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Financial Aid

Fresh discord surfaces among euro leaders

Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande at Ludwigsburg where they differed on banking oversight. Photo: AP

European leaders fear a stalemate as they face discord over a banking union, Greece's endless debate on how to meet bailout commitments and foot-dragging by Spain and Italy on financial aid requests.

Tuesday, 25 September, 2012, 4:12am

Open to all

Recently, a student from a leading international school shook her head with dismay as she confided that she did not believe in her school's mission statement. She asked: 'How can my school attempt to fulfil its mission, one which speaks of compassion and service, when my school offers no financial aid?'

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Easing the financial burden

With the global financial system still in a shaky state, many professionals continue to turn to postgraduate study to boost their prospects, despite some improvement in the Hong Kong economy.

20 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Questions over who gets HK Rhodes Scholarships

The Rhodes Scholarship is one of the world's most prestigious international study awards; recipients include former US president Bill Clinton, astronomer Edwin Hubble and Australian Nobel Laureate Howard Florey.

27 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Cash in on great study deals

One of the effects of the financial crisis is that many professionals have gone back to school to upgrade their knowledge - but when money's tight it's important to know where you can get financial assistance.

14 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Scholarships on offer for studies in Britain

The final round of the British Council Hong Kong's 60th Anniversary Scholarship Scheme is underway, with 16 scholarships available for Hong Kong permanent residents who are 16 years or older.

16 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Show me the money

Turning your back on the office and a regular wage to return to the world of lectures, assignments and knuckling down in the library can be a life-changing experience, and the costs involved only add to the potential trauma. Even part-time postgraduate study can put a considerable strain on personal finances.

15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am


www.educationUK.org.hk/BC60scholarships ; www.britishcouncil.org.hk/chevening

15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

British Council launches anniversary scheme

The British Council's Hong Kong office has launched 47 scholarships worth a total of GBP545,000 (HK$6.7 million) to mark its 60th anniversary. The scholarships, ranging from GBP4,500 to GBP40,000, are for the next academic year and cover one year's tuition fees. At least 25 are at degree level.

8 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Winning scholarships

Tuition and living expenses made affordable for studying abroad

One of the major concerns for students wanting to study overseas is the cost of their tuition and living expenses. But help is at hand in the form of scholarships and grants. If you have achieved good results at school, or excel in a certain field, consider applying.

4 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Scholarship boost

Thirty tertiary students were awarded Hong Kong Jockey Club scholarships of HK$290,000 each last Tuesday in recognition of their outstanding academic performance and community services. The grant will support the students' academic expenses and living costs.

31 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Top graduate wins ticket to Oxford dreams with Rhodes scholarship

A psychology graduate from Chinese University has scooped the prestigious HK$1 million Hong Kong Rhodes Scholarship in the face of competition from 40 outstanding students.

The award will enable Siron Ng Siu-lun, who graduated last month with first class honours, to realise his ambition to take two master's degrees at the University of Oxford within two years.

15 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Scholarships to foster Sino-British relations

Funded by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and administered by the British Council, the Chevening Scholarships are offered in more than 150 countries for people to become familiar with Britain and gain skills that will benefit their countries.

3 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

U21Global offers five partial scholarships

Singapore-based online graduate school U21Global has collaborated with the Young Executive Circle of the Singapore Chamber of Commerce (SCC) in Hong Kong to offer five partial MBA scholarships to its members.

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

HK$1b scholarship fund awaits approval

University students could be eligible for annual scholarships of up to HK$80,000 from next year if legislators give the go-ahead to a HK$1 billion endowment fund next month.

Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung yesterday gave details of the fund, first announced in the chief executive's policy address.

15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am