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The University of Hong Kong Scholarships

There are 48 scholarships available at The University of Hong Kong.

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.

Applicants of the scholarships shall be open only to the new applicants of the Master of Buddhist Studies degree programme. The scholarships shall be awarded with priority given to candidates pursuing the 1-year full-time degree programme.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required.

Value details

Scholarships of up to HK $140,000 each will be awarded to successful overseas applicants respectively

Computer Science Postgraduate Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship shall be awarded annually to students admitted to the full-time PhD programme.

Selection criteria:

  • Academic merit
  • Research contributions
  • Personal qualities

The Scholarship cannot be held concurrently with the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF), awards under the University Postgraduate Fellowship (UPF), or Y S and Christabel Lung (YS & CL) Postgraduate Scholarship.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

HK $70,000 to HK $280,000

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

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

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

K and W Architects Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

Two new scholarships shall be awarded in 2017-18, to Year 1 students in the Master of Architecture (MArch) programme with:

  • one award to a student holding a BA(AS) degree from the University of Hong Kong; and
  • one award to a student holding a Bachelor’s degree in architecture from a tertiary institution in the Chinese Mainland or overseas.

The Scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic merit, including the portfolio from previous studies considered for admission to the University.

Application details

Applications for the Scholarship shall be made during the admission process for the MArch programme. 

Value details

HK $25,000 each

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.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required.

Value details

HK $20,000 each

Entrance Scholarships for Students admitted to Undergraduate Dual Degree Programmes

Eligibility requirements

HKU has partnered with leading international universities around the world to give opportunities for students to experience different learning environments and cultures, while pursuing two degrees. There are currently two dual degree programmes on offer - the HKU-Sciences Po Dual Degree Programme for students who are interested in arts, business and social sciences, and the HKU-UCL Dual Degree Programme in Law for students who are interested in law. Students of the dual degree programmes can obtain two Bachelor's degrees in four years.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required.

Value details

Value equivalent to a full tuition fee waiver plus an accommodation scholarship and a living allowance per year

Master of Science in Business Analytics Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship shall be awarded to new full-time students of the Master of Science in Business Analytics programme.

The number and value of scholarships shall be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Reputation of candidates' previous undergraduate or postgraduate institution;
  • Academic performance;
  • Prior international experience;
  • Relevance of full-time work experience after the first degree; and
  • Quantitative skills.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

Normally cover or partially cover awardees' tuition fee installment

Woo Li Shiu Charm Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships shall be awarded to an undergraduate beginning the first year of the LLB degree programme curriculum on the basis of academic merit in the public examination for admission to the University in the year in which the award is made.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required.

Value details

To be determined

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 achievement 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

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

Partially or fully covers tuition fees and living expenses

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

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

To be determined

Entrance Scholarships in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Eligibility requirements

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering under the Faculty of Engineering in The University of Hong Kong offered to establish entrance scholarships for students admitted to the BEng programmes of the Department. Awarded to students who are admitted to BEng programme with excellent academic performance.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

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

Entrance Scholarships in Computer Science

Eligibility requirements

The Department of Computer Science under the Faculty of Engineering offered to establish entrance scholarships for students admitted to the BEng(CompSc) programme of the Department. The value of HK $20,000 each shall be awarded to students have excellent performance in HKALE. 

The scholarship shall be awarded to students have excellent performance in the public examinations which are used for admission consideration, as judged by the Selection Committee shall each be awarded a scholarship of HK $20,000.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

HK $20,000 each

Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Programme

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB's developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region.

Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries.

  • Citizens from ADB's developing member countries;
  • Holders of a Bachelor's degree;
  • With at least two years of full-time professional working experience;
  • Not more than 35 years old; and
  • Family income should be not more than US$50,000/per year and Individual income should not be more than US$25,000/year

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

Full scholarships for the normative period of study

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

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

Annual University composition fee, hall fee and other academic expenses

Tin Ka Ping Foundation Postgraduate Fellowship

Eligibility requirements

The Fellowship shall be awarded to full-time PhD students in the Faculty of Education, primarily on the basis of academic merit. Candidates' financial situation may also be taken into consideration.

Preference will be given to students from the Chinese Mainland or with a research interest related to the Chinese Mainland.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

To be determined by Selection Committee

HKU Foundation Scholarships for Outstanding International Students

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merits.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

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Master of Public Health Entrance Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship shall be awarded to newly enrolled candidates pursuing the full-time MPH programme from low-incomeor lower-middle-income countries as defined by the World Bank.

Selection criteria:

  • Academic merit
  • Financial need

Application details

Applicants must submit an application for admission together with all supporting documents, the scholarship application form and documentary evidence of financial hardship.

Value details

Full amount of tuition fee of the MPH

Tang Pak Kau Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarships shall be awarded as:

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

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

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

HKU EMBA Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships shall be available to new students of the Master of Business Administration programme (Executive Stream).  Decisions on granting scholarship and specified amounts shall be based on the following criteria:

a. Application date (only candidates who apply by specified date will be considered)

b. Career-related track record (including career path plus companies they work for, title held and achievements)

c. Interview performance

d. Diversity of background and other recognized achievements (if any).

e. Leadership potential as determined by recommendations (additional information may be requested).

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

The Scholarship will normally cover awardees’ third tuition fee installment of the given intake

HKU-APEC Undergraduate Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships shall be awarded as entrance scholarships to non-local students who are seeking to study for a full Bachelors degree at HKU. He/she should have:

  • an offer of admission from the relevant degree programme admissions committee at HKU;
  • outstanding academic achievement standards in their country of residence (students should be at least within the top 10% of their class in their high school); and
  • nationality of one of the APEC countries.

The scholarships shall be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Students should be within the top 10% of their class at their home institution.

Preference will be given to those who have contributed to the development of their country through volunteer work or similar, shown significant leadership potential or those who have excelled in a non-academic area such as sports, music, science/mathematics (including Olympiad successes) or debating (including MUN).

Preference will be given to students from countries with lower GDP per cap.

The University will endeavour to find internship and job opportunities in Hong Kong for HKU-APEC Full-time Undergraduate Scholarship holders during their studies and after graduation.

Application details

Once you have successfully submitted an application for admission, you will be considered for an entrance scholarship automatically. No separate application for entrance scholarship is required. 

Value details

Up to one full-time degree full tuition fee scholarship and two full-time degree half tuition fee scholarships; an amount equivalent to the minimum economy airfare for students whose family income is less than US $1000 pm may be added

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