Outstanding applicants are encouraged to apply for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPF), which was established by Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) in 2009 and aims to invite students from all over the world to pursue a Ph.D. degree in Hong Kong’s Institutions. The HKPF scheme provides pretigious and fully-funded programme for the Ph.D. studies, including extreamly attractive terms:
Stipend: HK$319,200 (~US$40,900) per year, for 4 years
Excellent Research Award: HK$40,000 (~US$5,100) in the first year of study
Conference Travel Allowance: HK$13,300 (~US$1,700) per year, for 4 years
Accommodation from the university: Guaranteed in the first 2 years of research postgraduate studies
More details could be found from the HKPF page of HKUST. Students interested in this scheme are warmly welcome to directly contact Prof. Xu (danxu at cse.ust.hk) for discussion of the application. Please attach an update-to-date CV and indicate "HKPF PhD application" in the subject of the inquiry email.
For Prospective Visiting Students/Scholars
Our group welcomes visiting students or scholars for a wide range of collaboration. People from external institutions who would like to join our group physically or remotely for a joint research, could directly send emails to Prof. Xu with their CVs for inquiry. The inquiry should briefly introduce how their research matches or complements our group's research interests. We will get back to candidates only if we find good hits.