UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE

Scholarships and Prizes

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DoA: Department of Architecture
REC: Department of Real Estate and Constriction
DUPAD: Department of Urban Planning and Design
DLA: Division of Landscape Architectural
ACP: Division of Architectural Conservation Programmes


Scholarships Tenable in the Faculty of Architecture

Wharf Architecture Design Internship DoA
The Nascence Scholarship for Postgraduate Students in Architectural Studies DoA/DLA
The Faculty of Architecture Scholarship for Architecture Students DoA
Sun Hung Kai Properties Postgraduate Fellowship in Urban Institutional Analysis REC
Entrance Scholarships for Taught Postgraduate Studies in the Department of Real Estate and Construction REC
Vietnam Van Thinh Phat Scholarships DoA/REC/DUPAD/DLA/ACP
Wong Chan Wah Enrichment Scholarship DoA
Eric Lye Memorial Travelling Scholarship DoA/REC/DUPAD/DLA/ACP
E. Bruzzone Memorial Travelling Scholarship, Rev. Fr. DoA
P&T Travel Scholarship DoA
Francis Lau Scholarship REC
HKU Centenary Scholarships for Surveying Students REC
Szeto Wai Architecture Scholarship DoA
Barrie Ho Architecture Travelling Scholarship DoA/REC/DUPAD/DLA/ACP
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (HK) Scholarship REC/DUPAD/ACP
Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects – Student Award of Excellence DLA
Jardine/Henry Lo Scholarship DoA
China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong and International Chapter Scholarship ACP
The Centenary Scholarship Fund – Faculty of Architecture DoA/REC/DUPAD/DLA/ACP
Chun Wo Foundation Scholarships REC
Wong Tung & Partners Scholarship DoA
Formica Scholarship REC
CMA and Donors Scholarships DoA/REC/DUPAD/DLA/ACP
Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Programme DUPAD
Yu Chun Keung Memorial Scholarship DoA
Source: http://www.scholarships.hku.hk/Scholarships


Prizes Tenable in the Faculty of Architecture

Albert So Chun Hin Book Prize

Donated by Mr Albert So, the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2013-14, to the BSc(Surveying) student with the best academic performance.

  • Programme: BSc(Surv)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$1,000 (the Prize may be divided up appropriately to more than one deserving student when necessary)
  • REC
    Architectural Conservation Programmes Alumni Book Prize

    Donated by Mr Eric C M Lee and other ACP alumni, the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2014-15, to the BA(Conservation) student with the highest GPA from each year.

  • Programme: BA(Conservation)
  • Year of Study: Year 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$1,000 (the Prize may be divided up equally to more than one deserving student in case of tied GPA scores)
  • ACP
    BEAM Society Prize

    Donated by BEAM Society Limited (BSL), the Prize is awarded annually starting from the academic year 2020-21, to a full-time undergraduate student from the Faculty of Architecture or the Faculty of Engineering respectively, who has achieved the best overall performance.

  • Programmes: BA(AS), BSc(Surv), *BA(LS), *BA(Conservation)
  • *Subject to confirmation in June 2021

  • Year of Study: Year 2 or 3
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$20,000
  • DoA/REC/DLA/ACP
    Building Management Prize

    Donated by the late Mr John H.P. Lok, the Prize was awarded to students of the Bachelor of Building programme in 1978-1990. With further donations from Mr Lok and his family, the Prize has been awarded annually since 1991, to the best student completing the MSc(Construction Project Management) degree programme.

  • Programme: MSc(CPM)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$3,000 and a silver-plated cup
  • REC
    Father Cronin Memorial Awards (Best Student in Academic Stream)

    Donated by the Hong Kong Housing Society’s Executive Committee to commemorate the contributions made in the housing field by the late Rev. Fr. F. Cronin, Father Cronin Memorial Awards have been awarded annually since 1994. This Prize is awarded to the best student in Academic Stream of the graduating class of the Master of Housing Management programme.

  • Programme: MHousMan
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$8,000
  • DUPAD
    Father Cronin Memorial Awards (Best Student in Professional Stream)

    Donated by the Hong Kong Housing Society’s Executive Committee to commemorate the contributions made in the housing field by the late Rev. Fr. F. Cronin, Father Cronin Memorial Awards have been awarded annually since 1994. This Prize is awarded to the best student in Professional Stream of the graduating class of the Master of Housing Management programme.

  • Programme: MHousMan
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$8,000
  • DUPAD
    David Wong Memorial Prize

    Donated by a group of HKU architecture graduates in memory of Mr David Wong, the Prize was established in 1978. Starting from the academic year 2015-16, the student with the best overall result in the History of Architecture course would be granted the Prize.

