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Faculty of Engineering PhD Fellowship Online Summer Workshop 2021

Faculty of Engineering PhD Fellowship Online Summer Workshop 2021

The Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is holding a 5-day online Summer Workshop on July 5 - 9, 2021 (Monday - Friday) for applicants who are seeking admission to our PhD programmes through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme.

  • The summer workshop 2021 is organized for potential applicants to CUHK Engineering PhD programmes in the 2022-2023 intake.
  • We welcome undergraduate or master students in their penultimate year of study to apply.
  • Selection will be based on academic excellence, research ability and potential.
  • Every participant of the workshop will have the PhD admission interview opportunity on the last two days of the workshop. The first batch of provisional PhD offers will be made shortly after the workshop.

What the Workshop Offers

  • Online research seminars
  • Lab visit videos
  • Online student poster demonstration
  • Individual meetings with professors
  • Admission interviews
Faculty of Engineering PhD Fellowship Online Summer Workshop 2021

Opportunities Available

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS):

  • Offered by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, which aims to attract the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD programmes in Hong Kong's universities.
  • Provides a monthly stipend of HK$26,600 (approx. US$3,410) and an annual conference travel allowance of HK$13,300 (approx. US$1,700) during the normative study period for up to three years. (For those with a normative study period of four years, CUHK provides the stipend and conference travel allowance at the same level for the fourth year).

HKPFS awardees also receive the CUHK Vice-Chancellor HKPFS Scholarship which includes:

  • A tuition fee waiver for the whole normative study period.
  • An award of HK$40,000 (approx. US$5,130) for lodging in the first year of study and HK$20,000 in the subsequent years within the normative study period.
  • A waiver of the on-campus hostel fee in the first year of study.
  • Guaranteed on-campus accommodation during the normative period of study for those who submit timely applications.
  • Stipend and conference travel allowance at the HKPFS level for the fourth year for those with a normative study period of four years.
Faculty of Engineering PhD Fellowship Online Summer Workshop 2021

Research Postgraduate Programmes at CUHK Faculty of Engineering

  • MPhil-PhD in Biomedical Engineering
  • MPhil-PhD in Computer Science and Engineering
  • MPhil-PhD in Electronic Engineering
  • MPhil-PhD in Information Engineering
  • MPhil-PhD in Mechanical and Automation Engineering
  • MPhil-PhD in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

Find out more about the Faculty of Engineering

About CUHK

  • Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a comprehensive research university with a mission to combine tradition with modernity.
  • CUHK Rankings
    • QS World University Rankings: 13th in Asia, 43rd in the World
    • Times Higher Education Rankings: 8th in Asia, 56th in the World
    • Reuters Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities: 1st in Hong Kong (2016-2019)
    • Times Higher Education Most International Universities: 3rd Worldwide
    • ARWU Top Universities in Greater China: 3rd in China, 1st in Hong Kong

Workshop Application (Deadline: 16 May 2021)


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