The Faculty receives financial support for research activities from various sources in different forms. There are different research grants, conference grants, and fellowships offered by the University and other funding agencies, as well as donations made by professional and industrial bodies and individual benefactors. The Faculty has continued to achieve outstanding results in various external competitive grants including General Research Grants (GRF) exercise of the Research Grants Council and Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) of the Food and Health Bureau, having secured over HK$535 million in 2019.
Areas of Excellence Scheme (AoE)
Clinical Research Fellowship Scheme
Collaborative Research Fund (CRF)
General Research Fund (GRF) and Early Career Scheme (ECS)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)/RGC Joint Research Scheme
Research Impact Fund (RIF)
Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS)
Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITSP)
Partnership Research Programme (PRP) - Formerly University-Industry Collaboration Programme (UICP)
Midstream Research Programme for Universities (MRP)
Guangdong – Hong Kong Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (TCFS)
Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme (MHKJFS) – Launched in April 2019
In 1996, the Medical Faculty of The University of Hong Kong received a generous donation from Dr Cheng Yu Tung to establish the Dr Cheng Yu Tung Fellowships. The objective of this Fellowships is to support Fellows from Mainland China to undertake clinical attachment, health care management and clinical research training under the relevant Departments/Schools of the Medical Faculty.
The scheme was revamped in 2015 with a newly defined focus on clinical training. It aims to attract high calibre clinicians with the clear vision to strive for excellence and the determination to contribute to healthcare and clinical advancement in Mainland China. This scheme awards up to 34 Fellowships each year.
Contact Details for Dr Cheng Yu Tung Fellowships