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Distinguished Faculty

With our distinguished faculty and robust infrastructure, we inspire your inquisitive mind, find solutions to today's problem, and create a better tomorrow.

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Prestigious Hong Kong
PhD Fellowship Scheme

An internationally recognized award for the best PhD students from around the globe, with a scholarship package up to HK$1.48 million (~US$188,990) for 4 years

Application Deadline: 1 Dec 2023

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Fully-funded Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program

Fully-funded scholarship for Asian scholars to pursue Master's studies and cross-cultural understanding through a series of enrichment activities

Application Deadline: 31 Jan 2024

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HKUST Postgraduate Admission 2024-25

Join us to reach your vision and realize your dreams

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Globally Recognized

Upholding our excellence in scholarship and research, we intend to stay globally focused and diversely grounded, and extend our welcome to the brightest minds like you.

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Research outputs, Impact cases & Environment statements

81%+

rated “Internationally excellent” or “World leading”

Research Assessment Exercise 2020, University Grants Committee

2ND

World's Top Young University

7TH

Top Asian University

30TH

Global University Employability

40TH

World's Top University

Brilliant Minds

Do join us and get inspired by our outstanding faculty who are distinguished scholars, dedicated teachers and passionate life explorers.

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Faculty

100%

with PhD Degrees

740+Faculty

from
40
Countries
and Regions

Generous Scholarships

Our priority is not only to provide the best education and research opportunities, but also the means for that to be achieved. Financial concerns should not be a hurdle for you to pursue your dreams.

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Postgraduate Studentship (PGS)
Up to 2 years for full-time MPhil students and 4 years for full-time PhD students.

HK$216,360/year (~US$27,750/year)
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Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)
It is an internationally recognized award to draw the best PhD students around the globe to Hong Kong.

HKUST has the largest HKPFS awardee community in Hong Kong, with around 700 HKPFS recipients, coming from 45+ countries and regions.
RedBird
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RedBird PhD Award Program
Recruitment Award for new PhD students: HK$40,000 (~US$5,130) and a waiver of tuition fee in the first year.

Academic Excellence Award for current PhD students: HK$20,000 (~US$2,560) per year, subject to academic performance.
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Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program (AFLSP)
It is a scholarship for new students from East, Southeast and South Asia to pursue master's studies and cross-cultural enrichment.

Scholarships covering tuition, lodging and daily subsistence costs throughout the normative study period.
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Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme
The Fellowships Scheme is set up by the University Grants Committee to award meritorious local students to pursue further studies in priority areas conducive to the development of Hong Kong.

Tuition Waiver up to HK$120,000
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Global Community

Our students are coming from diverse backgrounds and cultures, who share one thing in common – studying at HKUST is an enjoyable and valuable experience!

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Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zurich

from Italy

PhD in Management

Specializing in the branch of management studies examining 'organizational behavior', Federico's work looks at micro-level behaviors, both individual and on a team level, and their impact on workplace dynamics.

7000 + Postgraduate Students

75% + Non-Local Students

Coming from
60+
Countries and Regions

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