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WGAHK 2016 Scholarship 
  Guidelines to Applicants

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Application deadline:
26th August 2016

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Warwick Graduates¡¦ Association (Hong Kong) (WGAHK) announces that WGAHK Scholarship valued at HK$30,000 will be awarded to a candidate who meets the following criteria:

¡P         Has accepted an offer to an undergraduate program in any subject area at the University of Warwick for the academic year 2016/2017

¡P         Is a new entrant to the University of Warwick  (Continuing students are not eligible to apply)

¡P         Is a permanent resident of the Hong Kong SAR

¡P         Note: WGAHK Scholarship is open to candidates of ALL subject areas.

 In order to be considered for the WGAHK Scholarship a candidate must:

¡P         Have submitted an application to a Warwick undergraduate program and received an offer (conditional or unconditional). Candidates holding conditional offers should demonstrate that all the conditions have been fully fulfilled as at the date of application.

¡P         Sign and return a completed WGAHK 2016 Scholarship Application Form before the deadline.

¡P         Submit a reference by a former or current tutor/employer (Section B of Application Form).

 Candidates will be evaluated based on aspects that include:

¡P         Academic Credentials (as a guideline, the following standard is expected (but not absolute) from different qualifications):

A-level:  26 points (A=10, B=8, C=6 pts etc)     International Baccalaureate:  36 points

Diploma of Secondary Education (Hong Kong):  Level 5 in three electives or equivalent

Foundation course:  All academic subjects passed with distinction

Higher Diploma:  Passed with distinction    Bachelor degree:  Upper Second class honours

¡P    Extra-curricular activities & achievements e.g. sports, music, public speaking, art, drama

¡P         Contributions to the society e.g. voluntary work, social services, etc.

¡P         Personal qualities

 

The closing date for application for the scholarship will be 26th AUGUST 2016 (date as shown on the email upon receipt). Late submissions will NOT be considered.

 

Completed application forms should be returned to:

By post: WGAHK, Suite 3525, 35/F, Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

By e-mail: scholarship@warwick.org.hk

 

The WGAHK Scholarship Selection Committee will shortlist candidates based on the above aspects. Short-listed candidates will be invited to attend a panel interview to be held on 3rd September 2016 at the University of Warwick (Hong Kong Office) (to be confirmed).

 

The scholarship will be deducted from the successful candidate¡¦s academic fees for the first year of study at the University of Warwick.  WGAHK will contact the Warwick Academic Office for enrollment verification of the scholarship winner upon which the award will be sent directly to the Office of Student Accounts.  If the original scholarship winner fails to register at Warwick or in any event deregistered from Warwick within the academic year, WGAHK may award the scholarship to another candidate.

Enquiries 

Mr. Henry Wong, WGAHK Vice-Chairman (Scholarship) at scholarship@warwick.org.hk

Ms. Wynne Kam, Warwick Undergraduate Counsellor at 2525 4604 or wynne.kam@warwick.com.hk

 

Timetable for the WGAHK 2016 Scholarship Application Process

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Date

Event

26th August 2016 (Friday) (midnight)

DEADLINE OF APPLICATION

27th August 2016 (Saturday)

Panel Meeting: Screening and shortlisting candidates

29th August 2016 (Monday)

Notification of shortlisted candidates 

3rd September 2016 (Saturday)

Panel Interview with shortlisted candidates

5th September 2016 (Monday)

Notification of Scholarship Winner

In the second week of September

Scholarship presentation

 

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