CUHK Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Scholarship Scheme for the 2021-22 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 of HK$80,000 on top of the Postgraduate Studentships (HK$216,300 per annum) for you to pursue a PhD degree at CUHK.

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To apply, please follow the instructions below. The submission deadline is 2 Apr 2021. 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.
    1. Updated transcript
    2. Copy of certificates
    3. TOEFL/ IELTS report
    4. Copy of an offer letter for admission to a PhD programme in 2021-22
    5. CV
    6. Research plan