Facebook Scholarship in Public Policy and Sustainability Leadership

On the Donor

 In September 2021, under the HKU-Facebook Tech for Good Initiative framework, Facebook 
kindly pledged an initial donation of HK$350,000 per year from the academic years 2021-22 to 
2023-24, for the establishment of a new scholarship scheme to support young scholars’ research on 
public policy, governance and sustainability, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) ethics and 
Big Data governance. 

In September 2021, under the HKU-Facebook Tech for Good Initiative framework, Facebook kindly pledged an initial donation, for the establishment of a new scholarship scheme to support young scholars’ research on public policy, governance and sustainability, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) ethics and Big Data governance. 

Purpose and Scope

A maximum of four scholarships shall be awarded each academic year to students of the 
following programmes on the basis of academic merit:  
 
 
 
i. Master of Public Administration (MPA); and 
ii. Master of Social Sciences in the field of Sustainability Leadership and Governance (MSocSc 
SLG) 
 
 

A maximum of four scholarships shall be awarded each academic year to students of the following programmes on the basis of academic merit:  

  • Master of Public Administration (MPA); and
  • Master of Social Sciences in the field of Sustainability Leadership and Governance (MSocSc SLG) 

The Scholarship shall be of the value of HK$87,500 each, and it shall be used to support the awardee’s study and research in related fields, and cover part of the costs of a compulsory study trip to Facebook’s Headquarters in Silicon Valley in the United States.  

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award Please see "Purpose and Scope"
Renewal Conditions --
Selection by
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Postgraduate
Faculty Social Sciences
Year of Study Not specified

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