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All of the below scholarships shall be awarded on the basis of academic or professional merit; financial need will be considered when candidates are of equal merit. The number and the value of each scholarship shall be determined by the Selection Committee based on the funds that are available in each year.
Scholarship (for Master of Journalism) application deadline: March 31, 2013
JMSC Journalist Scholarship
The JMSC Journalist Scholarship fully or partially supports mainland students reading for a Master of Journalism at The University of Hong Kong. It shall be awarded to mainland Chinese journalists or students who:
JMSC Overseas Talent Scholarship
The JMSC Overseas Talent Scholarship fully or partially supports overseas students reading for a Master of Journalism at The University of Hong Kong. It shall be awarded to overseas journalists or students who:
Lee Kam Woon & Shum Shuk Yuen Education Fund
Mrs Lee Shum Shuk Yuen (BA 1953) has donated $1 million to the Journalism and Media Studies Centre to further the education of future journalists and media professionals.
SCMP Wah Kiu Yat Po Journalism Scholarship Fund
This scholarship has been set up by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre with cash donations from the Wah Kiu Yat Po Readers’ Loan Fund for Post-Secondary School Students. The fund is operated by the South China Morning Post.
Shum Wai Yau Journalism Education Fund
The descendants of the late Mr Shum Wai Yau have donated $1 million to the Journalism and Media Studies Centre to further the education of future journalists and media professionals.
The HKUGA Journalism Scholarship Fund
The Hong Kong University Graduates Association Journalism Scholarship supports students from Hong Kong, the Mainland and overseas studying for a Master of Journalism degree at The University of Hong Kong. The HKUGA scholarship also provides financial subsidies to JMSC students who have been selected for unpaid internshisp and scholarships, and those who have been selected to partake in overseas training programmes or conferences that encourage a career in journalism.
Vicky Shek Zeitlin Memorial Scholarship
Mr Arnold Zeitlin donated a total of US$67,500, accompanied by a matching grant of US$62,500 from The Freedom Forum, USA, to the University of Hong Kong Foundation for Educational Development and Research. Scholarships are awarded to students from Mainland China or journalists who have contributed to news freedom, and who are pursuing programmes offered by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre.
William F. Woo Memorial Scholarship
The William F. Woo Memorial Scholarship benefits Mainland Chinese students at HKU and Stanford University. It was set up by friends of family members of the late Professor Woo, who was a visiting professor at the HKU Journalism and Media Studies Centre and a journalism professor at Stanford.
The scholarships application form and details on how to apply can be downloaded here. The referee’s report can be downloaded here.
For more information about scholarships please contact Jason Hui by phone on (+852) 3917 4113 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.