• Scholarship by the University

  • Top-up Scholarships by the School

    The School of Humanities and Social Science will offer a special School Scholarship Top-up Scheme for local JUPAS students admitted into our BSc Global China Studies program in 2021-22. Eligible students will receive top-up scholarships from this scheme by our School in addition to any scholarships offered by the University under the University’s scholarship scheme that they have been awarded.

    Local JUPAS students attaining Level 5** in one or more subjects in one single sitting of HKDSE will be eligible for our School’s top-up scholarships (for students admitted in 2021).

    Local JUPAS students attaining 5* in a good number of subjects in one single sitting of HKDSE will also be awarded scholarships (for students admitted in 2021).

    Part I

    For students who attain 5** in at least one subject:

    HKDSE subject requirement School Top-up + University Scholarship Scheme
    Total amount
    6 subjects with 5** “Full tuition + HK$55,000” renewable for 4 years; One-off OLE Scholarship of $40,000
    5 subjects with 5** “Full tuition + HK$55,000” renewable for 4 years; One-off OLE Scholarship of $20,000
    4 subjects with 5** “Full tuition + HK$27,500” renewable for 4 years; One-off OLE Scholarship of $20,000
    3 subjects with 5** Full tuition renewable for 4 years
    2 subjects with 5** Full tuition renewable for 2 years
    1 subject with 5** Half tuition renewable for 2 years

    Remarks:
    1. Under Part 1 of the scheme, eligible students will receive an additional scholarship of $5,000 for each subject with a 5*.

    2. The Overseas Learning Experience (OLE) Scholarship is aimed at supporting students to participate in one of the School of Humanities and Social Science’s overseas co-curricular programs, for example, overseas exchange, overseas internships, etc. during their study at HKUST School of Humanities of Social Science. The scholarship award does not automatically entitle awardees to participation in these co-curricular programs. Awardees who wish to participate in such programs have to apply through the normal channels and are subject to the same selection process and requirements as other students.

    Part II
    For students who attain 5* in at least one subject, they will be awarded a scholarship of $5,000-$30,000.

    HKDSE subject requirement Total amount
    6 subjects with 5* HK$30,000 one-off
    5 subjects with 5* HK$25,000 one-off
    4 subjects with 5* HK$20,000 one-off
    3 subjects with 5* HK$15,000 one-off
    2 subjects with 5* HK$10,000 one-off
    1 subject with 5* HK$5,000 one-off
  • SHSS Dean’s Award and Dean’s Scholarships

    Our School offers scholarships and awards for students who demonstrate academic excellence on a regular basis during their years of study in the program.

 
 

Last update: 09 August 2021 10:08

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