  • Programme: BA(AS)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: To be determined and in the form of books
  • DoA
    Fosroc Prize

    Donated by Messrs. Expandite Ltd., the Prize has been awarded annually to the BA(Architectural Studies) student with the best performance in the final year curriculum.

  • Programme: BA(AS)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$2,000
  • DoA
    HKICON Student Prizes

    Donated by the Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON), the Prizes have been awarded annually since the academic year 2017-18, to the best student of the BA(Conservation) and MSc(Conservation) programmes, based on the results in CONS4001 Conservation Research Thesis and CONS8205 Dissertation respectively.

  • Programmes: BA(Conservation) and MSc(Conservation)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$5,000 each
  • ACP
    Ho Fook & Chan Kai Ming Prize

    Donated by Mr Ho Fook and Mr Chan Kai Ming, the Prize was established in 1916. Each year, one Faculty shall be invited to award the Prize to an undergraduate student completing the first year of his/her curriculum, on the basis of academic merit.

  • Programmes: All Faculties and Programmes
  • Year of Study: Year 1
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$5,000
  • DoA/REC/DUPAD/DLA/ACP
    Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) Student Medal

    The HKIA Student Medal has been awarded annually to final-year Master of Architecture students to recognise their academic achievements in aspects of innovative design, sustainability and environmental awareness.

  • Programme: MArch
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Open application
  • Value of Award: The awardee(s) will automatically become HKIA Graduate Member(s) for one year, with membership fee waived, and will be given the opportunity to participate in international conferences and exchange programmes.
  • Remarks:

  • Applicants must be HKIA Student Members;
  • Applicants who have participated in HKIA activities and community services related to architecture are preferred;
  • Application deadline: 31 July; shortlisted applicants shall be invited to attend a selection interview to be held in mid-August.
  • DoA
    Hong Kong Institute of Planners Prizes

    Donated by the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, the Prizes have been awarded annually since 1984. Each year, two MSc(Urban Planning) students – the final-year student who has submitted the best Dissertation and the non-final-year student who has achieved the best overall results in the MSc(Urban Planning) examinations – would be granted the Prizes.

  • Programme: MSc(Urban Planning)
  • Year of Study: Not specified
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$1,500 (in the form of books) and a certificate
  • DUPAD
    Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) Prize

    Donated by HKIS, this Prize had been awarded to surveying students since 1988, and its coverage has been extended to BA(Urban Studies) students starting from the academic year 2016-17. The Prize is awarded on the basic of academic performance during the entire study period, and the number of Prizes made each year shall be determined by HKIS.

  • Programmes: BSc(Surv) and BA(US)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award:
  • i)         First Prize: HK$5,000 in cash and HK$3,000 HKIS coupon
    ii)        Second Prize: HK$3,000 HKIS coupon

    REC/DUPAD
    Hong Kong University Alumni Prize

    Donated by the Hong Kong University Alumni Association in 1971, the Prize has been awarded annually to outstanding students on the basis of academic merit, leadership qualities and participation in extra-curricular activities. There shall be one Prize for each of the 10 Faculties.

  • Programme: Not specified
  • Year of Study: Year 3
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: In the form of medal
  • DoA/REC/DUPAD/DLA/ACP
    J.H. Kinoshita Prizes

    Donated by Mr J.H. Kinoshita, the Prizes have been awarded since 1979. Each year, three Prizes are awarded to the students who have achieved the best results in the Architectural Design course.

  • Programme: BA(AS)
  • Year of Study: Year 2, 3 and 4 (one Prize for each year)
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: To be determined and in the form of books
  • DoA
    Leigh & Orange Design Prize

    Donated by the Board of Directors of Leigh & Orange Ltd., the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2008-09, to a student of the BA(Architectural Studies) curriculum on the basis of academic performance in design.

  • Programme: BA(AS)
  • Year of Study: Year 3
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$30,000 (the Prize may be divided up appropriately to more than one deserving student if necessary)
  • DoA
    Lynne DiStefano Prize

    Donated by members of the Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON) Founding Council and alumni of the Architectural Conservation Programmes (ACP), the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2017-18, to the BA(Conservation) student who has achieved the highest CGPA in Architectural Conservation courses at the end of the programme.

  • Programme: BA(Conservation)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$5,000
  • ACP
    Mike Wong Prize for Best Dissertation in Institutional Analysis

    Donated by Professor Mike Wong, JP, the Prize is awarded annually starting from the academic year 2020-21, to two students who have attained the highest marks in the course RECO4001 Dissertation with subject topics related to institutional analysis.

