Scholarships and Financial Aid

Admission Scholarships

Scholarships will be provided to outstanding candidates with excellent academic performance as well as well-rounded backgrounds. Student’s eligibility for the scholarships will be assessed on a case by case basis after online application is submitted and interview is conducted.


Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme for 2020/21 Intake

HKUST MSc in Financial Technology (MScFinTech) Program is one of the eligible programmes in the new Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme (TPg) funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC) in the 2020/21 academic year. All local Hong Kong residents pursuing either full-time or part-time study in MScFinTech can apply for the fellowships. Successful candidates will be awarded up to HK$120,000 of tuition wavier, i.e., they only need to pay HK$180,000 instead of HK$300,000 if they join the program in 2020/21.

Eligible applicants admitted to the MScFinTech Program will be invited to apply for the Fellowships. The award of the Fellowships is by merit and competition. For more details of this Fellowships, please refer to UGC's website at here or email to