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Scholarships at The University of Hong Kong

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

Y S and Christabel Lung Undergraduate Scholarship for Engineering Students

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarship shall be awarded, as entrance scholarships, to students admitted to study the Bachelor of Engineering degree programme based on their academic achievements at the public examinations for admission to HKU, such as Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE), or other equivalent qualifications.

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 annually

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

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

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

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

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

Robert H.N. Ho Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship will be awarded primarily on the basis of financial need and secondly on academic merit to four undergraduate students who are in their first year of studies in any discipline.

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 $4,000 each

Huacheng Chinese Culture Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The Scholarships shall be awarded as:

  • entrance scholarships to talented students admitted to the University to pursue undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Arts for an initial period of 5 years, Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Business and Economics, for 10 years.
  • 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, for an initial period of 5 years.

The Scholarships shall be awarded to candidates on the basis of academic merit:

  • For local candidates admitted through non-JUPAS: their achievements in international qualification examinations such as the International Baccalaureate Diploma or GCE A-levels; and
  • For non-local candidates: their achievements in international or national qualifications.

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

In the range of HK $40,000 to HK $160,000

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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