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Hong Kong Scholarship 2020-21

King’s College London is pleased to offer the Hong Kong Scholarships worth £15,000 each to two outstanding first-year undergraduate students from Hong Kong.

 

What is the Hong Kong Scholarship?

The Hong Kong Scholarships are sponsored by the King’s Alumni Association in Hong Kong. The branch was first formed in 1982 for the benefit of King’s alumni living in Hong Kong. It is the aim of the scholarship to provide support to exceptional students at King’s with the intention that students will return to Hong Kong after graduation to contribute to Hong Kong interests.

The Hong Kong Scholarships aim to support Hong Kong residents planning to study for any three-year undergraduate course at King’s with a scholarship of £15,000 over three years. This prestigious scholarship will be awarded based on academic excellence and personal statement.

 

How much is the scholarship worth?

In the 2020-21 academic year, two scholarships will be available. The total value of each award is £15,000 (£5,000 per student annually, for three years maximum).

Students undertaking an UG course that is more than 3 years may apply but funding will only be given for 3 years. Study abroad years, intercalated years and repeat years are not included with this scholarship. If you are awarded this scholarship, you will be required to submit an annual end of year report until your end of studies and by accepting this award you are agreeing to submit this information. Failure to do so may result in your scholarship being rescinded.

Scholarship recipients may also be invited to meet with members of the Hong Kong Alumni Association and other recipients annually in a private event.

 

Am I eligible to apply?

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Permanent Hong Kong resident

  • Outstanding academic performance

  • Provide a personal statement, including what your plans are post-graduation and how you hope to contribute to Hong Kong interests

  • Undertaking a full-time three-year undergraduate programme at King’s, starting in Sept 2020. Students undertaking an UG course that is more than 3 years may apply but funding will only be given for 3 years

  • you should be undertaking your first undergraduate degree;

  • have taken up your maximum entitlement to UK government help with tuition fees and loans/grants for living costs;

  • you must have given Student Finance England ‘consent’ to share your financial information with the College; 

  • have ‘firmly’ accepted an offer of a place at King’s on an eligible programme.

 

How do I complete the application form? 

You can download the application form here.

You should email the completed form to funding@kcl.ac.uk together with scanned/digital copies of your supporting documents. 

The deadline for applications is 3 July 2020.

 

Where can I get further information?

To find out more about the Scholarship scheme, please contact the Student Funding Office

 

Disclaimer

The College has tried to give students an early opportunity to begin their research of student funding. Although every effort has been made to ensure that information provided is both helpful to prospective candidates and accurate at the time of its publication, it is possible that some information may be outdated or superseded before the start of the 2020-21 academic year.


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