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The University of Hong Kong Scholarships

There are 44 scholarships available at The University of Hong Kong.

Huacheng Chinese Culture Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

For non-local candidates: their achievements in international or national qualifications.

The Scholarships shall be awarded as:

i. entrance scholarships to talented students admitted to the University to pursue undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Arts starting from year 2012-13, for an initial period of 5 years, Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Business and Economics starting from 2013-14, for 10 years.

ii. bursaries through the “First-in-the-Family Education Fund” to support needy students at the Faculty of Arts by encouraging them to take part in learning activities outside the classroom from year 2012-13, for an initial period of 5 years.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

(i) in the range of HK $420,000 to HK $40,000 (ii) in the range of HK $40,000 to HK $16,000

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.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

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

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

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

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

Students can apply online.

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 HK $1000 pm may be added.

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)

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

To be determined

MBA (International) Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

1. Scholarships shall be available for 1st year students of the IMBA-General Stream Programme, on the basis of GMAT examination results and interview scores:

GMAT Scores

  • 750 or above (a scholarship of full tuition fee)
  • 700 or above (a scholarship ranging from 3/10 to 1/2 of the tuition fee)
  • 680 or above (RMB30,000)
  • 650 or above (RMB10,000)

2. Ten scholarships shall be available for 1st year students of the IMBA-General Stream Programme, on the basis of GRKexamination results, interview scores and select the IMBA-General Stream Programme asthe first school choice.

One awardee will receive a scholarship of full tuition fee, 1 awardee will receive a scholarship of 1/2 of tuition fee; and 2 awardees will each receive a scholarship of 3/10 of tuition fee and 6 awardees will each receive a scholarship of RMB30,000.

3. Ten scholarships shall be available for 1st year students of the IMBA-General Stream Programme, on the basis of prior academic performance for admission and interview scores. Each awardee receive a scholarship of RMB20,000.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

GMAT Score is 750 or above: Scholarship of full tuition fee; 700 or above (a scholarship ranging from 3/10 to 1/2 of the tuition fee); 680 or above (RMB30,000); and 650 or above (RMB10,000).

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

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

Please contact the provider

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.

Lee Shau Kee Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships shall be awarded as entrance scholarships for undergraduate students and scholarships for research postgraduate students. The fund will also support the "First-in-the-Family Education Fund". The scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

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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

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

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

Please contact the provider

Wong Ching Yee Medical Postgraduate Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarships shall be awarded to postgraduate students reading for higher degrees in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. 

Holders of the Scholarships shall be required to pursue their studies full-time but may undertake approved teaching assistance duties similar to those applicable to holders of University Postgraduate Scholarships.

The scholarships shall be tenable for one year at a time, but may be renewed for a further two years subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

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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

JMSC Overseas Talent Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship shall be awarded to overseas journalists or students who wish to pursue the MJ/PDipJ programme at The University of Hong Kong, 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 maximum value of the Scholarship awarded to each successful candidate shall be full, half or a quarter of the total MJ tuition fee of the awarding year.

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

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

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

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

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

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

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