Scholarship & Financial Aids

SCHOLARSHIPS

Admissions Scholarship

The Admissions Scholarship is a merit based scholarship to recognize outstanding candidates. All applicants will be considered for Admissions Scholarship and seperate application is NOT required. Candidate who accepted the admission offer is eligible to be considered for the admissions scholarship. Successful candidates will be notified for the award prior the program is commenced in late August each year. 

Dean's MSc Admissions Scholarship

The HKUST Business School has established the Dean’s MSc Admissions Scholarship for outstanding HKUST UG final year students and graduates in two years admitted to the School's MSc programs. Successful applicants will be awarded up to HK$ 100,000 of tuition waiver.

Eligible applicants admitted to the HKUST MSGO program will be further evaluated for the scholarship based on rigorous and holistic approach. Successful applicants will be notified by the MSGO Program Office for the scholarship award. No separate application is required. 

HKUST Business School’s MSc Diversity Excellence Scholarship

The HKUST Business School has newly launched the MSc Diversity Excellence Scholarship to support outstanding international applicants who are determined to study in the top business school in the Asia hub, share their cultural outlook and enrich the class diversity in the MSc Programs. Successful applicants will be awarded up to HK$ 100,000 of tuition waiver.

Eligible applicants admitted to the HKUST MSBA Program will be evaluated for the scholarship based on a rigorous and holistic approach. The MSBA Program Office will notify successful applicants of the scholarship award. No separate application is required. 

Targeted TPg Programmes Fellowships Scheme 

The University Grants Committee (UGC) has awarded the HKUST MSBA Program as one of the eligible programs in the Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme for the 2022/23 academic year. All local Hong Kong residents pursuing either full-time or part-time study in MSBA may apply for the fellowships. Successful candidates will be awarded up to HK$120,000 of tuition wavier. 

For more details of this Fellowships, please refer to UGC's website at here or email to msba@ust.hk.

Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is participating in the Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program (AFLSP) as one of its Anchor Universities. Under the administration of Bai Xian Asia Institute (BXAI), the AFLSP provides scholarships for high-caliber students to study abroad within Asia and a platform for students and educational institutions to cultivate lasting relationships based on mutual trust and understanding ‐‐‐ essential tools for building bridges across cultures.

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Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • New students from East, Southeast, and South Asia, except Hong Kong, with priority given to Japanese
  • High proficiency in English
  • Applicants should possess:
    • Strong personal integrity
    • Propensity for international and intercultural understanding
    • Compassion and willingness to serve 

FINANCIAL AID

Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)

The Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) is offered by The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("Hong Kong"), which provides financial assistance in the form of loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees of specific post-secondary / continuing and professional education courses studied in Hong Kong.

Students who have the right of abode in the Hong Kong or have resided or have had their homes in Hong Kong continuously for three complete years immediately prior to the commencement of the programme / course are eligible to apply for an ENLS loan to cover their tuition fees. The maximum amount of loan is the total tuition fee(s) payable in particular academic year. 

Detail of the scheme can be found at http://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/en/postsecondary/enls/overview.htm. For further enquiry, please contact ENLS enquiry hotline at (852) 2150 6223.