Thursday, September 12, 2013

Hong Kong ICT4D PhD Fellowship Scheme

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

Graduate students and practitioner with evidence of academic excellence, research ability, good communication skills, and interest in pursuing their dissertation in the field of social entrepreneurship and ICT for development are invited to apply for Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme.

The Fellowship provides monthly stipend of HK$20,000 and travel allowance of HK$10,000 per year. In addition, each awardee will also enjoy tuition fees waiver for a maximum of three years.

Hong Kong serves as an excellent hub to access China, South-East- and South-Asia, dynamic social innovations space. To understand how social entrepreneurship is helping solve social issues, PolyU has recently established three centers: Sustainability Research Management Center; Design Institute for Social Innovation; and Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development.

For additional information on PhD fellowship see (

For any clarification about application process: contact Ms Martha Hui (

For information on ongoing research projects on social entrepreneurship: contact Dr. Israr Qureshi (



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