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Scholarships

The Department of Asian and Policy Studies is committed to supporting students in pursuit of academic excellence and who demonstrate outstanding achievement through contributions to the community, leadership and progressive social change. Through the Department, scholarships are available for our self-financed programmes.

To support students of outstanding merit, the Department of Asian and Policy Studies has available the following scholarship programmes:

  1. Master of International Relations and Development Taught Master Excellence Scholarship
  2. Master of International Relations and Development Entrance Scholarship for Non-local Students
  3. Master of Public Policy and Management Academic Scholarship
  4. Master of Public Policy and Management Residential Scholarship for Non-local Students
  5. Master of Public Policy and Management Entrance Scholarship for Non-local Students
  6. APS Best IELTS Award for Master Students
  7. Entrance Scholarship for Bachelor of Social Science Education (Greater China Studies)/ Bachelor of Social Sciences (Greater China Studies) (HK$20,000 – HK$40,000 each; Renewable)
  8. FLASS Entrance Scholarships for Self-financed Undergraduate Programmes (HK$50,000 each)
  9. FLASS Scholarships for Outstanding Academic Performance

Two students will be offered the scholarship. One student will come from the Greater China Region (including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau) and the other will be a non-local student from outside of the Greater China Region. Nationality as shown in the online application system of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) will be the sole evidence of locality.

The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fee of MIRD.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria
Students will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria and those with higher overall performance will be considered for the Scholarship based on the Programme Committee’s recommendations:

  1. Good academic achievements (overall GPA above 3.4) in the first semester of study;
  2. Preference will be given to students with demonstrable leadership role in student activities and community services with a track record of achievements; and
  3. Preference will be given to students with significant achievements in specific areas, such as sports, music, art and other extra-curricular activities.

Nomination and Selection Procedures

  1. The MIRD Programme Committee will invite both open application by students or nomination by a teaching member for selecting candidates in January. The deadline is 31 January;
  2. Internal review in paper form by the Programme Committee will be conducted in February after the students’ first semester grades have been confirmed;
  3. An email to the awardees and an announcement will be followed up in February; and
  4. Current students of the MIRD Programme may be invited to attend the award presentation ceremony.

One non-local student will be offered the scholarship. Nationality as shown in the online application system of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) will be the sole evidence of locality.

The scholarship covers 100% of the tuition fee of MIRD of said academic year and residential subsidy*.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and/or equivalent in a Degree not lower than Bachelor level;
  2. IELTS 6.5 or above or an equivalent score in a recognized test, should be obtained for applicants whose qualification is obtained from an institution in a non-English speaking system; and
  3. Financial needs, work experience, participation in extra-curricular activities and services will also be considered.

Nomination and Selection Procedures

  1. Full-time non-local students who have registered with the MIRD Programme and have fulfilled the eligibility and selection criteria will be automatically nominated as the candidates of the scholarship;
  2. Internal review in paper form by the Programme Committee will be conducted in June; and
  3. An email to the awardees and an announcement will be followed up in July.

 

* The University does not guarantee on-campus accommodation for non-local postgraduate students on self-funded programmes. The candidate may need to reside outside of the campus and the total amount of scholarship will remain unchanged.

Three students will be offered the scholarship for each intake. One will be a local student, one student will come from the Greater China Region (including Mainland China, Taiwan, and Macau) and one will be a non-local student from outside of the Greater China Region. Nationality as shown in The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) online application system will be the sole evidence of locality.

The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fee of MPPM.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. GPA of 3.40 or above is required in the first semester of study;
  2. IELTS 6.5 or above or an equivalent score in a recognized test, should be obtained for applicants whose qualification is obtained from an institution in a non-English speaking system;
  3. Interview performance will be considered if more than one candidate has similar academic qualifications; and
  4. Participation in extra-curricular activities and services will be considered if more than one candidate has similar academic qualifications.

Nomination and Selection Procedures

  1. MPPM students who have fulfilled the eligibility and selection criteria will be automatically nominated as the recipients of the scholarship;
  2. If more than one candidate has the same academic qualifications, interviews will be arranged; and
  3. The scholarship award will normally be announced in February (Fall Intake) / October (Spring Intake).

The successful candidate is not allowed to hold concurrent scholarships granted by The EdUHK and/or Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS) but is allowed to hold the MPPM Residential Scholarship for Non-local Students.

Two non-local students in each intake will be offered the scholarship. One student will come from the Greater China Region (including Mainland China, Taiwan, and Macau) and the other will be a non-local student from outside of the Greater China Region. Nationality as shown in the online application system of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) will be the sole evidence of locality.

