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Scholarships / Awards for Undergraduate Students of the Faculty of Social Sciences

No.

Name

Descriptions/ Eligibility

No. of Recipients

Amount per Recipient

Application Method

1

Prof. Jerry W. Barrett Scholarship
白智理教授獎學金

Final year student with outstanding academic performance, shuffled between Arts / Science / Social Science.

1

HK$5,000

by Faculty selection

2

Social Sciences Scholarship for Academic Excellence
社會科學院獎學金(學術優異)

Social sciences students with outstanding academic performance in their first year of study. For details, please click here.

no fixed quota

HK$4,000

by Faculty selection

3

Social Sciences Scholarship for Community Action
社會科學院獎學金(社會服務)

Social sciences students with excellent performance in community service. For details, please click here.

no fixed quota

HK$4,000

by Faculty selection

4

Social Sciences Scholarship for Global Exchange
社會科學院獎學金(國際交流)

Social sciences students participating in approved foreign exchange programme. For details, please click here.

no fixed quota

HK$4,000

by Faculty selection

China Studies Programme

5

Dr. William D. Hackett Memorial Prize in Sociology
夏慧欽博士紀念社會學獎

Final year student from BSocSc in China Studies (Sociology Option) with academic excellence and personal integrity. The student is jointly selected by their fellow classmates and the teaching staff in a Department-wide voting exercise. For details, please click here.

1

HK$3,000

by department nomination

6

Madam Chow Leung Oi Scholarship
梁愛女士獎學金

Year 2 or 3 China Studies students with academic merits and outstanding participation in activities related to the programme

2

HK$10,000

by department nomination

7

Prof. Tsang Shu-ki Memorial Scholarship

BSSc China Studies – Economics students with outstanding academic performance (cGPA 3.00 or above) who demonstrate outstanding skills in independent thinking, have strong sense of intellectual curiosity and commitment to community services. Past recipients of the same scholarship are not eligible.

2

HK$8,000

by department nomination

8

Shun Hing Group Scholarship 

信興集團獎學金

Final year China Studies student with outstanding academic achievements

1

HK$18,750

by department nomination

9

Simon Suen Foundation Scholarship in Chinese Cultural Studies
孫少文基金會中華文化獎學金

Full-time Year 2 or above China Studies students with good academic performance, good personality and excellent non-academic achievements.

2

HK$10,000

by department nomination

10

Wei Lun Foundation China Studies Scholarship
偉倫基金中研獎學金

Final year students in China Studies with good academic performance

4 (1 award for each option)

HK$8,000

by department nomination

*Scholarships for BSSc China Studies – History students are listed under Department of History below.

European Studies Programme

11

Prof. Dr. Gerd Schwandner & Dr. Annette Schwandner Scholarship

Year 3 student from the European Studies programme who will spend his/her third year of studies in Germany

1

EUR1,000

by department nomination

Department of Education Studies

12

Au Bak Ling Charity Trust – Scholarship Scheme
區百齡慈善基金會 – 獎學金計劃

Full-time undergraduates majoring in Education who study specifically to become teachers, and have outstanding academic achievements, financial needs and regard the teaching profession in Hong Kong as their life-long career.

no fixed quota

HK$10,000

open application

13

Lei Yue Mun Hoi Bun School Scholarships
鯉魚門海濱學校獎學金

Undergraduate or postgraduate students of Education Programme who is enthusiastic about education, active in participation in extra curricular activities, and good academically (GPA over 3.00). Preference will be given to students with financial needs.

2

HK$12,000

by department nomination

Department of Geography

14

Hongkong Electric Scholarships for Energy & Environmental Studies
港燈能源及環境研究獎學金

Local undergraduate or postgraduate students who have achieved outstanding academic results in energy or environmental studies.

