Application Requirement

  • All CSE students are welcomed to apply for GCSP.
  • First year students are suggested to apply for GCSP in Semester B of their first year of study.
  • Students can work individually or in groups for the Summer Research Projects.
    • Multi-disciplinary topics of the Summer Research projects are recommended.
    • For students who work in groups, members from different CSE departments and different years are recommended.
    • Students from different colleges are welcomed to join the Summer Research Projects.
  • Stage One: Applications must be submitted together with: 


    A Statement of Commitment (Not more than 1000 words)
       ¤  Identify the chosen Grand Challenge(s) and explain the vision.
       ¤  Explain how your portfolio will address the issue.


    A brief Research Proposal
       ¤  Describe the research proposal and explain how it aligns with the selected Grand Challenge(s).


    ^ A copy of transcript demonstrating CGPA 2.7 or above.


    At least one recommendation from your ^^CSE faculty mentor.

    ※ Applicants will receive a conditional offer once the application is accepted by the steering committee.

      First year students can provide the transcript in Semester B, when the examination results are released.
    ^^ Students could invite a faculty member to be his/her mentor from the GCSP website (not inclusive). Students may approach the College (Miss Bo Chong:; 3442 9663) if they have difficulties finding a faculty mentor.
  • Stage Two: After receiving the conditional offers, applicants have to submit a detailed Research Proposal, a Curricular Plan and a Budget Plan (Optional) for the **Summer Research Project to the steering committee within two months.
    Offers to enter GCSP and/or the Summer Research Project will be announced on in April.

    **Applicants who want to apply for the Summer Research Project subsidy are required to complete the Budget plan.

Application Timeline

Year 2 or above students

Year 1 students

Stage One
(Conditional offer)



Stage Two