Szeto Wai Architecture Scholarship

On the Donor

The late Hon SZETO Wai (DSc 1975) was a renowned engineer and architect.  He contributed immensely to the development of Hong Kong in the areas of town planning, public works and transport in the 1950s-1980s. He also had close ties with the University, having taught in the Civil Engineering Department in 1952 and designed the Robert Black College which was opened in 1967. He was awarded an Honorary Degree by HKU in 1975.

In 1986, the late Dr Szeto donated a sum to the University to establish a scholarship for outstanding students in Architecture.

Purpose and Scope

The award shall be made on the basis of academic merit as shown from the examination results in the first year of the MArch programme; leadership qualities and interest in extra-curricular activities will also be taken into account.

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award HK$22,000 (for 2018-19)
Renewal Conditions -
Selection by Nomination and interview
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Postgraduate
Faculty Architecture
Year of Study 1