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2021/22 PolyU Presidential PhD Fellowship Scheme

13 Apr 2021

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is now inviting outstanding applicants to apply for the PolyU Presidential PhD Fellowship Scheme for full-time PhD programmes in 2021/22.


Scholarship Package

Successful applicants will be granted the following scholarship package* to support their research study at PolyU and living expenses in Hong Kong:

  • PolyU Presidential PhD Scholarship including a tuition fee waiver (HK$42,100 per annum) and a cash award (HK$40,000 in Year 1 and HK$20,000 for the remaining years of the normal study period, subject to satisfactory academic performance);
  • Studentship (up to HK$319,200 per annum) and conference attendance grant (up to HK$13,300 per annum), depending on the applicants’ academic and research achievements; and
  • Associated Money to cover research-related expenses (HK$20,000 per annum).

* The University reserves the rights of final decision on the offer of scholarship package and its exact provision.


Applicants who apply for the PolyU Presidential PhD Fellowship Scheme shall:



Applicants should submit an online application, including a valid PhD offer letter from a top university and the required supporting documents, via the eAdmission within the application period.  The application period is from 1 April to 31 July 2021. Consideration of applications is on rolling basis until all fellowship quotas are filled.


Result Announcement

Successful applicants will receive an admission offer from PolyU via email between June and September 2021. Applicants can also check their application status via the eAdmission.



  • For enquiries on applications for the scheme, please contact the Academic Registry (email: / hotline: 2333 0600).
  • For other enquiries, please contact the Graduate School (email: hotline: 3400 3635).

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