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Biomedical Research @HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine

Biomedical Research @HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine 2021/22

HKUMed invites applications from high caliber students for research studies (for the degrees of Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy) in three rounds of admission exercises each year.

130+ years of medical education history.

Outstanding grants and publication records.

Partnerships and exchange opportunities with world-class universities and research institutions.

290+ highly cited papers

State Key Lab & WHO Reference Lab

50+ researchers among world’s top 1% scholars

Multi-disciplinary research in a wide spectrum of clinical and basic sciences research areas including aging, biomedical engineering, cancer, development & reproduction, drug, genomics, infection & immunology, neurosciences, public health, stem cell & regenerative medicine, cardio-metabolic diseases and many more.

Biomedical Research @HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine

Opportunities Available

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF)

Eligibility: Full-time MPhil/PhD candidates

Stipend: HK$26,600 (~US$3,400) monthly

Travel allowance: HK$13,300 (~US$1,700) annually

Accommodation: Guaranteed hall place of the 1st year with possibility of renewal in the 2nd year

Composition fees*: Waived

HKU Presidential PhD Scholarship (HKU-PS)

Selected awardees of the HKPF will also be awarded the following on top of the aforementioned award:

Eligibility: Selected awardees of HKPF

Cash award (in addition to HKPF): 1st year: HK$40,000 (~US$5,200); remaining normative study period: HK$20,000 (~US$2600) per year

Composition fees*: Waived

Tuition Waiver Scheme

Eligibility: Full-time local MPhil/PhD candidates

Composition fees*: Waived

*Annual fee of HK$42,100 (~US$5,300)

Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS)

Eligibility: Full-time MPhil/PhD candidates

Stipend: HK$18,030 (~US$2,300) monthly

University Postgraduate Fellowships (UPF)

Eligibility: Full-time PhD candidates

Stipend: HK$70,000 (~US$9,000) on top of PGS

Some of our projects


Project lists



Obstetrics & Gynaecology


Orthopaedics & Traumatology




School of Biomedical Sciences


Application Deadlines (Hong Kong Time)

Dec 1, 2020 noon: Main Round, HKPF, UPF

Apr 30, 2021: 1st Clearing Round

Aug 31, 2021: 2nd Clearing Round

Further Information

Join our Virtual Expo, find out more about the research areas offered from the Research Postgraduate Prospectus and contact the relevant supervisors prior to submitting an application.

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