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CityU Scholarships
for Hong Kong Talents


CityU is committed to nurturing the talents of students and creating applicable knowledge in order to support social and economic development. To attract bright local talent, CityU Scholarships for Hong Kong Talents have been set up for Hong Kong students with excellent HKDSE or GCE "A" level / IB results applying to government-funded bachelor's degree programmes. The scholarship awards will cover up to four years of study and up to more than the full tuition cost of attending CityU in value.

Local JUPAS entrants

Criteria & Award Value in 2018/2019


Institutional Scholarships

Criteria
(HKDSE Results)
Admission Award
(HK$)
Exchange Scholarship
(HK$)
Maximum Duration
4 subjects or more with 5** and Level 4 or above in either Chinese or English 60,000 25,000 Admission award: 4 years

Exchange scholarship: one-off
3 subjects with 5** and Level 4 or above in either Chinese or English 50,000
2 subjects with 5** and Level 4 or above in either Chinese or English 30,000

Remarks:

  1. All scores should be obtained in one sitting. Repeated subjects are not considered.
  2. HKDSE Category A subjects and Mathematics extended modules (M1/M2) are counted. If students take both M1 and M2, they will be counted as one subject.
  3. If English Language is used to count toward “5**”, Level 4 or above must be attained in Chinese Language, and vice versa.

Dean's Scholarships

Maximum Duration: 4 years

Tier 1 Scholarship
Value of Award
HK$ 50,000
Tier 2 Scholarship
Value of Award
HK$ 30,000
Colleges / Schools / Department Criteria (Minimum HKDSE Scores *)
College of Business 30 27
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 30 27
College of Science and Engineering 29 26
Department of Biomedical Sciences 30 27
School of Creative Media 29 26
School of Energy and Environment 29 26
School of Law 35 32

Remarks:

  • For details of the programmes offered by Colleges/Schools, click here.
  • The score is calculated by adding the scores of 4 core subjects and 2 electives with the best results (Scoring scale is given in the tables below). If the student has attempted the subject more than once, the best result of the subject will be used for the score calculation.


Scoring Scale

Category A Core and Elective Subjects
(including M1/M2)
Level Score
5** 7
5* 6
5 5
4 4
3 3
2 2
1 1
Category C Other Language Subjects
Grade Score
A 5
B 4
C 3
D 2
E 1
IMPORTANT NOTES :
  1. JUPAS entrants are not allowed to hold Institutional Scholarships and Dean’s Scholarships concurrently. Should an entrant meet the eligibility for both Institutional Scholarships and Dean’s Scholarships, the entrant should be awarded the scholarship with a higher amount.
  2. Both Institutional Scholarships and Dean’s Scholarships shall be automatically renewed each year on condition that the student achieves a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) at 3.2 or above by the end of Semester B each year.
  3. No application for the scholarships is required. Eligible students will be notified of the scholarship awards by email on the JUPAS Main Round Offers announcement date on 6 August 2018.

Local non-JUPAS entrants
graduating from high schools

Criteria & Award Value in 2018/2019


Criteria Admission Award
(HK$)
Exchange Scholarship
(HK$)
Maximum Duration
GCEAL : 4A* or IB Diploma score (including bonus points) ≥ 41 60,000 25,000 Admission award : 3 years for Advanced Standing I entry or 4 years for first-year entry

Exchange scholarship : one-off
GCEAL : 2A* + 1A or IB Diploma score (including bonus points) ≥ 38 50,000
GCEAL : 1A* + 2A or IB Diploma score (including bonus points) ≥ 36 30,000

Remarks:

  1. Results in GCE A-level / International A-level are accepted. Two AS subjects are considered to be equivalent to one AL subject. The same subject cannot be counted at both the A Level and AS Level
  2. The Scholarships shall be automatically renewed each year on condition that the student achieves a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) at 3.2 or above by the end of Semester B each year.
  3. No application for the scholarships is required. Email notifications on the scholarship awards will be sent to eligible students before the start of Semester A 2018/19 (3 September 2018), upon receipt of the GCEAL/IB final results from students.

Important dates for JUPAS entrants


2018
Wednesday 11 July

Release of the 2018 HKDSE Examination results

Thursday - Saturday 12 - 14 July
Thursday - Saturday 9 - 11 August

Enrolment

Mid - Late August
Monday 3 September

Semester A 2018/2019 start date
(Academic Calendar)

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Contact Us


Scholarship Details

+852 3442 8152

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