Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2011/12

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.
Opening Date: 24 November, 2010
Closing Date: 1 December, 2010
Faculty: Curtin Business School
Health Sciences
Science and Engineering
Area of Interest: All Areas of Interest
Scholarship Type: Merit Based
Year of Study: Postgraduate
Eligibility: Candidates who are seeking admission as new full time PhD in the institutions listed, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience, and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply.

Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.

Applicable to: Study Abroad
Nationality: Australian Citizen
Australian Permanent Resident
Malaysian Citizen
New Zealand Citizen
Other Nationalities
Type: Research
Maximum number awarded: 135
Value: The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HK$20,000 (approximately US$2,600) 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 three years.
Tenable at:
  • 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
Further Information: For further information, please contact [email protected] or visit the Scheme‚Äôs website at

Eligible candidates should make their initial applications through the online system at to obtain a reference number before submitting applications to selected institutions.

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