2020-21 Research Postgraduate Programmes now open for admission

Posted on 29 October, 2019

CUHK LAW is inviting applications for 2020-21 admissions to our Doctor of Philosophy in Laws (PhD) and Master of Philosophy in Laws (MPhil) Programmes. Potential PhD candidates are encouraged to apply for the prestigious Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme. Financial support includes the following:

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

  • Provides a monthly stipend of HK$25,800 and a conference travel allowance of HK$12,900 per year during the normative study period for up to three years.

CUHK Vice-Chancellor HKPFS Scholarship

  • Offers HKPFS awardees a tuition fee waiver for their whole normative study period.
    In lieu of the CUHK Vice-Chancellor HKPFS Scholarship, a tuition waiver will be provided to local HKPFS awardees within their normative study period under the Tuition Waiver Scheme for Local Research Postgraduate (RPg) Students administered by University Grants Committee.
  • Provides an award of HK$20,000 for lodging in the first year of study of HKPFS awardees.
  • Guaranteed on-campus accommodation during the normative study period to HKPFS awardees who submit timely applications, and the on-campus hostel fee will be waived in the first year of study.
  • For HKPFS awardees with a normative study period of four years, CUHK provides stipend and conference travel allowance at HKPFS level for the fourth year.

CUHK Postgraduate Studentship

  • Provides a monthly stipend of HK$17,330 (for 2019-20 academic year) during the normative research and writing period.

Deadline for HKPFS Applications:

  • Submit an initial application to RGC by 12 noon, 2 December 2019 (Hong Kong time); and
  • Submit full application to CUHK by 5 pm, 2 December 2019 (Hong Kong time).

Deadline for Non-HKPFS Applications:

  • 31 January 2020 

For more details, please visit Programme brochure.