Fees and Financial Aid
The tuition for both MPhil and PhD students is RMB95000 per year. In the academic year 2018-2019, CUHK(SZ) may offer various kinds of financial supports to selected applicants:
1.‘PhD Fellowship’, which will consist of: (i) full tuition waiver (RMB95000); and (ii) a 9-month after-tax stipend of RMB 45,000. The student may also serve as a Research Assistant (RA) for three months during the summer for an after-tax stipend up to RMB 7,000 per month.
2.‘PGS Scholarship I’, which carries a full tuition waiver (RMB 95,000). The student may serve as a Teaching Assistant (TA) or RA to earn monthly after-tax stipends of up to RMB 5,000 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 Teaching Assistant (TA) or RA to earn monthly after-tax stipends of up to RMB 5,000 per month (12 months).
4. ‘Presidential Fellowship', which carries an after-tax stipend of 120,000 rmb 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 TA for a total of four semesters (summer counts as one semester) during the scholarship period. In addition, the student is eligible to receive a tuition subsidy, like any other student. The Graduate Panel or equivalent body will decide on the subsidy.
Each fellowship and 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.