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To seize the opportunity to apply for the grants applicable for your research projects, please refer to the following table* listing all research grants which are currently available for applications. Please visit the respective websites for details and application procedures.

 

*This table will be updated on a regular basis to ensure the latest information

 

No.

Funding Body

Research Grant

Maximum Funding Amount per Project

Internal Deadline

Internal Grant(s)
1

Research Committee

Seed Funding for Collaborative Research Grants (SFCRG) 2023/24 – 2nd Round

Collaborative Research Grants Intended to Apply:

  • Areas of Excellence Scheme (AoE)/Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) - $2,000,000
  • Collaborative Research Fund (CRF)/Research Impact Fund (RIF)/Strategic Topics Grant (STG) - $1,000,000

30 August 2024

External Grants

2

RGC

Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 2024/25

  • HK$45,000 per year for projects involving travel of research postgraduate student(s)

HK$30,000 per year for projects not involving research postgraduate students’ travel

12 June 2024

3

RGC

PROCORE-France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 2024/25

Travel Grants:

  • HK$45,000 per year for projects involving travel of research postgraduate student(s)
  • HK$31,250 per year for projects not involving research postgraduate students’ travel

 

Conference/Workshop Grants:

HK$150,000 per event to be held in Hong Kong

13 June 2024

4

RGC

European Union – Hong Kong Research Cooperation Co-funding Mechanism by the Research Grants Council (RGC) 2024/25

  • Research project: HK$3 million (exclusive of on-costs)
  • Exchange (mobility): HK$0.5 million (exclusive of on-costs)

26 June 2024

5

CMDF

Chinese Medicine Development Fund (CMDF)

  • B1-1: Chinese Medicine Industry Training Funding Scheme - HK$2.75 million
  • B1-2: Chinese Medicine Promotion Funding Scheme - HK$2 million
  • B2: Chinese Medicine Applied Studies and Research Funding Scheme - HK$2 million

14 June 2024

Mainland Grants   More details: IRACE

6

NSFC

2024年度國家自然科學基金委員會與英國皇家學會合作交流項目(第二批)

RMB 100,000

24 May 2024

7

NSFC

關鍵金屬冶金的科學基礎重大研究計劃2024年度項目

  • Incubation Projects: RMB 800,000
  • Key Support Projects: RMB 3 million

24 May 2024

8

NSFC

國家自然科學基金委員會地球科學部2024年度第1期專項項目(科技活動項目)

  • Conferences and Training: RMB 50,000
  • Science Communication: RMB 50,000
  • Strategic Research: RMB 300,000

24 May 2024

9

NSFC

集成芯片前沿技術科學基礎重大研究計劃2024年度項目

  • Cultivation Projects: RMB 800,000
  • Key Support Projects: RMB 3 million
  • Integrated Projects: RMB 15 million

24 May 2024

10

MOST

“政府間國際科技創新合作”重點專項2024年度第二批項目

Not specified

24 May 2024

11

NSFC

2024年度國家自然科學基金委員會與捷克科學院合作交流項目

RMB 100,000

31 May 2024

12

NSFC

2024年度國家自然科學基金委員會與白俄羅斯基礎研究基金會合作交流項目

RMB 200,000

3 June 2024

13

GDPOPSS

廣東省哲學社會科學規劃2024年度“潮州文化研究專項”

  • Key Support Projects: RMB 80,000
  • General Projects: RMB 30,000

6 June 2024

14

GDPOPSS

廣東省哲學社會科學規劃2024年度“三大體系”建設研究專項

RMB 50,000

6 June 2024

15

NSFC

2024年度國家自然科學基金委員會與比爾及梅琳達·蓋茨基金會全球健康合作研究項目

RMB 1.5 million

18 June 2024

16

NSFC

2024年國家社會科學基金重大項目招標公告

RMB 800,000

1 July 2024

17

NSFC

2024年度國家自然科學基金原創探索計劃項目申請指南

Not specified

31 December 2024

All Year Round Grants   

18

ITF

General Support Programme (GSP)

Not specified

All Year Round

19

ITF

Partnership Research Programme (PRP)

Not specified

All Year Round

20

ITF

Innovation and Technology Fund for Better Living (FBL)

90% of the total eligible costs of the project or HK$5 million, whichever is the less.

All Year Round

21

ITF

Research Talent Hub for ITF projects (RTH-ITF)

Monthly allowance for the research talents based on their highest academic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree: HK$20,000
  • Master's degree: HK$23,000
  • Doctoral degree: HK$35,000 (with an additional monthly living allowance of HK$10,000 for up to 36 months)

All Year Round

22

Chief Executive’s Policy Unit (CEPU)

Public Policy Research Funding Scheme (PPRFS)

HK$1 million or below.  Strong justifications are required for any projects costing over HK$1 million.

All Year Round

We hope you find the information useful, and we wish you every success in your grant applications.

 

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