How to Apply?
Please read the Application Guidelines of this programme before submitting applications.
You may also refer to the following presentation materials in our briefing cum sharing sessions in June and July 2021, for details.
- Introduction of Knowing More About IT programme
- Introduction to Application Procedure
- Q&A during briefing cum sharing sessions
Applicant schools may submit their applications through online submission by an annual plan.
The teacher-in-charge has to print the hard copy with no modification and post the true copy to the following address within five working days following the date of e-submission with the signature of the school principal on behalf of the school authority and the school chop:
Knowing More About IT in Primary Schools One-stop Support Centre
Office of the Government Chief Information Officer
19/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
[Application for the Knowing More About IT in Primary Schools]
Upon receipt of an application, the OGCIO will conduct a screening to check its completeness and eligibility and whether the application complies with the funding scope of the programme. The OGCIO may seek supplementary information for clarification or provide suggestion and advice to the applicant school, if necessary.
Applicants will be informed of the result in writing. Basic information of the approved applications will be posted at the thematic portal of the IT Innovation Lab for general information.
After the activities have been conducted, participating schools are required to submit an annual report on the details of the activities conducted, and the expenditure and usage of the procured equipment and services together with the next year’s annual plan by August annually.
It is advisable for participating schools to plan in advance for opening a bank account in order to allow sufficient time for completing the required procedures. The account opening arrangements and documentation requirements for opening a bank account (such as the school registration documents, the relevant minutes of meetings and the identification documents of the authorised persons of the bank account) may vary from bank to bank. Participating schools may refer to the list of retail banks and virtual banks in Hong Kong and their documentation requirements for opening accounts provided by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Please refer to the web page below for details:
Applicant schools may submit their applications throughout the year within the programme period (2021/22 to 2023/24 school years).
The normal approval time is about one month or more upon receiving the application subject to the completeness of the application, volume of applications received at the same time and the meeting frequency of vetting committee.
For applications which require funding to be processed before the close of financial year (i.e. 31 March), schools are required to submit their applications on or before 1 February.
Sample Application Form
Some sample application forms are enclosed for reference:
Application Form for Primary Schools
Please click here.