Funding Opportunities
Tencent Xplorer Prize 2023

Date : 2023-02-03

Applications for Tencent Xplorer Prize are now open and submissions will close on 15 March 2023.  The Tencent Xplorer Prize is a non-governmental and public interest award for all active full-time researchers (of any nationality) working in Hong Kong (and Mainland China as well as Macau) aged 45 or below (namely born on or after 1 January 1977).  There will be no more than 50 awardees every year, and each will receive RMB 3 million over 5 years.

Two Application Channels:

A.   By nomination - Nominators are invited by the Xplorer Prize to nominate applicants along with information of two further referees. The Secretariat will contact nominees by email to submit their applications.

B.   Self-submission - Applicants who meet the requirements can submit applications online along with contact details of three referees, who hold professorships or above. 

For details, please visit Xplorer Prize official website (