Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong offers PhD Fellowship to International understudies 2017-2018
The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), set up in 2009 by the Research Grants Council (RGC), goes for pulling in the best and brightest understudies on the planet to seek after their PhD programs in Hong Kong’s foundations. Around 200 PhD Fellowships will be granted every scholastic year. For awardees who require over three years to finish the PhD degree, extra support might be given by the picked establishments. The money related guide is accessible for any field of study.
Competitors who are looking for affirmation as new full time PhD understudies in the accompanying eight institutions, independent of their nation of beginning, earlier work experience, and ethnic foundation, ought to be qualified to apply.
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Baptist University
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Institute of Education
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The University of Hong Kong
Candidates ought to exhibit remarkable characteristics of scholarly execution, inquire about capacity/potential, correspondence and interpersonal aptitudes, and initiative capacities.
While competitors’ scholarly fabulousness is the essential thought, the Selection Panels will consider figures as takes after:
Examine capacity and potential;
Correspondence and interpersonal aptitudes; and
Number of Scholarships:
More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be granted in the 2015/17 scholarly year
The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship gives a yearly stipend of HK$240,000 (around US$30,000) and a gathering and research-related travel recompense of HK$10,000 (roughly US$1,300) every year to each awardee for a time of up to three years. More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be granted in the 2017/18 scholarly year*. For awardees who require over three years to finish their PhD thinks about, extra support might be given by the picked foundations. For points of interest, please contact the foundations concerned specifically.
* Institutions in Hong Kong ordinarily begin their scholastic year in September.
Offered Annually? Yes
Application Deadline: opens from first September 2016 to first December 2016
Determination Panel: Shortlisted applications, subject to their regions of studies, will be explored by one of the accompanying two Selection Panels involving specialists in the important board ranges:
sciences, solution, designing and innovation
humanities, sociologies and business concentrates on
Eligible hopefuls ought to first make an Initial Application online through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES) to get a HKPFS Reference Number by 1 December 2016 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 preceding submitting applications for PhD admission to their coveted colleges.
Candidates may pick up to two projects/divisions at maybe a couple colleges for PhD think about under HKPFS 2017/18. They ought to conform to the affirmation prerequisites of their chose colleges and projects.
As the due dates for applications to a portion of the colleges may quickly take after that of the Initial Application, applicants ought to submit starting applications as ahead of schedule as could be allowed to guarantee that they have adequate time to submit applications to colleges.
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