HKUST Guangzhou Scholarships 2024 for Students

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is extending its prestigious scholarship offerings to postgraduate students at its Guangzhou campus, promising an opportunity to study in what is often described as a “fairy-tale location.” These scholarships are not only a gateway to academic excellence but are also recognized as the highest-paid MS/PhD scholarships in China. Here’s everything you need to know about applying for these scholarships in 2024.

Postgraduate Studentship (PGS) Details

HKUST-GZ offers generous Postgraduate Studentships (PGS) for both MPhil and PhD candidates, ensuring financial support that allows students to focus fully on their research and studies:

  • MPhil Students: A monthly stipend of CNY 10,000 for up to 2 years.
  • PhD Students: A monthly stipend of CNY 15,000 for up to 4 years.

For more detailed information on the terms and conditions of the Postgraduate Studentships, prospective students should refer to the official Terms and Conditions of Postgraduate Studentships.

Application and Tuition Fees

Application Fees:

  • Research Postgraduate Programs (MPhil or PhD): CNY 150
  • Taught Postgraduate Programs (MSc): Fees vary by program. Details can be found here under “Application.”
  • Visiting Postgraduate and Research Students: CNY 250 per application

Tuition Fees:

  • Full-time Research Postgraduate Programs (with PGS): CNY 40,000 per academic year
  • Self-financing Full-time Research Postgraduate Programs: CNY 150,000 per academic year
  • Part-time Research Postgraduate Programs: CNY 150,000 per academic year
  • Taught Postgraduate Programs: Fees vary by program, with more information available here under “General Information.”
  • Visiting Students: CNY 3,300 per credit for postgraduate students, and CNY 1,500 per credit for research students

Accommodation Fees

Accommodation options on campus are both comfortable and affordable, with several configurations available:

  • One-bedroom Suite: CNY 6,600 per year
  • Studio: CNY 5,400 per year
  • Six-bedroom Suite: CNY 3,600 per room per year
  • Seven/Eight-bedroom Suite: CNY 3,000 per room per year

How to Apply for Scholarships at HKUST-GZ?

Prospective students can apply for scholarships through the dedicated scholarships and fees page. The application process is streamlined and user-friendly, ensuring that applicants can easily navigate their way through submitting their applications online.

Application Timeline for 2024-25 Fall Intake

The application for all Research Postgraduate (RPg) programs is open year-round on a rolling basis, with specific closing dates for different student demographics:

  • International Students: Deadline on 15 June 2024
  • Chinese Students: Deadline on 15 July 2024
  • Program Registration: Mid-August 2024
  • On-campus Registration and New Student Orientation Week: Late August 2024
  • Program Commencement: 1 September 2024

To start your application, visit the online application portal.

Zahira Bano

(Associate Editor) Zahira holds a PhD in Cosmetics Surgery and Pharma. She worked with Mashables and some other beauty and wellness blogs. She is also a well-known personality and educationist and has a large number of social following. She also writes on the female empowerment motivational topics in her leisure time. She is also a scholarship winner and mentor for students looking for studying abroad opportunities.

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