Scholarships Available for Application 2019-20

Four scholarships are available for application in the academic year 2019-20:

1. Tung Lin Kok Yuen Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies

Target Applicants:
Students of Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS) programme

Maximum Amount of Scholarship:
HK$50,000 (for each local applicant)
HK$140,000 (for each overseas applicant)
The value and the number of scholarships awarded each year will be determined by the Selection Committee.

Criteria of Award:
Candidates' academic merit, financial needs and personal qualities

Remarks:
The scholarships shall be awarded with priority given to candidates pursuing the 1-year full-time degree programme. Under special circumstances, the Selection Committee may consider to award the scholarships to students pursuing the 2-years part-time degree programme.

 

2. Glorious Sun Group Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies

Target Applicants:
Monastic students of Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS) or Research Postgraduate (RPg) programme

Maximum Amount of Scholarship:
HK$92,000 (for each local MBS applicant)
HK$142,000 (for each overseas MBS applicant)
The value and the number of scholarships awarded each year will be determined by the Selection Committee.

Criteria of Award:
Candidates' academic merit, financial needs and personal qualities



3. Hong Kong Buddhist Association Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies

Target Applicants:
Students of Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS) or Master of Buddhist Counselling (MBC)* programme

The number of scholarships awarded each year shall not be more than four and the annual scholarship fund available for allocation is HK$60,000. The value and the number of scholarships awarded each year will be determined by the Selection Committee.

Criteria of Award:
Candidates' academic merit, financial needs and personal qualities

Remarks:
Priority of awards will be given to those who are teaching Buddhism in schools run by the Hong Kong Buddhist Association or administrators in the secretariat and subsidiary organisations of the Hong Kong Buddhist Association. Under special circumstances, the Selection Committee may consider to award the scholarships to other candidates.

* Subject to University’s approval


4. MaMa Charitable Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship in Buddhist Counselling*

Target Applicants:
Students of Master of Buddhist Counselling (MBC) programme

The value and the number of scholarships awarded each year will be determined by the Selection Committee.

Criteria of Award:
Candidates' academic merit, financial needs and personal qualities

Remarks:
The scholarships shall be awarded with priority given to candidates pursuing the 1-year full-time degree programme. Under special circumstances, the Selection Committee may consider to award the scholarships to students pursuing the 2-years part-time degree programme.

* Subject to University’s approval


Application Procedures

Application forms and supporting documents (if any) should be submitted through email. Hard copy will NOT be accepted. TWO reference letters are required for each scholarship application. Please download application form below. Application procedures are available in the application form:

Tung Lin Kok Yuen Scholarships - Application Form 2019-20
Glorious Sun Group Scholarships - Application Form 2019-20
Hong Kong Buddhist Association Scholarships - Application Form 2019-20
MaMa Charitable Foundation Scholarship - Application Form 2019-20*

* Subject to University’s approval


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Closing Date of Scholarship Application


Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS) Applicants

Round 1: January 22, 2019 (For applicants who have submitted their admission applications on or before Jan 22, 2019)
Round 2: March 15, 2019

Master of Buddhist Counselling (MBC) Applicants

February 28, 2019

(Please make sure you have completed online application for admission before applying for scholarship.)


Interview

Short-listed applicants may be required to attend interview as part of the selection process.


Notification of Results

Successful applicants will be notified in writing by June 30, 2019.


Enquiries

Tel: (852) 3917-5075
Email: cbsaward@hku.hk



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