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13 Aug, 2013

HK PolyTech Univ Invites Applications for Ph.D. Scholarships


Hong Kong, 13 Aug 21013 – The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) invites expressions of interest from graduates, irrespective of country of origin and ethnic background, with evidence of academic excellence, research ability and potential, and good communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities for full-time PhD study in Hong Kong within the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme. The scheme is offered by the Research Grant Council (RGC) of Hong Kong.

It provides a monthly stipend of HK$20,000 (approximately US$2,600) and Conference and Research related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year for awardees for a maximum period of three years. In addition, PolyU will provide each PhD Fellow with a 3-year tuition scholarship.

PolyU is a government-funded university in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.  The University has a strong team of academic staff with solid experience in supervising research postgraduate students.  In 2012/13, there are 750 Assistant Professors and above.  Among them, 180 are Chair Professors or Professors.  In addition, many of the PolyU Chair Professors/Professors are internationally leading experts in their research areas.

PolyU claims to have the largest number of students among the eight government-funded institutions in Hong Kong, and have a long and proud history of providing internationally competitive professionally oriented education. It also conducts world-class research in a large number of areas.

With a strategic emphasis on research and innovation, the University firmly believes that research is an integral part of academic life. It informs teaching and advances the frontiers of knowledge and technology, thus enhancing the competitiveness of business and industry and facilitating Hong Kong’s move towards being a knowledge-based economy.

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Or contact: Ms Leslie Fung, Executive Officer, School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 17 Science Museum Road, TST East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Tel: (852) 3400 2215. Fax: (852)2362 6422. Email: leslie.fung@polyu.edu.hk