Full-time PhD or MPhil students receiving full studentship of during the normal study period are eligible to apply for reimbursement of prescribed research student expenses. UIC and self-funded students are not applicable.
The prescribed research student expenses and their maximum amounts to be supported are as follows:
|Supported item||Max. Supported Amount|
A. International Conference/Seminar
B. Overseas Attachment
C. Others (Field Trip, Study Tour, etc.)
PhD students under the 3-year PhD Programme : Max. HK$15,000
PhD students under the 4-year PhD Programme : Max. HK$20,000
MPhil students: Max. HK$10,000
(Multiple claims are allowed if there is an available balance)
D. Thesis Editing Fee
|Max. HK$6,000 (one-off)|
E. Incentives for Oral Presentation at International Conferences
2-Staged Procedures for Reimbursements
The reimbursement of the above expenses has two stages (see Application Procedures):
Late/retrospective applications may not be accepted. Students seeking retrospective approval should provide strong justifications.
It is important that the supporting documents provided are (a) relevant, (b) arranged and numbered in chronological sequence, and (c) printed in Chinese or English as far as practicable. Otherwise, it will delay the approval process.