BEA Inspiring Student Scholarship
On the Donor
In 2018-19, the Bank of East Asia (BEA) Charitable Foundation Limited established the “BEA Inspiring Student Scholarship” to relieve the financial burdens of families of students with special educational needs (SEN). Ten scholarships are available each year for SEN students across Hong Kong.
Purpose and Scope
The BEA Inspiring Student Scholarship is open to undergraduate students with "special educational needs" as defined in the Hong Kong Rehabilitation Programme Plan issued by the Labour and Welfare Bureau of the HKSAR Government and confirmed by a medical professional are eligible to enter the Programme. This includes students with:
- attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders
- hearing impairment
- intellectual disabilities
- mental illness
- physical disabilities
- specific learning difficulties
- speech impairment
- visceral disability
- visual impairment
The Scholarships shall be awarded based on a number of factors, including academic merit, financial need, extra-curricular achievements, etc. Preference shall be given to students from Hong Kong.
Applications for the 2019-20 Scholarship will open in early November 2019 and close in early December 2019. Please click here for application details. Results are expected to be announced in May 2020.
|Awarded by External Body|
|Value of Award||HK$20,000 each|
|Selection by||Open application|
|Type of Scholarships||
Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
|Place of Origin of Students||Not specified|
|Level of Study||Undergraduate|
|Year of Study||Not specified|