Admission Scholarships for International Postgraduate Students

Our full-time one-year business postgraduate programmes are now open to international applicants for the 2023 intake. Our admission scholarships listed in this webpage are designed to bring together talent from around the world and maximise diversity in the classroom. Competition for scholarships increases as the year progresses, so we recommend starting your application early.

Furthermore, in addition to the admission scholarships listed below, each programme may offer various graduation awards, course scholarships, business start-up awards and/or other merit-based awards at the time of graduation. For more details, please refer to the programme website of each programme.

 
School-level
International Postgraduate Scholarship

Scholarship

International Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS)

Details

HKBU School of Business is dedicated to student success across the world. The International Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS), covering full tuition fee waiver plus living allowance of approximately US$12,800, are merit awards for international students (with nationality outside Mainland China, Macau SAR and Hong Kong SAR) with all-round excellence admitted to one of the below full-time one-year taught postgraduate business programmes:

  • Master of Accountancy
  • Master of Human Resources Management
  • MSc in Applied Accounting & Finance
  • MSc in Applied Economics
  • MSc in Business Management
  • MSc in Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • MSc in Data Analytics and Business Economics
  • MSc in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing
  • MSc in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics)
  • MSc in Marketing for the Creative Economy

Note: The admission committee of each programme will evaluate each application thoroughly based on all the information submitted in the online application as well as the applicant’s interview  performance. Please note that the International Postgraduate Scholarship (IPS) is a competitive scholarship for highly-qualified international students. The programme office may offer a scholarship other than the IPS, or even no scholarships, to an admitted international student.

 
Programme-level

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Scholarship

MAcc Diversity Contribution Scholarship

Details

The MAcc Diversity Contribution Scholarship, worth up to full tuition fee waiver, is awarded to new entrants who can enhance the diversity of the programme. Applicants are assessed on a broad range of criteria, including international exposure, cultural experiences, overseas education, work experience, special achievements and talents etc.

The MAcc programme will commence in September 2023.

 

Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)

Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)

Scholarship

HKBU Alumni Entrance Award

Details

The HKBU Alumni Entrance Award aims to encourage our HKBU bachelor’s degree graduates to pursue continuous learning. This award is worth HK$8,000 and is available for up to two top alumni admitted to the MHRM programme (both full-time and part-time modes), who have the highest cumulative GPA in the undergraduate study.

Eligibility:

  • HKBU bachelor’s degree alumni; and
  • Limited to the top two alumni with the highest cumulative GPA in their undergraduate study; and
  • Overall degree standing should not be lower than Second Class Honours Division I.

The MHRM programme will commence in September 2023.

 

Master of Science in Applied Accounting & Finance (MScAAF)

Master of Science in Applied Accounting & Finance (MScAAF)

Scholarship

MScAAF Diversity Contribution Scholarship

Details

The MScAAF Diversity Contribution Scholarship is awarded to new entrants who can enhance the diversity of the programme. Applicants are assessed on a broad range of criteria, including international exposure, cultural experiences, overseas education, work experience, special achievement and talents. The scholarship amount ranges from half tuition fee waiver to full tuition fee waiver.

Scholarship

MScAAF Entrance Scholarship / Young Talent Scholarship

Details

These Scholarships, ranging from HK$20,000 to HK$80,000, will be provided to full-time students with outstanding academic backgrounds and public examination results. For the entrance scholarship, only applicants who have submitted the completed applications before the first-round admission deadline will be considered.

 

The MScAAF programme will commence in September 2023.

 

Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAECON)

Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAECON)

Scholarship

MScAEcon Entrance Scholarship

Details

The MScAEcon Entrance Scholarship, worth up to full tuition fee waiver, will be offered each year to the most outstanding applicants. 

The MScAEcon programme will commence in September 2023.

 

Master of Science in Business Management (MScBM)

Master of Science in Business Management (MScBM)

Scholarship

MScBM Diversity Contribution Scholarship

Details

The MScBM Diversity Contribution Scholarship is awarded to new entrants who can enhance the diversity of the programme. Applicants are assessed on a broad range of criteria, including international exposure, cultural experiences, overseas education, work experience, special achievement and talents. The scholarship amount ranges from HK$50,000 to full tuition fee waiver.

The MScBM programme will commence in September 2023.

 

Master of Science in Data Analytics and Business Economics (MScDABE)

Master of Science in Data Analytics and Business Economics (MScDABE)

Scholarship

MScDABE Entrance Scholarship

Details

The MScDABE Entrance Scholarship, worth up to full tuition fee waiver, will be offered each year to the most outstanding applicants. 

The MScDABE programme will commence in September 2023.

 

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing (MScEGM)

[Flexibility of studying in Hong Kong for a single degree, or, add a study trip to the Grenoble École de Management (GEM) in France to obtain a double degree.]

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing (MScEGM)

Scholarship

MScEGM Admission Scholarships

Details

Scholarships of HK$25,000 to HK$50,000 will be granted to new entrants with a GMAT score at 650 or above.
Scholarships of HK$10,000 to HK$50,000 will be granted to new entrants with a business plan of high potential.

Note: Scholarships are offered on a case-by-case basis and subject to availability.

Scholarship

Lifelong Learning Award

Details

Degree graduates and Associate Degree graduates from HKBU, HKBU-CIE, HKBU-SCE and BNU-HKBU-UIC are entitled to a Lifelong Learning Award of HK$10,000 if they are admitted to the MScEGM programme.

 

The MScEGM programme will commence in January 2024.

 

Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) (MScFTFA)

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing (MScEGM)

Scholarship

MScFTFA Diversity Contribution Scholarship

Details

The MScFTFA Diversity Contribution Scholarship is awarded to new entrants who can enhance the diversity of the programme. Applicants are assessed on a broad range of criteria, including international exposure, cultural experiences, overseas education, work experience, special achievement and talents. The scholarship amount ranges from half tuition fee waiver to full tuition fee waiver.

Scholarship

MScFTFA Entrance Scholarship / Young Talent Scholarship

Details

These Scholarships, ranging from HK$5,000 to HK$50,000, will be provided to full-time students with outstanding academic backgrounds and public examination results. Only applicants who have submitted the completed applications before the first-round admission deadline will be considered.

 

The MScFTFA programme will commence in September 2023.

 
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