2

HK$5,000

by department nomination

15

Luk Yin Memorial Scholarship

陸賢紀念獎學金

Outstanding student in Geography major

1

HK$5,000

by department nomination

16

Mrs Leung Tong Pom-Sum Memorial Scholarship
梁唐本琛女士紀念獎學金

Geography undergraduate students with academic merit

2

HK$5,000

by department nomination

17

Paul CK Wong Memorial Fund

黃鎮強紀念獎學金

Geography undergraduate student(s) who is/are: (1) Physically challenged and have a good academic record; (2) In the absence of (1), other students with an outstanding academic record or with excellent extra-curricular services to the community.

up to 2

HK$5,000

by department nomination

18

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Hong Kong Dissertation Scholarship

This competitive award is given to final year undergraduate students to assist with their honours project research.

3

no fixed amount

by department nomination

19

Wong May Wai Esther Scholarship for Outstanding Geography Students
黃美慧女士獎學金

Full-time undergraduate students from the Department of Geography, with GPA of 3.00 or above and  substantial financial needs

6

HK$5,000

open application

Department of History

20

Class of 1985 30th Anniversary Scholarship
1985屆畢業30周年誌慶獎學金

Outstanding undergraduate and MPhil/PhD students of the Department of History who have participated in an exchange experience within their period of study.

2

Around HK$6,000

by department nomination

21

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: Alumna Esther May Wai Wong Scholarship
歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:黃美慧校友獎學金

Outstanding year 2 or above History student who has achieved a cGPA of 3.00 or above and has demonstrated the biggest improvement on GPA obtained in the second semester compared with the first semester in the same academic year.

1

not fixed

by department nomination

22

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: Alumnus Dr. Jonathan K C Choi Scholarship (for students returned from exchanges in Mainland China)

歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:校友蔡國贊博士獎學金(中國大陸學府交流)

Outstanding non-final year history student who has obtained the highest cGPA by the end of the second semester of the previous academic year, among all students returned from exchanges in universities located in Mainland China within the same academic year.

1

not fixed

by department nomination

23

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: Alumnus Dr. Jonathan K C Choi Scholarship (for students returned from exchanges in Taiwan)

歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:校友蔡國贊博士獎學金(臺灣學府交流)

Outstanding non-final year history student who has obtained the highest cGPA by the end of the second semester of the previous academic year, among all students returned from exchanges in universities located in Taiwan within the same academic year.

1

not fixed

by department nomination

24

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: Dr. Soo Kim Lan Scholarship
歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:蘇金蘭醫生獎學金

Outstanding History student who has achieved the highest Semester GPA in the first semester of his/her Year 3.

1

HK$6,000

by department nomination

25

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: Professor Hsiao Tso Liang Memorial Scholarship (for students returned from exchanges in Europe) 

歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:蕭作樑老師紀念獎學金(歐洲學府交流)

Outstanding non-final year History student who has achieved the highest cGPA by the end of the second semester of the previous academic year, among all students returned from exchanges in universities located in Europe within the same academic year.

1

approx. HK$5,000

by department nomination

26

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: Professor Hsiao Tso Liang Memorial Scholarship (for students returned from exchanges in the United States)

歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:蕭作樑老師紀念獎學金(美國學府交流)

Outstanding non-final year History student who has achieved the highest cGPA by the end of the second semester of the previous academic year, among all students returned from exchanges in universities located in the United States within the same academic year

1

approx. HK$5,000

by department nomination

27

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: Professor Robin D. S. Yates and Professor Grace S. Fong Scholarship  
歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:葉山方秀潔教授伉儷奬學金

Outstanding History student who has achieved the highest cGPA in the second semester of his/her Year 3, as well as accumulated the highest number of HIST/CHSH course units in Asian and Canadian history.

1

HK$5,000

by department nomination

28

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: The Herodotus Award
歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:希羅多德獎

Outstanding History student who has achieved the highest semester GPA in the second semester of his/her Year 3.

1

HK$5,000

by department nomination

29

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: The Sima Qian and Ban Gu Award
歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:馬班獎

Outstanding History student who has achieved the highest semester GPA in the first semester of each academic year.

