HKBU Awards for Global Vision
The HKBU Awards for Global Vision was established to support students to broaden their global vision and exposure through participating in international competitions, conferences, performances or festivals as delegates of the University. The Awards also help raise the University’s profile by having more students demonstrating their academic or co-curricular talents and achievements in the international arena.
The HKBU Awards for Global Vision, which normally ranges from HK$5,000 to HK$10,000 each, will be awarded to current full-time local and non-local undergraduate students studying in any discipline (UGC-funded programmes only) who:
(a) have been successfully selected or recommended by a HKBU Department or Office to represent HKBU to participate in one of the following events to be held in Mainland China or Overseas Countries. Past activities or events are NOT eligible. The activity should NOT be course-required or graduation-tied. It must be organized or endorsed by an HKBU Department or Office:
- conferences in which participants are required to have paper/poster presentations
- arts, music or sport performances/festivals which involve competitions or rankings
(b) have attained good academic standing.
Due to limited number of awards, it is not guaranteed that an applicant will be awarded even if he/she has fulfilled the above-mentioned eligibility. All applications will be assessed by an internal selection panel based on the activity nature and scale, recommendation of Department/Office, as well as the availability of funding. The amount of award granted to successful applicants is subject to the destination and length of the activity, as well as the fee and expense paid by applicants.
Events/Activities with other sources of financial support may not be considered or will be considered at a lower priority. Applicants will not be awarded the Mr. & Mrs. Ho Ting Sik Scholarship concurrently for the same event/activity.
Awardees are required to submit a proof of participation as well as a 500-word reflection report with two photos within 1 month upon completion of the approved event/activity. Proof of participation may be certificate, appreciation letters, or any other documents that include your name, the name of the event/activity and an indication of event/activity completion. The report and photos may be publicized in full or in part, either online or in print, by the University.
The application form can be downloaded here. (This is a joint application form with Mr. & Mrs. Ho Ting Sik Scholarship. Eligible applicants willl be considered for either Mr. & Mrs. Ho Ting Sik Scholarship or HKBU Awards for Global Vision)
Applicants should apply for the Awards at least 2 weeks before the commencement of the event/activity.
The completed application form with supporting documents (i.e., proofs of being selected and event/activityinformation [website/poster/leaflet/letter/email]) should be submitted to the Office of Student Affairs, WLB 401 (Rm 401, Level 4, The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies), Shaw Campus at least 2 weeks before the commencement of the event/activity.
Application form with e-signature or signature not signed by the applicant; scanned or photocopy of the application form; application form without the required supporting documents; or late submission of the application form will not be considered.
The selection results will be announced as soon as confirmation is received from the head of the selection panel.
Note: In the event of unforeseeable circumstances, such as extreme weather, that resulted in the sudden closure of SFA Counter on the day of the deadline, SFA will extend the deadline of application to 5:30pm of the following working day.
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