The HKU Worldwide Visiting Scholarship is to be awarded to full-time undergraduate students to study for the fee-paying visiting programme at a listed overseas university for either one semester or one academic year. 


 

Value of Scholarship 

  1. The amount of scholarships for visiting programmes should be HK$70,000 for one semester programme or HK$100,000 for one academic year programme, unless otherwise specified by institutional agreements. 

 

Eligibility

The scholarship is open to non-final year full-time undergraduate students who meet the following requirements

  1. Minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 3.7 or above / first class honour / top 3% of class / distinction (or equivalent).
  2. Well-rounded, participating in extra-curricular and community service activities.
  3. No extensive experience of living or studying overseas.
  4. Priority will be given to candidates who are in a financial situation that does not permit overseas study or extensive overseas travel.
  5. A minimum total TOEFL score of 90 (Internet-based test) with scores for individual sections not lower than 22 on listening, 17 on writing, 21 on reading, and 21 on speaking; or a minimum IELTS overall band score of 6.5, with no component below 6.0. This requirement is irrespective of the admission requirement of the intended overseas universities. Test result will have to be ready on or before February 1, 2018.

 

Application

  1. Please check the details of Worldwide Plus Visiting I Programme. Applicants are automatically considered for the eligibility of the scholarship.
  2. Please check the details of Worldwide Plus Visiting II Programme. Applicants are automatically considered for the eligibility of the scholarship.