About the Programme

With the generous support and donation from our long-standing corporate partners and community leaders, HKU Business School has set up the Future Leader Scholarship Programme to recognise the academic achievements of local undergraduates, nurturing future leaders for the business community and beyond.

We encourage students to participate in various kinds of out-of-classroom learning activities: overseas study tours, service trips, professional examinations, internships, etc., with an objective to enhance their competitiveness in the fast-changing business world, making a difference in their own lives and in society.

Top 100 local undergraduates in HKU Business School will have an opportunity to:

Participate in mentorship, internship and overseas exchanges

Hone their skill sets and equip them for their future careers

Develop leadership, professional and personal growth

Key Message

1
‘Together, we emerge stronger!’
– to invest in the future generation which is suffered from the far-reaching impact brought by the social movement and the COVID-19 pandemic
2
Top 100 local undergraduates in HKU Business School
– to engage the largest number of eligible students to enhance their competitiveness and hone their skill sets
3
An unwavering long-term commitment
– with the generous support from our long-standing corporate partners, and with a matching fund from HKU Business School, we are committed to nurturing dynamic and responsible leaders and creating positive changes in the world

Forms of Scholarship

Under the Scholarship Programme, up to 100 scholarships are offered each year in collaboration with our donors and corporate partners, including but not limited to:

BOC Group Life Assurance Company Limited;
Mr. Michael Chan;
The Fan Family Charitable Trust;
Dr. Patrick Poon;
Raffles Family Office and
Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited.

Each scholarship recipient receives a one-off grant of HK$20,000 and is eligible to receive the scholarship once throughout his/her undergraduate studies.

Eligibility and Entitlement

1

Full-time Year 2 and 3 local undergraduate students in the academic year 2021-22 who have completed at least two regular semesters of study in the HKU Business School at the time of application

2

Obtained a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 or being ranked top 15% in their respective academic years and degree curricula (i.e. Year-2 or Year-3 students reading the UG degree curricula offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics)

3

No record of academic misconduct

4

Any other requirements as specified by the donors

In collaboration with our donors and corporate partners, each scholarship recipient receives a one-off grant of HK$20,000 and is eligible to receive the scholarship once throughout his/her undergraduate studies.

Timeline of Application

Step 1

Submit an online application form

Step 2

Upload most updated CV

Step 3

Upload a 500-word essay describing yourself and your career aspirations, and a plan of how to utilise the scholarship in the 2022-23 academic year, if awarded.

Step 4

Evaluate by HKU Business School

Step 5

Announce the results of the scholarship awardees

Video

Dean’s Message (Professor Hongbin Cai, Dean of the HKU Business School and Chair of Economics)

Why Do We Set Up This Scholarship?

Student Meets Donor:
Leadership

Student Meets Donor:
Out-of-Classroom Experience

Media

HKU Business School launches the Future Leader Scholarship Programme

(July 14, 2022, Hong Kong) HKU Business School today announces the launch of a new scholarship, the Future Leader Scholarship Programme, which will be offered to top 100 local undergraduates in HKU Business School every year. It demonstrates the unwavering long-term commitment of HKU Business School to invest in the future generation and nurture dynamic and responsible leaders.

Professor Hongbin Cai, Dean of HKU Business School, said, “Hong Kong has gone through some very challenging times in the past few years. Yet, our students here at HKU Business School have impressed me with their amazing resilience. They are motivated, smart, creative, and courageous to embrace changes. HKU Business School is committed to nurturing future leaders of Hong Kong for the betterment of society. With generous support from business leaders who share the same vision and commitment, we believe the Programme will help the professional and personal development of our students so that they will succeed in the fast-changing business world.”

The Programme is supported by HKU Business School’s long-standing corporate partners and community leaders. Through recognising the academic achievements of full-time Year 2 and 3 local undergraduates and granting a one-off scholarship of HK$20,000 to each recipient, the Programme aims to encourage the students to participate in various kinds of out-of-classroom learning activities, such as overseas study tours, service trips, professional examinations and internships, etc. and enhance their competitiveness in the evolving business landscape.

