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Faculty of Social Sciences Scholarship Scheme for International (non-local non-Mainland) Students (2023 Entry)

 

This scholarship is to recognise outstanding international (non-local non-Mainland) students admitted to one of the undergraduate programmes in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

   One-off Scholarship  One-off Studentship
Eligibility

  • NLNM students who enter Hong Kong for the purpose of education with a student visa/entry permit issued by the Director of Immigration.
  • NLNM students who are admitted to one of the undergraduate programmes* in the Faculty of Social Sciences
  • All NLNM applicants who receive admission offer and possess academic qualifications well above the HKBU minimum entrance requirement.
  • Recipients of the HKBU Admission Scholarship Scheme for Overseas Applicants are not eligible to receive the SOSC One-off Scholarship for NLNM Students
  • All NLNM applicants (except for recipients of the HKBU Admission Scholarship Scheme for Overseas Applicants / SOSC One-off Scholarship for NLNM Students) who receive admission offer will be automatically considered for the studentship
Amount per Recipients HK$95,000 per award HK$50,000 per award
No. of Recipients Up to 2 Up to 10
Application method By Faculty selection
Notes/ Remarks

If the recipient ceases to study at any stage of his/her study, he/she will be disqualified and be required to repay the scholarship/studentship awarded.

 

*The scholarships will be applied to the following programmes:

  • JS2610 Bachelor of Arts (Hons) / Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) (European Studies – French/German Stream / Geography/ Global and China Studies/ Government and International Studies/ History / Sociology)
  • JS2620 Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Physical Education and Recreation Management
  • JS2660 Bachelor of Social Work (Hons)
  • JS2940 Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) / Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Innovation in Health and Social Well-Being

 

 #The awarding criteria for SOSC One-off Scholarship for NLNM Students (HK$ 95,000 per award) will be set with reference to the HKBU NLNM Scholarship awarding criteria.

 

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SOSC JUPAS Admission Scholarship (2024 intake)

 

This scholarship is to recognize Year 1 students admitted to one of our undergraduate programmes in the Faculty of Social Sciences via JUPAS, whose HKDSE results in one sitting satisfy the awarding criteria.

 

Eligibility
  • Local year 1 students who obtain i) an aggregate score of 24 or above from the best 5 subjects under category A; or ii) an aggregate score of 23 from the best 5 subjects under category A, PLUS Level 5* in one category A subject in one HKDSE sitting; and
  • Recipients cannot receive the HKBU Admission Scholarship for Outstanding Local Students concurrently.
No. of Recipients No fixed quota
Amount per Recipient Full tuition fee for Year 1 study (HK$42,100)
Application Method By Faculty selection 
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Social Sciences Top-up Admission Scholarship for Outstanding Students

 

This scholarship is to recognise outstanding Year 1 students admitted to one of our undergraduate programmes in the Faculty of Social Sciences via JUPAS, whose HKDSE results satisfy the awarding criteria of HKBU Admission Scholarship Scheme for Outstanding Local Students.

 

 

Eligibility Recipients of HKBU Admission Scholarship Scheme for Outstanding Local Students admitted to one of the undergraduate programmes in the Faculty of Social Sciences via JUPAS
Amount per Recipients

Eligible students will receive top-up scholarships from this scheme by the Faculty as follows:

  • Full Scholarship Recipients -- HK$10,000 of Cash Award and HK$10,000 of Non-local Experiential Learning Grant
  • Half Scholarship Recipients -- HK$5,000 of Cash Award and HK$5,000 of Non-local Experiential Learning Grant

No. of Recipients No fixed quota
Application method By Faculty selection
Other useful information The details of the HKBU Admission Scholarship Scheme for Outstanding Local Students is available here.
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Social Sciences Scholarship for Academic Excellence

 

Guidelines for AY2023/24

 

  • This scholarship is to recognize Social Sciences students with excellent academic performance during their study in AY2022/23 (to be awarded in AY2023/24)

 

No application for this scholarship is required. 

This scholarship is to recognize Social Sciences students with excellent academic performance during their study

 

Award A scholarship of HK$4,000 will be awarded to the Social Sciences students based on their cumulative GPA scores obtained in their study.
Application Method No application for this scholarship is necessary. The recipients must be Social Sciences students. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merits.  

 

 
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Social Sciences Scholarship for Best Academic Improvement

 


Guidelines for AY2023/24

 

No application for this scholarship is required. 

This scholarship is to recognize the efforts of the Social Sciences students with the most improved academic performance of their study.

 

Award A scholarship of HK$4,000 will be awarded to the Social Sciences student with the most improved cumulative GPA scores obtained in their study within an academic year.
Application Method No application for this scholarship is necessary. The recipients must be Social Sciences students. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the difference of cGPAs obtained in AY2021/22 and AY2022/23.
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Social Sciences Scholarship for Community Action

 


Guidelines for AY2023/24

Application Form for AY2023/24

This scholarship is to recognize Social Sciences students with outstanding commitment to community service and exhibit excellent performance in community service

 

Award A scholarship of HK$4,000 will be awarded to the students with excellent portfolio of community service.
Application Method
For details, please refer to the guidelines.
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Social Sciences Scholarship for Global Exchange

 


Guidelines for AY2023/24

Application Form for AY2023/24

This scholarship is to recognize outstanding social sciences students who participated in the Student Exchange Programme (not as a Major Programme requirement) for one semester or one year.

 

Award A scholarship at the maximum of HK$4,000 will be awarded to the outstanding Social Sciences students who have completed the Student Exchange Programme
Application Method 
For details, please refer to the guidelines.
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This scholarship is to provide financial support to students of the Faculty in areas of outstanding academic achievements, overseas exchange/attachment, non-local experiential learning activities, and financial needs during their studies at Hong Kong Baptist University.

 

Award Variable
Application Method 
For details, please refer to the guidelines.

Wong Li Yuk Ying Exchange Scholarship for SOSC Students

 

Guidelines for AY2024/25

Application Form for AY2024/25

 

  • In recognition of the generous support of Mr. Wong Nga Chung (黃雅忠院士), the scholarship will be named “Wong Li Yuk Ying Exchange Scholarship for SOSC Students”.
  • This scholarship is to encourage outstanding Social Sciences full-time UGC-funded students with financial needs to gain exchange experience at non-local institutions and to immerse in other cultures and broaden horizons for a period of time during their studies at HKBU. Disbursement of the scholarship will begin in AY2024/25.

 

Award

2-4 scholarship awards of HK$3,500-HK$10,000 per recipient to cover part of the expenses of their exchange.

Application Method

For details, please refer to the guidelines.

 

 

 

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