International Enrichment Grant

Background and Aim

Through International Enrichment Grant (hereunder, the Grant) , regardless the CGA figure, HKUST School of Business and Management (hereunder, SBM) provides financial support for undergraduates’ participation in overseas, including Mainland China and Taiwan, for competitions, conferences, community projects, business-related enrichment programs, exchange-out and Internship programs. It aims at widening undergraduates’ international perspective, sharpening their analytical skills and helping them put theories into practice.

Eligibility

Interested applicants should note the following selection criteria:

  • Undergraduates who are pursuing a degree program offered by the SBM and Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) offered by the Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) are eligible to apply.
  • No Cumulative Grade Average (CGA) requirement for the Grant.
  • Students are eligible to apply for the Grant more than once for different overseas enrichment programs, the Grant cap is HK$10,000/student within their entire undergraduate studies at SBM.
  • In making the selection of applicants, the Committee shall take into consideration students’ financial needs, e.g. grant and loan offered under the Tertiary Student Finance Scheme (TSFS) or loan offered under the Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (NLSFT), and experience of international exposure, etc. Students with genuine financial needs will have higher priority to be granted with the Grant.
  • The Grants are subject to the Donor’s confirmation of available funding. The committee reserves the right for the final decision of the selection results.
  • Students are eligible to apply only one of the following funding sources from SBM Undergraduate Office with the same selected overseas enrichment program:
    1. Wong Chak Chui International Enrichment Scholarship
    2. International Enrichment Grant
    3. Franklin Fund

 

Application Timeline for the Grant

Applicants MUST submit the completed application form together with the *necessary supportive document (all in pdf format) to SBM via bmfunds@ust.hk (Email Subject Title: Application_IEG_Appliant’s Full Name_Student No.) according to the below application timeline:

(*necessary supportive document: including but not limited to (1) confirmation letter/email issued by the host organization or relevant School/Department/Office of HKUST with program name, student name, program start date, program end date & destination, etc. and (2) program leaflet/poster/schedule and URL of the program website, if applicable.)

2017/18 Academic Year

ProgramProgram PeriodApplication DeadlineResult Announcement
Academic Exchange-out
Fall Term 30 March 2017 January 2018
Spring Term 30 October 2017 January 2018
Other Relevant Programs All-year-round 21 working days before the program start date of the relevant program Within 2 months after the submission of the application and all relevant documents

2018/19 Academic Year

ProgramProgram PeriodApplication DeadlineResult Announcement
Academic Exchange-out
Fall Term 30 March 2018 June 2018
Spring Term 30 October 2018 January 2019
Other Relevant Programs All-year-round 21 working days before the program start date of the relevant program Within 2 months after the submission of the application and all relevant documents

Late application will not be considered and all eligible applications will be handled after the application deadline. The result will be announced as per above result announcement schedule.

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Inquiry

Undergraduate Student Development & Career Services Team
Room 1037, 1/F Lee Shau Kee Business Building, School of Business and Management
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2358 8488 Fax: (852) 2358 3805 Email: bmfunds@ust.hk