  • Programme: BSc(Surv)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$20,000 (shortlisted students may be invited to attend an interview, if there are more than two candidates with equal academic merit, or any other situations deemed necessary)
  • REC
    Mike Wong Prize for Development Project

    Donated by Professor Mike Wong, JP, the Prize is awarded annually starting from the academic year 2020-21, to two students who have attained the highest individual grades in the course RECO2026 Surveying Studio 2.

  • Programme: BSc(Surv)
  • Year of Study: Year 2
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$20,000 (shortlisted students may be invited to attend an interview, if there are more than two candidates with equal academic merit, or any other situations deemed necessary)
  • REC
    Minnette de Silva Prize

    Donated by Miss Minnette de Silva in 1980, the Prize is awarded annually to the student who has achieved the best overall result in the History of Architecture course.

  • Programme: BA(AS)
  • Year of Study: Year 3
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: To be determined and in the form of books
  • DoA
    MUA Entrance Award

    Established by the Department of Urban Planning and Design, the Award shall be given annually starting from the academic year 2021-22, to up to two full-time postgraduate students who are permanent residents in Hong Kong and who have been admitted to the Master of Science in Urban Analytics programme, on the basis of academic merit, publication of undergraduate dissertation, academic-related activities and achievements.

  • Programme: MUA
  • Year of Study: Year 1
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$5,000
  • DUPAD
    MUP Planning Studio Prize

    Established by the urban planning studio teachers in the Department of Urban Planning and Design, the Prize is awarded annually starting from the academic year 2020-21, to up to two students in the Master of Science in Urban Planning programme with the best overall results in the last planning studio course.

  • Programme: MSc(Urban Planning)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$5,000
  • DUPAD
    Philip Lo Prize for Interdisciplinary Studio Project

    Donated by Mr Philip Lo, distinguished alumnus of the Department of Real Estate and Construction, the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2014-15, to the group of BSc(Surveying) students with the best overall result in the studio courses.

  • Programme: BSc(Surv)
  • Year of Study: Year 3
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$10,000 (to be shared equally among members of the selected group)
  • REC
    Professor K C Lye Design Prize in Architecture

    Donated by friends and former students of Professor K C Lye, the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2000-01, to two Master of Architecture students who have excelled in Architectural Design courses.

  • Programme: MArch
  • Year of Study: Year 1 and final year (one Prize for each year)
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: To be determined by the Head of the Department of Architecture
  • DoA
    Raymond Wong Man Wa Prize in Theory and Practice of Urban Planning

    Donated by Mr Raymond Wong [MSc(Real Estate) 2019], the Prize is awarded annually starting from the academic year 2020-21, to two students who have attained the best overall results in RECO6001 Urban Planning: Theory and Practice.

  • Programme: MSc(RE)
  • Year of Study: Not specified
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$5,000
  • REC
    Real Estate Tech Prize

    Donated by HKU alumni Mr Stephen Chung and Mr K K Wong of Zeppelin Real Estate Analysis Ltd., the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2008-09, to an outstanding first-year surveying student who has achieved the best academic result in the academic year.

  • Programme: BSc(Surv)
  • Year of Study: Year 1
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$2,000
  • REC
    SCLHK Prize for the Best Student in the Law for the Real Estate and Construction Industry Course

    Donated by the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong (SCLHK) to promote the study of Construction Law and related subjects, the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2017-18, to the student with the highest GPA score in RECO6042 Law for the Real Estate and Construction Industry.

  • Programme: MSc(RE) and MSc(CPM)
  • Year of Study: Year 1
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$5,000 and one year of full membership with SCLHK
  • REC
    SCLHK Prize for Outstanding Students in the Introduction to Law and Contract Course

    Donated by the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong (SCLHK) to promote the study of Construction Law and related subjects, the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2017-18, to two outstanding students in RECO2032 Introduction to Law.

  • Programme: BSc(Surv)
  • Year of Study: Year 2
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award:
  • i)         Best student: HK$5,000 and one year of full membership with SCLHK
    ii)        Runner-up: HK$2,500 and one year of full membership with SCLHK

    REC
    SCLHK Prize for the Best Student in the Construction Law Course

    Donated by the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong (SCLHK) to promote the study of Construction Law and related subjects, the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2017-18, to two students who have achieved the best results in RECO4009 Construction Law.

