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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 six years of study, depending on the normal duration of the registered undergraduate programme.

Local JUPAS entrants

Criteria & Award Value for 2022/2023 will be announced in due course. The below criteria and award value in 2021/2022 are for reference only.


President's Scholarship and Hong Kong Tech Scholarships

  1. Target:
    High-scoring local JUPAS entrants to a Bachelor’s degree programme offered by the College of Engineering, the College of Science and the Department of Biomedical Sciences.
  2. Eligibility for Application:
    1. Local JUPAS school applicants of the relevant academic programmes with a school-predicted HKDSE score# of 34 or above can submit an application.
    2. Applicants of the scholarship must be sitting the HKDSE examination for the first time in 2021 only. Repeat students are not considered.
    3. The award of scholarship will be subject to the following conditions:
      1. successfully gain admission to a specified programme as a JUPAS Band A choice;
      2. obtain a specified HKDSE score# (to be specified by the selection panel) in the HKDSE examination in 2021.

    # The HKDSE score is calculated by adding the scores of 4 core subjects and 2 electives with the best results (see "Scoring Scale" below).

  3. The value of each award and maximum duration
    Name of Award Amount Maximum duration
    President's Scholarship HK$300,000 per annum Tenable for 4 years
    Hong Kong Tech Scholarships HK$200,000 per annum
  4. Selection Criteria
    Besides academic results, the selection panel will consider other merits and attributes of the applicant in areas such as intellect, leadership, character, aspiration and passion, and language proficiency.
  5. Application procedures

    Interested JUPAS applicants can submit their applications via an online form (from 18 May to 25 June 2021), with a school recommendation (including predicted HKDSE scores) separately sent to the Student Development Services (SDS) by their school (via email address: sds.scholarship@cityu.edu.hk) during the period 18 May – 29 June 2021.

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an in-person interview around mid-July 2021. The result will be announced shortly.

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:
tenable for 4 years to 6 years depending on the normal duration of the registered undergraduate programme

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, and attain an HKDSE score of ≥28 30,000

Remarks:

  1. All scores should be obtained in one sitting. Repeat 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.
  4. The HKDSE score of ≥28 is calculated by adding the scores of 4 core subjects and 2 electives with the best results (see "Scoring Scale" below).

Dean's Scholarships

Maximum duration: 4 to 6 years depending on the normal duration of the registered undergraduate programme

Tier 1 Scholarship
Value of Award
HK$ 80,000
Tier 2 Scholarship
Value of Award
HK$ 30,000
Colleges / Schools
For details of the programmes offered by Colleges/Schools, click here.
Criteria (Minimum HKDSE Scores *)
College of Business 30 28
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 30 28
College of Engineering 30 28
College of Science 30 28
Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences – Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine 36 34
Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences – Department of Biomedical Sciences 30 28
School of Creative Media 30 28
School of Data Science 30 28
School of Energy and Environment 30 28
School of Law 34 30
Double Degree Programmes (subject to approval)
Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science in Computing Mathematics 34 30
Bachelor of Social Sciences in Criminology and Bachelor of Laws 34 30
Bachelor of Social Sciences in Public Policy and Bachelor of Laws 34 30
Talents Programmes Same score as the programme offered by respective College/ School listed above (whichever is higher)

  • The HKDSE score is calculated by adding the scores of 4 core subjects and 2 electives with the best results (see "Scoring Scale" 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

HKDSE 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
HKDSE 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, Dean’s Scholarships, President's Scholarship and Hong Kong Tech Scholarships concurrently.
  2. If an entrant is selected for more than one scholarship, only the scholarship with the highest amount will be awarded.
  3. The scholarships shall be automatically renewed each year on condition that the student achieves the specified Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) by the end of Semester B each year:
    • Institutional Scholarships and Dean’s Scholarships: CGPA at 3.2 or above
    • President’s Scholarship and Hong Kong Tech Scholarships: CGPA at 3.4 or above
  4. No application is required for the Institutional Scholarships and the Dean’s Scholarships. Eligible students will be notified of the scholarship awards by email on the JUPAS Main Round Offers announcement date on 12 August 2021.
  5. JUPAS applicants interested in the President's Scholarship and the Hong Kong Tech Scholarships are required to submit their applications separately according to the application procedures specified above.

Local non-JUPAS entrants
graduating from high schools

Criteria & Award Value for 2022/2023 will be announced in due course. The below criteria and award value in 2021/2022 are for reference only.


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:
  • First-year entry: 4 years to 6 years depending on the normal duration of the registered undergraduate programme
  • Advanced Standing I: 3 years

Exchange scholarship: one-off
GCEAL : 2A* + 1A or IB Diploma score (including bonus points) 38 - 40 50,000
GCEAL : 1A* + 2A or IB Diploma score (including bonus points) 36 - 37 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 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 2021/22 (30 August 2021), upon receipt of the GCEAL/IB final results from students.

The University reserves the right to review, modify, revoke, or add to relevant scholarship regulations when necessary.

Important dates for JUPAS entrants

(Subject to changes)


2021
Wednesday 21 July

Release of the 2021 HKDSE Examination results

Thursday - Saturday 22 - 24 July
Mid August

Enrolment

Mid - Late August

Student Orientation (To be announced)

Monday 30 August

Semester A 2021/2022 start date
(Academic Calendar)

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