Scholarships and Financial Aid
Thanks to the generous support of our donors, the Department offers a number of scholarships specifically earmarked for our major students. The Department wishes to express our sincere thanks to all the donors who have generously provided scholarships in various forms, making it possible for all Japanese Studies major students to spend a year in Japan studying at a major Japanese university.
Scholarships available for students of the Department of Japanese Studies in 2018-2019
|Name of Scholarship||Amount/Awards||Available for||Particulars|
|Haruna Scholarship||HK$20,000||Research students of Japanese Studies and research students of Faculty of Arts whose research topic is related to Japan||Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the merit of the applicants’ research projects.|
|Japan Society Scholarship||
|Japanese Studies major students who will participate in exchange study in Japan in 2019-2020||Based on academic merit (with special emphasis on performance in Japanese language and Cumulative GPA should be 3.0 or above), community involvement and leadership accomplishments.|
|Mizoguchi Scholarship||HK$30,000||Japanese Studies major students who will participate in exchange study in Japan in 2019-2020||Based on academic performance and personal qualities.|
|Nissin Scholarship||HK$10,000 x 2 awards||
Year 1 Japanese Studies major students
|Based on community involvement or active participation in the Department activities and students must achieve Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.|
|HK$6,000 x 5 awards||Year 2 Japanese Studies major students who will participate in exchange study in Japan the following year||Students must submit the best research proposal and students must achieve cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.|
|HK$6,000 x 3 awards||Part-time MA Year 1 students||Based on the highest GPA at end of Year 1 at the time of making nominations.|
|HK$32,000||Research students of Japanese Studies||Students must submit the research proposals which are up to the Graduate Panel’s standard and students must present a research agenda that outlines their research objectives and schedule during their field work.|
|Resona Group Award||HK$10,000 x 5 awards||Japanese Studies major and minor students who will participate in exchange study in Japan in 2019-2020||
Students must have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or above up to Term 2 of 2018-2019. Selection is based on:
(1) academic performance;
(2) leadership quality and participation in extra-curricular activities; and
(3) applicants’ proposed study plan/exchange programme.
In 2020-2021, over HK$380,000 was allocated in need-based financial aid to our undergraduate major students for exchange study in Japan.