Applications are invited for D. H. Chen Foundation Scholarship for 2017-2018 academic year. Students from Hong Kong are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
Launched in 2015, The D. H. Chen Foundation Scholarship aims to nurture future leaders who will bring about positive social impacts through a combination of professional knowledge and personal compassion.
The D. H. Chen Foundation is a Hong Kong-based private philanthropic organization founded in 1970 by Dr. Din Hwa Chen, an ardent philanthropist and a devout Buddhist whose vision of supporting community initiatives continues to drive the Foundation’s work to this day. Aspiring to be a role model in engaged philanthropy, the Foundation has been endeavouring to steer innovative, impactful and sustainable initiatives in education, medical research and healthcare and the promotion of Buddhist values to enrich lives.
Academic Level: Scholarships are available to undergraduate students at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and The University of Hong Kong, offering them a unique opportunity to optimize their university experience, broaden their global perspectives and strengthen their commitment to serve.
Available Courses: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
Place of Study: Hong Kong
Value of Scholarship Award: Comprehensive Support for the full course of study
- Full tuition fee (may be renewed up to the normative study period)
- Living allowance (may be renewed up to the normative study period) *
- Overseas exchange allowance
- Additional requirements apply.
Number of Scholarships: A maximum of 20 full scholarships will be awarded.
Applicant Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship.
- Be permanent residents of Hong Kong;
- Be full-time Year 1 undergraduate students in the academic year 2016/17;
- Be studying a UGC-funded undergraduate programme; 4. attain a Year GPA of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent in Year 1; and
- Demonstrate leadership, civic-mindedness and commitment to social service.
Nationality: Students from Hong Kong are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
How to Apply: Information on the Scholarship and its application form can be downloaded from the website of the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.
Completed application form together with all requisite documents should be submitted IN PERSON to the Scholarships and Financial Aid Section, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, Room 1202, 12/F, Yasumoto International Academic Park during office hours (Monday – Friday 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. except Public Holidays) on or before 8 May 2017. Late or incomplete applications will NOT be considered. Please refer to Checklist of Supporting Documents attached to the application form for the requisite documents to be submitted by the applicants.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 8, 2017.