Sir Robert Black Trust Fund for Postgraduate Students:

Applications for 2018/2019 intake are open for the Sir Robert Black Trust Fund Postgraduate Scholarships for international Postgraduate students as well as local students in Chinese University of Hong Kong.

The primary aim of the award is to provide opportunities for people of exceptional merit, who have demonstrated their potential to serve the community through the qualities of personal leadership, to develop their initiative and character, so that they may acquire greater social usefulness. Priority will therefore be given to candidates of proven ability and experience in fields which have a significant impact on community life, e.g. medical studies, journalism, social work, education, arts, political sciences, etc.

Also see: Research Positions at Stanford University

Value of the Scholarships:

The amount of awards will vary depending on the nature of the programmes.


Candidates should:

  • have resided in Hong Kong for at least five years   continuously;
  • be with good Honours degree from recognized institutions;
  • and have proven working experience of at least five years in their own fields.

Please visit the website of the Home Affairs Bureau of HKSAR for all eligibility requirements.

Also see: Fully Funded Scholarships in Xiamen University China

Application Procedures:

Complete details about scholarship and application process  in University of Hong Kong are achievable from the website of the Home Affairs Bureau of HKSAR. Then students will need to send the hard copies to each The Secretariat of the Sir Robert Black Trust Fund Committee no later than 5:00 p.m. on 16 March 2018. In any case, Late submission, or applications submitted via email/by fax or incomplete applications would NOT be processed.


For enquiries, please contact The Secretariat of Sir Robert Black Trust Fund Committee at 3718 6801.