15. November 2018 -
PhD Fellowship
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme
15. November 2018 -
PhD Fellowship
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009, the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong’s universities.

Description of Institution

The Department of Physics at City University of Hong Kong has had an excellent tradition of attracting top students for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme. Currently, the department has several faculties specializing in neutron and synchrotron scattering studies, as Spectroscopy and Imaging is one of the research focus of the department. Students who choose to study scattering will have opportunities to conduct their experiments at world-class facilities in the US, Japan, Europe, and Australia etc. Topics of interests include,
• Structure and dynamics of metallic glasses
• Energy storage materials
• Phase stability and deformation of high entropy alloys
• Magneto-elastic coupling in ferromagnetic shape memory alloys

Job description

Each fellowship recipient will receive:
• A yearly stipend of HK$301,200 (approximately US$38,610)
• A conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$12,600 (approximately US$1,610) per year
• An additional entrance scholarship of HK$77,496 (approximately US$9,930) covering tuition and on-campus hostel accommodation fees for the first year of studies

If there is any question, please feel free to contact Xun-Li, xlwang@cityu.edu.hk or Dr. Qi Liu, qiliu63@cityu.edu.hk

Requested Profile

Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.

While candidates’ academic excellence is of primary consideration, the Selection Panels will take into account factors as follows:

Academic excellence;
Research ability and potential;
Communication and interpersonal skills; and
Leadership abilities.




Department of Physics
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue
Hong Kong

How to Apply

To apply, please visit http://www.sgs.cityu.edu.hk

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