CUHK MBA offers a wide range of merit-based scholarship to incoming students.

They are awarded based on applicants' academic and professional achievements, personal accomplishments, interview performance and potential contributions to the MBA program.

Scholarships for 2017 Full-time MBA applicants

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) MBA Program encourages high-caliber candidates fulfilling its requirements to apply early for scholarships.

All entrance scholarships are awarded according to the candidate’s ability to add value to a dynamic classroom, work experience, academic and professional merits, and business leadership potential. Applications are assessed based on the information submitted online. Additional statement may be required where applicable.


Full List of Scholarships:

Early Acceptance Scholarship
Summer Intensive Mandarin Course Sponsorship

The following scholarships are mutually exclusive; students will receive the applicable scholarship of the highest amount.

The CUHK MBA Excellence Scholarship
Young Global Professional Scholarship
Finance Professional Scholarship
Entrepreneurial Leader Scholarship
Women in Global Business Scholarship
Sun Hung Kai Properties Entrance Scholarship
Diversity Excellence Scholarship for Professionals in ASEAN Member States

Eligibility Criteria and General Notes

All listed scholarships and awards are open to candidates applying for CUHK MBA’s full-time intake for 2017. To be eligible, applicants must complete and submit their applications by the designated deadline(s). In order to benefit from a scholarship, awardees must commence their full-time MBA studies at CUHK during academic year 2017-18. Applicants’ eligibility and the amount of scholarships and any additional scholarships they may receive will be assessed and determined by CUHK MBA Admissions Committee. Under any circumstance, the maximum amount of scholarships for each candidate is HKD 500,000. The final decision will be based on each candidate’s prior academic performance, work experience, GMAT scores and interview performances. Any scholarship awarded will subsequently be deducted from the successful applicant’s program tuition fees. CUHK’s MBA program reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions applied to these scholarships at any time and without prior notice. All amended terms and conditions will be timely published on our website. All decisions related to admission and scholarships will be subject to the approval and confirmation of the CUHK MBA Programs Office and will be final.


Financial Aid

Loan Provided By “Prodigy Finance” for International Students

Prodigy Finance provides loan to CUHK MBA international students. Noted that only international students are eligible for application, and the loan can only be used to pay the tuition fee. Full-time and part-time MBA students are both acceptable. For details related to application and repayment, please refer to the following link:

Continuing Education Fund for Hong Kong Residents

Hong Kong residents who have the right of abode or the right to land or to remain in Hong Kong without restriction are eligible to apply for the Continuing Education Fund (CEF). For details regarding eligibility and application procedures, please visit CEF website at CUHK MBA Programs are listed as a reimbursement course under the Continuing Education Fund, providing reimbursement of up to HK$10,000 to those who fulfill the criteria.

Extended Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) for Hong Kong Residents

The Extended Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) provides financial assistance in the form of loan to eligible students. For details regarding eligibility and application procedures, please visit ENLS’s website at


Scholarships for Current Students

Through the generous support of individuals, alumni, business firms and organizations in Hong Kong, a number of scholarships, bursaries and awards are offered to outstanding students. Criteria for award vary and are determined by the donors. The list of scholarships for Year 2015-16 is as follows:

  • Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd Scholarship
  • BOCHK Charitable Foundation-The Chinese University of Hong Kong Scholarships
  • Professor Hsin Sutu Memorial Scholarship
  • Hong Kong Financial Women’s Association Scholarship
  • Yeh Yui Fong Scholarship
  • Anonymous Scholarship
  • Mong Man Wai Scholarships
  • MBA Alumni Association Award
  • Professor H Sutu Prizes

Nominees will receive a notification from the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid upon donors’ approval.