1

no fixed amount

by department nomination

30

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: The Spring and Autumn Annals Award
歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:《春秋》獎

Outstanding History student who has achieved the highest semester GPA in the second semester of his/her Year 3.

1

HK$5,000

by department nomination

31

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: The W & T Award (for students returned from exchanges in Asia, except Mainland China and Taiwan)

歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:W & T獎 (亞洲學府交流【中國大陸及台灣除外】)

Outstanding non-final year History student who has achieved the highest cGPA by the end of the second semester of the previous academic year, among all students returned from exchanges in universities located in Asian countries other than Mainland China and Taiwan within the same academic year.

1

approx. HK$3,200

by department nomination

32

Department of History 40th Anniversary Scholarship: The Wei Yuan and Xu Jiyu Award (for students returned from exchanges in Canada, Australia, or any country in South America and Africa)

歷史系四十周年誌慶獎學金:魏源徐繼畬獎(加拿大、澳洲、南美或非洲學府交流)

Outstanding non-final year History student who has achieved the highest cGPA by the end of the second semester of the previous academic year, among all students returned from exchanges in universities located in Canada, Australia, or any country in South America and Africa within the same academic year.

1

approx. HK$3,200

by department nomination

 

33

Ding Richang Scholarship 
丁日昌獎學金

An outstanding undergraduate student in History who has achieved the highest cGPA after the first semester.

1

HK$5,700

by department nomination

34

Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Lau Scholarship
劉聚富博士伉儷獎學金

3rd year student with the best academic performance in the second year of undergraduate study in any one of the programmes offered by the History Department.

1

HK$6,250

by department nomination

35

Dr. Arthur Lau Award in Gender History
劉聚富博士性別史論文獎

Final year undergraduates who demonstrate excellent knowledge of and insight on gender history, preferably within the pre-modern era. Recipients should have produced outstanding Hons. Projects on gender history and have enrolled in any one of the programmes offered by the History Department.

1

HK$2,000

by department nomination

36

Dr. Tan Siu Lin Scholarship
陳守仁博士獎學金

Newly declared undergraduate students of the History majors in any programme offered by the Department of History who have achieved the best entrance results obtained from their first year of study at HKBU.

5

HK$8,000

by department nomination

37

HKBU Scholarship in Historical Studies
香港浸會大學歷史學獎學金

Fourth year History student who has achieved the best academic results in semester 2 of his or her third year of undergraduate studies. The recipient of this annual scholarship must have enrolled in any one of the programmes offered by the History Department

1

HK$5,100

by department nomination

38

Madam Shao Shu Lung Memorial Scholarship
蕭瑞麟女士紀念獎學金

Student who has achieved the best academic results in his or her first year of undergraduate studies in any one of the programmes offered by the History Department

1

HK$4,200

by department nomination

39

Mr. Liu Chia Chu Memorial Scholarship
劉家駒老師紀念獎學金

Outstanding History student who has achieved the highest cGPA in the first semester of his/her Year 4 study.

1

HK$5,200

by department nomination

40

Prof. Chow Kai Wing Scholarship
周佳榮老師獎學金

Outstanding History student who has achieved the highest Semester GPA in the first semester of his/her Year 4.

1

HK$8,000

by department nomination

41

Prof. Lam Kai Yin Scholarship 
林啟彥老師獎學金

Outstanding History student who has achieved the highest cGPA in the first semester of his/her Year 2 study.

1

HK$7,300

by department nomination

42

Prof. Lee Kam Keung Scholarship 
李金強老師獎學金

Outstanding History student who has achieved the highest cGPA in the first semester of his/her Year 3 study.

1

HK$7,300

by department nomination

Department of Sport and Physical Education

43

Athletic Awards
體育獎

Students with good athletic performance and satisfactory academic record, as recommended by the Head of Department of Sport and Physical Education.

no fixed quota

no fixed amount

by department nomination

44

Chow Hung Piu Athletic Scholarship

Student of the Department of Sport and  Physical Education with outstanding sport achievements and good academic achievements.

