Scholarships for International Students

Entrance Scholarship Scheme for 2017-18 Entry

CityU has an Entrance Scholarship Scheme for international students with excellent academic performance who are admitted to full-time government-funded bachelor's degree programmes.

The Scheme offers three kinds of scholarships

  • Top Scholarships of HK$160,000 (approximately US$20,500), covering annual tuition fees, on-campus accommodation and living expenses
  • Full Tuition Scholarships, covering annual tuition fees (approximately US$15,400)
  • Half Tuition Scholarships, covering half of the annual tuition fees (approximately US$7,700).

Applicants do not have to apply for these scholarships. The appropriate level of scholarship is awarded based on merit. Students receiving it are required to attain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.2 or above every year during the period study for renewing the scholarship.

New Grant to increase Diversity on Campus

Admissions Status Duration of StudiesAmount per Annum TOTAL Amount
1st Year Entry4 yearsHK$30,000(~US$3,846)HK$120,000 (~US$15,384)
Advance Standing I3 yearsHK$90,000 (~US$11,538)
  • All non-local students admitted from underrepresented nationalities except Top Scholarship recipients will be eligible for the new grant.
  • Awardees will be required to engage in a volunteer activity to enhance internationalization of CityU annually. The grant will be paid in installments and automatically renewed each year.

Other Scholarships/Awards

Thanks to generous donations from many donors, CityU offers more than 120 scholarships, prizes, and other academic awards at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels to students who have demonstrated academic excellence.

Full list of scholarships and prizes