For further details about the Programme, please visit https://www.hkubs.hku.hk/flsp .

About HKU Business School

HKU Business School strives to nurture first-class business leaders and foster academic and relevant research to serve the needs of Hong Kong, China and the rest of the world in the new Asia-led economy. As a top international business school in Asia, the School engages leading scholars from all corners of the globe and they instil in students global knowledge with an Asian perspective. HKU Business School attracts top students from Hong Kong and beyond. It admits the highest proportion of non-local undergraduate students amongst all Faculties at HKU.

The School offers a full spectrum of business education. Its full-time MBA programme has a strong Asia and China focus, and the programme has been ranked Asia’s no. 1 in the World MBA Rankings released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for 10 years. Students can opt for an overseas exchange opportunity to supplement their campus learning in Hong Kong: a London track at London Business School, a New York track at Columbia Business School or a Hong Kong/China track at Fudan University.

HKU Business School also offers an International MBA Programme, delivered in Shanghai in collaboration with Fudan University. It was the first of its kind when it was launched in 1998. The School collaborated with Guanghua School of Management of the Peking University and offered a DBA programme and the HKU EMBA Programme in 2017 and 2018 respectively.

HKU Business School is fully accredited by the European Quality Improvement Systems (EQUIS) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).


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港大經管學院推出「未來領袖獎學金計劃」

(2022年7月14日,香港)港大經管學院一向致力培育新一代成為更全面及具前瞻性的領袖,今日欣然宣布推出「未來領袖獎學金計劃」(簡稱「計劃」)(Future Leader Scholarship Programme),旨在嘉勉學術成績表現卓越的本地本科生,每年設名額100個。

港大經管學院院長蔡洪濱教授表示:「香港近年縱然面對不少挑戰,我們的同學卻展現出驚人的適應力,他們積極、聰明、富創意,且勇於求變,給我留下深刻印象。港大經管學院銳意成為香港未來領袖的搖籃,為社會創造更美好明天。我們很榮幸,能夠獲得與學院願景一致的多位商界翹楚的慷慨支持。我們相信計劃能夠幫助同學的專業及個人發展,引領他們踏上康莊大道。」

「未來領袖獎學金計劃」獲港大經管學院長期合作夥伴和社會領袖的支持,將向獲選的全日制二、三年級本地本科生頒發港幣20,000元的一次性獎學金,肯定他們的學業成就,並鼓勵他們參與各類課外學習活動,如海外遊學團、社會服務、專業考試和實習等,以提升他們的競爭力,應對瞬息萬變的商業環境。

有關計劃詳情,請瀏覽 https://www.hkubs.hku.hk/flsp

關於港大經管學院

港大經管學院致力培育一級商界領袖,鼓勵學術及有關研究;在亞洲導向經濟發展的世界大潮流之下,為香港、中國乃至世界各國的發展提供不可或缺的動力。作為以亞洲為本位的頂尖國際商學院,港大經管學院匯聚全球各地的傑出學者,授予學生國際宏觀與亞洲焦點並濟的全球知識。本學院在本科教育以及收生方面均表現卓越。出色的課程吸納來自香港及世界各地的優秀學生,學院的非本地本科生比例為全大學最高。

學院提供全面的商學教育,全日制MBA課程十度獲《經濟學人》選為亞洲第一。除了在港大校園上課以外,課程同時提供三個學術交流組別,學生可選擇到倫敦商學院(London Business School)、哥倫比亞商學院(Columbia Business School)或復旦大學進行國際交流。

此外,本學院在1998年開始與上海復旦大學共同主辦MBA(國際)課程,於當時首創中港同類型教育項目跨境合作之先河。 學院亦分別在2017年及2018年與北京大學光華管理學院聯合舉辦並推出工商管理學博士課程及香港大學高級管理人員工商管理學碩士課程。

港大經管學院獲EQUIS及AACSB國際認證。

 

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Awards Presentation Ceremony

An Awards Presentation Ceremony will be held in early September to recognise the outstanding scholarship awardees.

  • 1-min video highlight
  • Date: September 2, 2022 (Friday)
    Time: TBC
    Venue: HKUBS Central Hub