  • Programme: BSc(Surv)
  • Year of Study: Year 4
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award:
  • i)         The student with the highest GPA score: HK$6,000 and one year of full membership with SCLHK
    ii)        The student with the second highest GPA score: HK$4,000 and one year of full membership with SCLHK

    REC
    Sir Ove Arup Prize for Structures

    Donated by Sir Ove Arup, CBE, D.Sc., FICE, FIStructE, the Prize was established in 1978. It is awarded annually to the BA(Architectural Studies) student who has achieved the best overall result in Structure courses during the third and final years of study.

  • Programme: BA(AS)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$10,000
  • DoA
    Surveying Students Travel Prize

    Established by the Department of Real Estate and Construction, the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2014-15, to two students on the basis of academic merit, extra-curricular achievement, personal qualities and financial need. The Prize aims to provide financial assistance to students participating in the study field trip of the course RECO3031 Cities and Urban Development.

  • Programme: BSc(Surv)
  • Year of Study: Year 3
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$5,000
  • REC
    The CIHAPB Outstanding Dissertation Award

    Donated by Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch (CIHAPB), the Award was established in 2008 and is awarded annually to the student who has submitted the best dissertation in the Master of Housing Management programme.

  • Programme: MHousMan
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$1,500 and in the form of books
  • DUPAD
    The CIHAPB/HKIH Prize

    Donated by Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch (CIHAPB) and The Hong Kong Institute of Housing (HKIH), the Prize has been awarded annually since 2000, to the student with the best overall result in the Professional Stream of the Master of Housing Management programme.

  • Programme: MHousMan (Professional Stream)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: In the form of trophy
  • DUPAD
    The Royal Town Planning Institute Book Prize

    Donated by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 1987-88. Today, the Prize is awarded to the student who has achieved the best overall result (excluding dissertation) in the Master of Science in Urban Planning programme.

  • Programme: MSc(Urban Planning)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: GBP100 in the form of books
  • DUPAD
    The University of Hong Kong Surveying Alumni Association Prize

    Donated by the University of Hong Kong Surveying Alumni Association, the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2002-03, to the BSc(Surveying) student who has attained the highest mark in Dissertation.

  • Programme: BSc(Surv)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$5,000 (the Prize may be shared equally by at most two students in case of tied results)
  • REC
    Tsim Yue Kui Postgraduate International Prize for Urban Institutional Analysis

    Donated by Dr Alfred Wing Kit Tsim [MSc(Real Estate) 2019], the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2019-2020, to full-time research postgraduate students affiliated with the Ronald Coase Centre for Property Rights Research to participate in research activities outside Hong Kong, such as workshop, conference, exchange, in the theme of urban institutional analysis. The Prize is awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need, quality of research proposal and travel plan, and relevance of the candidate’s research to Urban Institutional Analysis.

  • Programme: Postgraduate research (REC)
  • Year of Study: Not specified
  • Selection by: Open application
  • Value of award: HK$5,000-HK$12,000 (the exact value shall be determined with reference to the above selection criteria, trip destination and budget)
  • Remarks:

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis;
  • Applicants are required to submit a research proposal with travel plan, itinerary, budget, purpose of the proposed learning activities and other information, e.g., proof of financial need.
  • The research proposal should be endorsed by their supervisor and submitted to the Selection Committee through the Head of the Department.
  • REC
    Urban Planning and Design Alumni Prize

    Established by the Department of Urban Planning and Design, the Prize has been awarded annually since the academic year 2015-16.

  • Programmes: BA(US), MSc(Urban Planning), MHousMan, MUD
  • Year of Study: See Prize recipients below
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$5,000
    Prize recipients:
    a) Year 1 student with the best overall result in the MSc in Urban Planning programme
    b) Year 1 student with the best overall result in the Master of Housing Management programme
    c) The student who produces the best thesis for the Master of Urban Design programme
    d) Year 1 student admitted to the BA in Urban Studies programme with the best admission score and best overall result in Year 1
    e) Year 2 student with the best overall result in the BA in Urban Studies programme
    f) Year 3 student with the best overall result in the BA in Urban Studies programme
    g) Final year student with the best overall result in the BA in Urban Studies programme
    *If there are equally deserving students within each category above, more than one award may be made.
  • DUPAD
    Y. M. Wong Memorial Prize

    Donated by the family of the late Mr Y. M. Wong, the Prize has been awarded to students from the Faculty of Architecture and Faculty of Law since 1981. Today, the Prize is awarded annually to a final-year student pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies and who has achieved the best overall result in Architectural Design throughout the four-year curriculum.

  • Programme: BA(AS)
  • Year of Study: Final year
  • Selection by: Nomination
  • Value of Award: HK$1,000
  • DoA

    Source: https://www.scholarships.hku.hk/pages/prizes




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