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The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

Event Date
From 01 Nov 2021 to 01 Dec 2021

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) now invites HKPFS applications for 2022-23:


Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

  • Established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) in 2009.
  • Aims to attract the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD programmes in Hong Kong’s universities.
  • Provides a monthly stipend of HK$26,900 (approx. US$3,450) and a conference travel allowance of HK$13,500 (approx. US$1,730) per year during the normative study period for up to three years.


CUHK Vice-Chancellor HKPFS Scholarship

  • Offers HKPFS awardees a tuition fee waiver for their whole normative study period.
  • Provides an award of HK$40,000 (approx. US$5,130) for lodging in the first year of study and HK$20,000 in the subsequent years within the normative study period*
  • The on-campus hostel fee will be waived in the first year of study.
  • Guaranteed on-campus accommodation during the normative period of study to HKPFS awardees who submit timely applications.
  • For HKPFS awardees with a normative study period of four years, CUHK provides stipend and conference travel allowance at HKPFS level for the fourth year.


More information can be found:


Application deadline: 1 December 2021