1

no fixed amount

by department nomination

45

Dr. Stephen Hui Scholarships for Sports and Overseas Internship
許士芬博士運動及海外實習獎學金

Sport and PE majored students who have demonstrated athletic and academic excellence as well as good track record of community services.  Five to ten sponsorships are available to PERM Programme overseas internship for students with financial needs and good performance in internship.

no fixed quota

no fixed amount

by department nomination

46

 Dr. Stephen Hui – Physical Education & Recreation Management Scholarship
許士芬博士康體科獎學金

- Two awards to first year students (1 male and 1 female) who achieved the best academic results in semester 1
- One award to a final year student who achieved the highest cGPA upon graduation
- One award to a final year student who produced the best Honour Project
- One award to a local student who attained a cGPA of 3.00 or above from at least 3 semesters with financial needs and good track record of sport related community services

5

HK$10,000

by department nomination

47

Edmond & Tony Yue Sports Scholarship
余氏國賢國樑體育獎學金

Students studying the BA (Hons) in Physical Education and Recreation Management programme with outstanding sport and academic performance.

3

HK$10,000

by department nomination

48

Ng Ching Fai & Angeline Ng Scholarship
吳清輝郭蜀華獎學金

A student from the Department of Music or the Department of Sport and Physical Education annually in alternate. The student should be of good academic standing and has significant accomplishments as well as contributions to the Department and/or the University.

1

HK$10,000

by department nomination

49

Waterfall Sports Scholarship

Students studying the BA (Hons) in Physical Education and Recreation Management with excellent internship performance.

 2

HK$5,000

by department nomination

Department of Sociology

50

Dr. William D. Hackett Memorial Prize in Sociology
夏慧欽博士紀念社會學獎

Final year student from BSocSc in Sociology or BSocSc in Sociology and BEd in LST with academic excellence and personal integrity. The student is jointly selected by their fellow classmates and the teaching staff in a Department-wide voting exercise. For details, please click here.

2

HK$3,000

by department nomination

51

Dr. Siu Yat-ming Scholarship
邵一鳴博士獎學金

Year 2 students under the 4-year curriculum, one for SOC [including DD (SOC & EDUC LST)], and one for CS (SOC) with highest cumulative GPA at the end of Year 1.

2

HK$5,000

by department nomination

52

Paul & Martha Hackett Memorial Scholarship
夏保羅先生夫人紀念獎學金

Outstanding Year 3 Sociology student who has achieved good academic performance, served as a positive role model for peers in active learning, and provided dedicated service to the community

1

HK$3,000

by department nomination

Department of Social Work

53

Ada S.H. Li Social Work Practicum Scholarship
李信卿社工教育實習獎學金

Full-time local undergraduate or postgraduate Social Work students with outstanding academic performance, personal qualities and non-academic achievements

15

at least HK$5,000

by department nomination

54

HSBC Social Work Scholarship Scheme

Full-time local undergraduates in Social Work with good academic performance and are committed to a career as social workers.

10

HK$25,000

by department nomination

55

Madam Esther M.W. Wong Scholarship
黃美慧女士獎學金

Full-time local undergraduate or postgraduate Social Work students with outstanding academic performance, financial needs, personal qualities and non-academic achievements

3

HK$5,000

by department nomination

56

Mr. Ho Chi Wong Memorial Scholarship
何智煌先生紀念獎學金

Year 2 or above undergraduate of Social Work with outstanding academic achievements and community services.

1

HK$6,000 to HK$10,000

by department nomination

57

Paul & Martha Hackett Memorial Scholarship
夏保羅先生夫人紀念獎學金

Outstanding Year 2 or 3 Social Work student who has achieved good academic performance, served as a positive role model for peers in active learning, and provided dedicated service to the community

1

HK$3,000

by department nomination

58

Rev. Lawrence Chu Best Social Work Fieldwork Practice Scholarship
朱亮基牧師優秀社會工作實習獎學金

Local undergraduate students who have good academic and fieldwork performance as well as demonstrate strong passion for and great commitment to social work

2

HK$5,000

by department nomination