MPHIL/PHD IN PUBLIC POLICY

Scholarship/Studentship

HONG KONG PHD FELLOWSHIP SCHEME

The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship scheme is established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) with aims to attract the best and brightest students from around the world to pursue doctoral studies at HKUST.


THE FELLOWSHIP WILL BE OFFERED IN 2019-20 ACADEMIC YEAR

  1. Stipend: HK$301,200 (~US$38,600) per year, for 4 years

  2. Excellent Research Award: HK$40,000 (~US$5,000) in the first year of study

  3. Conference Travel Allowance: HK$12,600 (~US$1,600) per year, for 4 years; and

  4. University Accommodation: Guaranteed in the first 2 years of research postgraduate studies

For more details, please visit https://pg.ust.hk/prospective-students/scholarship-fees/hong-kong-phd-fellowship-scheme


POSTGRADUATE STUDENTSHIP (PGS)

Full-time regular research postgraduate students are eligible for a postgraduate studentship of HK$16,660 per month (2019-20 academic year) during their normative study period. The studentship is intended to help cover daily subsistence, tuition fees and other expenses that students may incur during the course of their study.