The University of Hong Kong invites applications for Buddhist Studies Scholarships for 2017-2018 are available for all students pursuing postgraduate degree programme.

The programme is intended for individuals who are interested in the philosophy of life and want to study Buddhism and its practice as a means for spiritual development in a comprehensive and scientific way.

The University of Hong Kong is a public research university located in Pokfulam, Hong Kong. Founded in 1911, it is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong.

Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree programme in the field of Buddhist Studies.

Worth of Award

  • Tung Lin Kok Yuen Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies: Scholarships of up to HK$50,000 & HK$140,000 each will be awarded to successful local and overseas applicants respectively. The value of each of the scholarships will be determined by the Selection Committee.
  • Glorious Sun Group Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies: For MBS applicants, the maximum scholarship amount is HK$142,000 for overseas ones and HK$92,000 for local ones.
  • Hong Kong Buddhist Association Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies: The number of scholarships awarded each year shall not be more than four and the annual scholarship fund available for allocation is HK$60,000. The value and the number of scholarships awarded each year will be determined by the Selection Committee.

Eligibility

  • Tung Lin Kok Yuen Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies: This scholarship is available for application for all students pursuing the Master of Buddhist Studies degree programme.
  • Glorious Sun Group Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies: This scholarship is established to award Buddhist clergy who pursue the Master of Buddhist Studies (MBS) or Research Postgraduate degree programme.
  • Hong Kong Buddhist Association Postgraduate Scholarships in Buddhist Studies: This scholarship is available for application to all applicants of the Master of Buddhist Studies degree programme with priority of awards given to those who are teaching Buddhism in schools run by the Hong Kong Buddhist Association or administrators in the secretariat and subsidiary organisations of the Hong Kong Buddhist Association.

How to Apply

  •  Application forms and supporting documents (if any) should be submitted through email. Hard copy will NOT be accepted.
  • Two reference letters are required for any scholarship applications.

Deadline: The application deadline is March 15, 2017.

Tung Lin Kok Yuen Scholarships – Application Form 2017-18 
Glorious Sun Group Scholarships – Application Form 2017-18 
Hong Kong Buddhist Association Scholarships – Application Form 2017-18 

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