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Admission Scholarship for Outstanding Students (2021 intake) (subject to change) 

 

This scholarship is to recognize outstanding 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 HKDSE score (i) 30 or above; or (ii) 29 with one 5* in one subject from four core subjects plus two best elective subjects in one 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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Admission Scholarships for BA/BSocSc (Hons) in Geography/ History/ Sociology and Personal, Social & Humanities Education Teaching (JS2690)

 

This scholarship is to recognize outstanding Year 1 students admitted to BA/BSocSc (Hons) in Geography/ History/ Sociology and Personal, Social & Humanities Education Teaching (JS2690) via JUPAS, whose HKDSE results in one sitting satisfy the awarding criteria.

 

Eligibility and Amount per Recipient
  • Local year 1 students who obtain HKDSE score (i) 28 or above from four core subjects plus two best elective subjects in one sitting; and
  • Recipients cannot receive the HKBU Admission Scholarship for Outstanding Local Students concurrently.

HK$20,000

  • Local year 1 students who obtain HKDSE score (i) 27 with at least one 5** or two 5* from four core subjects plus two best elective subjects in one sitting; and
  • Recipients cannot receive the HKBU Admission Scholarship for Outstanding Local Students concurrently.

HK$10,000

No. of Recipients No fixed quota
Application method By programme selection
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Admission Scholarship for BSocSc (Hons) in European Studies – French Stream (JS2630) / German Stream (JS2640)

 

This scholarship is to recognize outstanding Year 1 students admitted to BSocSc (Hons) in European Studies – French Stream (JS2630) / German Stream (JS2640) via JUPAS, whose HKDSE results in one sitting satisfy the awarding criteria.

Eligibility
  • Local year 1 students who obtain HKDSE score (i) 30 or above from four core subjects (with 5** in English Language) plus two best elective subjects in one sitting; and
  • Recipients of the HKBU Admission Scholarship for Outstanding Local Students is eligible to receive the top-up scholarship.
No. of Recipients No fixed quota
Amount per Recipient

HK$10,000

Application Method

By programme selection

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Social Sciences Scholarship for Academic Excellence

 

 

Guidelines for AY2020/21

  • This scholarship will be awarded to the first year Social Sciences students with excellent cumulative GPA scores obtained in their first year of study in AY2019/20.

 

Guidelines for AY2021/22

 

  • This scholarship is to recognize Social Sciences students with excellent academic performance during their study in AY2020/21 (to be awarded in AY2021/22)

 

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 (to be awarded in AY2021/22)

 

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 AY2019/20 and AY2020/21.
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Social Sciences Scholarship for Community Action

 


Guidelines for AY2020/21

Application Form for AY2020/21

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 AY2020/21

Application Form for AY2020/21

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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Wong Li Yuk Ying Exchange Scholarship for SOSC Students 

 

  • 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 AY2022/23.
  • Details will be announced soon.
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