Application of LSHK Student Fieldwork Subsidy is now open (Deadline: August 31 2021)
The aim of the LSHK Student Fieldwork Subsidy is to encourage students to carry out field investigations on linguistics.
There is no special requirement on the target language to be investigated, but investigation of languages and dialects in China (including Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau) is particularly encouraged. The recipient of the Subsidy must produce an article on the investigation within 12 months of its completion, in Chinese or in English, and submit it to LSHK for publication in the LSHK newsletter. He or she must also submit an abstract based on the investigation to the Annual Research Forum of LSHK for presentation.
3. Qualification of the applicant
a. The applicant must be a member of LSHK;
b. The applicant must be a current student of a local tertiary institution;
c. The applicant must work under the supervision of his/her supervisor;
d. Each application only allows one applicant;
e. Each applicant can submit only one application.
4. Application procedure
a. Application must submit an application which can be downloaded here;
b. The proposal and the completed application form must be submitted and sent in both .doc and .pdf formats to the LSHK email address: firstname.lastname@example.org;
c. The application must be accompanied by 2 letters of recommendation and a detailed budget, which must list all items of anticipated expenses relevant to the field investigation;
d. The letters of recommendation must be sent by the referees directly to email@example.com.
5. Award amount
The maximum amount of the Subsidy is HKD 10,000 per year. There may be from 1-3 recipients. Each recipient will receive not less than HKD 3,000.# The amount of the Subsidy depends on the length and quality of the proposed field investigation, and will be paid in 2 installments: a field advance to cover legitimate expenses as described in (4c) and a final award payment upon receipt of the article as specified in (2).
6. Application Deadline
31 August 2021
All applications are subject to be reviewed by the Executive Committee of the LSHK and a Review Committee, which is comprised of renowned linguists from related fields.
8. Announcement of the Subsidy
An announcement of the Subsidy will be made on the LSHK website. The recipient will also be informed by email.
#LSHK reserves the right to make the final decision and may also recommend that no applicants be selected as awardees.
Lee Man Hei (李文希), Chinese University of Hong Kong
Li Xuan (李煊), Chinese University of Hong Kong
Wei Yang (魏陽), The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Xu Yifa (徐毅發), The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hu Xiaojuan, The Education University of Hong Kong
Johanna McFarland, The University of Hong Kong
Arthur Thompson, The University of Hong Kong
Zhou Yingyi, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kim Kia, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Zhang Jingfen (張靜芬), The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Zhong Weiping (鍾蔚蘋), City University of Hong Kong
Shao Jing (邵晶), City University of Hong Kong
Zheng Zhijun (鄭至君), City University of Hong Kong
Yu Peng (余鵬), Chinese University of Hong Kong
Huang Yang (黃陽), City University of Hong Kong