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Hong Kong Polytechnic Sponsorship


Hony Kong Polytechnic University are offering 5 University of Warwick students a sponsorship to attend their 2019 Immersion Programme.

Period: 26 May to 8 June 2019 (14 days) Location: Shenzhen and Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Polytechnic are offering 5 lucky students the chance to receive a fully funded scholarship on their two week programme taking place in Shenzhen and Hong Kong between 26th May to 8th June 2019.
Full details of the programme can be found on the Hong Kong Polytechnic University here. *You MUST read the information on this link before applying with Warwick Enterprise for your chance to receive one of the scholarship places
The 5 successful applicants will benefit from a two week programme covering the following areas:

  • Nurturing entrepreneurial spirit of the young students
  • Fostering co-operation and partnership among youth in Shenzhen, Hong Kong and overseas
  • Helping overseas students to understand the startup ecosystem and market in both Shenzhen and Hong Kong

Target Audience

  • Students teams from invited overseas institutions who are interested in or is starting a business. Ability to communicate in Chinese would definitely be an advantage
  • Faculty / staff from Technology Transfer Office or Entrepreneurship Centre of overseas institutions are also welcomed to join

Programme Activities

  • Cross-cultural entrepreneurship training
  • Lean Startup programme, to design business models and validate business plans at minimal cost
  • Job shadowing at startups in Hong Kong
  • Visits to internationally renowned technology companies in Shenzhen
  • Visits to incubators in Shenzhen and Hong Kong

Estimated Number of Participants

  • 70 (60 from local PolyU and Shenzhen University, 10 from overseas institutions)
  • Cost Arrangement

PolyU is pleased to offer sponsorship support for student teams from overseas institutions (up to 5 students from each institution), covering the followings:

  • Training fee in Shenzhen
  • Group transportation & some of the meals in Shenzhen & Hong Kong
  • Accommodation in Shenzhen & Hong Kong[1]

The following costs and arrangement shall be covered by Santander:

  • Transportation from home country to Hong Kong / Shenzhen
  • Transportation to home country from Hong Kong
  • Entry Visa of both China & Hong Kong
  • Insurance in both China & Hong Kong

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To apply for one of the 5 sponsored places please complete all sections of the following application form:
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