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St John's Hong Kong Scholarship

 If you are a Hong Kong resident, who has gone to school in Hong Kong, then you are eligible for the St John’s Hong Kong Scholarship worth up to the full cost of undergraduate studies, including tuition fees and maintenance costs.

The amount of the Scholarship is determined by the financial circumstances of the recipient of the Scholarship.

The Scholarship will be awarded for the first time to a Hong Kong resident entering the College in October 2018.

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for the Hong Kong Scholarship, you have:

  • to be offered a place to study at St John’s  College for an undergraduate course **
  • to be a Hong Kong resident, and
  • to have gone to school in Hong Kong.

**All undergraduate courses, either 3 or 4 year ones, are eligible, apart from Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

Application / Selection procedure

In order to be considered for the St John’s Hong Kong Scholarship, you have to apply through UCAS and go through the normal application and selection procedure for admission to St John’s College, University of Cambridge.  The UCAS deadline for the University of Cambridge is 15th October, at 6pm (UK Time).

All eligible Hong Kong students, who receive an offer from St John’s College for a place in an undergraduate course, will be invited by the College to apply for the Hong Kong Scholarship.

The interviews of the candidates will take place in Hong Kong in the week commencing 26th February 2018.

The selection of the recipient of the Scholarship will be made on the basis of academic excellence, academic potential and financial need.


If you would like to find out more about the St John's Hong Kong Scholarship, please contact the Scholarship Administrator, either by email or by phone at +44 (0)1223 338789.


Application Process for St John's College, Cambridge

UCAS application for undergraduate study at Cambridge

Undergraduate subjects available at Cambridge University


Application form