Government of Hong Kong Scholarships for English Teachers

Published Date: August 13, 2017

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Arts and Culture, Education, Linguistics
  • Country of the Scholarship

    China
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2018
  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    9000 - 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Government
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Online
  • Applier's country

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombi, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor (Timor Timur), Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Tel:(852) 2891 0088 Fax:(852) 2893 0858 Email: Edbinfo@edb.gov.hk Address:15/F, Wu Chung House 213 Queen's Road East Wan Chai, Hong Kong

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.


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