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 

Social Sciences Top-up Admission Scholarship for Outstanding Students (w.e.f. 2021 Entry)                                      

  • Aim: 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

Social Sciences Scholarship for Academic Excellence (subject to change)                                                                          

  • Guideline 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.

  • Guideline 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)

  • 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. 

Social Sciences Scholarship for Best Academic Improvement (subject to change)  

  • Guideline (to be awarded in AY2021/22)
  • 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.

Social Sciences Scholarship for Community Action

  • Guideline 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.

Social Sciences Scholarship for Global Exchange

  • Guideline 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