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Biomedical Research @HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine

Research Postgraduate Studies @HKUMed 2024/25

Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy applications start 1 Sep 2023! Get your hands on our latest pamphlet and contact your new supervisor NOW.

  • Multi-disciplinary research & novel research projects

    Rare Diseases Aging
    Molecular Pathology Biomedical Engineering
    Precision Medicine Stem Cell
    Cancer Immunotherapy Cardio-metabolic Diseases
    Genetics Coronavirus 2019
    Vascular Diseases Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Mechanisms of Diseases Drug Discovery
    Medicine Therapeutics Medical-related Artificial Intelligence
  • 13th in the world (THE 2023), 2nd in Asia (THE & QS 2023), 1st in Hong Kong (THE & QS 2023)
  • 541 Highly Cited Papers, 64 researchers among world’s top 1% scholars
  • Fully-funded opportunities
  • 4 State Key Labs & 2 WHO Reference Labs
  • Partnerships and exchange opportunities with world-class institutions
  • 135+ years of medical education history
  • Outstanding grants & publication records
Biomedical Research @HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine

Opportunities Available

HKU Presidential PhD Scholar Programme (HKU-PS)

  • Eligibility: Full-time PhD candidates
  • Cash award: HK$40,000 (~US$5,130) in 1st year; HK$20,000 (~US$2,560) annually in the remaining normative study period
  • Stipend: HK$331,200 (~US$42,460) annually
  • Travel allowance: HK$13,800 (~US$1,760) annually
  • Composition fees: HK$42,100 (~US$5,400) waived annually
  • Accommodation: guaranteed hall place for the 1st year with possibility of renewal

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF)

  • Eligibility: Full-time MPhil/PhD candidates
  • Stipend: HK$331,200 (~US$42,460) annually
  • Travel allowance: HK$13,800 (~US$1,760) annually
  • Composition fees: HK$42,100 (~US$5,400) waived annually
  • Accommodation: guaranteed hall place for the 1st year with possibility of renewal

Doctoral Entrance Scholarship for Medical Research Excellence

  • Cash award: HK$50,000 (~US$6,410) by four half-yearly instalments starting from the 1st year

Tuition Waiver Scheme

  • Eligibility: Full-time local MPhil/PhD candidates
  • Composition fees: HK$42,100 (~US$5,400) waived annually

Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS)

  • Eligibility: Full-time MPhil/PhD candidates
  • Stipend: HK$220,680 (~US$28,290) annually

Application Deadlines (Hong Kong Time)

  • 1 December 2023: Main Round, Hong Kong PhD Fellowship
  • 30 April 2024: 1st Clearing Round
  • 31 August 2024: 2nd Clearing Round