300 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2021 | Fully Funded

The Government of Hongkong is accepting applications for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2021 without IELTS. 300 Scholarships will be given in 2021. Note that Bachelors’s degree students (16 years of education) can directly apply for the Hong Kong PhD fellowship and Master Students can also apply for the Hong Kong Scholarships for international students. Finally, after One Year, the  Most amazing Scholarship programs are going to be open.

The top 8 Universities of Hongkong are Participating in the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Program. Candidates can apply in any academic Field of Study available at the University. There are no academic background restrictions. 300 Scholarships will be given to Study in Hong Kong for the Year 2021. There is No Need for any Language Test like IELTS if you have Studies previous Degree in English Medium

The aim of the Hong Kong Government Scholarship attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their Direct PhD studies in Hong Kong’s universities. The Hong Kong Government Doest does not charge any application Fee. The Fellowship will cover all the expenses during the Scholarship for the Full duration of the program. Hongkong Universities are among the top 100 Universities.

Details About 300 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • No. of Scholarships: 300
  • Course Level: Ph.D. (Doctorate)
  • Eligible Countries: All Nationalities
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 2nd December 2020

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Scholarship Background

Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009.

Hong Kong is a free and dynamic society where creativity and entrepreneurship converge. Strategically located in the heart of Asia

Universities in Hong Kong offer special strengths a wide choice of disciplines, developing the city into a regional and international hub for higher education and talent development.

List of Universities Participating in Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

The Following Eight Universities are offering Ph.D. Fellowship Program. The List of Universities is given below.

  • City University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Lingnan University
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • The Education University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • The University of Hong Kong

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Available Fields & Major

  • Science
  • Medicine
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Humanities
  • Social Science and Business Studies

Financial Benefits

  • An annual stipend of HK$309,600 (Approximately US$39,700) ( to Cover Housing, Meals)
  • A conference and research-related Travel Allowance of HK$12,900
  • For awardees who need more than three years to complete the Ph.D. degree, additional support may be provided by the chosen universities. For details, please contact the universities concerned directly.

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Selection Criteria for Hong Kong Fellowship:

  • Academic excellence
  • Research Ability
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership abilities.

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The last date to apply Online for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2021-2022 for in all of the above Universities is 2nd December 2020

How to Apply for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship

Eligible candidates should first make an Initial Application online through the Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES) to obtain an HKPFS Reference Number by 2 December 2020 before submitting applications for Ph.D. admission to their desired universities.

Applicants may choose up to two programs/ departments at one or two universities for Ph.D. study under HKPFS 2021/22. They should comply with the admission requirements of their selected universities and programs.

As the deadlines for applications to some of the universities may immediately follow that of the Initial Application, candidates should submit initial applications as early as possible to ensure that they have sufficient time to submit applications to universities.

Step 1: Submit Initial Application to Research Grants Council

Step 2: Submit Full Applications to Proposed Universities

After completing an initial application, applicants should submit full applications for their selected Ph.D. programs to the proposed universities quoting their HKPFS Reference Number before the universities’ respective deadlines. To Apply Please Visit the Official Website of the Hongkong Fellowship Program.

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Muhammad Saim Rasheed has won four fully-funded scholarships to the United States, Egypt, Turkey, and the Maldives. He is a Motivational Speaker and educationist. He started a Scholarship blog Opportunities Corner for young students to find global opportunities for Free.