Hon Ping Entrance Scholarship for Nigerian Students

On the Donor

In 2017, a Hong Kong merchant pledged an initial sum for establishing an entrance scholarship for students from Nigeria to pursue undergraduate study at HKU.  The donor has been doing business in Nigeria for many years and wishes to help develop the young talents there by enabling them to receive quality education at HKU and widen their exposure.  The Scholarship shall be named in honour of the donor's father.  

Purpose and Scope

The Scholarship shall be awarded as an entrance scholarship to outstanding student from Nigeria to pursue any undergraduate degree at The University of Hong Kong, on the basis of academic merit. Financial need shall also be taken into consideration.

The Scholarship shall be tenable throughout the normative study period (from four to six years) subject to satisfactory academic performance being maintained. 

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        - From Nigeria to Hong Kong

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award Full-year tuition fee (HK$146,000 in 2017-18) and a subsistence allowance
Renewal Conditions Subject to satisfactory academic performance being maintained
Selection by Nomination
Type of Scholarships Entrance Scholarships for New Students
*Financial Needs apply
Place of Origin of Students Other places
Level of Study Undergraduate
Faculty Not specified
Year of Study 1