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 fulfil the following requirements:

  1. have resided in Hong Kong for 7 years;
  2. be holders of a degree from an institution of tertiary education in Hong Kong;
  3. have applied 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

During the application period, application forms 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).

Application Period

Commencement: November

Closing: March

(All the information here is for reference only. The actual details will be announced when the awards are open for application.)

* The 2017 entry has been closed for application.

Further Information

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.