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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 (six years for Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme) of study and up to more than the full tuition cost of attending CityU in value.

Local JUPAS entrants

Criteria & Award Value in 2020/2021


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 (6 years for Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine 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 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 (6 years for Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme)

Tier 1 Scholarship
Value of Award
HK$ 50,000
Tier 2 Scholarship
Value of Award
HK$ 30,000
Colleges / Schools / Department / Programme Criteria (Minimum HKDSE Scores *)
College of Business 30 27
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 30 27
College of Engineering 29 26
College of Science 29 26
Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences – Department of Biomedical Sciences 30 27
Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences – Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine 35 32
School of Creative Media 29 27
School of Data Science 29 26
School of Energy and Environment 29 26
School of Law 35 31

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

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 and Dean’s Scholarships concurrently. Should an entrant meet the eligibility for both Institutional Scholarships and Dean’s Scholarships, the entrant will 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 3 August 2020.

Local non-JUPAS entrants
graduating from high schools

Criteria & Award Value in 2020/2021


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 (6 years for Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine 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 2020/21 (31 August 2020), 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


2020
Wednesday 8 July

Release of the 2020 HKDSE Examination results

Thursday - Saturday 9 - 11 July
Thursday - Saturday 6 - 8 August

Enrolment

Mid - Late August

Student Orientation (To be announced)

Monday 31 August

Semester A 2020/2021 start date
(Academic Calendar)

Why wait? Act now!


Contact Us


Scholarship Details

+852 3442 8152

Admission Matters

+852 3442 9094