HKU Presidential PhD Scholar Programme 2022-23 (HKU-PS)

HKU Presidential PhD Scholar Programme 2022-23 (HKU-PS)

Career help portal is here with an other amazing announcement. HKU Presidential PhD Scholar Programme 2022 is now inviting applications for the admission year 2022-23. The Programme offers the most prestigious scholarship package, namely, the HKU Presidential PhD Scholarship (HKU-PS), to selected outstanding full-time PhD students admitted to The University of Hong Kong. 

The HKU Presidential PhD Scholars will also receive strong academic and training support from the University, e.g. individualised advisory service, training in teaching and opportunities to interact with leading scholars. A group of distinguished Faculty members will also give advice, provide additional mentorship and training opportunities, and oversee the academic career paths. 
So what are you waiting for? Check out all the given details of this program and then apply.

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Description of HKU Presidential PhD Scholar Programme 2022

  • Host country: Hong Kong
  • Host University: University of Hong Kong
  • Available fields: Multiple
  • Financial coverage: Fully Funded
  • Available degree disciplines: PhD only
  • The awards are open for the Academic year 2022-23.
  • Deadline: August 2022 for second batch.

Also check out ISDB Scholarship 2022 in Turkey

Eligibility Criteria

The HKU Presidential PhD Scholars shall be the brightest candidates who are passionate about research applying for the full-time PhD programmes at HKU.  Applications for the HKU-PS Programme should be submitted following the instruction on

Scholarship Package for 2022-23 admission

  • Each HKU Presidential PhD Scholar will receive a HKU-PS package of up to around HK$418,400 (US$53,640) in the first year, and up to around HK$398,400 (US$51,070) in each of the subsequent years during the normative study period. The package includes:
  • Cash Award to support research and living expenses: HK$40,000 in Year 1; HK$20,000 per year in the remaining normative study period
  • Waiver of composition fees for the whole normative study period (i.e. HK$42,100 per year)
  • Postgraduate Scholarship of $26,900 per month
  • Conference and Research-related Travel Allowance of HK$13,500 per year
  • Financial support to selected outstanding students for an additional year of study beyond the normative study period to reward their outstanding research output and progress
  • A guaranteed hall place in Year 1, with possibility of renewal.

Also check Chinese Government Scholarship with complete details of basic guidelines.


Selection process

PhD applicants with very strong qualifications in academic and/or research achievements will be considered for the HKU-PS Programme, with consultation from Faculties. shortlisted candidates will be asked for an interview that will decide their final selection.


Deadline for HKU Presidential PhD Scholar Programme 2022-23 for first batch is April 30, 2022. While that of second batch is August 2022. So, you can proceed with any of both batches.
HKU Presidential PhD Scholar Programme 2022-23 (HKU-PS)

How to apply

Here are the important points that career help portal has compiled for your easiness. Follow them for successful application process:
  • Create an account on official website. Links are provided at the end of this post.
  • Explore the available fields. Select the relevant one.
  • Next step is to contact any supervisor and ask for supervision. This step is optional. You may proceed without contacting any professor.
  • Prepare your documents.
  • Complete the application process.
  • Submit your application.
Next is to wait for evaluation process. This may take time. So, please be patient and wait for their response. Follow the links given below for successful application process. Good luck!

Click here to apply

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