Poster

I·CARE Centre for Whole-person Development encourages students to design and engage in social services in Hong Kong, Mainland China or overseas that contribute to the all-round development of students.

Selection Criteria:

The following factors are taken into consideration when the applications are vetted:

  1. The degree of students’ initiative and participation;
  2. The degree of innovation of the project;
  3. The degree of understanding of the background of the served communities;
  4. Cost-effectiveness and efficiency;
  5. Whether the project encourages inter-disciplinary collaboration;
  6. Potential impact on societal issues or problems;
  7. Power to draw socio-cultural, educational and policy implications;
  8. Sustainability and continuation of the project;
  9. Number of beneficiaries;
  10. Level of support from other source(s).

Eligibility:

CUHK students, student groups and university units (Projects must be initiated by students)

Service Nature:

Projects could take place in Hong Kong, Mainland China or overseas, but must be self-initiated.

Important Dates:

Three rounds of vetting are available in 2018-19. Students should take note of the following schedule when submitting applications.

Application Deadline The Earliest Project Start Date Maximum Funding Approved
Vetting Round 1 7 November 2018 22 December 2018 HKD20,000
Vetting Round 2 23 January 2019 9 March 2019 HKD20,000
Vetting Round 3 3 April 2019 17 May 2019 As requested

 

Application procedures:

  1. Study the Application Guideline
  2. Consult I·CARE Centre (3943-9859 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) whether your initial service idea is eligible for the funding.
  3. Attain advisory support from ONE full time staff member holding an academic, administrative or professional position. Such staff will be the advisor of the project and will be responsible for: a) being the holder of the project’s financial account; and b) providing professional advices and support to the project. 
  4. Complete the application form and appendices. Applications should be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  5. I·CARE undergoes vetting of applications. Shortlisted applications will be invited for interviews.

Key documents:

1. Application Guideline
2. Application Form
3. Notes on Project Implementation and Completion
4. Final Report Template
5. Interim Report Template

 

 


I·CARE Social Service Projects Scheme: Master Sharing Session —— Explore Changing Social Service Needs in a Changing Trend

Date: 19 March 2019 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Venue: FYB UG01
Language: Cantonese
Content: Conducted by Prof. To Siu-ming from Social Work Department focusing on how to understand the changing needs of service targets in different communities and how to design service from an empowerment and co-creation perspective.

Registration:  Please click here

 


Workshop cum Sharing Session – 3rd Round

Date: 13 March 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Venue: CKB 123
Language: Cantonese
Content: 1. Proposal writing skills
                2. The know-how of elderly service (conducted by CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing)
                3. Experience shared by successful project teams

Registration:  Please click here

 


Workshop cum Sharing Session – 2nd Round

Date: 9 January 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Venue: Room 502, Wong Foo Yuan Building
Language: Cantonese
Content:
1. Proposal writing skills
2. Experience shared by successful project teams

Registration:  Please click here

 


Workshop cum Sharing Session

Date: 16 October 2018 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Venue: Room 108, Chen Kou Bun Building
Content:
1. Proposal writing skills
2. The know-how of elderly service (Conducted by CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing)
3. Experience shared by successful project teams

Registration:  Please click here

 


 

Enquiry:

 
Tel: 3943-9859
Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

(last update: 29 Aug 2018)