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The University of Hong Kong Scholarships

There are 43 scholarships available at The University of Hong Kong.

Statistics and Actuarial Science (SAAS) Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarships shall be awarded to the students of the Faculty of Science as follows:

  • Four Scholarships of HK$20,000 each shall be awarded to four first-year students, who will be pursing a BSc degree in Actuarial Science, based on his/her HKDSE or equivalent examination results.
  • Four Scholarships of HK$4,000 each shall be awarded to four second-year students who have pursued a BSc degree in Actuarial Science, based on their Year I university examination results.
  • Eight Scholarships of HK$4,000 each shall be awarded to eight third-year students who have pursued a major in Decision Analytics, Risk Management, or Statistics in their 2nd year, based on their Year I and II university examination results.
  • Four Scholarships of HK$4,000 each shall be awarded to four third-year students who have pursued a BSc degree in Actuarial Science, based on their Year II university examination results.
  • Four Scholarships of HK$4,000 each shall be awarded to four fourth-year or above students who have pursued a major in Decision Analytics, Risk Management, or Statistics in their 3rd year of above, based on their Year III university of examination results.
  • Four Scholarships of HK$4,000 each shall be awarded to four fourth-year or above students who have pursued  a BSc degree in Actuarial Science in their 3rd year or above, based on their Year III university examination results.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

HK$4000 to HK$20,000

Master of Finance Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

With effect from the academic year 2017-18, the scholarships shall be awarded to new students in the Master of Finance on the basis of academic merit at the time of admission.

The value of each scholarship shall range from 10-50% of the prevailing Master of Finance tuition fee, subject to the performance of candidates.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

The value shall range from 10-50 per cent of the prevailing Master of Finance tuition fee

Entrance Scholarships in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Eligibility requirements

Awarded to students who are admitted to BEng programme with excellent academic performance.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

The scholarship money will not be paid directly to the awardees, but shall be used to cover their tuition fees.

Rosita King Ho Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship Fund shall support the University’s strategic aims of diversifying the undergraduate population, and to provide local students with the best education and ample experience in other cultures.

The Scholarship shall be used for but not limited to the followings:
i) Entrance scholarship for first-year non-local undergraduate students based
on academic achievement at prevailing public examinations for admission to the University; or

The Scholarship shall be used for but not limited to the followings:

  • Entrance scholarship for first-year non-local undergraduate students based on academic achievement at prevailing public examinations for admission to the University; or
  • Enrichment scholarship for undergraduate students based on academic merit under the HKU Worldwide Student Exchange Programme for Undergraduate Students, or other programmes of a similar nature.

The value and tenure of awards shall be:

  • For entrance scholarship, partially or fully covering tuition fees and living expenses, and renewable each year until the completion of studies within the normative study period subject to a satisfactory academic performance being maintained
  • For enrichment scholarship, one-off awards up to HK$50,000 each. 

Concurrent holding of other scholarships:

  • For entrance scholarship, the Scholarship may be held concurrently with other scholarships provided that the total value of scholarship held does not exceed the maximum amount stipulated by the Senate each year.
  • For enrichment scholarship, the Scholarship may not be held concurrently with other enrichment scholarships for the same activity.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

Please contact the provider

Kam Ngan Stock Exchange Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship will be awarded a first year Bachelor of Dental Surgery student on the basis of academic merit in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) for admission to the University.  Results of other examinations and/or tests prescribed by the University for admission purposes may also be taken into consideration.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

Please contact the provider

Philip K H Wong Foundation Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose is to nurture capable and promising non-local students to pursue undergraduate studies and free them from any financial constraints.

Henceforth, the “Philip K H Wong Foundation Scholarships"shall be used as entrance scholarships for non-local undergraduate students based on academic acheivement at prevailing public examinations for admission to the University.

The scholarships will be partially or fully covering tuition fees and living expenses, and renewable each year for three years until the completion of studies subject ot a satisfactory performance being maintained. 

