Scholarships and Awards

Shaw College offers various academic and non-academic scholarships to recognize students who have demonstrated academic excellence and outstanding performance in community services, student activities, sports, and other talents.

For admission scholarships to new students in 2020/21, please visit here.

For the details of all scholarships and awards offered by Shaw College in 2020/21, please refer to the followings:

Name No.@Value
(HK$)
Awarding Criteria Application / Nomination Application Period Announcement of Results
Excellence Awards 2@$10,000
8@$5,000
To first-year students who have excellent academic performance in public examinations and also demonstrate other special skills or talents e.g. public speech, playing musical instruments. Open for application. Selection interview required. September – October 2020 December 2020
Ms. Wong Wai-ling Scholarships 4@$43,000 To first-year students with outstanding admission results and financial needs. Open for application. Selection interview required. September – October 2020 December 2020
First Year Student Scholarships / Scholarships for Outstanding First Year Student Various
@$10,000 to
$63,000
To first-year local students with excellent admission results in public examinations. Selection based on academic results provided by Office of Admissions and Financial Aid (OAFA). N/A December 2020
Name No.@Value
(HK$)
Awarding Criteria Application / Nomination Application Period Announcement of Results
College Head's List Various@
$1,000
  • To students with year GPA within the top 10% of their programmes in the previous year of study.
  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.
Selection based on academic results provided by Registration and Examinations Section. N/A December 2020
Department /Programme Scholarships Various@
$5,000
  • To students with the highest year GPA from different years in their department / programme in the past year of study. Maximum three awards for each department / programme.

  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.

Mr. Fung Poon Leung Memorial Scholarships 2@$5,000
  • To student studying Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) with good academic results.
  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.
MAE Scholarship 1@$4,000
  • To a second-year student of Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering (DMAE) with good academic results.
  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.
Nomination made by Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering.
Mrs. Choy Wei Oi Yuk Memorial Scholarship 1@$4,000
  • To a student who has conducted useful research into a specific area of Hong Kong History with significant achievement.
  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.
Both open for application and nomination. February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Mrs. Tsao Chan Wai Ping Memorial Scholarship 1@$4,000
  • To a student who has conducted research in the area of Greater China region with significant achievement.
  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.
Both open for application and nomination. Selection interview may be required. February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Professor D. C. Lau Memorial Scholarships 1@$10,000
2@$5,000
  • To students who have outstanding academic performance in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, and Department of Translation.
  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.
Selection based on academic results provided by the Departments. Interview required. N/A June – August 2021
Professor John Yeung Memorial Scholarship 1@$7,500 To a first-year student from Biomedical Sciences Programme with outstanding academic performance. Nomination made by School of Biomedical Sciences. N/A December 2020
Shaw College General Education Scholarships Various@
$1,000
  • To students with GPA within top 5% of each College general education course in the previous year of study.
  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.
By nomination from teachers of College general education courses. N/A December 2020
Name No.@Value
(HK$)
Awarding Criteria Application / Nomination Application Period Announcement of Results
Dr. Tan Siu Lin Scholarship for Outgoing Exchange Students 1@$10,000
  • To outgoing exchange students based on academic performance.
  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.
By invitation. May – June 2020 June – August 2020
Mr. & Mrs. Yu Ping Keung Memorial Scholarships for Outgoing Exchange Students 22@$10,000
Shaw College Scholarships for Outgoing Exchange Students 57@$10,000
Name No.@Value
(HK$)
Awarding Criteria Application / Nomination Application Period Announcement of Results
Mr. & Mrs. Yu Ping Keung Memorial Community Service Awards 10@$3,000 To students who have actively participated in community service or voluntary work.

Open for application. Selection by an ad hoc committee assigned by Scholarship, Award and Financial Assistance Committee (SAFAC). Interview may be required.

