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[Met-jobs] Announcement: Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Tue, 9 Oct 2012 08:19:00 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Dear All:

With the aim at recruiting the best and brightest students in the world
to pursue PhD study in Hong Kong, the Research Grants Council (RGC) of
the Government of Hong Kong SAR has established the “Hong Kong PhD
Fellowship Scheme”. Attached please find an e-poster describing the
scheme when applying for the Scheme through City University of Hong Kong

If you are currently an undergraduate or a MS student, and would like to
pursue a PhD in atmospheric science in the areas of tropical
meteorology, climate modeling or air pollution, you might wish to
consider applying for the Scheme through CityU where we have the most
extensive atmospheric science research in Hong Kong. See the following




Details of the faculty members working in atmospheric science research
can be found in


If you are a faculty, I would appreciate it if you could help
disseminate this information at your university.

The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HK$20,000 (~US$2,600), and
conference and research-related travel allowance of HK$10,000
(~US$1,300) per year for the awardees for a maximum of three years. In
addition, Fellowship recipients at CityU will be awarded the “Chow Yei
Ching School of Graduate Studies Entrance Scholarship” (HK$66,100;
~USD8,474), which covers students' tuition and on-campus hostel
accommodation fees in their first year of research studies.

The key milestones and application procedures are as follows:

Application Deadline


1 December 2012

Applicants should first submit an initial application at the RGC's
Online Application System (OAS) (<>) to obtain a RGC
reference number.

10 December 2012

Applicants are then required to submit full application, together with
supporting documents, to CityU's Online Admission System at
<>, and quote the RGC reference number.

March 2013

Notification of Fellowship results by the RGC

Firm admission offer with regular postgraduate studentship will be given
to selected CityU’s nominees, even if they failed to obtain the
Fellowship. The admission offer will be confirmed by the University in
January 2013.

For more details of about the Scheme, please visit the website
<> or contact our Graduate
School by email at <>. For details about possible
research areas in atmospheric science, you are welcome to contact me.

Thank you.

Johnny Chan

* Prof. Johnny C. L. Chan, Director
* Guy Carpenter Asia-Pacific Climate Impact Centre
* City University of Hong Kong

SGS_U4045_A3poster-PhD Fellowship 2012 (22 August 2012).jpg




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