It is the current policy of CityU that students enrolling in a research degree programme in a recognized university may apply for admission as visiting research students to pursue part of their research studies in the University. Please refer to the SGS website below for details:
CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
The Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
Scholarships for Visiting Research Degree Students
The Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics (CTL) has agreed to offer scholarships to its visiting research degree students by making use of the funding available in the Departmental Non-UGC Reserves, with effect from the 2011-2012 academic year under the following regulations:
1 The Scholarships shall be known as the “CTL Scholarship for Visiting Research Degree Students”.
2 The Scholarships shall be offered to visiting research degree students from institutions outside Hong Kong to conduct research or undertake part of their research studies at the department.
3 The scholarship will cover the following items for a maximum period of 6 months:
(a) a subsistence allowance of HK$5,000 per month;
(b) an accommodation allowance of $2,000 per month; and
- (c) research component fee of $1,170 per month (to be charged by the University)
If the visiting period is not on a full month basis, pro-rata funding will be provided for items (a) and (b).
4 There shall be a total of 25 awards available. The award (excluding research component fee which will be credited into the University account direct) will be released to the student’s account monthly, subject to satisfactory study process as confirmed by research supervisor.
5 Notwithstanding item 3(c), students who undertake taught courses during their visiting period at CityU will still be required to pay additional fees calculated on a credit unit basis.
6 The above financial support is granted based on academic merit, provided that visiting research students are not being financed by other organizations/parties covering their accommodation, tuition fees or living expenses.
7 As a condition of their financial support, students will be required to submit a report on their visit to CityU, highlighting, in particular, academic exchange activities in which they have participated.
8 Students can indicate their interest in applying for the above award in the application form for admission as visiting research students.
For your information, all visiting RD applications submitted to our department via SGS will have to be reviewed and endorsed by Research Degree Steering Group.
You are welcome to recommend potential candidates for this visiting programme in academic year 2011/2012.