Each scholarship covers residential subsidy.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. The recipient should obtain a Degree of not lower than a Bachelor level which is related to public policy, public administration, political sciences or sociology;
  2. Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and/or equivalent in a Degree not lower than Bachelor level;
  3. Interview performance will be considered if more than one candidate has similar academic qualification; and
  4. Participation in extra-curricular activities and services will be considered if more than one candidate has similar academic qualifications.

Nomination and Selection Procedures

  1. Full-time non-local students who have registered with the MPPM Programme and have fulfilled the eligibility and selection criteria will be automatically nominated as the candidates of the scholarship;
  2. Internal review in paper form by the Programme Committee will be conducted in June (Fall Intake) / December (Spring Intake); and
  3. An email to the awardees and an announcement will be followed up in July (Fall Intake) / December (Spring Intake).

The successful candidate is not allowed to hold concurrent scholarships granted by The EdUHK and/or Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS) but is allowed to hold the MPPM Academic Scholarship or the FLASS Entrance Scholarships for Self-financed Postgraduate Programmes.

* The University does not guarantee on-campus accommodation for non-local postgraduate students on self-funded programmes. The candidate may need to reside outside of the campus and the total amount of scholarship will remain unchanged.

Different amount of scholarships are provided according to students’ background, academic performance, social service and interview performance.

Amount of Scholarship Number of Scholarships in each intake Nationality
HKD 158,000
(covering 100% tuition fee & residential subsidy)
1 Non-local students
HKD 60,000 2 Local / non-local students
HKD 30,000 8 Local / non-local students

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 out of a maximum of 4.0 and/or equivalent in a Degree not lower than Bachelor level.
  2. IELTS 6 or above, or an equivalent score in a recognized test, should be obtained for applicants whose qualification is obtained from an institution in a non-English speaking system.
  3. Other than the selection criteria stated in 1 & 2, candidates should also fulfill the following criteria:
Amount of Scholarship Other specified requirements
HKD 158,000
  • Related studies in their Master and/or Bachelor’s degree(s);
  • Good interview performance;
  • Provide study statement; and
  • Rich working experience/ social service.
  • Priority will be given to students who have financial difficulties
HKD 60,000
  • Good interview performance; and
  • Rich working experience/ social service.
  • Priority will be given to students who have financial difficulties
HKD 30,000
  • Related studies in their Master and/or Bachelor’s degree(s); and
  • Good interview performance

Nomination and Selection Procedures

  1. Internal review in paper form by the Programme Committee will be conducted in in June (Fall Intake) / December (Spring Intake); and
  2. An email to the awardees and an announcement will be followed up in July (Fall Intake) / December (Spring Intake).

The successful candidate is not allowed to hold concurrent scholarships granted by The EdUHK and/or Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS).

* The University does not guarantee on-campus accommodation for non-local postgraduate students on self-funded programmes. The candidate may need to reside outside of the campus and the total amount of scholarship will remain unchanged.

New students of the Master of International Relations and Development (MIRD) or Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) who achieved IELTS 7.0 or above, or an equivalent score in a recognized test will be considered for the Award amounted HKD25,000.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. local and non-local students who have registered any one of the Master of International Relations and Development (MIRD) or Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) Programmes offered by APS.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. IELTS 7.0 or above, or an equivalent score in a recognized test; and;
  2. Excellent performance in admission interview; and
  3. GPA/CGPA 2.5 or above.

Nomination and Selection Procedures

  1. Internal review by the relevant Programme Committee will be conducted in June (Fall Intake) / December (Spring Intake). The nominated candidates will be submitted to the Programme Committee for endorsement.
  2. An email to the awardees and an announcement will be followed up in July (Fall Intake) / December (Spring Intake).

The scholarship is for full-time students of the Bachelor of Social Science Education (Honours) (Greater China Studies) and Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Greater China Studies Programmes. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit, outstanding interview performance and active participation in social services. The scholarship is to provide financial support to applicants who has successfully met the award’s requirements and has been admitted into the Programme.

The scholar will be tenable for up to 4 years (for Year-1 Entries) and up to 2 years (for Year-3 Entries).

Eligibility

  1. Newly admitted EdUHK students, including both Year-1 and Year-3 entries;
  2. Students are generally expected to have displayed outstanding academic achievement, excellent admission performance and active participation in social services;
  3. The scholarship is renewed on an annual basis subject to a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and recommendation by the Programme; and
  4. Successful candidates are recommended by the Programme. Candidates need not apply.

The scholarship is for full-time students of the Bachelor of Social Science Education (Honours) (Greater China Studies) and Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Greater China Studies. The scholarship is awarded to new entrants who possess high standard of academic performance and intellectual qualities.

Successful candidates are recommended by the Programme. Candidates need not apply.

The self-financed undergraduate programmes of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS) will offer scholarships to students who have outstanding academic performance of the year. The aim of the Scholarship is to recognize students’ effort in achieving good academic results. The Scholarships will be nominated by Board of Examiners of awarding programme and students need not apply.