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UG Summer Research Abroad Sponsorship (USRA)

UG research programmes have been around for a long time, which enhance students’ learning experience and nurture the next generation of researchers/scholars. To align with the University’ strategic direction to provide international learning experience, GEO has sought the support from PolyU International Exchange and Partnership Fund and established the UG Summer Research Abroad Sponsorship Scheme (USRA).

USRA is a signature student learning scheme, which aims to provide financial support to encourage students to undertake research under the guidance and supervision of academics in overseas pre-eminent universities.

  • Application deadline: 31 January 2020
  • Result announcement: End-February 2020

 

Please refer to the application guidelines for the details such as eligibility, selection criteria and application procedure.

Downloadable resource: Application guidelines

 

Update on Programme Arrangements in Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak

In view of the latest global situation pertaining to the novel coronavirus, UG Summer Research Abroad Sponsorship (USRA) in 2020 is suspended.  No Sponsorship shall be distributed in 2020.



International Competition & Conference Participation Scheme (ICCPS)

To encourage and support PolyU full-time undergraduate students in UGC-funded programmes to participate in international competitions and conferences with the aim of widening their international exposure and learning opportunities.

The Scheme can offer subsidy up to 2/3 of expenses needed (flight, accommodation and participation fees only).

PolyU students in need may apply for bursaries to cover the remaining 1/3 of expenses.

Application open 1 Oct 2019 1 Jan 2020
Application deadline 31 Oct 2019 31 Jan 2020
Result announcement Mid-Dec 2019 Mid-Mar 2020

In view of the latest global situation pertaining to the COVID-19, upcoming round of funding application is suspended until further notice. 

Please refer to the application guidelines for the details such as eligibility, assessment criteria and application procedure.

Downloadable resources:

Individual Applicant (Apply here)

 

Group Application by PolyU Department (Apply here)

 

For enquiry: polyu.global@polyu.edu.hk

Tel: 2766 5116

Address: ST305, Ng Wing Hong Building


Network Initiatives

To support PolyU students’ and faculty’s participation in / organization of activities of major networks of importance to strategic partnership and brand building of PolyU. Activities can be those organized by PolyU Departments for the networks or PolyU students / faculty participating in activities organized by the networks.

Funding for each approved activity may vary. Each participating department shall contribute 10% of the total budget while the International Exchange and Partnership Fund will support the remaining up to HK$200,000 for each successful application. Items to be supported include participation fees, flight, accommodation or event management.

  • Application deadline: On ad hoc basis
  • Result announcement: By email notice

 

Please refer to the application guidelines for the details such as eligibility, selection criteria and application procedure.

Downloadable resource:

 


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