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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Chairman’s Scholarship - for new entrants of 2023 intake (Deadline: 21 April 2023)

09 MAR - 21 APR 2023

About the Hong Kong Jockey Club

Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club is a world-class racing club that acts continuously for the betterment of our society. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust is one of the world’s top ten charity donors. Working with the Government, non-governmental organisations and community partners, the Club’s Charities Trust proactively seeks out the root causes of social issues, bringing multiple and cross-sectoral parties together to address them through innovative approaches.

About The Hong Kong Jockey Club Chairman’s Scholarship

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Chairman’s Scholarship is a prestigious and generous scholarship that aims to attract students with exceptional academic achievements to pursue their undergraduate studies in Hong Kong.


  • Demonstrate exceptional standard of academic performance;
  • Have a strong intention and likelihood to matriculate in a UGC-funded undergraduate programme at any one of the eight UGC-funded institutions or an undergraduate programme at the HKAPA for their first undergraduate degree; and
  • Be taking their university-entrance public examination for the first time in the same academic year as the time of their application.

The Scholarship is open to students in Hong Kong as well as students from Mainland China and other countries and regions.

Selection Criteria

  • The applicant’s track record of academic excellence; such as the achievement of 5** in six or more subjects in the HKDSE or 45 out of 45 in the International Baccalaureate Diploma (or equivalent in other public examinations);
  • The applicant’s leadership and non-academic achievements;
  • The applicant’s commitment to service and improving the lives of others; and
  • The applicant’s financial condition may be considered when applicants are of equal standing.

Scholarship coverage

The scholarship supports students to pursue their undergraduate studies in Hong Kong:

  • A one-off cash award at scholarship acceptance
  • Full tuition fee, academic and living allowance for the entire normative duration of study towards an undergraduate degree programme
  • Overseas learning subsidies
  • Participation in the Hong Kong Jockey Club overseas leadership programme

Application Procedure

Interested students should apply to this scholarship before they enter university and in their last year of secondary school.

Students currently studying in secondary schools in Hong Kong should apply through principal nomination. Each secondary school in Hong Kong can nominate up to three students with exceptional academic performance for this scholarship.

Interested parties should visit the scholarship website at Applications must be submitted via the scholarship website by the application deadline.

*This scholarship is offered/awarded by an external party. SFA is only responsible for promoting it, but not involved in the selection process. Should you have any questions, please directly contact the Secretariat of Jockey Club Scholarships at +852 9782 8856 or by email to