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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

Chinese Medicine Entrance Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

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

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 HK $42,100

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

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

Glorious Sun Group Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies

Eligibility requirements

The Glorious Sun Group generously donated a sum to set up a scholarship in 2002 for Buddhist clergies pursuing studies in the Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS) degree programme. GSG has agreed to widen the scope of the scholarships scheme to include Research Postgraduate (RPG) degrees as well with priority given to students of the MBS programme.

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

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

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

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

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

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 $50,000 or HK $60,000

MBA (International) Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

Scholarships shall be available for first year students of the IMBA-General Stream Programme, on the basis of Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) examination results / Guanli Ruxue Kaoshi (GRK) results, prior academic performance, and interview 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

Partial or full tuition fee support

Wong Family Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

A number of scholarships has therefore been established for award to outstanding students from developing countries admitted to the Master of Laws in Human Rights Programme.

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

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

Please contact the provider

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

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

Calculated from the best 5 subjects in the HKDSE examination according to the BNurs admission criteria.

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 $5,000 or HK $10,000

Rosita King Ho Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

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

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.

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

Covers partial or full tuition fees and living expenses

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

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