Scholarships

Entrance Scholarships in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The scholarships shall be awarded to students admitted to the BEng degree programmes of the department on the basis of academic merit. Each student admitted who, as judged by the Selection Committee, has excellent academic performance shall be awarded a scholarship of the value equivalent to the tuition fees for the first year of the programme in a given academic year.

The scholarships may be held concurrently with other awards administered by the University subject to the overall maximum value stipulated by the Senate.

Other Entrance Scholarships Donated by Alumni

EE72 Kam Yin Chan Scholarship
EE72 Philip Ng Scholarship
EE72 Allan Wong Scholarship

The scholarships shall be awarded to the first-year students admitted to the BEng degree programmes of the Department on the basis of academic merit. The value of the scholarships shall be around HK$10,000 and may be held concurrently with other awards subject to the overall maximum value stipulated by the Senate.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowships Scholarship – HKPF

The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF) Scheme was established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) in 2009. The HKPF aims at attracting the best and brightest students across the world to pursue their research degree programmes in Hong Kong. About 135 PhD Fellowships will be awarded to all institutions in each academic year.

To discourage plagiarism, the RGC requests institutions to conduct plagiarism checking on all nominated applications before submitting their nominations to the RGC. Applicants should make sure that their application materials do not contain any plagiarised materials, in particular the research proposal & past research experience and vision statements which are expected to be an original piece of work written by the applicant.


Eligibility

New applicants to full-time PhD programmes in government-funded institutions in Hong Kong, irrespective of their country of origin and ethnic background, are eligible to apply. Applicants should demonstrate outstanding academic performance, research ability/potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.

The Fellowships
The HKPF provides each awardee with a monthly scholarship of HK$20,000* and a conference and research related travel allowance of HK$10,000 per year for a period up to three years. For application and further details, please click here.

* HKPF holders in the University of Hong Kong have to observe the Regulations Governing Postgraduate Scholarships.


If you are interested in joining this Department via this HKPF Scheme, please send your CV as soon as possible to Prof. L.K. Yeung (Email: kyeung@eee.hku.hk). He can provide advice on seeking suitable supervisor and filling in the application form.

 

Felix Wu Postgraduate Scholarship in Clean Energy & Environment

Professor Felix Wu and his wife generously donated HKD One Million to establish “Felix Wu Postgraduate Scholarship in Clean Energy & Environment” in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong. The donation fund, together with the HK government’s matching of an additional HKD One Million, will be used to award postgraduate scholarships to selected outstanding international (i.e., non-HK/China national) research postgraduate students working on the research topic directly related to clean energy and environment in the EEE Department. The recipients will be named as “Felix Wu Scholar in Clean Energy & Environment”.

 

PhD studentship under the HKU-Cambridge Clean Energy and Environment Research Platform

The University of Hong Kong and Cambridge University have established the HKU-Cambridge Clean Energy and Environment Research Platform (CEERP) for interdisciplinary research on clean energy and environment. Under CEERP, we have established a PhD research studentship at the University of Hong Kong. We advocate research in engineering-driven, societal-empowering, evidence-based decision-making. The PhD candidate will be co-supervised by HKU and Cambridge professors, spend up to one year as a visiting student at Cambridge, and obtain a PhD from the University of Hong Kong. We are interested in candidates with an interest in big data analytics, air pollution monitoring, and its impact on the well-being of the citizens.

The studentship is tenable from Sept 2019. Interested candidates are requested to apply with a brief resume by November 1 2018. Please write to: Prof. Victor OK Li, Director, CEERP (vli@eee.hku.hk) or Dr. Jacqueline Lam, Co-Director, CEERP (jacquelinelam@hku.hk).

CEERP website: https://www.eee.hku.hk/CEERP/

Other scholarships

For other scholarships and further Information, please click here.