February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Shaw College Scholarships for Community Service 10@$5,000
Name No.@Value
(HK$)
Awarding Criteria Application / Nomination Application Period Announcement of Results
Mr. Henry Wong Memorial Student Awards 2@$5,000
  • To students who have had contributions to the organization of college and university student activities or to the promotion if positive values and healthy living.
  • Overall GPA 2.6 or above
Open for application. Selection by an ad hoc committee assigned by SAFAC. Interview may be required. February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Mr. & Mrs. Yu Ping Keung Memorial Student Activity Awards 8@$5,000 To students who have had contributions to the organization of college and university student activities. Open for application. Selection by an ad hoc committee assigned by SAFAC. Interview may be required. February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Outstanding Student Society Awards / Shaw College Student Union Outstanding Student Society Award 4@$4,000 To outstanding student organizations of the college. Open for application. Joint selection by College and Student Union. February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Professor John Yeung Memorial Scholarship 1@$7,500 To student who has had contributions to the organization of college and university student activities. Open for application. Selection by an ad hoc committee assigned by SAFAC. Interview may be required. February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Shaw College Student Activity Awards 15@$3,000 To students who have had contributions to the organization of college and university student activities.
Shaw College Xiude Jiangxue Alumni Scholarships 3@$3,000 To students who have had contributions to the organization of college and university student activities, with priority given to graduating students.
Staff Association Award for Student Service 1@$4,000 To the elected executive committee of the College Student Union. The executive committee automatically receives the award. N/A June – August 2021
Name No.@Value
(HK$)
Awarding Criteria Application / Nomination Application Period Announcement of Results
Awards for Sports Event Record Breakers Various@
$1,000
To students who break the records of sports events in college/university sports competitions. Nomination made by College Sports and Recreation Committee. N/A June – August 2021
Outstanding Athlete Awards Various@
$5,000
To students who have outstanding performance in college/university sports competitions. Nomination made by College Sports and Recreation Committee.
Outstanding College Sports Team Awards Various@
$8,000
To college teams winning champions in intercollegiate/university sports competitions. College teams winning champions in intercollegiate sports competitions get the award.
Awards for Outstanding First Year Athletes

4@$15,000 4@$20,000

To first-year students who have proven outstanding achievements in sports. Nomination made by College Sports and Recreation Committee. N/A End of first term / second term
Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year 2@$20,000 To student with outstanding international / regional sports achievements. Open application. Selection and nomination by College Sports and Recreation Committee. February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Name No.@Value
(HK$)
Awarding Criteria Application / Nomination Application Period Announcement of Results
Language Prizes Various@
$1,000
To students who have attained excellent results in specified language proficiency tests of English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Putonghua, Russian and Spanish. Open for application. February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Shanghai Fraternity Association Tsung Zung Educational Development Fund Global Exposure Award Scheme Various To students who participate in short-term academic programmes outside Hong Kong, and meet the criteria of the scheme. Open for application. Year round N/A
Shaw College Alumni Association Scholarship for Service to Alumni 1@$2,000 To student who has contribution to alumni affairs. Open for application or by college's nomination. February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Shaw College Lam Kin Chung - Ikeda Scholarships 4@$5,000 To students with special educational need and outstanding academic performance. Open for application. September – October 2020 December 2020
Sir Run Run Shaw Gold Medal 1@$50,000
  • To a role model graduating student who has performed academically well, and/or has actively participated in sports activities, and/or social / community service, and/or art and culture activity, made contribution to the college and even to society.
  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.
Open for application or by teacher's nomination. Interview required. February – March 2021 June – August 2021
Student Exemplary Awards 8@$10,000
  • To non-first year students who have exemplary personal qualities and demonstrated stron, dedication to serving the College, University.
  • Overall GPA 3.25 or above.
  • One award for each Faculty.
Open for application or by teacher's nomination.  Interview required. September – October 2020
Talent Awards 5@$3,000 To students who have talent in performing arts, creative arts or public speaking, and have proved evidence on achievements in relevant areas. Open for application. Selection by an ad hoc committee assigned by SAFAC. February – March 2021
Remarks

1.  Graduates receive certificate of merit only (except General Education Scholarships and Sir Run Run Shaw Gold Medal).

2.  Students' application for scholarships may be affected if they are given a demerit.