Scholarships and Special Features

Scholarships and Awards

(1) Admission Scholarship

The aim of this scholarship is to attract students who cannot afford to pay the full tuition fee but have good academic and English test results to study this Programme.

The criteria of the scholarship:

(i) The student must satisfy a minimum score of 7.0 in International English Language Testing System; or

(ii) The student must satisfy a minimum score of 540 in CET-6 English test; and

(iii) The student should have good GPA in his/her undergraduate studies. Members of the Programme Board will assess each application on a case by case basis.

(iv) Students who belong to ethnic minority or are disabled (EM&D) have the priority to a full-scholarship.**

(v) Students awarded with the admission scholarship must obtain a GPA of at least 2.5 in the first semester of the full time study.

A scholarship of HK$10,000 maximum will be offered and the MSc in EPHM Programme Board reserves the right of final decision in case of dispute.

*Not eligible for the awardee of the Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowship and the awardee of the scheme of “50% discount on the tuition fee of MSc in Environmental and Public Health Management for HKBU and CIE degree holders.*

**This condition is triggered: a) when the applicant is one of the last to fill the quota for admission scholarship for the academic year, or/and b) the applicant fulfils either condition (ii) or (iii) but not both. In any academic year, no more than two EM&D students can enjoy such priority.**


(2) Part-time Student Admission Scholarship

The aim of the scholarship is to encourage more candidates with working experience to upgrade their skills and knowledge and to raise the technical standards of practitioners in environmental management and public health management in Hong Kong.

The criteria of the scholarship:

Applicants eligible for this scholarship must, at the time of study, be in full-time employment in the environmental and/or public health fields. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that their work duties are directly relevant to environmental management or environmental science or public health management at the time of application.

Members of the Programme Board will assess each application on a case by case basis by the following criteria.

(i) job relevance, evidence of career commitment, reliability of the evidence, recommendations from the employer (50% combined),

(ii) academic merits (50%) of the applicants and any other criteria as deemed appropriate.

(iii) Students awarded with the admission scholarship must obtain a GPA of at least 2.5 in the first year of the part-time study.

A scholarship of HK$10,000 maximum will be offered and the MSc in EPHM Programme Board reserves the right of final decision in case of dispute.

*Not eligible for the awardee of the Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowship and the awardee of the scheme of “50% discount on the tuition fee of MSc in Environmental and Public Health Management for HKBU and CIE degree holders.*


(3) Career Commitment Bursary

Award criteria:

(i) Part-time student upon take up of the EPHM study

(ii) Students who at the time of study are in full-time employment in the environmental and/or public health fields.

(iii) Other criteria to be considered: job relevance, reliability of the evidence, evidence of career commitment, recommendations from the employer, etc.

* Applicants of the part-time admission scholarship can choose to transfer the application for the Bursary should his/her application to the part-time admission scholarship is not successful.*

The awards of $5,000 each are awarded and it will be decided by the Programme board.

*Not eligible for the awardee of the Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowship and the awardee of the scheme of “50% discount on the tuition fee of MSc in Environmental and Public Health Management for HKBU and CIE degree holders.*


(4) Award of Outstanding Student Scholarship

The scholarships should be offered on merit grounds with TWO awardees from every group of graduates in an academic year.

The criteria of the award:

(i) The top TWO students with the highest GPA in the graduation group and;

(ii) The student must also have a GPA above 3.5.

A scholarship of $10,000 maximum each is awarded to six outstanding graduates (two graduates from each group) and it will be decided by the Programme Board.


(5) Scholarship for WHO Internship

To relief the financial burden of students who have been offered internship position by the World Health Organization.

The Programme will offer HK$12,000 worth scholarship for each successful intern.


(6) Performance Award

The criteria of the award:

(i) Upon completion of the study

(ii) The student must have a GPA above at or 3.3

The awards of $2,000 each are awarded to five students with the highest GPA in each graduation batch and it will be decided by the Programme Board.


