HKSAR Government Scholarship & CityU Scholarship

The HKSAR Government has established a scholarship fund to reward outstanding local and non-local current students taking UGC-funded full-time sub-degree and degree level programmes.

UGC-funded students, including local and non-local, with outstanding academic performance, i.e. a Cumulative GPA of 3.7 or above by the end of Semester B of each academic year, or the top students (in terms of CGPA by the end of Semester B of the year) in each College/School are eligible to compete for the government scholarships. Nominations shall be made by respective College/School in September / October each year.

The selection criteria include:
Excellent performance in academic studies
Recognized contribution to the institution/society
Demonstrated leadership and good communication skills; and/or
Strong commitment to the Hong Kong community
The value of the scholarships is as follows:
HK$30,000@ for both local and non-local UGC-funded sub-degree students
HK$40,000@ for local UGC-funded degree students and HK$80,000@ for non-local UGC-funded degree students
In addition, the University will provide “CityU Scholarship” in the fixed amount of HK$40,000@ to encourage and reward UGC-funded full-time undergraduate students in pursuit of academic excellence.

Local and non-local UGC-funded degree students who are not benefitted under CityU Entrance Scholarship Scheme or HKSAR Government Scholarship Scheme (including Targeted Scholarship, Belt and Road Scholarship) are eligible to compete for the captioned scholarships.

Both HKSAR Government Scholarship and CityU Scholarship are renewable subject to students’ continued good academic performance.

Further details on the above-named award schemes can be referred to the award regulations under the Scholarship and Financial Aid (SFA) system via AIMS.