Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for 2022/2023 Academic Session

The Federal Ministry of Education through Hong Kong is calling for applications into Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for 2022/2023 Academic Session.

The Research Ground Council of Hong Kong is launching the Thirteenth round of Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (“the Scheme”) for International students including Nigerians to pursue PhD studies in Hong Kong world class research universities


Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009, the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong’s universities

The Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$26,900 (approximately US$3,400) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,500 (approximately US$1,730) per year for each awardee for a period up to three years. 300 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2022/23 academic year.


All interested applicants with good results in first and second degree can apply

How to Apply

The electronic version of the posters and leaflets of the scheme are available online for download by:

Poster : https://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/Poster_HKPFS.pdf

Leaflet : https://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/Leaflet_HKPFS.pdf

Further information could be obtained at HKPF@ugc.edu.hk or via the Scheme’s website at http://www.rgc.edu.hk/hkphd


The deadline for submission of initial application is 1st December 2021.

For further enquiries, contact


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