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Laboratory Open House 2021-22 (1st semester)

Date Time Venue
November 1 - 30, 2021
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Dear UG exchange students and non-local UG students,

I hope that you are staying safe and healthy at HKU. I would like to encourage you to consider pursuing PhD/MPhil studies at HKU in the coming years. We want the best international research postgraduate students and are offering the following fellowships and scholarships that are most generous and decent.

-           HKU Presidential PhD Scholarship (HKU-PS)
Up to around HK$418,400 in the first year, and up to around HK$398,400 in each of the subsequent years during the normative study period.  (Please click here for more information)

-           Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF) Scheme#
Same package as HKU-PS (All HKPF holders will be concurrently awarded HKU-PS) (For details, please visit: http://www.rgc.edu.hk/hkphd)

-           Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS)
At least HK$216,360 per year

#HKPF awardees will not be concurrently awarded PGS

Application periods for the Main Round Admissions in 2022-23 are as follows:
Hong Kong PhD Fellowships (HKPF)
Initial application to the Research Grants Council: September 1 noon – December 1, 2021 noon
Full application to HKU: September 1 – December 1, 2021

Main round application
September 1 – December 1, 2021

To provide you an opportunity to learn about MPhil/PhD research in laboratory-based subjects, the Graduate School will continue to hold a “Laboratory Open House” in this academic year 2021-22.  In this Semester 1, you will be provided an opportunity to meet HKU Principal Investigators (your potential MPhil/PhD supervisors) and visit their labs to initiate discussions on MPhil/PhD studies.

Please click (here) for information on research areas of PIs and their email addresses. If you are interested, please do send an email to the PI (with your name, Faculty/Department, year and current study programme at HKU) to arrange for a visit.

Wishing you success in your studies and a rewarding stay at HKU!

Best wishes,

Dong-Yan JIN
Associate Dean, Graduate School
Clara and Lawrence Fok Professor in Precision Medicine
The University of Hong Kong