Fulbright Hong Kong Scholar Program

The following programs are supported jointly by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong and the Fulbright Program of the United States.

Up to two awards will be made for Hong Kong scholars to spend four to ten months with a maximum grant of HK$350,000 in various fields of the arts, business, humanities and the social science etc, as Fulbright visiting scholars affiliated with major American universities and research institutes. A supplementary award of up to HK$150,000 is available for research expenses in justified cases.

Applicants must be full-time academic staff of UGC-funded institutions and residents of Hong Kong with doctorate or equivalent professional qualification serving in an academic capacity in Hong Kong for at least the previous three years.

Program details, online application links and relevant forms are available at this website: https://hk.usconsulate.gov/education-culture/exchange-programs/fulbright-program/

Internal Deadline for 2017-2018 Exercise: 20 October 2017

[Interested Applicants should forward  1. Institutional Confirmation form; 2. CityU Endorsement Form; 3. Request for Supplemental Funding (if applicable) and 4. A copy of the online application to RO before the internal deadline]

The Hong Kong-America Center (HKAC) administers the Fulbright Programs in Hong Kong on behalf of the RGC and the US Consulate in Hong Kong. Applicants should contact the HKAC by phone (3943 8748) or email (paulinelau@cuhk.edu.hk) for guidance in preparing their proposals prior to the deadline.