Scholarships and prizes are awarded to students as a reward of outstanding academic achievement, providing students with financial aids for covering the tuition fee, accommodation fee, enrichment activity cost and other expenses in university life. Students with limited financial means are supported to pursue their studies and expand their ambitions. With generous donations from a large number of patrons and distinguished graduates, additional scholarships and prizes are designated to our HKUMed students.
Upon admission to HKUMed, a wide range of Entrance Scholarships are offered to students with outstanding results in open examinations and to degree holders with excellent academic performance. Students with diverse background and/or financial needs could be supported by Springboard Scholarships scheme, which purposes to promote equal learning opportunities. These schemes are often renewable annually in the entire study period, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
Enrichment Scholarships aim to support students’ participation in enrichment activities, research attachments and/or experiential learning programmes. The value of award is based on students’ academic merit, financial needs; and the activity’s learning objectives, duration and destination, etc.
Around 100 prizes are offered to students in HKUMed, in recognition of their academic excellence and community engagement. Prizes are often awarded based on students’ exceptional performance in course assignments, essay writings, assessments, competitions, etc.
Students in need of financial assistance to help cover the costs of their university education will find a number of options available to them. More than 40% of our undergraduates receive Government Loans and Grants. In addition, the University offers loans and bursaries for needy students supplemental to the Government Loans and Grants.