Hong Kong and China Portal

Financial assistance

The following scholarships and bursaries are availble for you to apply for in order to assist short-term study or work placements in Hong Kong and China.

Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship

A full academic year abroad is offered as an integral part of our special four-year degrees.

These courses are shown in the subject pages of our prospectus or can be viewed on our Going abroad pages.

This scholarship competition will be open to all UK and EU full-time undergraduate students starting their courses in the 2012-13 academic year. The scholarship is for £2,000 which is available only during the approved year abroad, for one year only, or pro rata for the period spent abroad. The closing date for applications for the 2012-13 academic year is Wednesday 21 March 2012.

This scholarships can only be applied for along with your initial application to the University of Kent.

Study Abroad Scholarship further details

Sir David Akers-Jones Hong Kong and China Fund

This fund provides a bursary of £1K each to two University students each year. It is available to all full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students at Kent who wish to study at one of the University's partner institutions in Hong Kong or mainland China - or undertake a work placement in the region.

Sir David Akers-Jones Hong Kong and China Fund further details

Chinese government scholarships

These scholarships will enable two undergraduate or postgraduate students to spend a year in China learning Mandarin and taking academic modules as appropriate. The new scholarships will be introduced for the 2011-12 academic year, with students having the option to select from a wide range of Chinese institutions. Tuition fees and accommodation will be among the expenses covered by the scholarship.

Chinese government scholarships further details

British Council Scholarships for Excellence

The vibrant international city of Hong Kong is a great place to study on exchange, and it can be made more affordable with a Scholarship for Excellence!

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills is funding a minimum of ten scholarships for students in England to spend a semester or full year at a university in Hong Kong for the academic year of 2011-2012. Each scholarship is worth between £2,000 and £4,000.

There is also an additional scholarship funded by A Better Tomorrow Limited (Hong Kong) for exchange study in the Faculty of Business Administration at Hong Kong Baptist University.

British Council Scholarships for Excellence further details


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Last Updated: 12/09/2011