Currently closed for applications
The Scholarship for Prospective English Teachers is set up by the Education Bureau (EDB), the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) as one of a series of measures to enhance the professionalism of English teachers in Hong Kong.
The Government of Hong Kong is offering Scholarships for Prospective English Teachers for the academic year 2017-2018. Each local student will be awarded HK$50,000 per year and each non-local student, HK$80,000 per year.The main purpose of the Scholarship for Prospective English Teachers is to attract persons proficient in English to pursue relevant local bachelor degree programmes and/or teacher training programmes, which will qualify them to become English teachers upon graduation.Number of scholarships that will be provided this year is unknown.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship,the following criteria must be in order:
-Both local and non-local students may apply for the Scholarship for Prospective English Teachers (2017/18) (“the Scholarship”). Application is open to secondary school graduates who have attained Level 5 or above in English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination, or equivalent
-Will start pursuing year one study in relevant degree programmes in local higher education institutions in the 2017/18 school year.
How to apply:
-Completed and signed the application form.
-Attached a copy of Hong Kong Identity (HKID) Card or Passport / Travel Document.
-Attached a copy (copies) of public examination(s) result slip(s) / certificate(s).
-Attached a copy (copies) of the IELTS Test Report Form(s) / TOEFL Score Report(s) (if applicable).
-Attached a copy (copies) of graduation certificate(s) issued by the secondary school(s) attended.
-Attached a copy (copies) of transcripts/testimonial(s) issued by the higher education institution attended (as appropriate).
-Attached a copy of offer letter / supporting document to prove that applicant have been admitted by the higher education institution.
-Made arrangements for the Recommendation Form to be completed and returned to the Education Bureau by the deadline.
-Attached separate sheets (if applicable).
Application deadline is August 17,2017.