HKU Presidential PHD Scholarship Programme (HKU-PS)

      Each HKU Presidential PhD Scholar will receive a package of up to around HK$427,100 (US$54,760) in the first year, and up to around HK$407,100 (US$52,190) in each of the subsequent years during the normative study period.

      Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPF)

      Each HKPFS awardee will receive a Postgraduate Scholarship of $27,600 per month, and conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,800 per year for a period up to three years. For HKPFS awardees who are admitted to a 4-year PhD programme, HKU will provide the same support in the fourth year of study.

      Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS)

      Full-time MPhil and PhD students who hold a first degree with second-class honours first division (or equivalent) or above are normally considered eligible to receive a Postgraduate Scholarship during the normative study period. Candidates’ results in Master’s degrees may also be considered. The basic level of PGS is HK$18,390 per month (w.e.f. September 1, 2023).

      Scholarships & Financial Support for Conference Attendance and Travel

      The University administers a number of scholarships that are awarded to postgraduate students for outstanding achievements. MPhil and PhD students are also eligible for financial support for conference attendance and/or travel for presenting papers/posters in overseas academic conferences or participating in other overseas educational activities.

      HKIHSS Financial Support for Conference Attendance/Travel

      The Institute offers financial support to students for their conference attendance and research trips.