How to Apply?

  1. Applications are open throughout the year but they must reach CEDARS at least 2 weeks before the date of commencement of the conference/competition/programme.  Retrospective application will NOT be considered. Applications will be assessed by the Selection Panel in batches on a monthly basis.  The monthly cut-off day is the last calendar date.  The Selection Panel normally will release the application result within 12 weeks after the monthly cut-off date.
  1. Applicants[1] should submit the following documents online to the Student Development Section, Centre of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS):
  • The completed application form;
  • Proof of academic achievement;
  • Proof of participation in the applied activity;
  • Evidence regarding the eminence and competitiveness of the event intended to participate in;
  • Evidence in support of the amount requested from the Scheme and breakdown costs; and
  • An up-to-date CV
  • Support letter from HKU faculty or staff (for HKU team applications only)[1]
  1. Successful applicants are obliged to submit a report upon successful completion of the approved activity.
  1. Award will be paid in the form of reimbursement upon successful completion of the approved activity, presentation of original receipts and a learning report.
  1. Notes
  • Submission of incorrect/incomplete information may cause delay/disqualification.  Moreover, a successful applicant will be disqualified and/or, where appropriate, be required to refund the grant if he/she provides any false or incomplete information to CEDARS.
  • CEDARS may use the information of the approved activities and materials in the reports for publicity and reporting purpose.

[1] For Ho Wing Hing Talent Fund, HKU students who represent HKU to participate in the same competition/event as ‘HKU Team Members’ should submit ONE application for the entire team only.