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Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Award

Department of Philosophy, Chinese University of Hong Hong

Job category Graduate fellowship / Fixed term
AOS All areas in Chinese philosophy, Anglo-American philosophy, and Continental European philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 3
Location Ma Liu Shui, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Start date August 2021
Job description

The Department of Philosophy of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is the biggest philosophy program in Hong Kong. It is pluralistic, with equal strengths in analytic, Asian and Continental philosophy. It has been consistently ranked as the top Philosophy Department in Asia and one of the best worldwide. More information about the department can be found at: http://www.phil.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/web/.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Award

The PhD fellowship is Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong. The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HK$26,600 (approx.. US$3,410) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,300 (approximately US$1,700) per year for each awardee for a period up to three years.

Additional Award provided by the CUHK

HKPFS awardees receive an award of HK$40,000 (approx. US$5,130) for lodging in the first year of study and HK$20,000 in the second and third year. A conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$15,000 in total provided by the University and HK$12,000 in total provided by the Department. A tuition fee waiver for three years. The on-campus hostel fee will be waived in the first year. Guaranteed on-campus accommodation.

Applicants who are nominated by CUHK for the awards but fail to get them will be automatically nominated for the CUHK Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship. CUHK Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Scholarship awardees receive an award of HK$40,000 (approx. US$5,130) for lodging in the first year of study and HK$20,000 in the second and third year. A monthly stipend of HK$18,025 for three years will be provided. And a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$15,000 in total provided by the Graduate School and HK$12,000 in total provided by the Department.


Regular Graduate Scholarships

In addition to the more competitive Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme, the Philosophy Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong also provide about 10 regular scholarship for PhD students (monthly stipends at HK$ 18,025 for 12 months a year for 3 years) and Master of Philosophy students (monthly stipnds at HK$18,025 for 12 months a year for 2 years). 

Applicants for Hong Kong PhD fellowships who are not selected for these fellowships are automatically considered for our regular PhD scholarships; applicants can also choose to just apply for our regular PhD scholarships. These applicants, as well as applicants for our Master of Philosophy scholarship please visit http://www.phil.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/web/postgraduate/mphil-phd/mphil-phd-admission/.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
1. Submit an initial application to the RGC through their on-line application system (https://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/InitApplication.jsp) and obtain a HKPFS reference number by 1 December 2020 12:00 noon Hong Kong Time (or +8 hours GMT). 2. Submit your full application through CUHK’s Online Application System for Postgraduate Programmes (https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/admissions/how-to-apply) and quote the HKPFS reference number by 1 December 2020 5:00 pm Hong Kong Time (or +8 hours GMT).
Web address to apply https://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/InitApplication.jsp
Deadline for full consideration: December 1, 2020, 11:00am HKT
Hard deadline December 1, 2020, 12:00pm HKT
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.phil.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/web/postgraduate/...
Contact name Jessica Li
Contact email
Contact phone 852-39438524
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Time created October 27, 2020, 9:30am EST
Scheduled expiry date December 1, 2020, 12:00pm HKT
Last updated November 2, 2020, 4:19pm EST
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