Science Summer Camp 2022

Organized by the College of Science at CityU, the Science Summer Camp aims to bring together those who plan to embark on PhD studies in science and related disciplines. Students in our PhD programmes will normally receive full studentship throughout the 4-year candidature.

 

Science Summer Camp

Date: 19-20 July 2022 (Two half-day sessions)

Highlights of activities: Research seminars, introduction of research degree programmes at CityU, information sessions on HKPhD Fellowship Scheme, meeting with supervisors, etc.

 

Who can apply?

Local and non-local students who:

  1. are currently undertaking (in his/her final year of study in 2022/23) or hold a higher degree by research/ Master’s degree/ Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, mathematics, physics and related disciplines;
  2. achieved top ranking in class;
  3. have the potential to fulfill/ have fulfilled CityU’s English Proficiency Requirement (those who have met the requirement will receive priority consideration); and
  4. intend to apply for admission to CityU’s PhD programmes in 2023/24.

 

How to apply? 

Extended application deadline: 30 June 2022

1. Submit the completed Summer Camp Application Form to the respective academic departments; AND

Department of Biostatistics biosgo@cityu.edu.hk
Department of Chemistry chem.enquiry@cityu.edu.hk
Department of Mathematics marpgs@cityu.edu.hk
Department of Physics phy.go@cityu.edu.hk

 
2. Submit an online application for CityU research degree programme

 

About HKPFS

Established in 2009 by the Research Grants Council (RGC), the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD programmes in Hong Kong’s universities. The Fellowship Scheme will provide a competitive annual stipend and conference and research-related travel allowance. Initial application is accepted from September to December.

 

What the Fellowship and CityU Offer?

In 2023/24 HKPFS, each fellowship recipient will receive:
•    A yearly stipend of HK$325,200 (approximately US$41,688)
•    A conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,600 (approximately US$1,744) per year
•    An additional entrance scholarship of HK$89,496 (approximately US$11,473) covering tuition and on-campus hostel accommodation fees for the first year of studies
•    Additional financial subsidies/awards supported by RGC may be given to eligible Fellowship recipients

 

How to Apply for HKPFS?

Applications are accepted from September to December. For more details on HKPFS 2023/24, please refer to https://www.cityu.edu.hk/csci/academic-programmes/research-degree-programmes/hong-kong-phd-fellowship-scheme. 

About our PhD programmes

The College of Science (CSCI) and our four academic departments strive to offer quality research degree programmes in physical sciences: Biostatistics*; Chemistry; Mathematics; and Physics.  Drawing upon the diverse expertise of the internationally recognized faculties and the state-of-the-art research facilities, the College offers focused curricula and rigorous research trainings to our research degree students. With a vision to generate research of regional and global impact in theoretical and applied sciences, the College equip the students with transferrable skills and attributes necessary for a career in academia and beyond.

The excellence in research as accomplished by the College can be highlighted by the State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution (City University of Hong Kong), the Center of Super-Diamond and Advanced Films, the Liu Bie Ju Centre for Mathematical Sciences and the Centre for Neutron Scattering. In addition, the College has a strong international reputation in research and our outstanding academic rankings are highlighted here.

Please click here to explore more about the research areas in our academic departments. 

 

Postgraduate Studentship & Other Financial Aids

The Studentship rate for 2022/23 is HK$17,510 per month (~US$2,245). The maximum award period is up to 4 years for full-time PhD students (irrespective of their entry qualifications).

Applicants may also consider applying for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS). The Fellowship Scheme will provide a competitive annual stipend and conference and research-related travel allowance to the HKPFS recipients. 

In 2023/24 HKPFS, each fellowship recipient will receive:

  • A yearly stipend of HK$325,200 (approximately US$41,688)
  • A conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$13,600 (approximately US$1,744) per year
  • An additional entrance scholarship of HK$89,496 (approximately US$11,473) covering tuition and on-campus hostel accommodation fees for the first year of studies
  • Additional financial subsidies/awards supported by RGC may be given to eligible Fellowship recipients

To find out more about other financial aids available, please visit the website of the School of Graduate Studies

 

* The Department of Biostatistics is not accepting applications for HKPFS 2023/24.