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.

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.


(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, job relevance, evidence of career commitment, reliability of the evidence, recommendations from the employer (50% combined), academic merits (50%) of the applicants and any other criteria as deemed appropriate.

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.


(3) Career Commitment Bursary (effective from AY 2019-20)

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.


(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 (effective from 2018-19 Academic Year)

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 (effective from 2018-19 Academic Year)

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

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

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

WHO Scholarship

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

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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