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Royal Society Kan Tong Po Fellowship 2024

Royal Society Kan Tong Po Fellowship 2024

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Country: USA
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Royal Society Kan Tong Po Fellowship 2024

The Kan Tong Po Fellowship aims to enhance scientific research and education at the University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the City University of Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. This is achieved by awarding Visiting Fellowships annually to scientists based in the UK or USA, fostering collaborations with academics in Hong Kong. Additionally, Hong Kong-based scientists are provided opportunities to collaborate with academics in the UK or USA through this Fellowship.

The Royal Society recognizes that diversity is essential for delivering excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The Society wants to encourage applications from the widest range of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences to maximise innovation and creativity in science for the benefit of humanity.


Applicants can apply for up to £3,000 for a one-off visit of up to three months from:

  • either UK or USA to Hong Kong
  • or Hong Kong to either UK or USA
  • Funds can cover: travel and subsistence

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Eligibility of Kan Tong Po Fellowship 2024

This scheme is for you if: 

  • You have a PhD or have equivalent research experience
  • You hold a fixed or permanent contract at an eligible organisation for the duration of the project (ineligible organisations include industrial, private and commercial organisations, university spin-out companies and government bodies)
  • You are based in the respective countries at the time of application. Researchers can collaborate between any UK or US university or recognised independent research organisation and the following universities in Hong Kong:
    • Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • City University of Hong Kong
    • Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    • University of Hong Kong
  • Your research is within the Royal Society’s remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research and biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics.

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Application for Kan Tong Po Fellowship 2024

Assessment of your application will be overseen by the International Exchanges Panel. Following eligibility checks, applications are reviewed and assessed by two members of the International Exchanges Panel who have the most appropriate scientific expertise. A shortlist is then drawn up with oversight from the Panel Chair to be recommended for funding.

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline05 June,2024
OrganizerThe Royal Society
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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