HSBC Hong Kong Scholarship

On the Donor

Since 1997, the Hongkong Bank Foundation contributed in scholarships, bursaries and other development awards to more than 300 students from tertiary institutions in Hong Kong. It covers a wide range of scholarships such as scholarships for local, mainland and international students, for overseas exchange, for students with disabilities etc.

Purpose and Scope

The HSBC Hong Kong Scholarship usually opens for applications in September each year.  It shall be awarded to full-time undergraduate students who:

- are Hong Kong permanent residents with the right of abode in Hong Kong;

- have achieved good academic results (CGPA of 3.7 or above/ top 3% in class ranking / distinction (or equivalent)) as at the end of the first semester of 2020-21; and

- have strong commitment to Hong Kong.

(Note: Preferences will be given to students from disadvantaged background.)

Application Timeline

Applications for the 2020-21 scholarships will open in late September 2020.  Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend in-person interviews between February and April 2021.  The results are expected to be available around June 2021. 


Visit the following links to learn more about the Scheme and the recipients of the HSBC Hong Kong Scholarship.



Awarded by External Body
Value of Award HK$50,000
Renewal Conditions -
Selection by Open application & interview
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
*Financial Needs apply
Place of Origin of Students Local
Level of Study Undergraduate
Faculty Not specified
Year of Study Not specified