HKUST provides various scholarships for you to join our research (including students under admission to HKUST Guangzhou Pilot Scheme) and taught postgraduate community, which can well cover your tuition fee, accommodation fee and other living costs.
It is an internationally recognized award to draw the best PhD students around the globe to Hong Kong. HKUST has recruited the largest number of HKPFS awardees among local institutions, coming from 40 countries and regions. 1 out of 7 PhD new students of HKUST received the Fellowship.
The application for 2022/23 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme is now closed. Successful candidates will be notified by RGC via email in Apr 2022. For more details about the scheme, please click here.
* subject to continual meeting of renewal conditions and compliance to RGC's regulations
It is an award for excellent PhD candidates, in recognition of their outstanding academic performance and research capacity.
The award is renewable in subsequent years, subject to continual excellent performance.
* Local PhD students will receive a tuition waiver from the Hong Kong SAR Government instead.
It is a scholarship for new non-local students from East, Southeast and South Asia to pursue master's studies and cross-cultural enrichment.
What it offers:
The University is now inviting applications for 2022/23 admissions.
Visit here for more details about the program.
The Fellowships Scheme is set up by the University Grants Committee to award meritorious local students to pursue further studies in priority areas conducive to the development of Hong Kong.
Eligible students will receive subsidy in the tuition fee payment.
To build up a pool of local research talents to sustain Hong Kong’s competitiveness and propel the development of our higher education, the Hong Kong Government has introduced this new scheme.
More funding and scholarships are available to PG students, including Overseas Research Awards & Greater Bay Area Research Award, Fulbright Junior Research Awards, Research Travel Grants, etc.
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Guaranteed university accommodation for Full-time MPhil and PhD students in the first 2 years of research studies.
Guaranteed university accommodation for students under HKUST Guangzhou Pilot Scheme:
For details regarding the accommodation, please visit the website of Student Housing and Residential Life Office (SHRLO).