The UM PhD Scholarship is applicable to students admitted from academic year 2023/2024.


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


  • Anyone seeking full-time PhD degree studies at the UM is eligible to apply, regardless of nationality, ethnic background, or prior work experience.

  • Applicants should fulfill all general admission requirements for PhD degree programmes and any additional admission requirements for certain programmes.

Application Process

  • Applicants seeking full-time PhD study in the UM should submit application for UMPS simultaneously when submitting the online application to PhD programmes via the online application system.

  • Whether applicants will be awarded UMPS is subject to the final decision of the university-level selection committee.


Amount and Duration

  • UMPS provides each awardee with a monthly stipend of MOP20,000 for a period up to 4 years.

  • Tuition fees will be offset by the monthly stipend before stipend disbursement.

Application for the UM PhD Scholarship and the UM PhD Teaching Research Assistant only available for admission in the 1st semester. For more details, please refer to Guidelines for the UM PhD Scholarship and the UM PhD Teaching Research Assistant.

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