2022 Gay Games Funding Support Application

  • 11 Nov 2022
  • 19 Nov 2022

Registration


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Welcome

Welcome to the Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022 Funding Support ("the Program") application! To learn more about the Program before you apply, visit: https://gghk2022.com/en/funding-support/

Please be sure to read the following information carefully before you proceed.

You might be automatically eligible for a registration fee and participation fee waiver if you meet one of the following three criteria:

  1. You will be above 18 years old and under 25 years old on November 11th, 2022, and are one of the following:
    • Permanent resident of Hong Kong SAR or Macau SAR
    • Citizen of Mainland China and Taiwan
    • Citizen of ASEAN member states (see: https://asean.org/asean/asean-member-states/) or India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bangladesh
  2. You are a foreign domestic worker of any age holding a valid work permit in Hong Kong SAR at the time of application
  3. You are under Hong Kong SAR’s non-refoulement protection or have formally filed for non-refoulement protection in Hong Kong SAR at the time of application

Please reach out to fundingsupport@gghk2022.com to learn more. Please only proceed if you do not meet the above criteria or need to request other additional financial assistance to participate in GGHK.

You must complete the application in one single session. You cannot save your work and return to it at a later date.  To see a list of the questions, please refer to the following link:  https://pdfhost.io/v/StJ4KTiQr_FGG_GGHK2022_Funding_Support_Program_App_Qs_Sample_0326pdf.pdf

You will need to upload: proof of identity, proof of income, and a reference letter. Additionally, you will need to answer three essay questions. We recommend that you prepare these documents before starting the application and type / write out your essay answers.

The deadline for the application is May 1st, 2022. Applications are approved on a rolling basis. Those received after the deadline will NOT be considered.

As part of the process, once your application has been approved, you will be required to set up a crowdfunding campaign with the assistance of the Program team.

It is important that your application and all required documents be accurate and complete. If any part of the application contains inaccurate information or if false materials are submitted, the application will be rejected before processing. If a misrepresentation is discovered after the scholarship has been awarded, the scholarship will be revoked and immediate repayment of the full amount will be required.

This application is for individuals only. If a team wishes to apply, each team member will need to complete a separate application. 

Age Requirement

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age on November 4th, 2022.

Visa Requirement

For Hong Kong’s entry requirements, please check:
https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/service/travel_document/visa_free_access.html

Please note that Federation of Gay Games (FGG) and Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022 (GGHK) - the program sponsors - are NOT able to assist you with the visa application process. You will also be required to pay for any passport or visa fees on your own.

Confidentiality

All information contained on the application form and any other supporting materials will be used solely for the review and establishing eligibility for the Funding Support Program. All information in the applications will be treated as confidential and will only be viewed by the FGG and GGHK. Private information will not be shared with any other organizations without the expressed written consent of the applicant.

Limited Resources

GGHK and the FGG are non-profit organizations. Though the Gay Games and the Funding Support Program will attempt to accommodate as many people as possible, it is not possible to accommodate everyone with regard to variation in demographic traits, financial needs, and other special needs.

By completing and submitting this application, you are agreeing to the Funding Support Program's full terms and conditions:   https://pdfhost.io/v/Zuma.Ya1d_GGHK2022_Funding_Support_Program_TC_Legal_150121.pdf 

If you have any questions while completing the application form. Please do not hesitate to contact us at fundingsupport@gghk2022.com


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