John Swire Donor Scholarship

On the Donor

The John Swire and Sons (HK) Ltd. is a long-time supporter of the University.  Among its many generous donations, it provides full scholarships for outstanding undergraduate students.


Purpose and Scope

The scholarship shall be awarded to selected Year 1 undergraduates on the basis of academic merits as shown in university studies and the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination; personality, leadership qualities and financial need will also be taken into account.

(Note: The John Swire Donor Scholarship cannot be concurrently held with any other scholarships administered by the University.)



Applications are usually accepted in Semester One of each academic year.

- Applications for the 2021-22 Scholarship will open in late August 2021 and close in late September / early October 2021.  For details, please refer to 2021-22 General Round Scholarship Applications. Results are expected to be available around May/June 2022.


Awarded by External Body
Value of Award HK$42,100
Renewal Conditions Satisfactory academic progress
Selection by Open application and 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 1