PolyU recognizes the academic and/or non-academic achievements of our students through offering different types of scholarships to our students. Normally, these scholarships are awarded to current students pursuing full-time undergraduate programmes leading to PolyU awards (i.e. HKCC, SPEED, PolyU inbound exchange students are not eligible).

Entry Scholarships for Prospective Students (awarded on the basis of admission results)

PolyU offers entry scholarships to students pursuing different programmes during admission. Please refer to the table below for further information.

Programme pursued

Where to get scholarship information?

Full-time undergraduate programmes

Entry scholarships are available for outstanding admittees based on academic or non-academic achievements.  Please visit Study@PolyU for details and further enquiries on scholarships offered to local (HKDSE) and international students as well as 内地应届高考生.

Part-time undergraduate programmes


Full-time and part-time taught postgraduate programmes

Entry scholarships may be provided by individual programme offering academic departments. Please visit the page "Duration & Credit Requirement" under individual programmes listed in Study@PolyU webpage for scholarship availability and further enquiries.

Research postgraduate programmes

Please visit Study@PolyU for details and further enquiries on scholarships offered to postgraduate research students.

Post-entry Scholarships (awarded on the basis of PolyU academic results)

a) Post-entry Scholarships/ Prizes awarded on the basis of academic and/or non-academic achievements

From time to time, a number of private organizations, firms, professional bodies and individuals donate to PolyU scholarships and prizes which are awarded to students with outstanding academic and/or non-academic achievements (such as achievements in extra-curricular activities and community services) during their studies at PolyU.  Most of the scholarships/prizes are awarded to undergraduate students and the awardees are normally nominated by Heads of Academic Departments.  However, a limited number of scholarships/prizes are open for application by students.  Please refer to the schedule of inviting application/nomination for details.

b) Scholarships for Overseas Exchange/Internship

Some scholarships are made available to full-time current students to pursue one-semester or one-year overseas studies.  Please click here for details. Some scholarships may specifically require the applicants/nominees to have the TOEFL or IELTS results for the Donor's consideration of the applications/nominations.  Students are encouraged to attempt the TOEFL or IELTS examination (Academic Module) first if you are interested in these scholarships.

PolyU also offers other sponsorship/subsidy/financial assistance to support the living costs of full-time UGC-funded undergraduate students during exchange studies overseas/in the Chinese mainland. Please visit the website of Global Engagement Office (GEO) [refer to the part "Financial Support"] for further details. If you will take on an offshore WIE placement, you can visit Careers and Placement Section (CPS) for details of Offshore Work-Integrated Education Sponsorship (OWS).

c) Service-Learning Scholarships

Under the administration of the Service-Learning and Leadership Office (SLLO), the Service-Learning Scholarships recognise students with outstanding performance in service-learning subjects, and to encourage them to continue their involvement in community service and act as student leaders to support the service-learning development at PolyU. Each scholarship is HK$8,000 per student. The awardees will be required to serve as student leaders in a service-learning subject, or channel their learning into a Service-Learning/Final Year project with real benefits to the commumity in order to receive the scholarship.  Please contact SLLO for details.