JMSC Overseas Talent Scholarship

On the Donor

Commencing in the academic year 2009-2010, scholarships shall be awarded to overseas journalists or students, to fully or partially support their studies in the Master of Journalism/Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism (MJ/PDipJ) programme at The University of Hong Kong through the JMSC Overseas Talent Scholarship. The Scholarship shall be funded by the income of the Master of Journalism and Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism programmes.

Purpose and Scope

The Scholarship shall be awarded to overseas journalists or students who wish to pursue the MJ/PDipJ programme at The University of Hong Kong, and who:

  • are non Hong Kong residents;
  • have maintained consistently good performance in the news industry and/or in academic results; and
  • have enthusiasm towards journalism and aspire to pursue a career in journalism.

The maximum value of the Scholarship awarded to each successful candidate shall be full, half or a quarter of the total MJ tuition fee of the awarding year.

The Scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic or professional merit; financial need shall be considered when candidates are of equal merit.

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award The maximum value of the Scholarship shall be as follows: (i) Full Scholarship - HK$115,500 (ii) Half Scholarship - HK$57,750 (iii) Partial Scholarship - HK$30,000
Renewal Conditions
Selection by Open application
Type of Scholarships Entrance Scholarships for New Students
*Financial Needs apply
Place of Origin of Students Other places
Level of Study Postgraduate
Faculty Social Sciences
Year of Study Not specified

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