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

Please contact the provider

Woo Li Shiu Charm Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

Awarded annually to the first year undergraduate studying the LLB degree curriculum on the basis of academic merit in the Advanced Level Examination in the year in which the award is made.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

To be determined

Tung Lin Kok Yuen Postgraduate Scholarship in Buddhist Studies

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships shall be awarded on the basis of (i) academic merit; (ii) the candidates' financial needs; and (iii) the candidates' personal qualities.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

Scholarships of up to HK$50,000 & HK$140,000 each will be awarded to successful local and overseas applicants respectively.

HKU Foundation Scholarships for Outstanding International Students

Eligibility requirements

Awarded on the basis of academic merits.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

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Glorious Sun Group Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships shall be awarded on the basis of (i) academic merit, (ii) the candidates' financial need and (iii) the candidates' personal qualities.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

Tuition fee plus allowance (to be determined by the Selection Committee)

Master of Social Work Alumni Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships shall be awarded to academically outstanding candidates applying for admission to the MSW curriculum (both full-time and part-time mode).

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

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Chinese Medicine Entrance Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The School of Chinese Medicine decided to establish the Chinese Medicine Entrance Scholarship to attract outstanding JUPAS students to study for the degree of Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (BChinMed).

The Scholarship Shall be awarded to first-year students who are admitted to the BChinMed programme via the JUPAS route on the basis of academic merits as below: HKAL(2AL+1AS) Numerical Score 3.0 or above - HK$20,000 3.5 or above - HK$30,000 4.0 or above - HK$42,100

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

Up to HK$42,100

Yu Chun Keung Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship shall be awarded on academic merit as shown in the results of the public examination for admission to the University, but performance at the aptitude test and interview conducted by the Faculty of Architecture for admission purposes may also be taken into consideration.

Students who wish to apply for a renewal of their scholarship for their postgraduate studies should inform the Scholarships Office of the Registry their plans, before they take their "year-out" after receipt their undergraduate degree. Scholarship  renewals can only be considered for students undertaking their postgraduate studies immediately after their "year-out".

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

Please contact the provider

Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Actuarial Science

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship shall be awarded annually to first-year students who are freshly-admitted through JUPAS to the Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science programme, on the basis of academic merit.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

HK$50,000 or HK$60,000

Medical Faculty Springboard Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarships shall be awarded to first year undergraduate students of the Faculty. Preference will be given to students from less advantaged backgrounds , those who belong to minority groups or those who otherwise have had a harder early life than others. Students from non-traditional paths with solid academic achievements, particularly from underprivileged families, will be given priority.

Selection criteria:

  • Academic merit, and
  • Financial need

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

Annual University composition fee, hall fee and other academic expenses

Wong Family Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The aim of these scholarships is to strengthen the Faculty's human rights programme and encourage interaction and engagement among human rights advocates from both within and outside the Asian region. A number of full or partial scholarships will be awarded annually to selected students enrolled in the programme.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

Please contact the provider

Tang Pak Kau Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarships shall be awarded as:

i) entrance scholarships to new undergraduate students of any faculties based on their academic performances at prevailing public examinations;

ii) student enrichment scholarships to current undergraduate students to encourage them to partake in outside classroom learning activities such as international exchange, internships, fieldtrips, service learning activities etc.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

The scholarship is offered in the range of HK$10,000 to HK$50,000.

JMSC Overseas Talent Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

Awarded to students and who: are non Hong Kong residents; have maintained consistently good performance in the news industry and/or in academic results; and have enthusiasm towards journalism and aspire to pursue a career in journalism. The Scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic or professional merit; financial need shall be considered when candidates are of equal merit.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

Full Scholarship - HK$115,500; Half Scholarship - HK$57,750; Partial Scholarship - HK$30,000

Entrance Scholarship in Nursing

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship shall be awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Nursing, to Year 1 students admitted to the BNurs programme through JUPAS on the basis of academic merit as shown in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination.

The value of Scholarship shall be either:

(a) HK$5,000 each for students who obtained a score of 27; or

(b) HK$10,000 each for students who obtained a score of 28 or above

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

HK$5,000 or HK$10,000

HKSAR Government Scholarship for Outstanding Performance

Eligibility requirements

Students of full-time publicly-funded degree or above level programmes with excellent performance in academic studies.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

The scholarship is HK$40,000 per year for local students and HK$80,000 per year for non-local students.

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