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Foresight Fellowships and Scholarships

 

Applicants  for admission to Undergraduate or Master programmes in mainland China may be considered upon application for Foresight Fellowships and Scholarships subject to their eligibility of fulfiling the requirements of the fellowships and Scholarships. Preference will be given to applicants from the western part of China in general.The  following table highlights the major differences between a Fellowship and a  Scholarships:

 

Fellowship

Scholarship

Amount   of stipend

up to HK$18,600

up to HK$14,200   

Conference and Research related travel  allowance 

up to HK$10,000                                     

up to HK$5,000  for the entire study period

 

*The Institute will decide the amount of funding for each individual student on a case-by-case  basis.  On admission, a lump sum of funds will be transferred to individual's  accounts for the purchase of small equipment or general  expenditures. 

Selection Criteria

While the academic  excellence is of prime consideration, the Review Panels will take into account,  but not limit to, the four yardsticks below for the selection of candidates:

  • Academic excellence;
  • Research ability and  potential;
  • Institutional support;
  • Leadership ability and societal responsibility; and
  • Communication and   interpersonal skills.

To facilitate the assessment of applicants' communication and  interpersonal skills, interviews will be conducted with the nominated  applicants.