M.Phil.-Ph.D. Tuition Fees, Fellowships and Scholarships
The tuition for both M.Phil. and Ph.D. students is RMB95,000 per year. In the academic year 2019-2020, CUHK-Shenzhen may offer various kinds of financial supports to selected applicants:
1. ‘Presidential Fellowship’，which will offer: (i) an after-tax stipend of RMB180,000 per year to cover the normative study period，subject to annual review by the Graduate Panel or equivalent body. The student is required to work as a Teaching Assistant (TA) for a total of four semesters (summer counts as one semester) during the fellowship period. (ii) In addition, the student is eligible to receive a tuition subsidy, like any other student.
2. ‘PGS Scholarship I’, which carries a full tuition waiver (RMB 95,000). The student may serve as a TA or Research Assistant(RA) to earn monthly after-tax stipends of up to RMB 10,000 per month (12 months).
3. ‘PGS Scholarship II’, which carries a half tuition waiver (RMB 47,500). The student’s advisor may cover the other half. The student may serve as a TA or RA to earn monthly after-tax stipends of up to RMB 10,000 per month (12 months).
Each scholarship will be offered for a duration of up to 4 years, subject to annual review. Fellowships and PGS scholarships are available to all applicants. The selection is based on merit and applicants do not need to apply.