Scholarships, awards and prizes aim at recognizing and encouraging students' academic achievements. They are granted to students on the basis of academic merits. Other attributes like leadership qualities, involvement in extra-curricular activities and community services will also be considered. Some scholarships are open for application while some are by nomination from departments or offices of the Institute.
A. General Information
Scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of academic merits, leadership abilities, contribution to community service and other special criteria as stipulated by the donors. Most scholarships are donated by outside organizations and individuals. In general, the higher the scholarship value, the higher the requirements will be. The types of scholarships available at the Institute are as follows:
1. Full Scholarships
This scholarship covers the necessary fees incurred in a whole-year study at the Institute, including tuition fee, hall fee, living and academic expenses. The number of tenable years is different for different scholarships.
Example: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship (tenable for 3 or 4 years, for undergraduate students only), HKIEd Full Entrance Scholarship (tenable for the normal duration of the study programme, for undergraduate students only).
2. Entrance Scholarships
Established for undergraduate programmes, there are several types of Entrance Scholarships:
Ø “HKIEd Full Entrance Scholarship” – this scholarship covers the necessary fees incurred in a whole-year study, including tuition fee, hall fee, living and academic expenses, tenable for the normal duration of the study programme.
Ø “HKIEd Entrance Scholarship for Local Students” (academic performance and/or outstanding non-academic achievements) and various Entrance Scholarships donated by organizations or individuals for local students – the academic scholarship covers tuition fee and part of hall fee, tenable for the normal duration of the study programme.
Ø “HKIEd Entrance Scholarship for Non-local Mainland / International Students” (academic performance and/or outstanding non-academic achievements) – the academic scholarship covers full or half tuition fee, tenable for the normal duration of the study programme.
Ø “Bachelor of Music in Education Entrance Scholarship” – a scholarship amount equivalent to the annual tuition fee is to be awarded to one or shared by two candidates, tenable for three years.
Ø “HKIEd Tai Po Goodwill Entrance Scholarship” – this scholarship covers tuition fee and part of hall fee, tenable for the first year of study.
Ø “Parsons Entrance Scholarship for BEd (Music)” – this scholarship covers part of tuition fee for first year students of the Bachelor of Education (Music) programme.
3. Subject Scholarships
Ø Chinese Language
Example: Chinese Language Education Scholarship, Evelyn Yee-fun Man Scholarship, Shun Hing Chinese Language Scholarship
Ø English Language
Example: Scholarship for Prospective English Teachers, Ho Nga Ming Memorial Scholarship, Li & Fung Scholarship, Evelyn Yee-fun Man Scholarship, Hong Kong Language Campaign Award, The Bank of East Asia Scholarship, China Daily Hong Kong Edition Scholarship
Example: Mr Leung Che Kwong Memorial Scholarship, Principal Chan Yau Kwong Memorial Scholarship for Mathematics, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Scholarship, CMA & Donors Scholarship
Ø General Studies/Liberal Studies
Example: Rural Training College Alumni Association Scholarship, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Scholarship
Example: Bachelor of Music in Education Entrance Scholarship, Scholarship for Master of Arts (Music Education), Parsons Entrance Scholarship for BEd (Music), Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Scholarship
Ø Physical Education
Example: Cheung’s Family Charity Fund Scholarship, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Scholarship
Ø Visual Arts
Example: Cheung Wan Memorial Scholarship, Ng Siu Yue Memorial Scholarship, Dr Annie Wong Leung Kit Wah Exchange Programme Scholarship (Visual Arts)
Ø Early Childhood Education
Example: Early Childhood Education Scholarship, Elizabeth Frankland Moore Award, Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Limited Scholarship
Ø Information Technology
Example: Chiang Chen Industrial Charity Foundation Scholarship
Ø Inclusive Education
Example: Elizabeth Frankland Moore Award
Ø Global and Environmental Studies
Example: Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Limited Scholarship, CMA & Donors Scholarship
Ø Curriculum and Instruction
Example: Dr Li Wai Shing Memorial Scholarship
4. Non-local Students
Example: HKSAR Government Scholarship, Scholarship for Prospective English Teachers, HKIEd Entrance Scholarship for Non-local / International Students, HSBC Scholarship for Mainland / International Students, Fong Shu Chuen Scholarship
5. Exchange Study (One Semester)
Established to enhance students’ international exposure through their participation in the Institute’s Student Exchange Programme.
Example: Li & Fung Scholarship, HKIEd Student Exchange Scholarship, Dr Hui Chi Ming Student Exchange Scholarship, Dr Annie Wong Leung Kit Wah Exchange Programme Scholarship (Visual Arts)
6. Overseas Study (One Year)
The value of this scholarship covers tuition fee, lodging fee, living and academic expenses for a one-year overseas study.
Example: HSBC Overseas Scholarship Scheme
7. Field Experience
Example: Tsui Ping-kwong Field Experience Scholarship
8. Students with Disabilities
Example: Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships / Scholarships for Disabled Students, Sir Edward Youde Memorial Awards for Disabled Students, HSBC Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
9. Higher Degrees
Example: Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships (For Postgraduate Research Students), Hong Kong Association of University Women Scholarship, Scholarship for Master of Arts (Music Education), Principal Chan Yau Kwong Memorial Scholarship for Education Management, Doctor of Education Scholarship (Curriculum & Instruction)
10. Self-funded (Degree / Sub-degree)
Example: Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme
Example: Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship (For Undergraduate and Diploma Students), Li Po Chun Charitable Trust Fund Scholarship, HKSAR Government Scholarship, HSBC Hong Kong Scholarship, Hong Kong Association of University Women Annual Scholarship, Hong Kong International Institute of Educational Leadership Scholarship, Au Bak Ling Charity Trust – Hong Kong Teachers’ Training Scholarship, AIA Foundation Scholarship
B. List of Scholarship Recipients
C. Scholarship Presentation Ceremony
The Student Affairs Office organizes a Scholarship Presentation Ceremony every year to publicly recognize the outstanding achievement of students and graduates, provide a chance for donors and scholarship recipients to meet together, and show appreciation to the donors for their generous donation.
In the 2011/12 academic year, the Ceremony was held on 6 June 2012 at the Institute's Tai Po Campus. Attendance was over 300 including scholarship donors or representatives from organizations, scholarship recipients & their guests, staff and students. A gathering between donors and scholarship recipients was arranged prior to the Ceremony.
The Ceremony was hosted by two students who were scholarship recipients. The programme consisted of a speech by Professor Anthony Cheung, presentation of scholarships to scholarship recipients, presentation of souvenir to donors, performance by scholarship recipient, vote of thanks by student representative, group photo and refreshment. The Ceremony was very well-received.
II. HKIEd STUDENT AWARDS
A. General Information
HKIEd Student Awards are granted to students by the Institute based on a set of criteria such as academic performance, block practice performance, leadership qualities, contribution to the Institute or the community and participation in extra-curricular activities. The Awards include:
Ø President’s Honour List
Ø Dean’s Honour List
Ø Honour Student List
B. List of HKIEd Student Award / Prize Recipients
There are also other scholarships, awards and prizes offered by the Institute’s departments, offices or outside organizations. Details will be made by the relevant unit at the time of application. Please refer to the announcements posted in the intranet and on notice boards.
All scholarships and awards are administered by the Institute’s Committee on Scholarships and Prizes. The Student Affairs Office is the central coordinating unit.
For more information, please call the Student Affairs Office at phone numbers 2948 6720 / 2948 6721, or email to email@example.com
Note: The above information is subject to change without prior notice.
Revised Aug 2012