18 January 2007

University Postgraduate Fellowships for PhD Candidates 2007-2008 at The University of Hong Kong (Applications close: 31 Jan)

University Postgraduate Fellowships in 2007-2008 from Hong Kong University.

Application Deadline: 31 January 2007

University Postgraduate Fellowships for outstanding students from universities all over the world who would like to pursue full-time PhD studies at HKU.

The Fellowships of HK$70,000 (US$8,900) is in addition to our full studentships (currently HK$150,000 (US$19,230) per annum).
Details of the Fellowships are given below.

Contact: gradsch@hku.hk.

Successful applicants may pursue PhD studies in the following Faculties/Centres: Architecture, Arts, Business and Economics, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, Social Sciences, Asian Studies, Urban Planning and Environmental Management.

The University's political, cultural and geographical proximity to mainland China and East Asia will avail students of different disciplines of data, research subjects and research opportunities in the area. We are uniquely positioned as a study center of the East and West.

Students will be offered grants to attend international conferences or exchange programmes. Students may also be offered the opportunity of spending part of their study period away from campus.

The University Postgraduate Fellowships is a cash award of HK$70,000 (US$8,900) granted during the 3 to 4-year candidature on top of the full studentships [currently at HK$150,000 (US$19,230) per annum]. Qualified applicants who have not been awarded the Fellowships due to keen competition will be considered for admission to the PhD programme with full studentships.

Eligibility: Applicants should have an honours degree with excellent academic records. Students in their final year of study may also apply.
Application ProcedureThere is no separate application form for the Fellowships. Applicants are required to submit an application for admission to the PhD programmes and indicate their wish to apply for the Fellowships by ticking a box in the application form. Applicants are also required to submit a short essay on why they think they should be awarded the Fellowships together with the application form.

The application form and more details on the application procedure are available at the Graduate School web site: www.hku.hk/gradsch/apply.

Application Deadline: 31 January 2007