The Education University of Hong Kong

 Hong Kong PhD
 Fellowship Scheme

  • Established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) in 2009.
  • Aims to attract the best students from around the world to pursue PhD studies in Hong Kong.
  • Provides a monthly stipend of HK$27,600 (approx. US$3,540) and a conference travel allowance of HK$13,800 (approx. US$1,760) per year for up to three years. Additional support will be provided by the Graduate School for students within the normative period of study.
  • University Accommodation: Guaranteed on-campus accommodation during the normative period of study. 

Application Procedure

  1. Applications are invited from 1 September 2023 at 12:00 noon (Hong Kong Time).
  2. Submit an initial application to the RGC through their online application system and obtain a HKPFS reference number.
  3. RGC Application deadline: 1 December 2023 at 12:00 noon (Hong Kong Time).
  4. Submit your full application through EdUHK Admission System and quote the HKPFS reference number
  5. EdUHK Application deadline: 1 December 2023 at 11:59 pm (Hong Kong Time).

Admission Requirements

For Admission Requirements, please refer to: Prospective Students, Research Postgraduate (RPg) Programmes (