HSBC Overseas Scholarship 2022/2023

The Scholarship is open to non-final-year UGC-funded full-time local undergraduate students of approved study programmes in the University.

Aim of the award
To support outstanding students to study abroad at specific renowned Universities overseas for one semester or one academic year in 2022/23

Value of award
The maximum amount of each award is HK$300,000*.

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 at the time of application/nomination AND by the end of Semester A of 2021/22 academic year;
♦ Well-rounded, participating in extra-curricular and community service activities;
♦ Have a strong commitment to Hong Kong;
♦ No extensive experience of living or studying overseas;
♦ Priority will be given to candidates who are in a financial situation that does not permit overseas study or extensive overseas travel;
♦ ^A minimum total TOEFL score of 90 (Internet-based test) with scores for individual sections not lower than 22 on listening, 17 on writing, 21 on reading, and 21 on speaking; or a minimum IEFLTS overall band score of 6.5, with no components below 6.0.


Application method

Eligible students may (1) approach their respective academic departments for nominations; or (2) submit their applications individually.
♦ Each aplicant should submit a full set of completed documents in pdf format on or before 12:00noon, 28 December 2021 (Tuesday) via email to Miss Vivian Lau (vivian.lau@cityu.edu.hk) of Student Development Services, including:
Student Undertaking Form (Attachment D);
♦ Budget Proposal (Attachment E) with supporting document
Application Form
Personal Essay
♦ Recommendation from academic department (by nomination)
♦ Valid Result Report of TOEFL or IELTS

Late application/nomination will not be considered.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend two rounds of interviews in person by mid-January 2022 (CityU panel) and March 2022 (HSBC panel) respectively.

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Information Session

Date: 8 November 2021 (Monday)
Time: 3:00 - 4:30pm
Venue: Room 6052, 6/F, Bank of China (Hong Kong) Complex, CityU
Please reserve a seat via CRESDA.

Details of the Scholarship Scheme can be found below:
(1) List of Overseas Universities
(2) Student Undertaking Form
(3) Budget Proposal
(4)
Application Form

*The Scholarship can cover (1) tuition fees, (2) a minimum economy class return airfare, (3) reasonable room and board costs, books, a small portion of living expenses, and (4) visa application fees.

^This requirement is irrespective of the admission requirement of the intended overseas universities. All tests must have been taken on 12 February 2020 or later. Test results will have to be ready on or before 28 December 2021.

Enquiries
Email: vivian.lau@cityu.edu.hk
Telephone: 3442 5604 (Miss Vivian Lau)