Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2018/19
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How to Apply

Eligible candidates should first make an Initial Application online through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES) to obtain an HKPFS Reference Number by 1 December 2017 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired universities.

Applicants may choose up to two programmes / departments at one or two universities for PhD study under HKPFS 2018/19. They should comply with the admission requirements of their selected universities and programmes.

As the deadlines for applications to some of the universities may immediately follow that of the Initial Application, candidates should submit initial applications as early as possible to ensure that they have sufficient time to submit applications to universities.

 

 

 
 

 

 

     
 

Step 1: Submit Initial Application to Research Grants Council

Open for applications: 1 September 2017 at 12:00 noon Hong Kong Time

Explanatory Notes for completing the Initial Application (in PDF format)
   
HKPFS Electronic System - Initial Application

 

 

Step 2: Submit Full Applications to Proposed Universities

After completing an initial application, applicants should submit full applications for their selected PhD programmes to the proposed universities quoting their HKPFS Reference Number before the universities' respective deadlines. As regards programme information, requirements for PhD admission, application methods, regulations and policy of individual universities, please refer to individual universities and PhD programmes for information.

CityU

City University of Hong Kong
Application Deadline: 1 December 2017 (11:59pm Hong Kong Time)

   
HKBU

Hong Kong Baptist University
Application Deadline: 1 December 2017 (11:59pm Hong Kong Time)

   
LU

Lingnan University
Application Deadline: 3 December 2017 (11:59pm Hong Kong Time)

   
CUHK

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Application Deadline: 1 December 2017 (5:00pm Hong Kong Time)

   
EdUHK

The Education University of Hong Kong
Application Deadline : 1 December 2017

   
PolyU

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Application Deadline: 1 December 2017 (11:59pm Hong Kong Time)

   
HKUST

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Application Deadline: 4 December 2017 (11:59pm Hong Kong Time)

   
HKU

The University of Hong Kong
Application Deadline: 1 December 2017

 

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