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Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

Key Dates

1st Sep 2023

Start of Application Period

To apply for HKPFS,


  1. submit one initial application to the RGC HKPFS Application System to obtain an HKPFS reference number.


  3. submit full application(s) to PolyU eAdmission System and quote your HKPFS reference number.

1st Dec 2023

Application Deadline

Submit your application timely before the deadlines:


RGC Application Deadline - 1 December 2023, HKT 12:00 GMT +8 hours


PolyU Application Deadline - 1 December 2023, HKT 23:59 GMT +8 hours

May 2024

RGC Result Announcement

Successful HKPFS candidates will be notified by RGC.

Application Procedure

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