(7) Publication Award

The criteria of the award:

(i) Author of a SCI paper during the study or within one year of graduation

(ii) The SCI journal must have an impact factor of 0.5 or higher

(iii) Joint authorship with dissertation supervisor

An award of $2,000 each and awardees will be decided by the Programme Board

Awardee of the Scholarships

Outstanding Student Award

Academic Year Student name
2012-13 Cheng Long Kiu
2012-13 Lee Wing Man
2012-13 Lui Yick Sze
2012-13 Wong Ngo Man
2013-14 Cheung Kin Man
2013-14 So Chit Kwan
2014-15 Tan Yiyan
2015-16 Chan Sze Nga
2015-16 Lam Wai Yan
2015-16 Ng Yui Hong
2016-17 Chang Kit
2016-17 Liu Qinyi
2017-18 Pang Yuk Lam Janet
2017-18 Wen Quan Luke
2017-18 Bai Ling
2018-19 Ho Ngai Yin
2018-19 Lo Wing Yi
2018-19 So wing Yi
2018-19 Chan Cheuk Ki
2019-20 Li Tin Long
2019-20 Feng Qianjin
2020-21 Lau Kim Lung

Parttime Student Scholarship

Academic Year Student name
2016-17 Cheung Ka Chung
2016-17 Ho Ngai Yin
2017-18 Wong Pak Lun
2017-18 Wong Wing Ho
2017-18 Chu Kam Wa
2017-18 Ho Cheung San
2018-19 Lau Wai Fung
20466382 Kong Cheuk Lam
20467338 Lam Shing Lok

Career Commitment Bursary

Academic Year Student name
2019-20 Leung Chu Kin
2019-20 Ma Chung Lun
2019-20 Cheung Yu Li
2019-20 Yick Hon Ting
2019-20 Leung Wai Kit
2020-21 Chung Mei Ki
2020-21 Ma Ching Him
2020-21 Wong Sin Yee
2020-21 Wong Ka Ho

Admission Scholarship

Academic Year Student name
2014-15 Lam Wai Yan
2015-16 Chen Biqian
2015-16 Liu Jingwen
2017-18 Bai Ling
2017-18 Chang Liqiong
2018-19 Gao Hui
2018-19 Li Xinxin
2018-19 Gao Peng
2018-19 Xi Tingting
2019-20 Feng Qianjin
2019-20 Wen Zheyu
2019-20 Wang Yinghe
2019-20 Xie Haiming
2019-20 Yan Weiqi
2019-20 Yang Zhen
2020-21 Leung Wing Tung
2020-21 Brenda Guadalupe Lopez Alatorre

WHO Scholarship

Academic Year Student name
2015-16 Ng Yui Hong
2016-17 Chang Kit
2018-19 Ho Ngai Yin
2018-19 Bai Ling

Performance Award

Academic Year Student name
2018-19 Ip Pak Ho
2018-19 Di Xin
2018-19 Zhou Qi
2018-19 Gu Weiyao
2018-19 Tian Ruili
2018-19 Wong Man Ting
2018-19 Gao Peng
2018-19 Ye Xin
2018-19 Chen Zhangling
2019-20 Chu Hoi Mang
2019-20 Li King Yu
2019-20 Lin Kai Nok
2019-20 Chin Wing Lun
2019-20 Wong Pak Yin
2019-20 He Yingyi
2019-20 Jiang Shuyu
2019-20 Chan Yat Hin
2020-21 Ho Man Ting
2020-21 Lau Chi Yeung
2020-21 Cheung Yu Li
2020-21 Lai Sai Ming
2020-21 Cheung Siu Fung
2020-21 Yick Hon Ying Jason
2020-21 Chu Tin Lok
2020-21 Chan Sze Man
2020-21 Leung Wing Tung

Special Features for HKBU Staff

10% Tuition Fee Discount to ALL HKBU Staff Members

To encourage our colleagues to engage in life-long learning and raise environmental protection awareness on campus, the Department of Biology is offering a 10% discount off the MSc in Environmental and Public Health Management tuition fee to ALL CURRENT HKBU staff members(during the application period).

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