UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
Scholarships and Prizes

Scholarships Tenable in the Faculty of Architecture

 

Chiap Hua Cheng’s Foundation Scholarship:

In 1993, the Chiap Hua Cheng’s Foundation donated annually one scholarship of the value of $17,000 to an undergraduate following the third year of the BA(AS) degree curriculum in the Department of Architecture. In 1994, the value of the scholarship was increased to $24,000.

Francis Lau Scholarship:

In 1987, Mr Francis S.K. Lau donated until further notice a sum of $5,000 per year from 1988-89 for the establishment of a scholarship to be awarded to a student entering the second or third year of the BSc(Surv) curriculum. In 2004, the donor offered to provide three scholarships of the value of $6,000 each to three local students in the BSc in Surveying program, and one scholarship of the value of $12,000 to one Year One student from the Mainland in the BSc in Surveying program, for a period of five years initially starting from the 2004-05 academic year. In 2005, the donor decided to increase the value of the scholarships for award with effect from the academic year 2004-05, and in this connection, the value of the three scholarships for local students has been increased to $10,000 each, and to $20,000 for the one scholarship to mainland students.

Jardine/Henry Lo Scholarship:

In memory of the late Mr Henry Lo Man Hin, Messrs. Jardine, Matheson and Company Limited made a donation to establish a scholarship to be awarded annually.

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Scholarship:

In 2007/08, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (HK) donated a sum of HK$20,000 each year for the establishment of a scholarship for BSc (Surveying) programme. In 2011/12, the Institution offered to donate a sum of HK$20,000 annually for BSc (Surveying) programme, MSc (CPM) and MSc (RE). In 2014/15, the Institution increased the sum to HK$35,000.

The Italian Cultural Society of Hong Kong – Leo Tung-hai Lee Fund:

In 2007, the Faculty of Architecture received a generous donation of HK$1 million from Dr Leo Tung-hai Lee to sponsor annual study tours to Italy, to enable students to learn more about the foundational culture of Italy with respect to architecture. Italy is a place where students can experience first-hand a culture in which ancient and contemporary designs co-exist in a magnificent equilibrium. The achievement of this balance is vital in the education of architects today. Italy is also the place where many material innovations are taking place in building construction, along with the active practice of building conservation.

The Nascence Scholarships for Postgraduate Students in Architectural Studies:

In December 2003, Mr Peter K.C. Chan donated a total sum of $1.5 million for the award of postgraduate scholarships in architectural studies and visiting professorship(s) in architecture with effect from the academic year 2004-05. The scholarships shall be tenable at the University of Hong Kong and open to all full-time postgraduate students who are from mainland China and who have registered for the degree of MPhil or PhD, or MLA, or MUD, or MSc(Conservation) or MArch in the Department of Architecture. The scholarships shall be awarded on the basis of (i) academic merit, (ii) the candidate’s proposed research (in the case of research postgraduate students) and (iii) financial need.

Szeto Wai Architecture Scholarship:

In 1986, Dr W. Szeto donated a sum of $130,000 to the University to establish a scholarship to be awarded annually to the most distinguished student who has completed the first year of the MArch curriculum.

Wong Tung & Partners Scholarship:

In 1985, Wong, Tung & Partners extended the donation of an annual sum of $3,000 for the award of a scholarship first awarded in 1978. In 1992, the donor agreed to extend the sponsorship for three years from 1992-93 and increased the value of the scholarship to $5,000. In 1996, the donor further agreed that the scholarship be extended from 1995-96 on a yearly basis, for award to a final-year student in the MArch curriculum on the basis of academic merit as shown in the examination results in the first year of the program. In 2005, the scholarship was re-named as the ‘Wong Tung & Partners Scholarship’ and the value of the scholarship was increased from $5,000 to $8,000.

Yu Chun Keung Memorial Scholarship:

In 1985, the family of the late Mr.Yu Chun Keung of Hong Kong donated a sum of $20,000 to the University to establish a scholarship which is awarded from time to time.

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