K.C. Wong Education foundation

OrganizING lectures or seminars in mainland institutions

The K. C. Wong Education Foundation has been committed to strengthening academic exchange amongst institutions in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. Visitorship is offered by the Foundation for one scholar to give lectures or seminars in any academic institution in Mainland China every year. Each of the institutions in Hong Kong is welcome to recommend one application.

Visitorship

Category of ScholarsDaily Allowance (HKD)Return Passage &Transportation (HKD)
Scholars from Hong Kong & Macau$900$5000 (One-off)
Academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences or Engineering$1100$5000 (One-off)
Remark 1: Scholars will not be subsidized additionally for several visits between Mainland China and Hong Kong & Macau.

Remark 2: If the duration of lectures or seminars exceeds 15 days, scholars should negotiate the additional cost with the host institution.

Duration

7 to 15 days

Requirements

● Associate Professor or above
● 65 years old or under

Application

Completed application forms should be submitted to Mainland Affairs Office (9/F, Knowles Building) before deadline listed below.

Guidelines and application form

Deadline

February 28, 2020

*Special Notice: As advised by the Task Force on Infectious Diseases on March 14, 2020, members of the University are not encouraged to travel before the virus situation improves. In this connection, applications will be suspended until further notice.

Enquiries

Email: tragrant@hku.hk