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School of Graduate Studies

Student Research Enhancement Scheme (SRES)


What is the SRES?


In line with the Strategic Plan of 2016 to 2022, one of the strategic directions is to enhance “Lingnan’s research culture and training, while advocating its scholarly achievements”. The new funding scheme entitled “Student Research Enhancement Scheme” is launched by School of Graduate Studies in January 2017 to support the research training of undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate students (both taught postgraduate (TPg) students and research postgraduate (RPg) students).

Based on the research needs, directors of research centres / research programmes could form research teams with undergraduate and/or postgraduate students. Students who are successful matched with research project will become junior research partners and work with our faculty members for research projects. Based upon project leaders’ request, SGS could offer financial support to junior research partners.

How to apply?



Student Research Enhancement Scheme, Sep. 2019 – Jan. 2020

To further enhance student research training, the School of Graduate Studies has recently rolled out the new Phase of the Student Research Enhancement Scheme (SRES) in supporting undergraduate and postgraduate students (both research postgraduate students and taught master students) who have interests to partner with our faculty members for conducting research projects in teams.

Currently, there are 22 research projects open to students who can apply to become junior research partners working with our professors for conducting research in this semester. Research areas cover business, humanities, and social science. Please see Summary of Projects Open for Application for the details of the research projects. Successful applicants will be awarded certain amount of stipend (up to HK$9,600), depending upon the length and nature of their research work, as well as project leaders’ evaluation.

To apply for the programme, please complete the Online Application Form on/ before 23 September 2019 (Monday). For inquiries, please contact Dr Jin Jiang (