Research Postgraduate


Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

HKPFS is established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) to attract the best and brightest students from all over the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong.

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Tuition Waiver for Local Research Postgraduate (RPg) Students

Since the academic year of 2018/2019, the HKSAR Government has been providing tuition waiver for all local students enrolled in UGC-funded RPg programmes. The objective is to encourage more local students to join the RPg programmes.

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Belt and Road Scholarship (Research Postgraduate)

In AY 2020/21, up to 25 scholarships would be offered to students from countries along the Belt and Road to study first-year full-time publicly-funded RPg programmes in Hong Kong. The scholarship is supported by the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund.

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Other Scholarships / Awards for Postgraduate Students

The Office of Student Affairs provides a summerized list of scholarships / awards designated for postgraduate students. To access the detailed list, please click the ‘Learn More’ button below.

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Faculty Research Support to Research Students

All full-time (FT) and part-time (PT) research postgraduate students (MPhil and PhD) are welcome to apply for financial support from the Faculty for conducting research related activities in their normal study period.

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Graduate School Research Support Scheme

The Graduate School provides funding support for full-time PhD and MPhil students receiving full studentship to cover expenses incurred from attending international conferences/overseas attachments, field trips and study tours, and thesis editing etc.

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