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Hsin Chong - K.N. Godfrey Yeh Education Fund for Joint Student Projects 2021 - 22 (2nd Round)

Hsin Chong - K.N. Godfrey Yeh Education Fund for Joint Student Projects 2021 - 22 (2nd Round)

Application Deadline: 9 March 2022 (Wed)

The Incorporated Trustees of the Hsin Chong – K. N. Godfrey Yeh Education Fund will make available HK$167,500 to award subsidies for joint student projects to be undertaken by the ten institutions, namely City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Lingnan University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Education University of Hong Kong, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and The University of Hong Kong.

PURPOSE

The purpose of the subsidies is to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation among students of the tertiary institutions and to encourage creative and constructive endeavors, which are conducive to students’ learning and overall development. A joint student project is a project that is organized jointly by students from at least three or more tertiary institutions as listed above.  The project can be on any subject matter that may or may not be related to the applicants’ subject of studies. The project can be undertaken locally or aboard.

ELIGIBILITY

The Fund shall be open for application by all full-time students of the ten institutions as individuals or student societies.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Awards will be on a competitive basis, and consideration will be given to the overall merit of each application including creativity and originality of the project, its contribution to the promotion of student activities and student services in general and its overall viability in implementation. Priority will be given to worthwhile projects which involve a large number of students whether as participants or organizers.

AMOUNT OF AWARD

The award is intended as a subsidy for encouragement of project. Normally they only cover part of the total expenses required. However, full subsidies may be awarded for distinguished projects. Successful applicants are expected to make proper acknowledgement of the Incorporated Trustees of the Hsin Chong – K. N. Godfrey Yeh Education Fund on the promotion materials of their projects.

PROJECT COMPLETION DATE

Under normal circumstances, projects must be completed on or before 31 August 2022.

REIMBURSEMENT OF FUND

All recipients are required to submit to the LEADERSHIP QUALITIES CENTRE of Office of Student Affairs in which the project leader is studying a report, a financial statement together with original receipts of expenditures within ONE month upon completion of the project for onward submission to the Secretary of the Selection Committee for Hsin Chong - K.N. Godfrey Yeh Education Fund for Joint Student Projects. The Secretary of the Selection Committee will arrange payment to the project leader if the report and the financial statement are in order.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

  1. The Selection Committee will assess the applications and make recommendations to the Secretary of the Trustees for approval of the Board.
  2. The Secretary of the Selection Committee will inform the applicants of the result of their applications. Such information will also be sent to the ten institutions for information.
  3. Allocation of project funds would be in the form of reimbursement.
  4. The work schedule will be as follows:

Invitation of 2nd round applications

21 February – 9 March 2022

Deadline for submission of applications

9 March 2022

Assessment of applications

(Interviews will be conducted if necessary)

21-25 March 2022

Recommendations to Hsin Chong

By end March 2022

Commencement of projects

Late March 2022

Announcement of results

April 2022

Completion of projects

End of August 2022

Submission of report, financial statement & original receipts

Within one month upon completion of project

GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION

Enquiry

Mr. Fong
Leadership Qualities Centre, Office of Student Affairs
(852) 3411 2335 / lqc@hkbu.edu.hk
Room 401J, The Wing Lung Bank for Business Studies, Shaw Campus