Exciting news! The Hong Kong Baptist University Scholarship Program is now open for applications. This article provides detailed information about the Hong Kong Baptist University International Postgraduate Scholarship Program, its benefits, and the application process.
The Hong Kong Baptist University Scholarship for the 2024-2025 academic year is a fully funded scholarship available to international students pursuing master’s studies. It covers full tuition fees and includes an allowance of HK$100,000, approximately US$12,800.
The new International Postgraduate Scholarship (IPS) offers international students the opportunity to pursue their master’s program at the HKBU School of Business.
The IPS scheme, exclusive to the HKBU School of Business, is designed to attract talented students worldwide. It aims to cultivate future business leaders by bringing together students who are not only highly talented but also driven to make a difference in the world.
More About Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) is a public tertiary liberal arts college supported by Christian education. It was established with the assistance of American Baptists who provided financial and human resources for its operation and construction in its early years. Originally founded as Hong Kong Baptist College, it became a public university in 1983.
In 1994, under the leadership of Dr. Daniel Tse Chi-wai, LLD, GBS, CBE, JP, who succeeded Dr. Lam Chi-fung as the University’s second president in 1971, it was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University. Dr. Daniel Tse Chi-wai retired in 2001 after serving the University for 30 years, and Prof. Ng Ching-fai, GBS, became the university’s third president. Prof. Albert Chan Sun-chi took over as the fourth president in 2010, followed by Prof. Roland Chin in 2015. Prof. Alexander Ping-kong Wai assumed office as the sixth President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU on February 1, 2021.
HKBU has five main campuses, including the Ho Sin Hang Campus (1966), Shaw Campus (1995), Baptist University Road Campus (1998), Kai Tak Campus (2005), and Shek Mun Campus (2006). The first three campuses are located in the urban core of Kowloon Tsai, while the Kai Tak Campus is situated on Kwun Tong Road and the Shek Mun Campus is near Shek Mun station in the Shek Mun district of Sha Tin District.
The University also established the Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) in Zhuhai, China, in 2005. It was the first postsecondary institution to result from a collaboration between a Mainland university and a Hong Kong university.
- Study Level: Masters
- University Name: Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
- Study in: Hong Kong
- Award: Fully Funded
- Deadline: February to April 2024 (Note: Different programs at Hong Kong Baptist University have different deadlines. For the most current information on application deadlines, please refer to the specific program page)
HKBU Fully Funded Scholarships Offered Courses:
- Master of Accountancy.
- MSc in Applied Accounting and Finance.
- MSc in Applied Economics.
- MSc in Business Management.
- MSc in Corporate Governance and Compliance
Hong Kong Baptist University Scholarship provides the recipient with:
- Full tuition fee waiver
- Allowance (HK$100,000 = ~US$12,800)
Eligibility for Hong Kong Baptist University Scholarship
The eligible points for Hong Kong Baptist University Scholarship given below.
- Language: Proficient in English
- Countries: Open to applicants from all countries
- Education: Must hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognized tertiary institution
- English Proficiency: Required, demonstrated through IELTS or TOEFL scores
- Selection Process: Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an online interview
- Merit: Outstanding applicants for one of the university’s five full-time postgraduate programs from countries or regions outside mainland China and Hong Kong
- Leadership: Aspiring leaders committed to creating a positive impact on the business community and beyond
- Engagement: Willingness to engage in HKBU’s internationalization projects and activities throughout the study period
How to Apply for Hong Kong Baptist University Scholarship?
Please follow below important steps to avail the Hong Kong Baptist University Scholarship:
- Submission: Apply online to one of the five master’s programs listed. It’s advisable to start early as competition increases throughout the year.
- Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of HK$450 is required.
- IPS Consideration: No separate application for the IPS is needed; all applicants to the listed master’s programs are automatically considered.
To know more about Hong Kong Baptist University Scholarship, please visit Official Website given below.