Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF) Scheme

      The HKPF provides financial subsidies for brightest students across the world to pursue doctoral studies in Hong Kong. Each awardee will receive a monthly scholarship of HK$25,800 (US$3,300) and a conference and research related travel allowance of HK$12,900 (US$1,650) per year for up to three years. For HKPF awardees who are admitted to a 4-year PhD programme in 2020 – 21, HKU will provide a monthly scholarship and travel allowance at the same level as the HKPF for their 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 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$16,660 (US$2,130) per month for 2020 – 21 (subject to revision).

      Scholarships & Financial Support for Conference Attendance/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.

      HKIHSS Financial Support for Conference Attendance/Travel

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