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Scholarships / Awards for Undergraduate Students of the School of Communication

No.

Name

Descriptions/ Eligibility

No. of Recipients

Amount per Recipient

Application Method

1

China Review News Agency Scholarship
中國評論通訊社獎學金

Full-time Year 3 students with outstanding academic achievements, leadership abilities, extensive general knowledge, high civic mindedness, excellent communication skills, and have an outstanding record in extra-curricular activities and/or community and voluntary services

4

HK$10,000

by department nomination

2

Commercial Radio 50th Anniversary Scholarship
商業電台金禧獎學金

Year 2 or above undergraduate or postgraduate students pursuing a career in journalism and media. The recipients will be chosen on the basis of their academic excellence, strong leadership abilities, extensive general knowledge, high civic mindedness and excellent communication skills.

10 to 12

Around HK$20,000

apply via the School 

3

Communication Scholarship Scheme

Full time Communication undergraduate students with good academic performance. Selection is based on the cGPA at the end of the 2nd semester. Priority would be given to awardee(s) who does not concurrently hold other academic scholarship(s), but excluding those scholarships supporting the awardees to attend exchange programme or scholarships recognizing the awardees’ specific contribution or achievements, during their studies at HKBU.

up to 70

HK$20,000

by department nomination

4

Intellectual Scholarship for Outstanding Performance
格致獎學金

Outstanding full-time COMD students in year-three with a minimum cGPA of 2.70 with contributions to the community, in terms of social responsibility, preferably built on the skills they acquired from classrooms.

1

HK$8,000

by department nomination

5

Kan Hing Communication Scholarship
勤興傳理獎學金

Outstanding final year Communication students (at least one student will be from the Film & Media Arts concentration) with outstanding academic performance in the last semester of their final year of study.

3

Around HK$10,000

by department nomination

6

Lion Rock Scholarship Honoring Excellent Work
獅子山下獎學金

Communication Undergraduate students who are permanent residents of Hong Kong, aspire to join the media profession after graduation, and produced outstanding and creative works.

3

HK$20,000

apply via the School 

7

Mother Tian Scholarship for Outstanding Students
田媽媽獎學金

Outstanding full-time year 2 or above Communication students with a cGPA of 3.00 or above, who also has good leadership abilities, extensive general knowledge, high civic mindedness, excellent communication skills, and has an outstanding record in extra-curricular activities and/or community and voluntary services.

3

HK$16,000

by school nomination

8

Mr. & Mrs. Wong Sik-pun Scholarship for Outstanding Students
黃錫彬伉儷優秀學生奬學金

Outstanding full-time UGC-funded year 2 or above undergraduates of the School of Communication with a cGPA 3.50 or above. The recipients are chosen based on their academic performance, leadership abilities, general knowledge, civic mindedness, communication skills, and past record in extra-curricular activities and / or community and voluntary services.

8 to 10

HK$40,000

by School selection

9

Mrs. Lam Or Suk King Memorial Scholarship
林柯淑琼紀念獎學金

Full-time year 2 to year 4 undergraduate students who have achieved outstanding academic performance with a cGPA of 3.00 or above and have financial needs.

2

Around HK$5,000

by department nomination

10 PCCW – HKT Scholarships 電訊盈科 – 香港電訊獎學金 Year 2 or above local students majoring in Communication with good academic achievements and involvement in activities for the advancement and betterment of the community. up to 2 HK$10,000 by department nomination and donor's selection

11

School of Communication Minor Programme Award

Full-time undergraduate students of the School of Communication (including both first-year intake and third-year intake) who have achieved a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 for the five courses of their minor programme.

10

HK$5,000

by department nomination

12

The Hong Kong Audit Bureau of Circulations Scholarship
香港出版銷數公證會獎學金

Full‐time undergraduate students who has achieved a cGPA 3.00 or above. Students who have received other scholarships administered by HKBU will be considered at a lower priority.

2

HK$10,000

by school nomination

13

Timothy Yu Communication Scholarship
余也魯傳理獎學金

Outstanding second-year or above current full-time undergraduate Communication student with a minimum cGPA of 3.00 or above, who also has good leadership abilities, extensive general knowledge, excellent communication skills, and has an outstanding record in extra-curricular activities and/or community and voluntary services.

1

HK$30,000

by department nomination

14

World Communications Year Scholarship
世界通訊年獎學金

Student with good academic achievements in Communication

1

Around HK$4,500

by department nomination

15

Xiao-Wu Scholarship
肖-吳獎學金

Outstanding full-time undergraduate students in Year 2 to Year 4 who has high academic standing of a latest cGPA of 3.00 or above. Students who have received other scholarships administered by HKBU will be considered at a lower priority.

3

Around HK$20,000

by department nomination

Department of Communication Studies

16

COMS Outstanding Citizenship Award

Year 3 or Year 4 COMS student with a cGPA of 2.50 or above and demonstrated outstanding records of participation in Department-supported activities/events in the previous academic year.

6 (2 for each concentration)

HK$5,000

Open application in September-October

17

COMS Outstanding Leadership Award

All current executive members of The Young Agency (TYA) are eligible for the nomination. Awards shall be given to nominees who:
(a) have attained a cGPA of 2.80 or above at the time of application;
(b) have attained outstanding evaluation from respective TYA executive board through internal rating (Rating system is included in the appendix);
(c) have been recommended or endorsed by student advisors, programme directors, and/or internal selection panel.

3

HK$10,000

by department nomination in March

18

Hung Heung Lam Memorial Scholarship
孔香林紀念獎學金

Year 2 or above students with outstanding academic performance and active participation in community services

3

Around HK$8,000

by department nomination

Department of Interactive Media

19

The Professor Kelly Kao Memorial Scholarship 
高美連教授紀念獎學金
Outstanding full-time undergraduate students majoring in Media Arts who must participate in the Final Year Honours Project specifically designed for graduation.

2

HK$5,000 by department nomination
Department of Journalism  
20 HKBU Journalism Alumni Scholarship for Outstanding Works
香港浸會大學新聞系校友優秀作品獎學金
Journalism students who are Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4 undergraduates (4-year cohort) with cGPA 2.7 or above and produced outstanding and creative works. 6 HK$2,500 to HK$5,000 by department nomination

21

Journalism Scholarship
新聞系獎學金

Journalism students with outstanding academic performance (GPA over 3.00). Recipients should not receive other scholarships concurrently.

7

HK$10,000

by department nomination

22

Mr. Peter Pun Chiu Yin Journalism Scholarship
潘朝彥先生新聞獎學金

Year 2 students in Journalism who have completed their Year 1 studies with excellent achievements

2

Around HK$24,000

by department nomination