How to Succeed in Your Scholarship Application and Interview

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Scholarships are awarded in recognition of students’ academic excellence, as well as their achievement and passion to contribute back to society. Apart from financial support, many awards also provide enrichment opportunities to help students realize their potentials or to enhance their credentials for future studies and career pursuits. In this workshop co-organized by the Scholarships Office and the Academic Advising Office, you will gain knowledge and skills to enhance the success of your future scholarship applications.

Who is it for

All undergraduate students

What can you expect from the workshop

The Workshop will take you through the application process from the search to the award of scholarships, and highlight important points along the way to help you avoid making some common mistakes. Successful scholarship recipients will also share their first-hand experiences. You can use your mobile phones to submit questions to us throughout our presentation and we will attend to them in the Q&A session.

What will you learn
  • How to search for different scholarship opportunities
  • How donors select scholarship candidates
  • Tips to prepare an effective scholarship application (e.g. Application form and personal statement)
  • How to present your strengths and address difficult questions at interviews
  • Common mistakes made by students and how to avoid them
Who will speak

  • Ms Rachel Hong, Acting Head, Academic Advising Office, HKU
  • Ms Henrietta Chan, Senior Manager, Scholarships Office, HKU
  • Scholarship recipients
Please click HERE to register and submit any questions that you may have about the topic