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Departmental Scholarships & Awards


BAMC - Entrance Scholarships

Regulations


The Department of Media and Communication will offer scholarships for its BA in Media and Communication (BAMC) students with the Departmental Non-UGC Reserves with effect from academic year 2010/2011. The regulations shall apply as of 2011/12:
   
1.
The Scholarships shall be known as "The Department of Media and Communication BAMC - Entrance Scholarships"
 
 
2.
BAMC- Entrance Scholarships will be awarded in the academic year as follows:
 
 
 
A) For JUPAS First-Year Intake Applicants
 
Scholarship awarding scheme:
 
- Applicants with a UGC score of 15 and a D and above grade in UE and CLC will be awarded HK$15,000 each;
- Applicants with a UGC score of 14 and a D and above grade in UE and CLC will be awarded HK$10,000 each;
- Applicants with a UGC score of 13 and a D and above grade in UE and CLC will be awarded HK$5,000 each;
 
 
 
B) For Non- JUPAS Senior Year Applicants
 
Scholarship awarding scheme:
 
- Among all applicants with a CGPA of 3.5 or above in their associate degrees, the top five applicants will be considered for the award with HK$10,000 each, where financial assistance is needed.
 
 
3.
Eligible applicants for the scholarships shall be JUPAS applicants who have been admitted to the BAMC program.
 
 
4.
The number of awards will not be fixed and the total value of the scholarships will be a maximum of HK$150,000.
 
 
5.
The scholarship shall be disbursed to the duly registered recipients by two equal installments in the year of admission, one after the full payment of tuition fee for Semester A and completion of Semester A studies, and the other after the full payment of tuition fee for Semester B and completion of Semester B studies.
 
 
6.
Nominations by the Department of Media and Communication shall reach the Student Development Services in July of the academic year for which the scholarships are designated.
 
 
7.
By July every year, the Department of Media and Communication will confirm with the Student Development Services whether the scholarship will be offered in the following academic year.
 
 
Remark:
With an objective to nurture our students and to promote caring culture, the Community Relations Committee of the University Council has recommended that each award recipient is expected to make an annual donation of at least HK$200 to City University of Hong Kong for student support via CityU Alumni Club when they are in employment after graduation. This term will be incorporated into all scholarship/prize/award/bursary schemes, whether they are donated by external donors or contributed by University funding, with effect from February 2008.