Upcoming Scholarship Application Deadlines & Information Sessions

The Scholarships Office provides a monthly reminder of upcoming scholarship deadlines. Students and alumni are advised to visit this section from time to time for scholarships that are open for applications.

Individual faculties and departments also provide scholarships. Students may contact the respective offices for information.

 (Last updated on June 19, 2018)


Scholarship schemes administered by HKU

(For schemes not accepting online applications, the completed application form should be emailed to: awards@hku.hk)

Target Scholarship Title Application Form/ Deadline
Undergraduate Students

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Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students

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Postgraduate Students

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 External Scholarship Schemes
(Unless otherwise stated on the application forms, applications should be sent to the respective scheme organizers)

 Target Scholarship Title Application Form/ Deadline

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students

Schwarzman Scholars

May 31, 2018 (applicants holding passports from the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau)

September 28, 2018 (other applicants)

From The Rhodes Trust:

(a) The Rhodes Scholarship

Students from Hong Kong, the Chinese Mainland or other Rhodes designated constituencies can apply for the Rhodes Scholarship by sending their applications directly to the Rhodes Trust.


(b) The Rhodes Global Scholarship

Students who are NOT from a Rhodes designated constituency can apply for the Rhodes GLOBAL Scholarship. These students need to first obtain a nomination from their HKU home faculties.

Application Form & Deadline (for Rhodes Scholarship applicants)


Application Process & Deadline (for Rhodes GLOBAL Scholarship applicants)


The University of Warwick - Global Education and International Development Scholarship

12:00noon (UK time), July 1, 2018

Application form

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

1:00pm (Pacific time), September 12, 2018

Online application

OSH Best Project Scholarship September 29, 2018
Korean Government Scholarship Program To be confirmed by the Korean Embassy

Undergraduate Students

CY Tung Scholarship for Semester at Sea

Application are accepted on a rolling basis

Application Form 

And more....

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Note: The external schemes information provided in this section is by no means exhaustive. Although we make every effort to ensure the information is current and accurate, we advise students to refer to the individual websites for the latest updates and information. If you wish to update us on changes or additions to external scholarship schemes, please contact us at scholarships@hku.hk.