Beca para realizar el doctoradoInfoling 6.12 (2020)

Beca para realizar el doctorado:Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme - Department of English
Institución:The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Universidad:The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Departamento:Department of English

The Department of English of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University together with the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) is seeking international students to apply as new full-time PhD students.


Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance (including a high GPA and high honours classification if applicable), research ability (as evidenced by conference and journal publications), strong English communication skills, and leadership abilities. The Fellowship provides an annual stipend HK$309,600 (approximately US$39,700) and a conference and research-related travel allowance HK$12,900 (approximately US$1,700) to each awardee for a period of up to three years. More than 200 PhD Fellowships are awarded each academic year. The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) was established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009.  Please see target="_blank" rel="noopener"> for more information on the Fellowship scheme.


If you are interested in this program, please identify an academic within the Department of English who would be a good match for your research topic ( target="_blank" rel="noopener"> and write to them well in advance of the deadline (which is usually at the end of November) and explain how your research fits in and extends with their research area. This will allow you to get feedback and submit a strong, well-written research proposal.


Staff in the Department of English at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University have expertise in the following research areas: 1) Language & Professional Communication (including health 2) Language Teaching & Learning (including Spanish); 3) Linguistics, English Language and Systemic Functional Linguistics; 4) Media & Communication; and 5) Area Studies & Intercultural Communication. 


Strong candidates not awarded the Fellowship might be able to enrol in the Teaching Postgraduate Studentship Scheme which will pay PhD candidates to teach. In particular we are looking for candidates with teaching experience in Spanish as a second language. More information target="_blank" rel="noopener">

Plazo de envío de solicitudes: hasta el 16 de noviembre de 2020
Área temática:Adquisición del español como lengua primera (L1), Análisis del discurso, Español como lengua extranjera (ELE), Español como segunda lengua (EL2), Fonética, Fonología, Lingüística cognitiva, Pragmática, Psicolingüística, Sociolingüística
Remitente:Renia Lopez-Ozieblo
Institución: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Fecha de publicación en Infoling:11 de junio de 2020