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We offer a wide range of scholarships for undergraduate students

In order to honour the academic and non-academic excellence of our prospective undergraduate students, a wide range of scholarships are provided to both local and non-local students.  To broaden students' professional knowledge and widen their personal horizons, special subsidies are also provided for overseas exchange. 

STARS Scholarships

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PolyU embraces students with special talents in Sports, Arts and culture, Leadership and community services, and STEM through Special Talents Admission and Recognition Scheme (STARS).  The scheme
serves as an alternative admission route for students whose exceptional achievements cannot be fully reflected in their academic studies.

Scholarship Description Scholarship Amount #

The STARS Scholarships recognise special talents in four specific areas:

  • Sports,
  • Arts and culture,
  • Leadership and community services, and
  • STEM
Renewable scholarship of HK$100,000  
Renewable scholarship of HK$60,000  
 Renewable full-tuition scholarship of HK$42,100
Renewable scholarship of HK$30,000  
Renewable half-tuition scholarship of HK$21,050 
Renewable scholarship of HK$10,000   

# Subject to meeting the required conditions for scholarship renewal.

Departmental Scholarships

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Qualification  Scholarship Description  Read More
HKDSE

ABCT Entry Scholarships for Outstanding HKDSE Students

Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology

HKDSE  

AMA Entrance Scholarship for Local Outstanding Students

Department of Applied Mathematics
HKDSE 

AP Entry Scholarships

Department of Applied Physics
HKDSE 

CEE Entry Scholarships for Outstanding HKDSE Students

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
HKDSE 

EIE Academic Entrance Scholarship for Outstanding HKDSE Admittees

Department of Electronic and Information Engineering
HKDSE 

SFT Entry Scholarship for Outstanding HKDSE Students

School of Fashion and Textiles
HKDSE 

FH Entry Scholarship for Outstanding HKDSE Students

Faculty of Humanities
HKDSE 

ISE Entry Scholarships for Outstanding HKDSE Students

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

 

How can I apply for an Entry Scholarship?

Application is not required.  The awarded students will be informed separately

Who is eligible?

All outstanding local admittees^ to our full-time undergraduate programmes will be considered for academic or non-academic scholarships.  Click here for further information.

Notes: 
^ (1) Local admittees are students who do not require a student visa to study in Hong Kong. (2) A student can concurrently hold more than one scholarship administered by the University in an academic year if the total value of scholarships received by him/her does not exceed his/her annual tuition fee payable plus an allowance of HK$50,000 unless otherwise stipulated. (3) PolyU reserves the right to change the terms or withdraw the scholarships.  In case of any dispute/disagreement, the University’s decision is final.

PolyU-Department Joint Scholarships for Non-local (International) Students

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The joint scholarships with an amount up to full tuition fees plus living expenses are jointly offered by the University and the respective departments to attract outstanding students to apply for admission to our undergraduate programmes under the respective departments.  List of joint scholarships are shown below:

Qualification  Scholarship Description Respective Department
International  PolyU-AF Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students  School of Accounting and Finance (AF) 
International PolyU-AMA Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Department of Applied Mathematics (AMA)
International PolyU-BEEE Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering (BEEE)  
International PolyU-CBS Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (CBS)  
International PolyU-EE Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students  Department of Electrical Engineering (EE)  
International PolyU-ISE Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students   Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE)
International 

PolyU-LSGI Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students

Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI)
International  PolyU-LMS Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies (LMS) 
International  PolyU-MM Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Department of Management and Marketing (MM)
International  PolyU-ME Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students
Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) 
International  PolyU-SD Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students  School of Design (SD)
International  PolyU-SHTM Joint Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM)

Departmental Scholarships for Non-local Students

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Qualification Scholarship Description  Amount 
International Department of Applied Mathematics Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Half-tuition scholarship per year
International Department of Applied Social Sciences Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students

One-off scholarship of HK$5,000

International Faculty of Business Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students

Scholarship of up to full-tuition fee plus living allowance per year

International Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Scholarship of up to HK$85,000 per year
International  Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies Scholarship for Non-local (Mainland) Students  Scholarship of up to HK$50,000 per year 
International Department of Electrical Engineering Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Full-tuition scholarship per year
International Department of English and Communication Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Scholarship of up to HK$85,000 per year
International Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Scholarship of HK$250,000 per year for two years
International School of Fashion and Textiles Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Scholarship of up to HK$72,500 per year
International School of Design Tuition Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students Full-tuition scholarship per year
International School of Hotel & Tourism Management Scholarship for Non-local (International) Students

Scholarship of up to full-tuition fee per year

International Mr and Mrs Chan Chak Fu Scholarship Full-tuition scholarship for one year
内地应届高考生 School of Fashion and Textiles Scholarship for Non-local (Chinese mainland) Students Scholarship of HK$20,000 per year
内地应届高考生 Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics Scholarship for Non-local (Chinese mainland) Students Full-tuition scholarship per year
内地应届高考生 Department of Electrical Engineering Scholarship for Non-local (Chinese mainland) Students Full-tuition scholarship per year
内地应届高考生 Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Scholarship for Non-local (Chinese mainland) Students Scholarship of HK$30,000 for one year
内地应届高考生 Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies Scholarship for Non-local (Chinese mainland) Students Half-tuition scholarship for one year
内地应届高考生 Department of English and Communication Scholarship for Non-local (Chinese mainland) Students Half-tuition scholarship for one year
内地应届高考生 Department of Applied Social Sciences Scholarship for Non-local (Chinese mainland) Students  One-off scholarship of HK$5,000

