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Scholarships, Fees and Expenses

PolyU recognizes the achievements of outstanding prospective and current students. Scholarships are offered to outstanding local and non-local students alike.

These scholarships are for students who have performed outstandingly at secondary school, prior to studying at PolyU. Interview maybe required for scholarship applicants. Recipients of this scholarship will receive up to HKD190,000 (~USD24,400) per annum to cover tuition fees, accommodation fees and portion of living expenses. Scholarship is renewable every year subject to your academic standing in PolyU.Applicants who wish to be considered for PolyU Entry Scholarship should complete an application form via eAdmission. Those who are awarded scholarships will be notified when they are offered a place at PolyU.


Types Amount in HKD
Full Scholarship HKD190,000/year
Full Tuition Wavier HKD140,000/year
Half Tuition Wavier HKD70,000/year



Scholarships Offered by Departments of the Faculty of Humanities

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies and the Department of English of the Faculty of Humanities offer additional scholarships to outstanding international students based on their academic merit and interview performance.

Outstanding international students who are qualified for PolyU entry scholarships will be considered for top-up scholarships ranging from HKD10,000 to HKD85,000 per year. The scholarships are renewable on a yearly basis if the students meet the conditions as stipulated by PolyU.

For details of faculty/school-based scholarships, please contact the individual faculty/school directly for the latest information.


These scholarships are for students who are already studying at PolyU and are awarded on the basis of academic and/or non-academic achievements. These scholarships are normally awarded on academic merit and/or according to other specific conditions as stipulated by the donors. Some are specifically intended for travel so that students can broaden their professional knowledge and widen their personal horizons.


Other Scholarships and Bursaries

Most scholarship candidates are nominated by the Heads of academic departments, but some scholarships are open to competition. For details, please visit here. PolyU students can also go to here for additional information on scholarships, bursaries and financial assistance.


Tuition Fees and Expenses

Tuition fee for a full-time Bachelor's Degree programme currently stands at HKD140,000 (USD18,000) per academic year. The table below shows an estimation of other expenses including accommodation, day to day living costs:


Items Amount per academic year
Tuition fee (for Year of 2020 - 2021) $140,000 $18,000 €15,900
University-managed Accommodation*

*Normally granted for first 2 years for 20/21 cohort

$13,500 $1,700 €1,500
Personal expenses $51,000 $6,500 €5,800
Total $204,500 $26,200 €23,200


The above estimates are for reference only. The actual amount required will vary depending on individuals' lifestyles and preferences.

Approximate exchange rate is USD1.00 = HKD7.80 & EUR1.00 = HKD9.20.


Disclaimer: Information on this website is accurate at the time of posting and may be subject to change from time to time. The University reserves the right to amend the information without prior notification.


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