Scholarships

Through the generosity of private donors, CityU offers a wide array of scholarships that students admitted to the Joint Bachelor’s Degree Program may apply for to support overseas studies. Scholarship awards typically range from approximately $2,550 (HKD 20,000) to $41,438 (HKD 325,000) per year. 

Candidates of the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program may apply for the below listed scholarships during their second year of study.

In addition to the awards listed below, CityU offers various scholarships and prizes to current students. Most of these awards are made by nomination by the colleges, schools, or academic departments on the basis of academic merit, while some are made by open application on a competitive basis. The value of these scholarships varies from $600 (HKD 5,000) to $13,000 (HKD 100,000). Students may view the details of the scholarships and prizes, such as regulations, eligibility, awarding process, and the application deadline on the Scholarship and Financial Aid (SFA) System under AIMS. Interested students can also visit the scholarship website of the Student Development Services.

Award  Eligibility Award value Process
Chow Sang Sang Group Scholarships for Joint Bachelor's Degree Program between City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University – Top Level Scholarship Local students admitted to the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program with proven financial needs

Tier 1:

Approx. $82,876(HKD 650,000) in two installments of approx. $41,438 (HKD 325,000) per year

 

Tier 2:

Approx. $51,000 (HKD 400,000) in two installments of approx. $25,500 (HKD 200,000) per year

Open application (March)

Chow Sang Sang Group Scholarships for Joint Bachelor's Degree Program between City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University

Local students admitted to the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program with the highest CGPA of the cohort.

Approx. $25,500 (HKD 200,000) in two installments of approx. $12,750 (HKD 100,000) per year

Open application (March)
Chow Sang Sang Group Scholarships for Joint Bachelor's Degree Program between City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University Students admitted to the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program with outstanding academic performance. Approx. $5,100 (HKD 40,000) in two installments of approx. $2,550 (HKD 20,000) per year Open application (March)
James Liu CityU-Columbia University Joint Bachelor's Degree Program Scholarship
  • Local UGC-funded students of College of Business (CB)
  • Considerations: academic performance and financial need
Up to a maximum of $40,000 per annum, renewable for a second year. Open application (March)
Presidential Scholarship for Joint Bachelor's Degree Program between City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University Students admitted to the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program with outstanding academic performance. Approx. $19,124 (HKD 150,000) in two installments of approx. $9,562 (HKD 75,000) per year Open application (March)

Remark: Recipients will remain eligible for CityU entrance scholarships if students are being selected for the Joint Bachelor’s Degree Program.

Note: Details about these scholarships, including eligibility, selection criteria, terms, and conditions, can be viewed in the catalogue of Scholarships and Financial Aid (SFA) System from Student Services via AIMS.

For further enquiries about these scholarships, please contact Ms. Crystal Lai at the Student Finance Team of Student Development Services.