Linguistic Training and Internship Programme for Gifted Students in Secondary Schools

To further unleash the potential of gifted students, the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies and the Department of English at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University offer the Linguistic Training and Internship Programme to secondary school students. Funded by the Gifted Education Fund of Education Bureau, this programme is the first workshop in Hong Kong which provides linguistic training and internship opportunities for gifted students at secondary levels. Schools, parents and guardians are cordially invited to nominate Secondary 2 to Secondary 5 students to apply for this programme.


This 13-month programme aims at equipping students with knowledge in the areas of language sciences and developing their analytics skills and research methods. It provides precious internship opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience in conducting research projects under mentorship, as well as improve their interpersonal and teamwork skills through their engagement with peers and mentors in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment.


This programme is free of charge and 20 students will be selected to participate in this programme since May 2021. For those who would like to nominate students to apply for this programme, please send the completed application form by post on or before 15 April 2021 (Thursday) to the following address:



Tang Ping Yuan Building

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

11 Yuk Choi Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon

(Attn: Ms Tracy LUO Xin)


The application form can be downloaded from the Education Bureau’s website. For more details about the programme, please refer to the programme outline and our website https://polyu.hk/KwLxD. Should you have any enquiries, please contact Ms Tracy LUO at 3400 3823 or via email at tracyxin.luo@polyu.edu.hk.