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Swire Study Abroad Scholarship

On the Donor

The Swire Group has maintained a strong relationship with HKU since the early 1900s. In addition to funding scholarships at the university, it has contributed generously to the expansion of the university's facilities, including the Swire Hall and the Swire Institute of Marine Science. In 1998, the Swire Group established the Swire Study Abroad Scholarship to support student exchange.


Purpose and Scope

One scholarship shall be awarded each year to an undergraduate student in any Faculty to enable the student to spend a period of at least six months studying at a university or college prior to completion of his or her programme of study for the undergraduate study.

Selection criteria:

  • General academic merit;
  • Suitability of the intended programme of study abroad;
  • Leadership qualities; and 
  • Financial need

Award of the Scholarship will be sujbect to the successful candidate:

i) Joining the study abroad programme arranged by his or her Faculty or arranged by the University;

ii) Being admitted to a programme of study at a university or college overseas.

The Scholarship cannot be held concurrently with other enrichment scholarhsips administered  by the University.

Scholarship awardees are required to submit an exchange report after they return to HKU.

Value of Award HK$37,500
Renewal Conditions --
Type of Scholarships Enrichment Scholarships for Current Students
*for students who are in financial need
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Undergraduate
Faculty Not specified


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