Scholarships and awards

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Our students have been able to win scholarships and awards from the Government and other external organizations on their own merits.  Apart from the Government and donor organizations, the College has made available numerous awards and scholarships to reward students who have excelled in academic and non-academic areas.  In the recent years, our students have been awarded scholarships of up to $8 million annually.  

Scholarships and awards

Scholarships and Awards Regulations Nomination/ Application Forms
UOW College Hong Kong Academic Improvement Scholarships
(香港伍倫貢學院學術進步獎)
[UOW College Hong Kong Academic Improvement Scholarships_2020/21_Regulation] [Scholarship and Prize Nomination Form]
UOW College Hong Kong Academic Performance Scholarships
(香港伍倫貢學院學術成績卓越獎)
[UOW College Hong Kong Academic Performance Scholarships_2020/21_Regulation] [Scholarship and Prize Nomination Form]
UOW College Hong Kong Outstanding Student Leader Awards
(香港伍倫貢學院卓越學生領袖大獎)
[UOW College Hong Kong Academic Performance Scholarships_2020/21_Regulation] [Scholarship and Prize Nomination Form]
[Activities Record Book]
UOW College Hong Kong Outstanding Competitive Event Awards
(香港伍倫貢學院公開賽卓越成績獎)
[UOW College Hong Kong Outstanding Competitive Event Awards_2020/21_Regulation] [Scholarship and Prize Nomination Form]
UOWCHK Outstanding Social Work Student Award [UOWCHK Outstanding Social Work Student Award_2020/21_Regulation] -
EDB Outstanding Performance Scholarship List of Awardees (OPS)

[Application Closed]

Awardees will be notified individually by email in April 2021. Applicants who do not hear from the Student Centre by then may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

EDB Best Progress Awards List of Awardees (BPA)
EDB Talent Development Scholarships List of Awardees (TDS)
EDB Endeavour Scholarships Please contact the Student Centre.
EDB Reaching Out Awards List of Awardees (ROA)
ACCA Hong Kong Scholarships
(特許公認會計師公會獎學金)
[ACCA Hong Kong Scholarships_2020/21_Regulation] [Scholarship and Prize Nomination Form]
Foo Siu Fung Volunteer Services Awards [Foo Siu Fung Volunteer Services Awards_2020/21_Regulation] [Scholarship and Prize Nomination Form]
HSBC Vocational Education Scholarship [HSBC VE Scholarship_2020/21_Regulation] Please contact your own Faculty
Shun Hing Electronic Trading Scholarship
(信興電器貿易獎學金)
[Shun Hing Electronic Trading Scholarship_2020/21_Regulation] [Scholarship and Prize Nomination Form]
Young Chung Yee Memorial Scholarship
(楊仲儀紀念獎學金)
[Young Chung Yee Memorial Scholarship_2020/21_Regulation]

* Scholarship regulations for 2021/2022 will be available in September 2021.

UOWCHK has a strong focus on English and other foreign languages and provides sponsorship to those students who have achieved the required level in the internationally recognized language proficiency tests, including International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Test de Connaissance du Francais (TCF), Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT), Korean Language Ability Test (KLAT), National Putonghua Proficiency Test (PSC) and Diploma de Espanol Lengua Extranjera (DELE).

Our students have achieved remarkable results in IELTS in recent years. In 2019/20, the College has sponsored 100 students to sit for the IELTS and their results are tabulated as below. Together with good CGPAs, they enhance students’ chances of getting admitted into senior year places of UGC-funded institutions.

 

IELTS score
國際英語測試成績
No. of students
學生人數
8.0 5
7.5 17
7.0 33
6.5 45
Total 總數 100

 

English: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) [Reimbursement Form for IELTS]

French: Test de Connaissance du Francais (TCF) [Reimbursement Form for TCF]

Japanese: Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) [Reimbursement Form for JLPT]

Korean: Korean Language Ability Test (KLAT) [Reimbursement Form for KLAT]

Putonghua: National Putonghua Proficiency Test (PSC) (普通話水平測試)[Reimbursement Form for PSC]

Spanish: Diploma de Espanol Lengua Extranjera (DELE) [Reimbursement Form for DELE] 

 

Through this sponsorship scheme, the College wishes to acknowledge and reward the hard work of students who strive to improve their language proficiency. The amount of reimbursement ranges from 50 – 100% of the test fee. To apply for reimbursement, please complete the relevant Reimbursement Claim Form and return it to the UOWCHK College Office at FW 402, 4/F, Festival Walk Tower, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, together with the following documents:

  • The completed Bank Account Information Form together with a copy of your bank statement / passbook;
  • The original payment receipt of the language test;
  • A copy of the Test Report Form; and
  • A copy of your Student ID card.

Government Subsidy for Student Exchanges

 

Introduction

 

Sub-degree and bachelor degree students (including UOW Top-up degree) studying in this College are eligible for Government financial support to participate in student exchanges. Subsidies are provided through four schemes maintained by the Education Bureau (EDB): 

 

  1. Scheme for Subsidy on Exchange for Post-secondary Students (SSE)
  2. Scheme for Means-tested Subsidy on Exchange to “Belt and Road” (B&R) Regions for Post-secondary Students (Means-tested SSEBR)
  3. Non-means-tested Mainland Experience Scheme for Post-secondary Students (Non-means tested MES)
  4. Scheme for Non-means-tested Subsidy on Exchange to “Belt and Road” (B&R) Regions for Post-Secondary Students (Non-means-tested SSEBR) 

 

Eligible Students

 

Applicants should meet the following criteria :

 


SSE

Means-tested SSEBR

Non-means-tested MES

Non-Means tested SSEBR

(a) Local students enrolled in full-time sub-degree / bachelor degree programmes of the College; and

(a) Either local/non-local students enrolled in fulltime sub-degree / bachelor degree programmes of the College.

