HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Scholarships Scheme

On the Donor

The HKU - Cambridge Hughes Hall Scholarships Scheme was established to foster cultural and intellectual exchanges between students from The University of Hong Kong and the University of Cambridge. The scholarships are generously funded by the Doris Zimmern Charitable Foundation, Dr Edwin S H Leong and Mr Tse Sik Yan. The Scholarships are:

1. Doris Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Scholarships
    Doris Zimmern HKU Hughes Hall-Cambridge International Scholarships*

Generously established by the Doris Zimmern Charitable Foundation (*in collaboration with Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust)

2. Edwin S H Leong Hughes Hall Scholarships
Generously established by Dr Edwin S H Leong

3. Tse Family HKU - Cambridge Hughes Hall Scholarships
Generously established by Mr Tse Sik Yan in honour of Mr Tse's grandfather, Mr Tse Yiu-Wah, father, Mr Tse Noon-Wing and mother, Mrs Tse Wong Mee-Kuen.

Purpose and Scope

- To forge closer ties between HKU and Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge;

- To foster cultural exchange and contribute to academic excellence; and

- To create opportunities for students to undertake overseas study, and upon completion of study/training at Hughes Hall, to contribute to HKU.


Eligibility

Full and partial scholarships are available for the following categories of candidates:

- Category A - HKU graduates who wish to pursue a full-time Doctoral degree at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge

- Category B - Current HKU PhD students who wish to pursue a one-year, full-time Master’s degree at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge 

(Note: After the successful completion of Master’s studies at Cambridge, Category B awardees must return to HKU to continue their PhD studies.  Otherwise, they will be required to repay the full amount of the Scholarship.)

 - Category C - HKU graduates who wish to pursue a one-year, full-time Master’s degree at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge

 

Tenure

Master’s scholarships cover, in full or partially, University Composition fees, basic maintenance and settling-in expenses (as shown on the Cambridge website) for a maximum of one year.  

Doctoral scholarships are full scholarships covering University Composition fees, basic maintenance and settling-in expenses (as shown on the Cambridge website) for three years, subject to satisfactory progress being maintained.  If a fourth year is required, the Scholarship will cover the basic maintenance expense only (Note: Normally, Cambridge does not require students to pay University Composition Fee for the fourth year).

 

Application

Please click here for the timeline of the 2020-21 scholarship applications.

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award Please see above
Renewal Conditions Please see above
Selection by Open application & interviews
Type of Scholarships Others
*Financial Needs apply
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Not specified
Faculty Not specified
Year of Study Not specified

back