Established in 2009 by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD programmes in Hong Kong's institutions. Those who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), irrespective of their country of origin and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.
In addition to the monthly stipend of HK$20,000 (US$1 is approximately equal to HK$7.8) and travel allowance of HK$10,000 per year for a maximum of three years awarded by the RGC, each awardee of PolyU will also enjoy the waiving of the tuition fees for a maximum of three years.
For more information about PhD opportunity in coastal modeling or water quality modeling under the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme at Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, PolyU, please contact Professor K.W. Chau
or visit the website.