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Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme 2022/2023 -- APPLY NOW!


Applications open 1st September and close 2nd December 2021, please check:


We (PolyU) offer:

  • tuition waiver scholarship for the entire normal study period; and guaranteed hall accommodation for 2 years;
  • the 4th year stipend/allowance with the same provision, if required;
  • in addition to what is offered by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong;
  • a monthly stipend of HK$26,600 (US$3,408) for the entire normal study period; and
  • a yearly allowance of HK$13,300 (US$1,700) per year for conference and research related travel allowance for a maximum period of three years;
  • associated money to support research study per normal study year: HK$20,000 (US$2,560).

Who can apply for:

  • the applicant shall finish the study of Bachelor before September 2022 (Year 4 students) with high GPA and ranking in class;
  • the applicant shall finish the study of Master before September 2022, with high GPA and ranking in class including Bachelor’s study;
  • the applicant shall have a qualified TOEFL or IELTS score. The minimum requirements are: IELTS >= 6.5 (>= 6.0 for writing); or TOEFL >=80 (>=23 for writing);
  • the applicant with strong backgrounds in Mechanics, Physics and Mathematics is most preferable.

2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject “Civil Engineering”:

HK PolyU is 19th in the world (https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/about-us/fce-rankings)


Please contact Dr Zhen-Yu YIN in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering zhenyu.yin@polyu.edu.hk for the application with the subject of email “For application of HK PhD Fellowship”