Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme aims to attract the outstanding students from across the world to pursue their PhD degree programmes in Hong Kong’s institutions.

The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HK$25,800 (approximately US$3,212) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$12,900 (approximately US$1,600) per year for a maximum period of three years. For awardees with a normative study period of 4 years, CUHK will offer the award at the same level for the fourth year.

The CUHK Vice-Chancellor HKPFS Scholarship

  • Offers HKPFS awardees a tuition fee waiver for their whole normative study period (starting from the 2019-20 intake).*
  • Provides an award of HK$20,000 (approx. US$2,564) for lodging in the first year of study of HKPFS awardees (starting from the 2019-20 intake).

CUHK guarantees on-campus accommodation during the normative study period to HKPFS awardees who submit timely applications.  The on-campus hostel fee will be waived in the first year of study (starting from the 2019-20 intake).

(* In lieu of the CUHK Vice-Chancellor HKPFS Scholarship, a tuition waiver will be provided to local HKPFS awardees during their normative study period under the Tuition Waiver Scheme for Local Research Postgraduate (RPg) Students.)

For the 2020/21 academic year, about 250 PhD Fellowships will be awarded across all disciplines and universities in Hong Kong. The Anthropology Department has been quite successful in attracting candidates able to win the PhD Fellowship. One entered the Department in 2011, one entered the Department in 2012 and another one entered the Department in 2018.

Deadline for applications to 2019/20 entry is 2 December 2019 at Hong Kong Time 12:00 Noon.

For more information, please visit http://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/page/HongKongPhDFellowshipScheme or contact the department at anthropology@cuhk.edu.hk

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