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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 in 2022/2023


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 2022 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 2022.

    # 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 Award Maximum duration
    President's Scholarship HK$300,000 per annum 4 to 5 years depending on the normal duration of the registered undergraduate programme
    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 by 6 June 2022, 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) by 17 June 2022.

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an in-person interview around early July 2022. 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
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
Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy 34 30
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Computational Finance and Financial Technology 30 28
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. All scholarships, namely Institutional Scholarships, Dean's Scholarships, President's Scholarship and Hong Kong Tech Scholarships, shall be automatically renewed each year on condition that the student achieves the specified Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) at 3.4 or above by the end of Semester B each year:
  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 10 August 2022.
  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 in 2022/2023


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 entry: 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 3.4 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 2022/23 (29 August 2022), 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)


2022
Wednesday 20 July

Release of the 2022 HKDSE Examination results

Thursday - Saturday 21 - 23 July
Mid August

Enrolment

Mid - Late August

Student Orientation (To be announced)

Monday 29 August

Semester A 2022/2023 start date
(Academic Calendar)

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