Hong Kong Jockey Club Fellowships (inward and outward)

Subject areas

Awarded for any of the priority subject areas:

  • Education
  • Health and related social sciences
  • Information technology
  • Information management
  • STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects
  • Sustainable development
  • University development and management

Eligibility

Inward fellowship – Applicants must be professional or academic staff of, or a nominee of, an ACU member university in a country other than Hong Kong.

Outward fellowship – Applicants must be professional or academic staff of, or a nominee of, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Open University of Hong Kong, or The University of Hong Kong.

The Fellowship

Inward fellowship – Tenable at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Open University of Hong Kong, or The University of Hong Kong.

Outward fellowship – Tenable at any ACU member institution in a country other than Hong Kong.

Both fellowships can be used for either a collaborative academic research visit, or a collaborative fact-finding visit.

Tenure of Fellowship

The tenure of the fellowship must be for a period of less than six months, and travel must be completed by 1 August 2018.

Value of Fellowship

Up to GBP 5000 and intended to cover:

  • international economy return airfare and other travel costs
  • medical insurance and visa fees
  • board and lodging fees
  • research costs

Other terms and conditions

Fellowships are not intended for degree courses, or for immediately postdoctoral programmes. The ACU cannot arrange fellows' attachments, travel or accommodation, nor can it work out itineraries for them. Applicants should be aware that Titular Fellowships allow for small scale conference or course attendance within a wider fellowship programme, but applications where the primary or sole purpose is the attendance of a conference or course will not be considered.

Fellows are required to submit a 1000-2500 word report within two months of the end of the fellowship.

How to apply

Apply here. Applicants must submit a proposal for their fellowship and provide proof of support from the host institution, as well as from the head of department at their home institution.

Applications close on Friday 12 May 2017 at 23:59 BST.