The D. H. Chen Foundation Scholarships

Academic year 2019
Amount up to £2,500

Overview

About The D. H. Chen Foundation

The D. H. Chen Foundation is a Hong Kong-based private philanthropic organization that supports worthy causes in education, social welfare and healthcare, as well as the promotion of Buddhist values. It was founded in 1970 by Dr. Din-hwa Chen, an ardent philanthropist and a devout Buddhist, whose vision of supporting community initiatives continues to drive the Foundation’s work to this day.

Over the past 45 years, the Foundation has supported numerous charitable projects in Hong Kong, Mainland China and other parts of the world with significant results. The Foundation identifies, develops and supports innovative, sustainable and deserving projects which realize synergic benefits.

The D. H. Chen Foundation Scholarships

The D. H. Chen Foundation Scholarships have been established by The D. H. Chen Foundation to provide full funding for undergraduate students from Hong Kong demonstrating exceptional academic merit who may be prevented from taking up their course of study due to financial circumstances. 

In addition to scholarship funding, The D. H. Chen Foundation will also provide internship funding for the Scholars. The internships will have a maximum value of £2,500 per Scholar and will help enable Foundation Scholars to pursue otherwise unpaid internship opportunities to gain insight and experience into their chosen career path.

Am I eligible?

Residency: Ordinarily resident in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Applicants will not have been educated at secondary schools located outside the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Fee status: Overseas
Level of study: Undergraduate
Year of study: New students
Subject: All subjects in the course listing, except medicine
College: All colleges
Other criteria: Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit. The information that you provide in your application form will be used to assess how you meet these criteria.

What does it cover?

Duration: 3 or 4 years depending on course length
Value: Course fees and a grant towards living costs. Scholars can also receive up to £2,500 to undertake one internship anywhere in the world during their studies.
Number: Up to 2 scholarships will be available for 2019 entry

How do I apply?

  1. You must make an application to the University of Oxford for an undergraduate course through UCAS by 15 October 2018, and be successful in gaining a place.
  2. Details on how to apply for a scholarship for 2019 entry will be made available on this page in January 2019. 
  3. For 2019 entry applicants who apply by the 13 February 2019 scholarship deadline, the selection process will be undertaken in March 2019.
  4. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in April 2019.

Deadline

Application will close on 13 February 2019

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