Opportunity to Pursue Postgraduate Study in Hong Kong (with Attractive Scholarships)

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You would be thrilled to learn about a great opportunity to study in Lingnan University, Hong Kong! 

Lingnan is a Hong Kong’s liberal arts university, whose small size, top international faculty and strong emphasis on close staff and student relationships offer a unique environment for the pursuit of advanced studies in this vibrant and energetic city. The University offers MPhil and PhD programmes in Arts, Business, Science and Social Sciences disciplines. Alongside having a strong international faculty in all the areas it covers, one of its core values is student-centred learning which ensures close and supportive thesis supervision. At Lingnan, students establish cohesive peer-type working relationships with academics in their departmental homes which offer a wonderful academic environment for postgraduate studies in Hong Kong.  

The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) is aimed at attracting brilliant students from around the world to pursue doctoral studies in Hong Kong. Applicants may seek admission to our PhD programmes in two ways as follows:

  • Outstanding and brilliant applicants may seek admission via the HKPFS by 1 December 2020 (Hong Kong Time 12:00 noon). Fellowship awardees will be provided with a Fellowship with a monthly stipend of HK$26,600 (amount subject to annual review), and waived the full tuition fee for his/her first year of study. Students who apply for and do not get the Fellowship can still be considered for the regular PhD places at Lingnan. 
  • Applicants may also apply to the University directly from 2 November 2020 to 22 January 2021. Normally, full-time PhD students will be awarded Postgraduate Studentships. In 2020-21, the full monthly stipend is HK$18,090* (amount subject to annual review). *To be raised to HK$18,440 after confirmation of candidature.
  • For applicants who are interested in applying for the PhD programmes but are not eligible for the HKPFS Fellowships and Postgraduate Studentships may apply for admission as self-financed students. Normally, the tuition fees for the self-financed students are HK$84,200 (for full-time) and HK$56,134 (for part-time). Both amounts are subject to annual review.

We also have our popular and excellent research-based 2-year MPhil programmes. Applicants may apply for admission to our MPhil programmes directly from 2 November 2020 to 22 January 2021. Full-time MPhil students will also be awarded Postgraduate Studentships. In 2020-21, the full monthly stipend is HK$17,830 (amount subject to annual review).

For more details regarding application methods and requirements, please visit our website at www.LN.edu.hk/sgs/docs/pgrad. Should you have any queries, you are most welcome to contact the School of Graduate Studies (tel.: (852) 2616 8720; email: rpgadm@LN.edu.hk).