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Funding Opportunities

Student Organisation Fund (SOF)

The Student Organisation Fund (SOF) is set up to encourage and subsidise affiliated student organisations to initiate diverse on and off-campus activities which meet the University’s goals while demonstrating the unique nature of the organisation.


SOF objectives include but not limited to the following:

  • Fostering students’ holistic development
  • Enhancing campus community engagement, multi-cultural awareness, and cross-cultural exchange
  • Promoting meaningful inter-University /intramural collaboration and student integration
  • Contributing to university-wide peer mentoring experience
  • Promoting students’ professional advancement with the support from academic unit or professional organisation


Period Covered

SOF will only consider eligible activities / operational expenses incurred between 1 July 2023 and 30 June 2024 (i.e., within Fiscal Year 2023/24).



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  For Faculty/School/Department Student Organisations
For Interest Clubs
Application Period Merit Grant Application Deadline:
30 June 2024 (Sun)

SOF Activity Fund Application:
Ongoing between 1 July 2024 and 31 March 2025

Merit Grant Application Deadline:
30 September 2023 (Sat)

SOF Activity Fund Application:
Ongoing between 1 September 2023 and 2 June 2024

Download Useful Information and Forms


For Faculty/School/Department Student Organisation

For Interest Clubs


SOF Application Guidelines PolyU red_08

SOF Application Guidelines PolyU red_08


1. SOF Merit Grant Application Form PolyU red_08

2. SOF Activity Fund Application Form PolyU red_08

SOF Activity Form PolyU red_08

[Activity Proposal + SOF Application/Reimbursement + Activity Report]


Supporting documents related to financial claims


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