Our Scholarships Orientation of United College - CUHK

Scholarships and Financial Aid

 

  • In the academic year 2019-2020, the total amount of scholarships, awards and financial aid offered by the College is over HK$10 million, which is one of the largest amounts among the 9 Colleges in CUHK.

  • The College offers a wide variety of scholarships and financial aid to our students, with around 1800 awards to encourage our students to develop their potentials in different areas as well as to help them in financial matters. Please click here for the full list of scholarships.

  • The College also provides financial aid to students who are in need of financial support. >More>>

  • Details of the Admission Scholarships in 2019 are as follows:
                1. Academic Admission Scholarships
                  United College offers admission scholarships to new students through the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, CUHK.
                  New Students Admitted through JUPAS

                  HKDSE Results

                  Scholarships (#1)

                  Condition for Scholarship Renewal

                  Other Incentives (#1)

                  Level 5** in 6 or above subjects

                  Full-tuition Scholarship

                  GPA ≥ 3.0

                  - Guaranteed hostel place    

                    for two years
                  - Full-hostel fee Scholarship

                    for one year (#2)
                  - Can participate in one of

                    the UC GOAL Programme

                    activities with scholarship

                  Level 5** in 5 subjects

                  Half-tuition Scholarship

                  GPA ≥ 3.0

                  - Guaranteed hostel place for

                    one year
                  - Full-hostel fee Scholarship 

                    for one year (#2)

                  - Priority for participating UC GOAL  Programme activities with scholarship

                  Level 5** in 4 subjects

                  Half-tuition Scholarship

                  /

                  /

                  Level 5** in 3 subjects

                  Cash Award HK$10,000

                  /

                  /

                         

                          New Students Admitted through Non-JUPAS (Local)

                  Academic Results

                  Scholarships
                  (#1)

                  Condition for Scholarship Renewal

                  Other Incentives(#1)

                  Fulfill admission scholarship requirements of CUHK

                  Full-tuition Scholarship

                  GPA ≥ 3.0

                  - Guaranteed hostel place

                     for one year

                  - Full-hostel fee Scholarship for   one year(#2)

                  - Priority for participating UC GOAL Programme activities with scholarship


                           #1 Subject to quota
                           #2 Only applicable to students who have successfully applied hostel accommodation in 2019-2020


    1. Other Admission Scholarships
      (a) United College Whole-person Education Admission Scholarships Scheme
      In order to encourage students with different talents and expertise to pursue studies in United College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, United College has established the "United College Whole-person Education Admission Scholarships Scheme", awards which include the following: 

      - Tien Chang Lin Sports Scholarships
      Tien Chang Lin Sports Scholarships are to give recognition to year-one students who have achieved high standards in the performance of sports activities as well as to encourage them to further develop these potentials at the United College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.  There are five awards, in the amount of HK$20,000 each.

      - Dr Thomas Chen Si Yuan Social Service Admission Scholarships
      Dr Thomas Chen Si Yuan Social Service Admission Scholarships are to give recognition to year-one students who have made outstanding contributions in social services whilst in high school and to encourage them to join the United College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. There are three awards, in the amount of HK$10,000 each. The Scholarships are renewable in the normative period of study for a maximum tenure of 4 years if the awardees meet the renewal requirements.

      - Innovation and Culture Admission Scholarships
      The Innovation and Culture Admission Scholarships are to recognise year-one students who have shown talents and capacity for creativity in the arts and culture as well as to encourage them to further develop these potentials at the United College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. There are two awards, in the amount of HK$10,000 each.

      (b) First-in-the-Family Tertiary Education Admission Scholarships
      The First-in-the-Family Tertiary Education Admission Scholarships are to encourage students who are the first generation in the family to pursue tertiary education at United College of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. There are 100 awards, in the amount of HK$2,500 each.



 

  • Details of Residence Grant 2019-2020 are as follows:
    1. Hostel Residence Grant
      The Hostel Residence Grant Scheme provides financial support to needy students to enable them to have a residential College life for advancement in academic performance and for better participation in various activities on campus.

       

      Application and Amount of the Grant:
      - Applicants being provided a hostel place (including hostels of College, I-house and the teaching hospital) on the University campus are eligible to receive support.
      - The award amount for 2019-2020 is HK$1,360 for one academic term.
      - Maximum grant for each applicant for 2019-2020 is HK$1,360 x 2 academic terms = HK$2,720.

    2. Off-campus Residence Grant
      The Grant Scheme provides financial support to needy students who have not been assigned a hostel place on campus, to rent a place off-campus closer to the University compared with the family. It aims at facilitating the students to participate in College activities and striving excellence in study. 

      Criteria and Amount of the Grant:
      - The maximum grant for 2019-2020 is HK$5,440 (HK$544 x 10 months, starting from September of each academic year).
      - Area of rented flats includes Shatin, Ma On Shan, Tai Po and North District 

 

                
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