About the Scholarship




The Women’s Foundation is delighted to support The Women's Foundation Hong Kong Scholarship Scheme, run by the University of Cambridge. The Scheme aims to support eligible students who have been admitted to the University to study for the MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies.The scholarship is a critical step in developing and equipping a talented pool of individuals with the knowledge, skills and resources to further gender studies and gender research for the greater good of society.

What the course is about

The University of Cambridge one-year MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies is an innovative programme at one of the world’s leading universities. The course involves over 20 departments within the university and an international network of gender scholars. The degree course provides rigorous training in multi-disciplinary gender analysis. The MPhil introduces the very brightest students from a wide variety of academic backgrounds, cultures and nationalities to the traditions, methods and front-line research which shape gender analysis at an advanced level.


The MPhil provides a variety of intense taught courses and close supervision in undertaking an original research project on gender in subject areas such as Development, Education, Conflict and Violence, Globalisation, Labour Markets, Social Policy, Culture and Antiquity, Representation, Literature, Bio-medical Advances, Human Rights and International Law.

Graduates from this MPhil will emerge as highly desirable candidates for policy, corporate and academic careers. 

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