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Scholarships at The University of Hong Kong

There are 47 scholarships available at The University of Hong Kong.

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.

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

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

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, Dr

Eligibility requirements

The major selection criterion will be based on the candidates’ entrance records attained from HKDSE. In addition, a candidate’s performance in an interview, if arranged by the Selection Committee, and a candidate’s expedient need for financial assistance would also be taken into account as helpful supplementary information in the selection.

The Scholarship is renewable per semester after the first year for a successful candidate in their years of studies as a full-time student in the Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science programme, subject to the Selection Committee’s satisfaction of the candidate’s academic results and his/her performance in an interview if so arranged, and provided that the candidate adheres to the University’s rules and regulations during his/her study.

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

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 instalment

FBE PhD Entrance Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship shall be awarded to new students admitted to the full-time PhD programme in the Faculty of Business and Economics on the basis of academic merit at the time of admission.

The Scholarship shall be of the value equivalent to the first-year composition fee of the given intake and shall not be held concurrently with the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship, but may be held concurrently with other scholarships awarded by the University or other organisations.

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

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

Please contact the provider

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

Multiple scholarships are available for award 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

Full scholarships for the normative period of study

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 instalment of the given intake