CUHK Law PhD students Ivy Shenglan Chen and Sirui Han won the Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Research Scholar Awards for 2018/19. Funded by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of the HKSAR Government in partnership with private donors, the Awards will each provide US$1,600 per month for Ivy and Sirui to conduct research in the United States as Fulbright visiting scholars for 8 and 10 months respectively.
The Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Research Scholar Award Program is a collaborative program between the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong & Macau and the RGC to support young Hong Kong scholars to undertake research activities at American universities and research institutes. PhD students from all academic disciplines of UGC-funded institutions in Hong Kong who are permanent residents of HKSAR or Chinese citizens and have completed at least two years of full-time advanced study in Hong Kong prior to their planned departure for the U.S., among other selection requirements, are eligible for this Program. The Program awarded three to four students on the average in the past five academic years.