Hong Kong Global Leaders Scholarship


Enrolment status New students
Student type International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Study area Business and Economics, Law
Scholarship value $5000
Scholarship duration One semester - your first semester of study

Scholarship description

The Hong Kong Global Leaders Scholarship is an exciting opportunity for high achieving students from Hong Kong to further their studies in UQ’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law. Challenge yourself academically and develop the skills to thrive in constantly changing and competitive business environments. Successful Global Leaders scholars will receive:

  • $5,000 tuition fee scholarship. The final amount awarded to the successful applicants will be at the discretion of the selection committee
  • Students will join an elite UQ Global Leaders community of high achievers throughout your studies, and simultaneously develop employability skills through priority access to exciting programs on offer through our award-winning Student Employability Team. Students will also receive exclusive invitations to selected ‘Invite only’ seminars, presentations, and events throughout your studies. Upon graduation, students will join a global network of outstanding Global Leaders scholarship alumni, and build upon their professional networks at home and abroad.

View the Hong Kong Global Leaders Scholarship flyer (PDF, 285.3 KB)


  • Citizens of Hong Kong, who normally reside in Hong Kong and are not already undertaking any studies in Australia. Those studying English in Australia are still eligible to apply.
  • Students must not simultaneously hold another scholarship for tuition fees.
  • Students who have received an offer for a relevant postgraduate coursework program and who are commencing students at UQ (the opportunity is not open to currently enrolled UQ students, or students studying at UQ on study abroad or exchange).
  • The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and high achieving students are encouraged to apply.

Undergraduate opportunities for Hong Kong students

Students who have completed the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination (or equivalent senior secondary study in Hong Kong), as well as those students currently studying a recognised Hong Kong sub-degree (Associate Degree or Higher Diploma) program.

Recognized Hong Kong sub-degree programs refers to those business, economics, law or tourism related programs delivered by the following institutions:

  • HKU-School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU-SPACE)   
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong - School of Continuing and Professional Studies (CUHK-SCS)
  • City University of Hong Kong Community College (CityU-CC)  
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Hong Kong Community College (HKCC)
  • Hong Kong Baptist University, College of International Education (HKBU-CIE) 
  • Tung Wah College (TWC)         
  • Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education or  The Vocational Training Council (HKIVE or VTC)
  • Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE).

Additional benefits

Join the elite BEL Global Leaders community of high achievers and gain priority access to a variety of events and initiatives.

Before you apply

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How to apply

You must apply for your chosen degree program first before applying for this scholarship.

Applications close on the same dates every year:

  • 30 November for semester 1
  • 30 April for semester 2.

To apply, you must have already received a letter of offer from UQ and provide us with:

  • CV/resume
  • Personal/motivational statement - this statement should be no more than 1,000 words and address:

    - The reasons for your interest in your chosen degree program, including why you wish to study this program at UQ
    - Your personal goals and ambitions and evidence of any previous activities or experiences (including voluntary activities) which demonstrates your commitment to those goals and ambitions.
  • One reference letter in English from teaching staff at your institution or from an employer.  The academic reference letter should ideally rank your academic performance against your peer group.


International Liaison Officer, ISU