Postgraduate Studentships (For MPhil and PhD ONLY)

Postgraduate studentships of the amount HK$15,000 per month will be awarded to students who are enrolling in full-time mode and within their normative study periods.

The job duties of studentship recipients may include teaching and research assistant. The maximum working hours will be 12 hours per week.

Student Financial Assistance and Scholarships (For All Postgraduate Programmes)

Student can apply for financial assistance in the form of a government tuition fee loan, under the "Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme" (ENLS) adminstered by the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency.

The guidance notes, application form and relevant documents can be obtained from

A limited number of scholarships are awarded to students with outstanding academic performance who are nominated by academic departments. A Postgraduate Scholarship award was established by the University in 2010/11. All the local and non-local full-time students are eligible to apply for the annual scholarships via the Office of Students Affairs (OSA) normally between February and March, after the academic result of the first semester has been released. Other scholarship opportunities available to postgraduate applicants include the Postgraduate Scholarships awarded by the Hong Kong Association of University Women. For more details, please contact the OSA.

TML Scholarship for Research Postgraduate Students

This is a 4-year scholarship scheme for students who first enroll into the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes from 2019-2020 academic year onward.

The maximum amount of the Scholarship received by a student is set at HKD5,000 per month (totaling HKD60,000 per year) for the first year, and HKD2,500 per month (totaling HKD30,000 per year) for the subsequent years or for the remaining period of full-time study in the MPhil and PhD programmes. Maximum 4 years for PhD students and 2 years for MPhil students.

Priority will be given to students who have greater financial needs.

If the student withdraws from study or changes to part-time mode, he/she will no longer be eligible for any future disbursements of the Scholarship.

HKSYU reserves the right to determine the student’s eligibility for the Scholarship.