HSBC Overseas Scholarship 2020/21

The Hongkong Bank Foundation will award a number of scholarship awards to non-final-year UGC funded local undergraduate students of approved study programmes in the University.

Aims of the award

To support outstanding students to study abroad at specific renowned Universities overseas for one semester OR one academic year in 2020/21

Value of scholarship awards

The maximum total value for each scholarship is HK$300,000*.

*The scholarship can cover the tuition fees, a minimum economy return airfares, reasonable room and board costs, books, a small portion of living expenses and visa application fees

Major Eligibilities

Hong Kong permanent residents with the right of abode in Hong Kong.

♦ Minimum CGPA score of 3.7 or top 3% of class/department by the end of Semester A of 2019/20 academic year.

♦ Well-rounded, participating in extra-curricular and community service activities.

♦ Commitment to Hong Kong

♦ Valid results report of TOEFL or IELTS. The test must be taken between 16 February 2018 and 5 February 2020.

A Scholarship information session will be held for all interested students on 23 October 2019 (Wednesday) at 3 pm at Room G404, G/F, Li.  Please reserve a seat via CRESDA.

Details of the Scholarship Scheme can be found below:

(1) List of Overseas Universities
(2) Application Form
(3) Budget

Application Method

Interest student can submit an application form OR be nominated by his/her college or school.  Application/nomination forms are available on the website of Student Development Services (SDS) or form respective college/school.  Completed application forms or nomination forms from College/School should reach Student Development Services on or before 5 pm of 5 February 2020 (Wednesday). Late application/nomination will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend two rounds of selection interviews in-person in mid February (CityU panel) and March 2020 (HSBC panel) respectively.


Telephone: 3442 8152 (Ms Christine Ho)