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Apply For FIG Foundation PhD Scholarships for Developing Countries 2018| Study in Denmark:

FIG Foundation PhD Scholarships for Developing Countries 2018 is ongoing and will be closing by 1st febuary 2018, so you are adviced to hurry and apply. FIG means International Federation of Surveyors  (then in French Fédération Internationale des Géomètres) the scholarship is offered for students interested in studying for a PhD degree and in surveying/geomatics.

Apply Now-230 Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students 2017/2018

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students is now open as Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong offers PhD Fellowship to International students 2018/2019

Application Deadline for Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students: 1st December 2017

Offered Annually? Yes

About the Award: The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), established in 2009 by the Research Grants Council (RGC), aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD programmes in Hong Kong’s institutions. About 200 PhD Fellowships will be awarded each academic year. For awardees who need more than three years to complete the PhD degree, additional support may be provided by the chosen institutions. The financial aid is available for any field of study.

Fellowship Worth

The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship provides an annual stipend of HK$240,000 (approximately US$30,000) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period of up to three years. More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2017/18 academic year*. For awardees who need more than three years to complete their PhD studies, additional support may be provided by the chosen institutions. For details, please contact the institutions concerned directly.

* Institutions in Hong Kong normally start their academic year in September.

Eligibility for Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students: 

Candidates who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in the following eight institutions, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience, and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply.

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

Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.

Selection Criteria for Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students: 

While candidates’ academic excellence is the primary consideration, the Selection Panels will take into account factors as follows:

  • Academic excellence;
  • Research ability and potential;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Leadership abilities.

Number of Scholarships: More than 230 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in the 2015/17 academic year

Selection Panel for Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students: 

Shortlisted applications, subject to their areas of studies, will be reviewed by one of the following two Selection Panels comprising experts in the relevant board areas:

  • sciences, medicine, engineering and technology
  • humanities, social sciences and business studies

Application Process: Eligible candidates should first make an Initial Application online through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System (HKPFSES) to obtain an HKPFS Reference Number by 1 December 2017 at Hong Kong Time 12:00:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired universities.

Applicants may choose up to two programmes / departments at one or two universities for PhD study under HKPFS 2018/19. They should comply with the admission requirements of their selected universities and programmes.

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.

How to apply for Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme for International Students

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