CUHK Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Scholarship Scheme for the 2022-23 Intake

Due to the recent pandemic or travel restriction, some students who were being offered a PhD place in overseas universities may need to change their study plan.

CUHK offers a Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Scholarship at the regular PGS rate of the year concerned during their normative study period i.e., HK$18,025 per month (which is the rate at the current year level). Awardees will be offered also HK$80,000 in three installments i.e., HK$40,000 in the 1st year of attendance, and HK$20,000 in each of the 2nd and 3rd year of attendance, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

To apply, please follow the instructions below. The submission deadline is 11 Apr 2022. Late submission is not acceptable.

  1. Interested students are required to submit an application via the Online Application System, indicating your intention to apply for the CUHK Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Scholarship Scheme.
  2. Submit application to our system and upload all required supporting documents.
    • Updated transcript
    • Copy of an offer letter for admission to a PhD programme in 2022-23
    • CV