Upcoming Scholarships Application Deadlines

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 March 22, 2017)


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

The D. H. Chen Foundation Scholarship

March 31, 2017

Application Form


Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Scholarships

February 15, 2017

Timeline for 2017-18 Scholarships

Application form


 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 The University of Birmingham Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarships 2017 March 31, 2017
Kwok Scholarships

March 31, 2017

Information to applicants

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China Oxford Scholarship Fund 2017 April 15, 2017
Bernard Van Zuiden Music Fund-Scholarships for Music Students May 4, 2017

Schwarzman Scholars

Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau passport holders

Applications will open in March 2017 and close in June 2017

For all other candidates

Applications will open in April 2017 and close in September 2017

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships (2018 round) 

Applications are expected to open in April 2017
Creative Biolabs Scholarship Program

August 15, 2017

23:59 EST

Korean Government Scholarship Program To be confirmed by Korean Embassy

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Awards 2017

June 13, 2017

Postgraduate Students Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships for Foreign Students 2017-18

March 24, 2017

(Deadline extended)

Please submit applications to awards@hku.hk for onward submission to the scholarship secretariat.

Scholarship for Teachers (Pursuit of Master's Degree Programmes) 2017-18

Application period: 

June 5-19, 2017

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.