[UPDATED] Results Announced for Call-for-Proposals for IEMS Research Grants 2014-2015


[Update 2] The results have been announced here.

[Update] The deadline for proposal submission has been extended to March 15, 2015.

For enquiries, please contact us at 3469 2215 or iems@ust.hk

HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies (HKUST IEMS) is happy to announce the new around of IEMS Research Grants (2014-2015) and invite research proposals.

HKUST faculty and research staff are welcome to submit application for research grants of up to HK$125,000 for individual projects and HK$150,000 per Principal Investigator for collaborative projects. Priority will be given to collaborative research projects and proposals that are oriented around the follow themes:

  1. Human capital, employment, and structural change
  2. Innovation and entrepreneurship
  3. Global economic integration
  4. Financial development
  5. Corporate governance

Detailed terms and conditions of the Grants can be found in the IEMS Research Grant Guidelines. To apply, please prepare a proposal that includes a completed grant proposal form and no more than 3 pages of text per HKUST Principal Investigator (not including references, single-spaced, 12-point font) that discusses the relevance of the project to challenges facing emerging markets, the research methodology, and justifications for the budget. All application materials should be sent to iems@ust.hk by noon on Monday, 9 February 2015. Funding decisions will be announced in March 2015.

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