HeForShe IMPACT Champion international awards at University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor
  • Up to full tuition fees plus allowances
  • 21 August 2021

In 2015, HKU became the first university in the world to launch the United Nations’ HeForShe initiative on campus – the global solidarity movement that campaigns for gender equality. Addressing barriers to social mobility in less developed countries, the HeForShe IMPACT Champion Scholarship gives talented students who’ve risen above gender inequality access to a world-class education at HKU.

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The University of Hong Kong (or HKU, as it is familiarly known to students, staff and alumni) is the oldest tertiary education institution in Hong Kong. On March 16, 1910, Sir Frederick Lugard, the then Governor of Hong Kong, laid the foundation stone for the University.

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Applications are open to male and female students with outstanding academic results who have demonstrated a commitment to achieving the HeForShe movement’s objectives. Preference is given to candidates from disadvantaged backgrounds or countries with low national achievements in health, education, income, and gender development and equality. National qualifications are also considered.

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Up to full tuition fees plus allowances.


To apply for this scholarship, you will be required to submit a 300-word essay and tell us about your role as an ‘Impact Champion’ in your community. Please tell us why you want to study your chosen programme at HKU. Let us know about your interests, extracurricular activities, voluntary work, and career aspirations. Share the barriers to education that you’ve experienced in the past and what this scholarship would mean to you. This essay should be uploaded to your application via the online system upon submission of your application to the University.

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