Apply for a Croucher study award

18 September 2013

Croucher Foundation study awards enable promising young Hong Kong people to pursue research in the natural sciences, technology and medicine at postdoctoral and doctoral levels. Only permanent Hong Kong residents are eligible to apply.

This year the Foundation has made five postdoctoral and nine doctoral awards, to a total of about HK$18 million, helping students to pursue work at Georgia, Harvard, Chicago, MIT, Princeton, Cornell, Purdue, Stanford, Oxford and Cambridge among others.

We are now inviting applications for awards tenable from autumn 2014.

Croucher Fellowships for postdoctoral research (not for full-time career positions)

For promising young researchers who obtained doctoral degrees after September 2012, students in the final year of their doctoral studies, or qualified medical doctors.

• Tenable at institutions outside Hong Kong.
• Full cost award covering airfares, a contribution towards living expenses, a conference grant and other allowances over a period of up to two years.
• Candidates must prepare a detailed research proposal.

Croucher Scholarships for full time PhD studies

For outstanding students with First Class Honours or equivalent degrees, final year undergraduate students, or MPhil students graduating before September 2014.

• Tenable at institutions outside Hong Kong.
• Full cost award including tuition fees, airfares, a contribution towards living expenses, a conference grant and other allowances over a period of up to and including the third year of study.
• Offers to final year undergraduate students conditional upon candidates obtaining First Class Honours or equivalent.
• Candidates must prepare a detailed research proposal.

Croucher Studentships for full time PhD studies

For outstanding students with First Class Honours or equivalent degrees, final year undergraduate students, or MPhil students graduating before September 2014.

• Tenable at institutions in Hong Kong.
• Normally covers HK$50,000 per annum up to and including the third year of PhD studies – may be held concurrently with a university postgraduate studentship or other awards.
• Offers to final year undergraduate students conditional upon candidates obtaining First Class Honours or equivalent.
• Candidates must prepare a detailed research proposal.

Through partnership agreements with the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, and institutions in France and Germany, the Foundation will specially favour Hong Kong students with a number of full awards for pursuing research studies in topics in natural science, technology or medicine.

For more information and access to the online application system, please click here.


                 
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