International Enrichment Grant

Background and Aim

Through International Enrichment Grant, regardless the CGA figure, HKUST School of Business and Management provides financial support for undergraduates’ participation in overseas, including Mainland China and Taiwan, 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. The duration of selected overseas enrichment program should not be less than 1 month and not more than 1 year.

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 Academy of Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS) 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 need 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 final decision.
  • 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
  • For Summer Academic Exchange-out Program, please visit The Franklin Fund for International Business Studies for more details.

Application Timeline for the Grant

Applicants MUST complete the online application form and upload the *supporting documents (all in pdf format) to SBM via online application platform:

(*supporting documents: please check the "Before Trip Document" below for details)


 
2023/24 Academic Year

ProgramProgram PeriodApplication DeadlineResult Announcement
Academic Exchange-out Fall Term Extended to 30 April 2023 November 2023
Spring Term 14 November 2023 January 2024
Other Relevant Programs All-year-round within 23/24 academic year 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

2024/25 Academic Year

ProgramProgram PeriodApplication DeadlineResult Announcement
Academic Exchange-out Fall Term 30 April 2024 September 2024
Spring Term 14 November 2024 January 2025
Other Relevant Programs All-year-round within 22/23 academic year 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 per the above result announcement schedule.

Download Area

 

Online Application

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