Individual
 
 
 
 
  • Administered by the Office of Academic Links (OAL), CUHK
  • For scholars to engage in advanced humanities research by undertaking programme in North Carolina for either one term or one year
  • The University shall be responsible for the awarded fellow’s salary and international travel expenses to/from the National Humanities Center (NHC); while NHC will provide the awarded fellow with financial support for housing, local transportation, health insurance, and the visa application fee
  • The call for application is normally announced in July. Please refer to the call email for details.
 
  • Administered by the Research Committee (RC), CUHK and the Faculty of Arts
  • Direct allocation from RC to support research projects
  • Maximum project amount for applications to be considered by RC is HK$100,000 for projects in the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Business Studies
  • Two rounds of application normally open in December and March. Please refer to the call email for details.
 
  • Administered by the Research Committee (RC), CUHK and the Faculty of Arts
  • To provide matching funding, equivalent to one-half of the actual cost of appointment, to support employment of full-time research personnel including Postdoctoral Fellows, Research Fellows, Research Associates and Research Assistants
  • The call for application is normally announced in December. Please refer to the call email for details.
 
Collaborative
 
  • Administered by the Research Grants Council (RGC)
  • To support multi-investigator, multi-disciplinary projects to encourage more research groups to engage in creative and high quality cross-disciplinary projects
  • Details:http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/crf
 
 
  • Administered by the Research Grants Council (RGC)
  • Aims to focus academic research efforts of UGC-funded universities on themes of strategic importance to the long-term development of Hong Kong
  • 4 designated research themes
    i. Promoting Good Health
    ii. Developing a Sustainable Environment
    iii. Enhancing Hong Kong's Strategic Position as a Regional and International Business Centre
    iv. Advancing Emerging Research and Innovations Important to Hong Kong
  • Details:http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/trs/
 
  • Administered by the Research Grants Council (RGC)
  • To encourage local academics to consider and articulate the potential of research to deliver benefits to the wider community; and to encourage more impactful and translational research projects
  • To encourage a greater volume of collaborative research beyond academia (e.g. with government departments, the business sector, the industry and research institutes)
  • Details:http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/rif/
 
  • Jointly administered by the French National Research Agency (Agence Nationale de la Recherche, ANR) and the Research Grants Council (RGC)
  • To strengthen collaboration between French and Hong Kong research communities
  • Details:http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/anr/
 
Knowledge Transfer
  • Administered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS), CUHK
  • To initiate social innovation projects exemplifying the translation of academic knowledge into social impact
  • Emphasises partnership with external organisations and direct engagement with local communities, instead of one-way dissemination of knowledge
  • Details:http://socube.cuhk.edu.hk/en/programmes-professor-kpf
 
  • Administered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS), CUHK
  • A structured programme with seed funding and incubation services for unversity academics to transform social innovation ideas into social enterprises, which are eventually supported by self-generated income, external investors and other funding sources
  • Details:http://socube.cuhk.edu.hk/en/programmes-professor-skpf
 
  • Administered by the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS), CUHK
  • To encourage academic and research staffs to participate in professional development related to knowledge transfer, so as to foster an innovative culture within CUHK. Specifically, PEF provides financial support to staff members to learn about the best practices of KT through different activities.
  • Details:https://www.orkts.cuhk.edu.hk/knowledge-transfer-initiatives/funding-schemes#pef