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Conference Grants
Conference Funding for Research Postgraduate Students
  • All research postgraduate students (full-time and part-time; MPhil and PhD) of the Department are eligible to apply for additional conference funding (top-up grant) during their regular period of study.
  • The funding is for international conferences and the maximum amount allocated to each research postgraduate student during his/her course of study is HK$10,000.
  • Students may apply for the top-up grant together with the “Research Student Expenses” as approved by the Graduate School.
  • Students must present a paper in order to be eligible for a top-up grant.
  • Students should send an application form with supporting documents to the English Department Office for approval at least three weeks before departure for overseas conferences.
  • All applications will be reviewed by the Department Review Panel on a case-by-case basis. The Panel membership includes the Head of Department, a Language Representative and a Literature Representative.