Admission Scholarships

The College provides a full range of scholarships and bursaries to award students with outstanding performance (there are special scholarships for students studying in Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Arts, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Department of Translation and The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care) and support students with financial difficulties.

List of Scholarships

(Applicable to applicants of 2020-21 Academic Year)

Dr. and Mrs. Ti Hua KOO generously donated HK$30 million for awarding admission scholarships to outstanding international and local students affiliated to Lee Woo Sing College respectively.  Regulations governing the award of the scholarship are detailed below.

 

Number and Value:

1 award of full scholarship (Covering the annual tuition HK$42,100) and

7 awards of half scholarship (Covering half of the annual tuition, i.e. HK$21,050)

All these awards are non-renewable (i.e., one-off only).

 

Selection Criteria:

  • Be full-time local students admitted to any full-time undergraduate programme of CUHK.
  • Possess outstanding academic results at entrance.
  • Choose Lee Woo Sing College to be the first choice in College affiliation.

Dr. Ti-Hua KOO and Mrs. Dorothy KOO has set up admission scholarship to award local undergraduates who has demonstrated excellence in traditional arts and culture upon admission. There will be two non-renewable scholarships, covering the first year half tuition fee (HK$21,050 as of 2019/20) to be awarded each year from 2019/20-2023/24, for consecutive five years.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Scholarship, candidates should:

  • Be a local full-time Year 1 undergraduate student;
  • Commit to be affiliated to Lee Woo Sing College and choose Lee Woo Sing College to be the first choice in College affiliation;
  • Have good academic results at entrance such as Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education or any other public examinations accepted by Office of Admissions and Financial Aid of The Chinese University of Hong Kong; and
  • Demonstrated outstanding performance or made contribution to the promotion of traditional arts & culture (preference will be given to Chinese operatic arts).

Points to Note

  • The Scholarship is open for application or the College may nominate suitable candidates based on the above selection criteria;
  • All applications and nominations will be sent to the Scholarships and Bursaries Committee of the College for consideration;
  • The recipients have to help promotion and organization of College activities on Chinese culture, such as Kunqu and Peking Opera;
  • The scholarship recipients may be required to meet with the donor to share their learning experiences at CUHK;
  • The scholarship recipients must attend the scholarship presentation ceremony or else the scholarship will be given to the first alternate.

Application

Application will be accepted in late August to September each year. For inquiries, please contact College Office (email: wscollege@cuhk.edu.hk)

The LEE’s family from Dr. LEE Woo Sing, College Patron of our College, generously donated HK$200,000 to the College for the establishment of admission scholarships and non-admission scholarships with effect from the academic year 2017/18.  HK$50,000 from the new donation is allocated for the establishment of Victoria Lee Admission Scholarship to support newly admitted local students. Regulations governing the award of the scholarships are detailed below,

Number and Value

Each recipient will be awarded HK$10,000.  There will be 5 awards of scholarships with total amount of HK$50,000 each year.

Selection Criteria

To be eligible for the Scholarship, candidates should:

  • Choose Lee Woo Sing College to be the first choice in College affiliation;
  • Have excellent academic results in secondary school and Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education or any other public examinations accepted by Office of Admissions and Financial Aid of The Chinese University of Hong Kong; and,
  • Have outstanding performance in music, green education and social services and other talents with good track record

Administrative Procedures

  • The Scholarship is open for application.  All applications will be sent to the Scholarships and Bursaries Committee of the College for consideration and nomination;
  • The awardees may need to meet with the donor to share their learning experiences at CUHK; and,
  • The Scholarship will be administered by the College Office of Lee Woo Sing College in accordance with the above regulations.

This award was donated by ECA Education with effect from academic year 2019-2020. It aims to give recognition to student athletes who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in sports and to provide financial support to their studies at the University whilst excelling in their specialized sports.

 

Regulations governing the award of the scholarship are detailed below:

 

Name of the Award

The Award will be named “ECA Education Outstanding Athlete Admission Scholarship”and in Chinese 「ECA Education傑出運動員入學獎學金」.

 

Number and Value of Scholarship

There will be 2 awards of HK$12,500 each.

 

Selection Criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates should

  • Be a local full-time Year 1 undergraduate student;

  • Choose Lee Woo Sing College to be the first choice in College affiliation;

  • Have obtained outstanding achievements in territory-wide level or international sport events

  • Have sport talent that can contribute to the College sport team or sport activities

     

Administrative Procedures

  • The Award is open for application or the College may nominate suitable candidates  based on the above selection criteria; 

  • All applications and nominations will be sent to the Scholarships and Bursaries Committee of the College for consideration and nomination;

  • The award recipients must attend award presentation ceremony or they will lose the eligibility for the award;

  • The award recipients may be required to meet with the donor to share their learning experiences at CUHK; and,

  • The Award will be administered by the College Office of Lee Woo Sing College in accordance with the above regulations.

Application Procedures

  • The College will make announcement to students when the application of admission scholarship is open. 
  • Please provide all necessary documents together with your applications.
  • Nomination by Faculty or College members is also accepted. If the application is by nomination, a support letter from Faculty or College member has to be included in the set of the supporting documents. You can download the “Support Letter” here.
  • Applications will be sent to the Scholarships and Bursaries Committee of the College for consideration.