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 MArch students.

Purpose and Scope

The Scholarship shall be awarded annually to the most distinguished student in Architecture from among those having completed the first year and are in their final year of the curriculum for the MArch degree in the Faculty of Architecture, 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 may also be taken into account. 

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award At least HK$10,000 per student
Renewal Conditions -
Selection by Nomination
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 Final year only