Eligibility:
All applicants must be currently enrolled as a full-time student at Lingnan University or Sun Yat-sen University during 2016 - 2017.

Lingnan University, Hong Kong:
All second year or third year undergraduate and postgraduate students from all majors are eligible to apply.

Final year undergraduate and postgraduate students should provide proof of acceptance to graduate program for next academic year on or before May of the year.

Sun Yat-sen University:
All second year or third year undergraduate and first year postgraduate students (excluding international students and students from Hong Kong or Macau) from all majors are eligible to apply.

Interested students must get approval from their faculties and submit the related application form. See detailed information under the Application Process tab.

If you are interested in becoming a Chan Fellow, it is recommended for you to attend one of the following info sessions / promotional talks.  Please submit your contact information for our record.
Lingnan University Sun Yat-sen University
(Zhuhai)
Sun Yat-sen University
(Guangzhou North Campus)
Sun Yat-sen University
(Guangzhou South Campus)
Sun Yat-sen University
(Guangzhou East Campus)
Date: Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 Friday, Oct 31, 2014 Monday, Nov 3, 2014 Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm 7:05 - 8:40 pm 7:05 - 8:40 pm 7:05 - 8:40 pm 7:05 - 8:40 pm
Venue: WYL102 (1/F, Dorothy YL Wong Building) C305 New Lecture Hall Room 305 Lecture Hall #1Room 502 C301
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How to Apply
Step 1: Fill out the online application.
Step 2: Upload the completed and signed Application Form and Essay Questions in your online application (must be in PDF format). Download form here.
Step 3: Upload other required documents (All documents must be in PDF format. Photo must be in JPG format. Documents submitted in any other format other then what is specified will not be accepted):
a. One letter of recommendation from a person able to offer insight into the character, ability, and motivation of the applicant.

The letter should be from someone, other than a relative or friend, who knows the applicant well and can comment on her/his interest in community issues, involvement in community service activities, and personal character (work supervisor, work colleague, internship coordinator, teacher, etc.). The letter should be in English, although a letter in Chinese will be accepted if an English reference is difficult to obtain.

The recommendation letter needs to be signed by the person who recommended you. Please ask the Recommender to use this Recommendation Form. The Recommender Form/letter should be uploaded to the application website along with other material.

b. Official transcripts (with stamp)/reports of all coursework done at the college/university level.
c.One passport-sized photo in color. The photo must be at least 3 (w) x 5 (h) cm, and clearly show your face.
d.Photocopies of award certificates and other supplementary documents are not required for the initial application. However, candidates selected for further interview should be prepared to submit these documents upon request for the program organizer's verification.
Step 4: (This step only applies to SYSU students) Applicants must get approval from their faculties and submit the related application form.

Undergraduate Student Form

Graduate Student Form

If you are having trouble accessing the online application at Recruiterbox.com, please complete and submit the following forms and documents to info@lingnanfoundation.org.

  1. WT Chan Applicant Form 2017 (must save as PDF)
  2. WT Chan Application Form & Essay Questions 2017 (must save as PDF)
  3. Transcripts/reports of all coursework done at the college/university level. (must save as PDF)
  4. One passport-sized photo in color. The photo must be at least 3 (w) x 5 (h) cm, and clearly show your face. (must save as JPG)
  5. SYSU Faculty Approval Form (must save as PDF)
  6. Recommendation letter signed by your recommender (must save as PDF)

Application Deadline Extended:  The deadline for the Lingnan W.T. Chan Fellowship Program has been extended from November 15, 2016 to Monday November 21, 2016 by 5pm China Standard Time to allow students more time to get their letter of recommendation so they can upload it with their application.