Upcoming Scholarship Application Deadlines & Information Sessions

The following is a list of scholarships that are currently accepting applications. Students and alumni are advised to visit this section from time to time for updates.

Individual faculties and departments also provide scholarships. Students may contact the respective offices for information.

 (Last updated on April 16, 2021)


Scholarship schemes administered by HKU

(For schemes not accepting online applications, the completed application form should be emailed to: awards@hku.hk)

Target Scholarship Title Application Form/ Deadline

Undergraduate Students


The D. H. Chen Foundation Scholarship

Video: Online Information Session held on April 1, 2021

12:00noon, April 23, 2021

Application Form

Please upload the completed form (in the original PDF format) to: HKU Portal -> Online Applications -> Application for Awards -> The D. H. Chen Foundation Scholarship

Postgraduate Students

Stay tuned for updates....  

 External Scholarship Schemes
(Unless otherwise stated on the application forms, applications should be sent to the respective scheme organizers)

 Target Scholarship Title Application Form/ Deadline

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students

Alexandre Yersin Excellence Scholarship

April 25, 2021

Online Application

The Rhodes Scholarships for Hong Kong (for studies commencing in October 2022)

Scholarship Leaflet

Online Application

(Applications open from June 1 - September 30, 2021)

Schwarzman Scholars 2022-23

Click here for webinar details

Application Deadline / Online Application

Undergraduate Students

Scholarships for Semester at Sea

Application are accepted on a rolling basis

Online Application

Chiang Chen Overseas Fellowship 2021-2022

April 19, 2021

Application Form

The completed application form should be emailed to:  scholarships@hku.hk



Scholarship for Teachers (Pursuit of Master's Degree Programmes)

Open for application from 17 May to 15 June 2021

And more....

Click here for more external scholarship opportunities.



Note: The external schemes information provided in this section is by no means exhaustive. Although we make every effort to ensure the information is current and accurate, we advise students to refer to the individual websites for the latest updates and information. If you wish to update us on changes or additions to external scholarship schemes, please contact us at scholarships@hku.hk.