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Hong Kong Graduate Student Exchange Program

**We are not accepting applications for the 2023 conference year.**

Win the opportunity to present your research in Hong Kong!

Graduate Student Conference Exchange Program in Hong Kong

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is partnering with University of Hong Kong for the fifth annual Hong Kong Exchange Program. Recipients will be awarded at the Graduate Student Conference.  

This exchange is restricted to University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign College of Education graduate students and candidates will be selected from those accepted to participate in the 12th Annual Graduate Student Conference. The Office of International Programs at UIUC’s College of Education and Hong Kong University co-sponsor this opportunity. This year, the conference in Hong Kong will be held online.

Requirements to apply:

  • Acceptance as a presenter at the GSC Conference and registered in graduate studies at UIUC
  • A brief personal statement of 300-500 words:
    • The statement should describe your rationale for participating in the Graduate Student Conference Exchange Program, why you would like to present your work through this venue, and what it would mean to represent the College of Education through this exchange.
    • The statement should include the following information: name, email address, department and program of study, your University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign College of Education adviser, and language that confirms your paper was not previously submitted for publication or published*.

To be considered, accepted conference participants from UIUC must submit their personal statements via email at  

For more information, please send an email to:

Graduate Student Conference at

*Presentation submissions for this exchange should not be dissertation proposals, manuscripts submitted for publication, or manuscripts that are already published.