Barrie Ho Architecture Travelling Scholarship

On the Donor

In December 2018, Mr. Barrie Ho MH, Founder and Director of BARRIE HO Architecture 
Interiors Ltd (BHA), who is also a distinguished alumnus of the Faculty, pledged to donate a 
sum of HK$200,000 to the Faculty of Architecture in the year of 2019 to establish a travel 
scholarship for students of the Faculty, for an initial period of two academic years.

In December 2018, Mr. Barrie Ho MH, Founder and Director of BARRIE HO Architecture Interiors Ltd (BHA), who is also a distinguished alumnus of the Faculty, pledged to donate a sum to the Faculty of Architecture in the year of 2019 to establish a travel scholarship for students of the Faculty.

Purpose and Scope

The Scholarship is intended to support students to enrich their overseas learning 
experience, through educational travel in the form of a study programme, a design studio 
or a class of no less than 2 weeks’ duration. 

The Scholarship is intended to support students to enrich their overseas learning experience, through educational travel in the form of a study programme, a design studio or a class of no less than 2 weeks’ duration.

The Scholarship shall be made on the basis of applicants’ academic merit and the proposed travel plan. Applicants shall be expected to submit a 500 words proposal which outlines their travel itinerary in terms of expected dates of departure/arrival and places they plan to visit, their study plan during the travel period and their travel budget. Applicants should also explain the purpose of their learning activities and state the expected learning outcome. 

Shortlisted applicants shall be invited to an interview with members of the Selection Committee in the Faculty to give a presentation on the proposed travel plan. Applicants’ performance in the interview will also be considered in determining the final outcome of the Scholarship. 

Scholarship recipients shall be required to submit a report to the Dean of the Faculty within 2 weeks of completing their trips. 

In each academic year, there shall be eight awards made: 

a) Two awards, of the value of HK$20,000 each (totaling HK$40,000), shall be awarded to students studying in any year of the self-funded 3-year Master of Architecture (Design) programme; and

b) Six awards, of the value of HK$10,000 each (totaling HK$60,000), shall be awarded to undergraduate students in any year studying in each of the following UGC-funded programmes: 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies [BA(ArchStud)], 
  • Bachelor of Arts and Science in Design+ [BASc(Design+)], 
  • Bachelor of Science in Surveying [BSc(Surv)], 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies [BA(UrbanStud)], 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Studies [BA(LS)] and 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Conservation [BA(Conservation)]. 

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award Please see purpose and scope
Renewal Conditions --
Selection by Nomination
Type of Scholarships Enrichment Scholarships for Current Students
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Faculty Architecture
Year of Study Not specified

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