UM PhD Assistantship

1. Eligibility and Application Process

Anyone seeking full-time PhD students in the UM, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply.

The applicant should have bachelor or master degree with proven academic
records, including degree certificate(s), academic awards, publications, etc.

Applicants seeking full-time PhD study in the UM should submit application for the assistantship simultaneously when submitting the online application to PhD programmes via the online application system. Whether applicants will be awarded the Assistantship (recipient) is subject to final decision by the UM Selection Panel.

2. Amount and Duration

The PhD assistantship can be supported by either UM centralized funding or principal investigator (PI)’s research funding, and it provides each new recipient with a starting monthly stipend of MOP12,500 (up to MOP14,000). Tuition and/or any other kinds of fees that may incur during the course of studies will not be covered by the Assistantship.

For more details, please refer to Guidelines for UM PhD Scholarship and Assistantship (applicable to PhD assistantship recipients admitted in or after academic year 2019/2020).

Remarks: For PhD assistantship recipients admitted in or before academic year 2018/2019, please refer to Funding Guidelines for PhD and Master Students.

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