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Overview:
Established by the Kwok Scholars Association (founded by Dr. Walter Kwok), each year the Kwok Scholarships will provide full funding for up to two exceptional students from Hong Kong or Mainland China with an intention to serve the public for the benefit of the Hong Kong community and/or betterment of China. Funding is available for two undergraduate scholarships at the University of Oxford, annually. Scholarships are tenable for the full duration of a standard undergraduate course (3 or 4 years in length). Priority will be given to Philosophy, Politics and Economics and History and Politics. Applicants of Psychology (Experimental) and Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics are also welcome to apply.

Value of Scholarship:

  • Course fees;
  • A maintenance grant for living expenses;
  • One return economy airfare.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for an undergraduate Kwok Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • be a Chinese student from Hong Kong or Mainland China;
  • have exceptional academic merit; and
  • have been offered a place to study an undergraduate course at the University of Oxford that is covered by Kwok Scholarships.

Selection Criteria:

Kwok Scholarships aim to foster talents for future leaders to serve the public for the benefit and betterment of the people of Hong Kong and/or China. The broad selection criteria include:

  • have financial need;
  • show leadership potential;
  • demonstrate a commitment to improve the lives of others and the intention to use his or her studies at the University of Oxford to further that commitment; and
  • have a vision of serving the community with his or her field of expertise.

Application Procedures and Timeline:

  • Candidates must first apply for an undergraduate course at the University of Oxford using the UCAS application, by 15 October 2019, and be successful in gaining a place for admission for the 2020 entry.
  • Eligible candidates who have received an offer for an undergraduate course should submit a separate application for a Kwok Scholarship via www.kwokscholars.org by 31st January 2020 and will be required to arrange for at least two references to be submitted on their behalf.
  • March 2020: Short-listed applicants will be interviewed and the selected Kwok Scholars will be notified of their acceptance.


Application Deadline:

18.00 on Friday 31st January 2020 (China Standard Time)