The AIA Scholarships are a major investment in Hong Kong and reflect AIA’s great confidence in the future of the city and its young people. The Scholarships, designed to support awardees' tuition fees, recognise students who have demonstrated a track record of academic excellence and community service.
• the local full-time year 1 undergraduate students with right of abode or the right to land, or have entered the Hong Kong on One-way Permits; and • have resided in the Hong Kong continuously for at least 3 complete years immediately prior to the commencement of their undergraduate programme; and • have received their senior secondary education in Hong Kong, including those who have studied local (e.g. HKDSE) and non-local (e.g. IB) curricula; and • demonstrate excellent academic performance with a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.3 scale in the first semester of the first year of their undergraduate programmes; and • demonstrate a record of community service or charitable work, undertaken prior to their application for the AIA Scholarships; and • must not be held concurrently with other scholarships that subsidise the students’ local tuition fees.
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Applicants are free to choose any academic discipline offered by universities and successful applicants will receive an award of HK$50,000 each year throughout their undergraduate studies.
Applications for the scholarships will normally open in mid-November each year. The results are expected to be available around April.