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 preceding 1 October 2015;
be holders of a degree (or expect to gain a degree before September 2015) 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 by 31 March 2015;
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 (Flyers, Application Forms and Reference Requests) or obtained from the Student Financial Assistance Agency (Address: Room 1217, 12/F., Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon). Two copies of the completed application form and all supporting documents are to be returned to the Agency by 31 March 2015.
Dates of Commencement and Closing of
Commencement : 24 December 2014
Closing : 31 March 2015
Source of Further Information
For further information, please refer to the Flyers of the University of Birmingham Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarships. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.