Teaching & Learning

Student Exchange Programme Scholarships 2015-16

We are pleased to let you know that the following scholarship and subsidy are available for Arts students who will study abroad in the academic year 2016-17.

Run Run Shaw Scholarship
The Run Run Shaw Scholarship was set up in memory of the late Dr the Honourable Run Run Shaw and in recognition of the generous support from the Shaw Foundation.

Eligibility: 

Non-final year BA students who will be participating in a full-year exchange programme under the HKU Worldwide Exchange Programme or Faculty of Arts Exchange Programme.

Selection Criteria
The Scholarships shall be awarded based primarily on academic merit (CGPA3.2 or above) and secondly on financial need, in particular to support students who are academically qualified to go on exchange but would not be able to take up the opportunity because of financial reasons. Provided students are equally academically qualified, preference shall be given to those who are in financial need. 

Scholarship Amount
HK$40,000

Online Application Link: <http://stu.arts.hku.hk/run-run-shaw-scholarship/index.php>

Remarks
The Scholarship cannot be held concurrently with other enrichment scholarships administered under the HKU Worldwide Exchange Programme.


Arts Student Development Fund – Student Exchange Subsidy


Eligibility: 

1. Non-final year BA students who will be participating in a semester or full year exchange programme under the HKU Worldwide Exchange Programme or Faculty of Arts Exchange Programme.

2. Students who do not receive any scholarships administered under the HKU Worldwide Exchange Programme and the Faculty of Arts

3. The Subsidy shall be awarded based on financial need. Priority will be given to means-tested student financial assistance recipients provided by Student Financial Assistance Agency (SFAA) under Tertiary Student Finance Scheme (TSFS) or Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP);  OR Students’ families are the recipients provided by Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA)  


Subsidy Amount
Europe/Americas/Australia/New Zealand/South Africa: HK$10,000 per semester; HK$20,000 per year

Singapore/Taiwan/Japan/South Korea: HK$5,000 per semester; HK$10,000 per year

Online Application Link: <http://stu.arts.hku.hk/student-development-fund/index.php>

Application Procedure
Online application will commence on 5 May 2016. Interested students shall submit the online application form for the Scholarship or Subsidy by 5 pm on 16 May 2016 (Monday). Suitable applicants will be invited to an interview in late May. The application result will be announced in early June. 

Application Deadline 
5 pm on 16 May 2016 (Monday)

Scholarship and Subsidy Recipients Responsibility
Scholarship and Subsidy recipients are required to send a letter of gratitude before their departure for exchange, and an exchange report after they return to HKU, to the Faculty Office.

Further information or enquiries Please contact Mr Cyrus Chan in the Faculty Office by email: cyrusc@hku.hk or tel: 3917 4984.

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