Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarship

Level of study
Postgraduate research masters, Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
Nationality
Hong Kong
Type of Award
External
Deadline for applying
Open

Award Description

APPLICATIONS FOR 2018/19 OPEN IN NOVEMBER 2017

The scholarship, which was established in 1985, enables the selected candidates to pursue one-year Masters degree programmes at the University of Birmingham. The selected candidates are expected to make contribution to the community of Hong Kong after the completion of their studies

Value of Award

This award is worth up to £15,000 towards the cost of tuition fees for a one-year Masters course in any subject area.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates for the scholarships should normally fulfil the following requirements:

  1. have resided in Hong Kong for 7 years;
  2. be holders of a degree from an institution of tertiary education in Hong Kong;
  3. have applied for admission to the University of Birmingham through the University's normal admissions procedures;
  4. be eligible for admission to their intended course of study at the University of Birmingham 
    (note: the scholarship award will only be confirmed when the candidate has been offered a place at the University. The offer of a scholarship is not a guarantee of admission to the University);
  5. be able to provide evidence satisfactory to the University of an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English;
  6. should not have previously studied in the United Kingdom on a credit-bearing programme leading to a degree awarded by UK Institution; and
  7. should be able to fund the remaining costs of their studies at Birmingham (including living costs) from other sources.

How to Apply

Applications open in November and close in March. Further information about the application procedure can be found via the SFO website

Information and application forms are available from The SFO website in English or Chinese or by contacting:

Caroline CHEUNG
Student Finance Office
Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency
Room 1217, 12/F
Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices,
303 Cheung Sha Wan Road,
Kowloon
Hong Kong

Tel: 2150 6101 or 2150 6110
 

APPLICATIONS FOR 2018/19 OPEN IN NOVEMBER 2017

Contact

Doctoral Research Enquiry Service
dr@contacts.bham.ac.uk
0121 414 5005