HKU Sports Scholarships Scheme
(Elite Athlete Excellence Scholarship / Elite Athlete Performance Scholarship / Athlete Performance Scholarship / Sports Scholarship)

On the Donor

The University of Hong Kong is committed to supporting and nurturing talented sports scholars. The HKU Sports Scholarships Scheme shall support the University's effort to recruit sports talents in Hong Kong, and to build a vibrant and diverse community of sports scholars.

 

Related Schemes:

Shun Hing College Residential Scholarship for Sports Scholars


Purpose and Scope

The Scholarships shall be known as:

  • "Elite Athlete Excellence Scholarship"
  • "Elite Athlete Performance Scholarship"
  • "Athlete Performance Scholarship"
  • "Sports Scholarship"

The Scholarships shall be awarded to newly-admitted undergraduate students based on the academic merit and sports achievements.

HKU will offer a total of HK$500,000 in scholarships to outstanding student athletes admitted in 2021 admissions through the Sports Scholarship Scheme. 
 
The selection committee will consider students’ sports achievements and other accomplishments in awarding the scholarships.
 
Further support includes residential scholarships,  flexible curriculum arrangements, academic advising, subsidies for sports training and competitions, and international exchange, etc., thus enabling students to fully unleash their potentials and excel academically at the same time.

Supported by the HKU Foundation, a total of HK$500,000 in scholarships is offered to outstanding student athletes admitted in the academic year 2021-22 through the Sports Scholarship Scheme. 

Further support such as residential scholarships, flexible curriculum arrangements, academic advising, subsidies for sports training and competitions, and international exchange, etc. may be offered, to enable students to fully unleash their potentials and excel academically at the same time.

 

To build a vibrant and diverse community of students, commencing 2021-22, successful Sports Scholars may be supported in one or more ways (on a competitive basis and subject to satisfactory performance):
1. accommodation in a residential college/hall in the form of Residential Scholarships;
2. Scholarships in the form of tuition waiver, full or partial; 
3. Reimbursement for certain expenses associated directly with continuation of their high level training and competition.

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award To be determined
Renewal Conditions Subject to academic progress, good conduct and satisfactory progress in sport
Selection by Open application and interview
Type of Scholarships Entrance Scholarships for New Students
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Undergraduate
Faculty Not specified
Year of Study 1

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