will take into account factors as follows:

  • Academic excellence;
  • Research ability and potential;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Leadership abilities.

Notification: Applicants will be notified in March 2015.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ 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 2014 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired institutions.

‣ Scholarship Application Due Date: The application deadlines are-City University of Hong Kong- 6 December 2014, Hong Kong Baptist University-1 December 2014, Lingnan University-2 December 2014, The Chinese University of Hong Kong-1 December 2014, The Hong Kong Institute of Education-5 December 2014, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University-4 December 2014, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology-3 December 2014 and The University of Hong Kong-December 1, 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about 2015-2016 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme



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