Funding from Research Grants Council

Office of Research Affairs and Knowledge Transfer Sources of External R&D Funding   Funding from Research Grants Council  

HKMU Procedures, Forms and Information for Applications of RGC Funding

Internal Procedures and Forms

Research teams planning to submit FDS/IIDS/IDS-CRG proposals should follow the Proposals Handling Procedures.
Research teams planning to submit an IDS-CRG research proposal should submit an outline plan to ORA, for University Research Committee (URC)’s consideration.

Outline Template for IDS-CRG Project Coordinator

Outline Template for IDS-CRG Co-PI.
Proposals to be submitted to the Faculty Development Scheme (FDS) / Institutional Development Scheme – Collaborative Research Grant (CRG) must have been reviewed by relevant senior academics for improvement purposes. Proposals to be submitted to the Inter-institutional Development Scheme (IIDS) are encouraged to be reviewed.

FDS Proposal Review Form

IIDS Proposal Review Form

IDS-CRG Proposal Review Form
Please use this FORM for submitting the proposals to ORA.

Useful Information for Proposal Preparation

Enquiries and Proposal Assistance

For enquiries about RGC funding applications, please contact: Mr Terry Lee (2768 6719; or Ms Candy Leung (2768 6251;
For appointment to read samples of funded FDS proposals, please contact: Ms Elise Ng (2768 5795;
For consultation on research related issues, please contact: Dr Billy Wong (2768 6718;

HKMU Guidelines for RGC Grant Recipients