Funds provided with generous support of Richard Paegelow, KU study abroad alumnus. The University of Hong Kong Study Abroad Scholarship is designed to provide funding to deserving, degree-seeking undergraduate students to study at the University of Hong Kong through the KU Office of Study Abroad. Recipients must have successfully completed at least one semester of a Chinese language course prior to the Study Abroad program, meet the eligibility requirements of the University of Hong Kong, and enroll in one or more Chinese course(s) while at the University of Hong Kong. Awards up to $6,500.
This fund shall be used to provide two undergraduate scholarships ($6,500 each) for degree-seeking KU undergraduate students studying abroad at University of Hong Kong for one or more full academic semesters.
Scholarship application deadline is March 1 for fall and academic year and October 1 for spring.
All applicants will be required to submit the following documents. Applicants who have not begun an application for the University of Hong Kong study abroad program will not be eligible for the scholarship.
Scholarship Statement Request
Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
Study Abroad Outreach Service Requirement
Scholarship award recipients will be required to complete a Study Abroad Outreach Service requirement. The requirement can be completed abroad or upon return and will include assisting the Office of Study Abroad with outreach and promotions. Service examples include: submitting a minimum of 30 high-quality photos focusing on campus, classrooms, housing, or region; submitting a high-quality video that explores some aspect of study abroad experiences; submitting an article and photos for Jayhawks Abroad and Jayhawk Planet publications; or write at least 4 blog posts for the Jayhawks Abroad blog.