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2012 Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence-CNOOC Grants is designed to enhance research excellence at CUHK through building and strengthening the University’s ties with leading research universities and institutes around the world and to increase the visibility of CUHK as a world-class research university through student and staff mobility. The Programme supports junior faculty and PhD students of CUHK to undertake short-term research visits at a selected group of leading research institutions listed in the Programme Guidelines.

-Applicants must hold a full-time appointment at CUHK and should normally be at Assistant or Associate Professor rank substantiated within the last 3 years or on a type of contract [Type K1 (SX)] that may lead to substantive appointment in the course of employment at CUHK. -The research visit shall last for a minimum of 4 weeks. -It shall be carried out and completed between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013. -Each award is valued at HK$20,000 for a 4-week activity or HK$30,000 for a 6-week (or longer) activity.