Scholarships

MPH students may apply for the following scholarships:​

Entrance Scholarship (closes 30 April 2020)

In 2015, the Master of Public Health (MPH) Board of Studies, Li Ka Shi Shing Faculty of Medicine established an Entrance Scholarship to help MPH candidates from low-income or lower-middle income countries* by supporting their tuition fees and enabling them to accomplish their career goals. The Scholarship is awarded from the academic year 2016/17.

  1. Up to two scholarships, each of which covers the entirety of the composition fee of MPH, shall be awarded to new students from low-income or lower-middle-income countries as defined by the World Bank pursuing the full-time or part-time MPH programme.

  2. The Scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

  3. The Scholarship shall be tenable for one year.

  4. In the event of there being no suitable applicant in any year, no awards shall be made.

* Lists of low-income and lower-middle-income countries as defined by the World Bank will be adopted: http://data.worldbank.org/income-level/LIC and http://data.worldbank.org/income-level/LMC

Honorary Teachers Scholarship (closes 31 August 2020)

In recognition of the many hours dedicated to and the tremendous support for the Master of Public Health (MPH) programme by honorary teachers and senior public leaders in Hong Kong, the Master of Public Health Board of Studies has established a scholarship programme for newly enrolled Master of Public Health candidates of HK$100,000 (per year).

  1. Two scholarships of HK$50,000 each shall be available each year, and shall be awarded to two newly enrolled candidates pursuing the MPH programme.

  2. The scholarship shall be awarded to candidates on the basis of academic merit and community service.

  3. Financial need may be considered in the allocation of the award.

  4. The Board of the Faculty of Medicine, based on recommendations of the MPH Scholarship Committee and the Board of Studies of Master of Public Health shall award the scholarship.

  5. In any year when candidates are judged to be of insufficient merit, no award shall be made.

Professor Anthony J Hedley Scholarship for Master of Public Health (closes 31 August 2020)

In recognition of the late Professor Anthony J Hedley's contribution to the development and teaching of the Master of Public Health (MPH) programme, the Board of Studies of the Master of Public Health has established a scholarship with the donations from Professor Hedley's friends and colleagues.

  1. One scholarship of HK$10,000 shall be awarded each year to a newly enrolled candidate pursuing the MPH programme each year.

  2. The scholarship shall be awarded to candidates on the basis of their academic potential. Priority may be given to students who are interested in environmental health. Students' past experience and potential for research or advocacy in this area will be taken into consideration.

  3. Students' financial need may also be taken into consideration.

  4. The Board of the Faculty of Medicine based on recommendation of the Board of Studies of Master of Public Health shall award the scholarship.

  5. In any year when candidates are judged to be of insufficient merit, no award shall be made.

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