The University of Birmingham Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarships


Brief History and Aim

The scholarship, which was established in 1985, enables the selected candidates to pursue one-year Masters degree programmes at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. The selected candidates are expected to make contribution to the community of Hong Kong after the completion of their studies.

Eligibility

Applicants should :

  1. have resided in Hong Kong for at least 7 years;

  2. be holders of a degree from any institutions of tertiary education in Hong Kong;

  3. have applied for admission to the University of Birmingham through the University's normal admissions procedures;

  4. be eligible for admission to their intended course of study at the University of Birmingham
    (Note: the scholarship award will only be confirmed when the candidate has been offered a place at the University. The offer of a scholarship is not a guarantee of admission to the University);

  5. be able to provide evidence satisfactory to the University of an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English;

  6. not have previously studied in the United Kingdom; and

  7. be able to fund the remaining costs of their studies at Birmingham including living costs from other sources.

Value of Awards

The University of Birmingham Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarships - one scholarship for one-year Masters programmes. The scholarship is a tuition fee award, worth up to the cost of a laboratory based course which is paid directly to the University of Birmingham.

Method of Application

Application forms can be downloaded from this Agency's website or obtained from the Student Financial Assistance Agency by mail (Address: Room 1217, 12/F., Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon) when the awards are open for application.

Dates of Commencement and Closing of Application

Commencement : December

Closing : April

(All the information here is for reference only. The actual details will be announced when the awards are open for application.)

*The 2014 entry has been closed for application.

Source of Further Information

Enquiries should be made to the University of Birmingham Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarships Selection Committee, Room 1217, 12/F., Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road , Kowloon at telephone number 2150 7605 or email saosgl@sfaa.gov.hk.