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Online Student Summer Workshop, 11-12 Aug 2020
[Early Admission to PhD Programme]

The Graduate Division of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EASC) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is the only interdisciplinary programme in the region that focuses on critical facets of the basic and applied sciences of the geosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and the interactions between them. Research interests of its dynamic faculty span the whole spectrum of Earth system science. The new graduate programme aims to educate and mentor outstanding young scientists for careers in academic, government, and the private sector.
Division website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/sci/eas/

The online workshop, to be held via ZOOM, is free of charge and will offer

  • Introduction to the EASC PhD programme and Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme
  • Application advice and tips
  • Research talks given by professors
  • One-to-one and group meetings with professors
  • Early admission to the PhD programme


This Student Summer Workshop organized by the EASC is open to all potential applicants to our PhD programme, to be admitted in Fall 2021. We welcome undergraduate students in their 3rd / final year of study or master students to apply. Every workshop participant will be interviewed for the PhD admission. The first batch of PhD offers will be made shortly after the workshop.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS)

The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students from all over the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong. The Fellowship provides

  • monthly stipend of HK$25,800
  • conference travel allowance of HK$12,900 per year

We strongly encourage applicants who are seeking admission to our full-time PhD programme to apply through the HKPFS. Applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, research ability and potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.

Tentative Schedule of the Workshop

Day 1
(11 Aug 2020, Tue)
Day 2
(12 Aug 2020, Wed)
-Introduction to the PhD Programme
-HKPFS Awardee Sharing
-Research Seminars
-Presentation by workshop participants
-Small-group or individual meeting with EASC Professors & Students

Application Process and Deadline

Online Application: Here
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

All the application results will be announced via email in late July.
Information leaflet could be downloaded here.
The Student Summer Workshop 2020 will be held online via ZOOM. ZOOM link with password will be sent to shortlisted applicants in Aug.


For general enquiries, please call (852) 3943 9624/ 3943 5494 or e-mail to eas@cuhk.edu.hk.

Past Workshops

2019 2018 2017 2016