STINT Box 3523
Tel:08-671 19 90

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

The Research Grants Council (RGC) manages the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme aiming at attracting the best and brightest students from all over the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong. Eligible to apply are those who are seeking admission as new full-time PhD students at 8 Hong Kong institutions.

The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HKD 20,000 and an annual conference travel allowance of HKD 10,000. Eligible candidates should first make an Initial Application online through the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Electronic System to obtain a HKPFS Reference Number by 1 December 2016 at Hong Kong Time 12:00 before submitting applications for PhD admission to their desired institutions. Applicants may choose up to two programmes/departments at one or two institutions for PhD study under HKPFS 2017/18.

Detailed information about the call:

In parallel, if you are interested, please also send an e-mail to STINT to apply for a scholarship within the Capstone Awards programme. This application to STINT and questions about the programme can be addressed to Agneta Granlund, e-mail agneta.granlund(at) phone +46 8 671 19 92.


Welcome to Strategic Grants for Internationalisation Seminar

The seminar March 7th facilitates the sharing of experiences when it comes to strategic international-isation. All people involved in such internationalization are welcome. 

STINT & RJ launch: Sweden-Japan 150 Anniversary Grants

To celebrate the 150-year anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Japan, the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT) and the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences (RJ) launch a special call for applications.

STINT invests 10 MSEK in four strategic internationalisation projects

STINT’s board has decided to invest 10 000 000 SEK in four projects within the Strategic Grants for Internationalisation programme for the time period 2017–2020.

Sweden has three international universities in the top category

STINT Internationalisation Index indicates how international the universities in Sweden are. This year three universities are in the top category of internationalisation. Last year´s prize winner Stockholm School of Economics is now accompanied by Chalmers and KTH.