Sola Gratia Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship, The

On the Donor

In 2015, Dr Hui-Bon-Hoa pledged a generous donation to set up "The Sola Gratia Foundation Postgraduate Scholarships" to encourage students residing at the Simon KY Lee Hall to pursue further studies at taught Master's and PhD levels at the University of London, his alma mater. 

Purpose and Scope

The Scholarships shall be awarded to:

Category I - Current undergraduate students who have resided in Simon KY Lee Hall for at least two semesters and will be pursuing a full-time taught Master's degree at the University of London.

Selection criteria:

  • Academic merit, 
  • Contributions to the Hall, 
  • Interview performance, and
  • Financial need.

Category II - Current students or recent graduates (graduated from HKU within 10 years) who has resided in Simon KY Lee Hall for at least two semesters and plan to pursue a three-year doctoral degree at the University of London.

Selection criteria:

  • Academic achievement,
  • Contributions to the Hall,
  • Research calibre,
  • Interview performance, and
  • Financial need.

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award Category I: HK$250,000; Category II: HK$250,000 per annum (renewable and up to a maximum of HK$750,000)
Renewal Conditions Category I: Nil; Category II: Subject to satisfactory academic progress
Selection by Open application
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
*Financial Needs apply
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Faculty Not specified
Year of Study Final year only

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