The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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Research Grants

Other External Funds


Public Policy Research Funding Scheme

The application form, including the research proposal, must be –

(a) endorsed by the University concerned with signature of the person-in-charge and official chop of the University; and
(b) submitted via ORS to the Central Policy Unit (CPU) in the specified format by email (

Please visit the website of CPU at

Click Here to view the call for applications

Sino-British Fellowship Trust

The Sino-British Fellowship Trust (the Trust) provides through the University financial support for the following types of candidates to further their professional knowledge by attending short courses, conferences or research attachments in the host institution:

  1. University staff and senior postgraduate students of Chinese origin to visit the host institution in the United Kingdom (UK); and
  2. British scholars to visit Lingnan University in Hong Kong.

Successful candidates are expected to acquire knowledge/skills which can then be passed on to other members of the community on their return to Hong Kong/UK.

Application is now open all year round. Academic staff, administrative staff (Groups 1 & 2) and postgraduate students are welcome to submit applications for their visit. Application for British scholars to visit LU should be submitted by the head of academic department/research centre. The completed application must reach the Office of Research Support (ORS) at least 5 months before the start date of the proposed visit.

Click Here to view the call for applications
Click Here for application forms

Quality Education Fund (QEF) 2016/17

Applications can be submitted throughout the year.
Please visit the website of QEF at

Fulbright Hong Kong Scholar Programme

Please visit the website of the Hong Kong-America Center at

Japan Foundation Programs

Please visit the website of the Japan Foundation at