Scholarship

UM Macao PhD Scholarship

1. Background and Purpose

The UM Macao PhD Scholarship (MPDS) was established by the University of Macau (UM) to attract excellent students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in the UM.

2. 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. The top-ranked applicants with outstanding academic achievements or potential will be selected for the Scholarship.

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

The MPDS application deadlines are as follows.

Academic Year MPDS Application Period
2019/2020 01 June 2018 - 31 October 2018
01 November 2018 - 30 April 2019

3. Amount and Duration

The MPDS provides each awardee with a monthly stipend of MOP20,000 and a conference or research-related travel allowance up to MOP10,000 per academic year for a period up to 4 years. Tuition and/or any other kinds of fees that may incur during the course of studies will not be covered by the Scholarship.

For more details, please refer to Guidelines for UM PhD Scholarship and Assistantship.

For enquiry, please contact us via email at ummtp@umac.mo or by phone at (853) 8822 4898.