Lingnan University Foreign Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students to Study in Hong Kong (Full Awards, Tuition and Half Awards Available)

Non-Local Student Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Arts, Business, Social sciences
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Lingnan University
Country to Study in: Hong Kong

Scholarship Description
Lingnan University offers scholarships to support outstanding overseas non-local students to pursue full-time undergraduate studies at the University. It offers cosmopolitan education within the lawful and secure Lingnan University community located in Hong Kong's free and open society.

Non-local students are those who are neither Hong Kong nor Chinese Mainland citizens. Applicants for the Non-Local Student Scholarships should have attained at a recognised post-secondary institution outside Hong Kong an equivalent qualification to the Admission Requirements of the University, as stipulated below.

Successful applicants will be awarded one of the following scholarships on an annual renewable basis: Full Scholarship, Tuition Scholarship or Half-Tuition Scholarship. The Non-Local Student Scholarships will only be used towards full-time undergraduate studies in the course programmes available at Lingnan University.

Lingnan University Non-Local (Overseas) Student Scholarships

For fulfilling eligibility for this scholarship, please note:
  • Non-local applicants (other than Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland citizens) are persons entering Hong Kong for the purpose of education with a student visa/entry permit issued by the Director of Immigration of the HKSAR Government.
  • Non-local applicants must have fulfilled the General Admission Requirements and English Language Requirements for admission to the University. For details, please see Undergraduate Admission Requirements
Credit Transfer / Course Exemption:
Non-local applicants who have passed public, professional, or other examinations recognised by the University or have successfully completed a course at an appropriate level offered by the University or another tertiary institution may apply for credit transfer/course exemption. Applicants who are granted a transfer of 54 credits or more will be admitted to be Year 3 students. For details, please see Credit Transfer/Course Exemption for New Students

Selection Criteria:
The Scholarship will be awarded to students who have good academic standing and good track record in community services. For candidates of comparable academic merits, preference will be given to the candidate with better proven records of community services. Candidates who apply for and do not get the Scholarship can still be considered for admission on fee-paying basis.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (EXCEPT Hong Kong and mainland China)

Participating Institutions
Lingnan University, China

Fields of study
The University adopts both broad-based and programme-based admissions to study programmes in Arts and Business Faculties. The Faculty of Social Sciences continues to adopt broad-based admission.

Students interested in pursuing the following programmes may apply for admission:
1). Faculty of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons)#
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Chinese
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Contemporary English Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Translation
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Visual Studies
2). Faculty of Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)#
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) - Risk and Insurance Management
3). Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons)#
Number of awards
Not specified

Sponsorship duration
Each Scholarship is offered on an annual renewable basis and is tenable for a period of up to the normal duration of study, subject to continued outstanding academic performance.

Scholarship benefits
Full Scholarship (covering tuition, hostel and partial academic and living expenses), Tuition Scholarship or Half-tuition Scholarship will be awarded to successful applicants per academic year. Each scholarship is offered on an annual renewable basis.

Method of Application
Eligible international foreign students are invited to complete and submit their applications for the Non-Local (Overseas) Student Scholarships. Applicants should submit their applications directly to the University via the Online Application System. For details of application procedures, please visit the How to Apply webpage here for direct admission and application for the Non-local Student Scholarships through the online application system on or before the deadline date below.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship

The application period for admission is from 16 October 2017 to 9 April 2018 (Early Round application closed on 31 December 2017). Online applications received after 9 April 2018 will be regarded as late applications. Late applicants have a lower chance of being admitted. No applications will be accepted after 10 July 2018.

Non-local applicants shall assume their applications unsuccessful if they do not receive our notification by 31 July.

Lingnan University (LN/LU) (formerly called Lingnan College), is the only public liberal arts university in Hong Kong. It aims to provide students with an education in the liberal arts tradition and has joined the Global Liberal Arts Alliance since 2012. Lingnan University became the first university in Hong Kong to accomplish the goal of providing 4-year full residence for all undergraduates and currently, 80% Lingnan students are able to go on exchange for a term during their undergraduate study.

Application Deadline: 10 July 2018
Open to International Students: Yes

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