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HKSAR Government Scholarship

On the Donor

With a view to attracting outstanding local students to advance their studies at home, and meritorious non-local students to pursue higher education opportunities in Hong Kong, the Government established in 2008 the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund (the Fund) to recognize outstanding local and non-local students. Each academic year, the Government will distribute a sum of money, funded by the investment income generated from the Fund, to the nine institutions offering full-time publicly-funded programmes at degree or above levels.

Purpose and Scope

Students of full-time publicly-funded degree or above level programmes with excellent performance in academic studies.

  • Applications are usually accepted in Semester One of each academic year.
  • Applications for the 2024-25 Scholarship will open in late August 2024 and close in late September 2024. Results are expected to be available around June/July 2025.
Value of Award The scholarship is $40,000 per year for local students and $80,000 per year for non-local students.
Renewal Conditions Satisfactory academic performance
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Undergraduate
Faculty Not specified


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