Scholarships and Financial Aid

Admission Scholarships

(Last update: September 23, 2021.)

The university provides a wide variety of scholarships for students who demonstrate exceptional academic accomplishment. If you think you may qualify for a scholarship, you can find out more about the programs at the Scholarships & Financial Aid Office.

JUPAS Scholarships for students admitted into Business School (for students admitted in Fall 2022)

JUPAS students attaining Level 5* or 5** in 1 or more Category A subject(s) in one single sitting of HKDSE will be eligible for JUPAS Scholarships. On top of the JUPAS Scholarships offered by the university, Business School may also provide top-up scholarships to high-achivers with strong application profiles.#

Students do not have to apply for JUPAS Scholarships. The University will identify qualified JUPAS entrants and inform selected students of the scholarship awards individually. 

More details will be announced later. 

IB and GCEAL/ International AL Scholarship for students admitted into Business School (for students admitted in Fall 2022)

On top of the scholarship awarded under University Admission Scholarship Scheme, we are pleased to announce that the School may also top-up the scholarship for applicants with strong profile and interview performance (if applicable). No application for admission scholarship is needed. Details will be sent to eligible students individually.

Scholarship for students admitted into Business School via other qualifications (for students admitted in Fall 2022)

Selected students admitted via other national or interational qualifications may receive scholarships from the Business School. No application for admission scholarship is needed. Details will be sent to eligible students individually.

Non-academic Scholarships for Students (for students admitted in Fall 2022)

To encourage students to follow their passion and be fully engaged in meaningful non-academic endeavors, the HKSAR Government and HKUST have established non-academic Scholarships for students. Please visit here for details.

Beyond Academic Admissions Schloarship (BAAS)

The scheme was newly launched in 2021 which aims to support young talents who wish to realize their full potential without sacrificing their academic studies. A seperate application is required. More details can be found at https://join.hkust.edu.hk/baas.

Student Athletes Admission Scheme (SAAS) - Local students only

The scheme was launched in 2018 which aims to offer thorough support to help elite student athletes pursuing their sporting dreams while still receiving a quality education. Interested student athletes should submit an application at https://join.ust.hk/saas/.

Other Scholarship Opportunities 

For more information about other scholarships available, please refer to https://sfao.ust.hk.

Financial Aid

College education is one of the largest and most important investments you can make. If you feel you may need some assistance with the fees, HKUST has established a financial aid program to help you.

Please visit Scholarships and Financial Aid Office for details.