(a) Local students enrolled in full-time sub-degree / bachelor degree programmes of the College.

(b) Receiving means-tested student financial
assistance from Student Financial Office (SFO) of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency (WFSFAA) or receiving the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA).

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Eligible Outbound Exchange Programme

 

Only exchange activities should meet the following criteria :

 


SSE

Means-tested SSEBR

Non-means-tested MES

Non-Means tested SSEBR

(a) Held anywhere outside Hong Kong

(a) Held in any Belt and Road Regions (listed at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council website:
http://beltandroad. hktdc.com/en/country-profiles/country-profiles.aspx)

(a) Held in Mainland
China

(a) Held in any Belt and
Road Regions (listed at the
Hong Kong Trade Development Council website: http://beltandroad. hktdc.com/en/country-profiles/country-profiles.aspx)

(b) At least 2 weeks for bachelor degree
programme
applicants;  and must also be related to the discipline of study or language immersion for sub-degree applicants.

(b) At least 5 days for bachelor degree programme applicants; and must also be related to the discipline of study or language immersion for sub-degree applicants.

(c) Organized and/or endorsed by the College.

(d) Other things being equal, priority would be given to credit-bearing or award-bearing exchange programme.

 

Subsidy for students

 

 

SSE

Means-
tested SSEBR  

Non-meanstested MES  

Non-Means
tested SSEBR  

(i) Destination 

 

 

 

 

Mainland

-

-

$900 

-

Asia (including Middle East, excluding the Mainland, Taiwan and Macao) 

-

$3,000

-

$900 

Asia (including Middle East) 

$3,000 

-

-

Africa

$7,000 

$7,000 

-

$2,100 

Oceania and Europe

$8,000 

$8,000 

-

$2,400 

North America

$9,000 

-

-

-

Central and South America and Caribbean

$15,000 

$15,000 

-

$4,500 

(ii) Duration

 

 

 

 

5-13 days

-

$3,500 

$1,050 

$1,050 

14-28 days

$6,000 

$6,000 

$1,800 

$1,800 

29-90 days

$10,000 

$10,000 

$3,000 

$3,000 

91-180 days

$25,000 

$25,000 

$7,500 

$7,500 

Over 180 days

$45,000 

$45,000 

$13,500 

$13,500 

Remarks :  The duration of an exchange programme should only cover the period from the commencement date to the completion date of the official programme.  Travelling time back and forth between Hong Kong and the exchange destination should not be counted.

 

Amount of Subsidy

 


SSE

Means-tested SSEBR

Non-means-tested MES

Non-Means tested SSEBR

(a) The maximum amount of subsidy to be granted to the applicant is calculated by adding up the subsidy under (i) and (ii) above, then discounted by his/her level of applicant finance (in terms  of percentage of full grant) approved by the SFO.

(a) The maximum amount of subsidy to be granted to the applicant is calculated by adding up the subsidy under (i) and (ii) above.

(b) The applicant will be eligible to receive subsidy
under SSE once throughout their study in programme(s) at the same level of study.  For the avoidance of doubt, applicants are only eligible for subsidy under the SSE once each during their sub-degree and undergraduate studies.

(b1) The applicant will be eligible to receive subsidy under the Means-tested SSEBR twice at most, subject to the maximum amount of subsidy to be received by him/her under the Means-tested SSEBR, i.e., $60,000 discounted by his/her level of student finance approved by the SFO throughout his/her study at the same level.
(b2) If the applicant has been subsidised to take part in an exchange activity in one of the B&R regions under this scheme, he/she will have to participate in another exchange activity in another B&R in order to be eligible to receive further subsidy under the Means-tested SSEBR /
Non-means-tested SSEBR.

(b) The applicant will be eligible to receive subsidy under once throughout
their study in programme(s) at the same level of study.  

(b1) The applicant will be eligible to receive subsidy under once throughout
their study in programme(s) at the same level of study.  
(b2) If the applicant has been subsidised to take part in an exchange activity in one of the B&R regions  under this scheme, he/she will have to participate in another exchange activity in another B&R in order to be eligible to receive further subsidy under  Means-tested SSEBR, and vice versa.

(c) The applicant will not be eligible to receive subsidy under SSE / Means-tested SSEBR / Non-means-tested SSEBR if he/she has been subsidised under any of these schemes for the same destination.   Such restriction does not apply to the Non-means-tested MES.  

(d) The amount of subsidy granted to an eligible applicant should not exceed the direct costs arising from his/her participation in the concerned exchange activity.

(e) Applicants who have received previously assistance from other scholarships or support schemes wholly or partly funded by the Government / UOWCHK are also eligible to apply. But priority will be given to applicants who have not received such previous assistance.

(f) Except under very special circumstances, the subsidy will only be disbursed to applicant upon completion of the exchange programme.

Application Procedures

 

Applicants are required to complete an application form. The completed application form, together with all supporting documents, should be submitted to the following UOWCHK General Offices at least 4 weeks before the commencement of the exchange programme:
Main Campus:
General Office, FW 402, 4/F, Festival Walk Tower, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Telford Annex:
General Office, Telford Campus, 33 Wai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay

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