Other Scholarships, Grants & Loans Schemes
Other Scholarships, Grants & Loans Schemes

The University of Birmingham Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarships

History and Aim

The scholarship has been established since 1985 and enables the selected candidates to pursue one-year Masters degree programmes at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. The selected candidates are expected to make contribution to the community of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong) after the completion of their studies.

Eligibility

Candidates for the scholarships should normally fullfil the following requirements:

  1. have resided in Hong Kong for 7 years preceding 1 October 2017;
  2. be holders of a degree (or expect to gain a degree before September 2017) from an institution of tertiary education in Hong Kong;
  3. have applied by 31 March 2017 for admission to the University of Birmingham through the University's normal admissions procedures;
  4. be eligible for admission to their intended course of study at the University of Birmingham
    (note: the scholarship award will only be confirmed when the candidate has been offered a place at the University. The offer of a scholarship is not a guarantee of admission to the University);
  5. be able to provide evidence satisfactory to the University of an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English;
  6. should not have previously studied in the United Kingdom on a credit-bearing programme leading to a degree awarded by UK Institution; and
  7. should be able to fund the remaining costs of their studies at Birmingham (including living costs) from other sources.

Value of Awards

The scholarship is a tuition fee award, worth up to the cost of a laboratory based course which is paid directly to the University of Birmingham.

Method of Application

Relevant documents including Flyer, Application Form and Reference Request Form can be downloaded from the SFO's website or obtained from the SFO (Address: Room 1217, 12/F., Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon). Two copies of the completed application form and all supporting documents are to be returned to the SFO by 31 March 2017.

Application Period

Commencement: November 2016

Closing: 31 March 2017

Further Information

For further information, please refer to the Flyer of the University of Birmingham Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarships. Enquiries should be made to the University of Birmingham Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarships Selection Committee at Room 1217, 12/F., Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon, or at telephone number 2150 7605, or by email to saosgl_sfo@wfsfaa.gov.hk.

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