Current Students

Other Funding

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The Faculty of Arts, its Schools/departments as well as other university units provide a variety of funding aids for students in support of their experiencial learning activities. Below are some funding sources that students can look up to when planning for their global learning activities:

Funding exclusively available for Arts students

Faculty Global Exploration Fund (FGEF) for Undergraduate Students

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 20,000

Website: http://arts.hku.hk/current-students/global-and-local-experiential-learning/faculty-global-exploration-fund--ug---fgef-

Run Run Shaw Scholarships

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 40,000

Quota: 5 per year

Website: http://arts.hku.hk/current-students/global-and-local-experiential-learning/student-exchange/run-run-shaw-scholarships

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School of Chinese

Student Travel Subsidy

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 2,000

Remarks: students need to make a reflective video

Tin Ka Ping Foundation (Subsidy to "The Silk Road" Programme offered by School of Chinese)

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 1,000-2,000

Remarks: students need to submit their personal statement (250 words)

School of English

Melanie Lee Enrichment Award in English

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 10,000 

Quota: 2

Website: https://english.hku.hk/AwardedPrizes.htm 

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Japanese Government Scholarship

Maximum amount per student (JPY): 117,000 x12 months

Quota: Varies

Scholarship from Japanese Universities

Maximum amount per student (JPY): 80,000 x12 months

Quota: Varies

Resona Bank Scholarship

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 60,000       

Quota: 2

Shun HingScholarship

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 50,000

Quota: 3
 

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Department of Art History

Arts and Education Travel Grants for Art History Students (group travel)

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 4,000 or more up to descretion of the Selection Committee.

Quota: nil

HKU Museum Society Student Travel Grants (individual travel)

Maximum amount per student (HKD): up to descretion of the Selection Committee

Quota: nil

HKU Museum Society Travel Grants for Postgraduate Students in Art History

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 10,000

Quota: 2

HKU Museum Society Travel Grants for Undergraduate Students in Art History

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 10,000 

Quota: 2 - 3

The Magdeline Lor Grants for Art History Students

Maximum amount per student (HKD): not specified

Quota: nil

Travel grants to students in the Department of Art History (individual travel)

Maximum amount per student (HKD): up to descretion of the Selection Committee

Quota: nil

UOB Scholarships

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 10,000

Quota: 20 

Department of History

Alice Lam Travel Fund

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 4,247

Remarks: automatically grant to student enrolled HIST4031

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China Affairs Office

HKU China 1000 Student Exchange Programme

Website: http://www.als.hku.hk/chinavision/funding/hku-china-1000-exchange-programme

Non-means-tested Mainland Experience Scheme for Post-secondary Students

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 14,400

Website: http://www.als.hku.hk/chinavision/funding/non-means-tested-MES-2019

International Affairs Office

HKU Worldwide Undergraduate Student Exchange Scholarships

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 24,000

Website: https://aal.hku.hk/studyabroad/support.php?id=2&type=outgoing

Scholarship for Short-Term Study Abroad Programmes

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 10,000

Website: https://aal.hku.hk/studyabroad/support.php?id=11&type=outgoing

Short-Term Abroad Allowance

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 8,000

Website: https://aal.hku.hk/studyabroad/support.php?id=11&type=outgoing

Subsidy on Exchange for Post-secondary Students 2019/20 (SSE)

Means-tested Subsidy on Exchange to “Belt and Road” Regions for Post-secondary Students 2019/20 
(Means-tested SSEBR)

Non-means-tested Subsidy on Exchange to “Belt and Road” Regions for Post-secondary Students 2019/20 
(Non-means-tested SSEBR)

Website: https://aal.hku.hk/studyabroad/support.php?id=3&type=outgoing 

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Centre of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS)

CEDARS Student Learning Activity Fund

Maximum amount per student (HKD): 5,000

Website: https://www.cedars.hku.hk/index.php?route=information/funding/detail&funding_id=41

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The above information is for reference only. For most updated details, please check with the relevant units directly.

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