 

Further Information

Academic Scholarships

An entry scholarship is guaranteed if you are a current year Secondary Six local^ student taking the HKDSE at your first attempt, meet the University's General Entrance Requirements for admission to full-time Bachelor's Degree programmes, and fulfil any one of the following requirements:

Tier HKDSE Requirements # Scholarship Amount 
Top Tier  Level 5** in 6 subjects or above 

HK$500,000 for whole undergraduate study plus exchange scholarships including a subsidy to OxBridge of up to HK$80,000 (subject to meeting the required conditions for scholarship renewal)  

Tier 1  Level 5** in 5 subjects Renewable full-tuition scholarship, renewable allowance of HK$50,000 plus exchange scholarships including a subsidy to OxBridge of up to HK$80,000 (subject to meeting the required conditions for scholarship renewal)  
Tier 2  Level 5** in 4 subjects One-off full-tuition scholarship plus an allowance of HK$15,000 
Tier 3  Level 5** in 3 subjects  One-off full-tuition scholarship 
Tier 4  Level 5** in 2 subjects  One-off half-tuition scholarship 
Tier 5  Level 5** in 1 subject
OR
not having any subject at Level 5** but with an aggregate DSE score of 32 or above for the Best 5 subjects
One-off scholarship of HK$10,000 

Notes:

#  Students meeting more than one of the HKDSE requirements listed will be awarded the better tier of scholarship.

~  For the purpose of calculating the admission scores, HKDSE level attainments will be converted to level points where Level 5**=8.5, 5*=7, 5=5.5, 4=4, 3=3, 2=2, 1=1 and Unclassified=0.

^  (1) Local admittees are students who do not require a student visa to study in Hong Kong. (2) A student can concurrently hold more than one scholarship administered by the University in an academic year if the total value of scholarships received by him/her does not exceed his/her annual tuition fee payable plus an allowance of HK$50,000 unless otherwise stipulated. (3) PolyU reserves the right to change the terms or withdraw the scholarships.  In case of any dispute/disagreement, the University’s decision is final.

 

Academic Scholarships

An entry scholarship is guaranteed if you are a local^ school leaver taking IB / GCE A-Level / International Advanced Levels (IAL) examinations at your first attempt, meet the University’s General Entrance Requirements, and fulfil any one of the following results:

Tier IB Score Requirement

GCEAL / IAL Requirements
(Excluding Chinese Subject)

Scholarship Amount
Tier 1 45 3A*  Renewable full-tuition scholarship (subject to meeting the required conditions for scholarship renewal) plus a one-off allowance of HK$35,000 
Tier 2  42 - 44  2A* + 1A  One-off full-tuition scholarship 
Tier 3  39 - 41  1A* + 2A   One-off half-tuition scholarship 
Tier 4  36 - 38  3A  One-off scholarship of HK$10,000

Notes:

^  (1) Local admittees are students who do not require a student visa to study in Hong Kong. (2) A student can concurrently hold more than one scholarship administered by the University in an academic year if the total value of scholarships received by him/her does not exceed his/her annual tuition fee payable plus an allowance of HK$50,000 unless otherwise stipulated. (3) PolyU reserves the right to change the terms or withdraw the scholarships.  In case of any dispute/disagreement, the University’s decision is final.

 

The grant of Entry Scholarships will be announced simultaneously in the online Notice of Offer. The scholarships usually cover the normal duration of your scheme/programme and are subject to meeting the required conditions for scholarship renewal. As scholarships are allocated on rolling and competitive basis, students are strongly encouraged to submit your application before the Early Consideration Round deadline.

To further strengthen and enhance our diverse undergraduate student body, the Cultural Ambassador Scholarship is set up for non-local students from the designated nationalities. The one-off scholarship of HK$50,000 is awarded to selected students during their first year of study. Recipients are required to work together with the Global Engagement Office, reaching out further to international prospective students and parents to promote our undergraduate programmes and schemes.

 

理大於2022/23学年为内地应届高考生设立入学奖学金。申请人如在应届高考成绩优异,或在个别课程的申请人中成绩优秀,并符合本校的要求,可获得理大、个别学系、政府或捐赠人士所提供的入学奖学金,金额最高为相等于攻读本科课程正常修业期内的学费以及每年50,000港元的生活津贴。

此外,为鼓励同学全面发展,设立了非学术奖学金以嘉许在非学术方面有优秀表现的申请人。申请人如曾在艺术、音乐、体育等认可国际大赛中获卓越成绩,而应届高考成绩良好,理大会考虑提供非学术奖学金。 奖学金人选由校方从申请人中挑选,学生毋须另行申请。大学入学奖学金的年期视乎入读专业的年期而定(一般为期四年;部份为五年),学生每年的成绩达到指定的平均积点可继续领取奖学金。

另外,个别学院或学系设有不同年期及不同金额的入学奖学金。请查阅各课程的网页


附注: 入学奖学金的细则将於录取通知书中说明。获入学奖学金学生跟所有获得录取的学生一样,须先缴付港币15,000元以确认接纳本校的录取,所缴款项将於入学後发还。理大有权更改上述奖学金条款或取消奖学金。如有任何争议/分歧,理大保留最终决定权。

 

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