Apply the PhD Programme in Communication, CUHK via Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2021-22

Apply the PhD Programme in Communication, CUHK via Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2021-22

09/2020

Provide a monthly stipend of HK$26,600
A conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,300 per year
(Deadline: 1 December 2020)

The School of Journalism and Communication of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) welcomes applications to our full-time PhD Programme through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS). First round applications to the PhD in Communication Programme must apply HKPFS at the same time. The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HK$26,600 (approximately US$3,400) and a conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,300 (approximately US$1,700) per year for the awardees for a period of three years.

 

PHD PROGRAMME IN COMMUNICATION, CUHK

  • Established in 1965, the School of Journalism and Communication has the longest history of communication research and education in Hong Kong.
  • Internationally renowned faculty members serving as board members and/or editors at a large number of major international journals.
  • The School publishes two widely-recognized scholarly journals, the TSSCI-indexed Communication & Society and the SSCI-indexed Chinese Journal of Communication.
  • Since 2011, our students have scooped a total of over 50 best dissertation awards, individual research awards and top paper awards in major international conferences.
  • New research centre consolidating the position of the School as one of the most influential research hubs of communication research in the Asia-Pacific region.

Please click here for more information about our PhD Programme.

 

 

HONG KONG PHD FELLOWSHIP SCHEME

Our School is delighted to invite both local and non-local postgraduate students to apply for our PhD Programme and undertake four years of PhD study in Hong Kong via the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme.

Established in 2009 by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), the Scheme aims to attract outstanding students in the world to pursue their PhD degree programme in Hong Kong. The Fellowship generously provides financial supports. The amount includes:

  1. A monthly stipend of HK$26,600 (approximately US$3,400) and
  2. A conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,300 (approximately US$1,700) per year for the awardees for a period of three years.

 

 

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Those who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in UGC-funded institutions of Hong Kong, irrespective of their country of origin and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply.
  2. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.
  3. Applicants are required to fully comply with CUHK admission requirements and our PhD Programme admission requirements.

 

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

While the academic excellence is of prime consideration, the Review Panels will take into account, but is not limited to, the six yardsticks below for the selection of candidates:

  1. Academic excellence;
  2. Research ability and potential;
  3. Cultural diversity;
  4. Institutional support;
  5. Communication, and interpersonal skills; and
  6. Leadership abilities, and societal responsibility

 

 

APPLICATION

The Scheme calls for applications from 1 September 2020. Applicants should submit initial application to the RGC through their on-line application system, and will be assigned a Reference Number. Applicants should then submit the full application through CUHK’s Online Admission System and quote the RGC Reference Number.

  • The application deadline of the scheme is 1 December 2020 at Hong Kong Time 12:00noon
  • Start the application as early as possible in view of the need of selection procedures and various supporting documents required.

 

ENTRY PERMIT

For non-local applicants, please refer to the Guidebook for Entry for Study in Hong Kong issued by the Immigration Department, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, for detailed requirements for the application for student visa / entry permit.

 

ENQUIRIES

For enquiries about the PhD Programme and admission requirements, please contact Email住址會使用灌水程式保護機制。你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看它 . For further details please visit the HKPFS website.

 

 

 

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