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.
Applicants should :
have resided in Hong Kong for at least 7 years;
be holders of a degree from any institutions of tertiary education in Hong Kong;
have applied for admission to the University of Birmingham
through the University's normal admissions procedures;
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);
be able to provide evidence satisfactory to the University of
an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English;
not have previously studied in the United Kingdom; and
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
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
Birmingham Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarships Selection Committee, Room 1217, 12/F., Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices,
303 Cheung Sha Wan Road
at telephone number 2150 7605 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.