Physical Education Unit - Sports Scholarship Scheme

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Since September 2001, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has launched the “Sports Scholarship Scheme” to enable members of the Hong Kong National Squad, Junior Squad or the elite athletes in Hong Kong Secondary Sports Federation to study and be trained in the excellent environment of CUHK.



  • To increase the chances for elite athletes to enter CUHK;
  • To foster all-round education by helping athletes to balance their studies and sports;
  • To strengthen the connections between the University and the colleges by jointly promoting the sports development in CUHK;and
  • To improve the sports atmosphere on campus and to bolster the morale and team spirit of CUHK Sports Teams.



Scholarships are categorized as the followings:

  • Sports Outstanding Scholarship is HKD$80,000
  • Sports Excellence Scholarship is HKD$30,000
  • Sports Performance Scholarship is HKD$15,000

Except for the first year, the schlorship recipients will be accessed every year and the scholarship could be renewed only if they meet both standards of the academic and sports performance.

The Maximum years of receiving scholarship is subject to respective study programmes.

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Conditions of Eligibility:

Applications must be a Hong Kong permanent resident and fulfil University General Qualifications for Admission.

  • Current Hong Kong National Squad member; or
  • Current Hong Kong Junior Squad member; or
  • Former Hong Kong National Squad or Junior Squad member with outstanding performance; or
  • Elite athletes in Hong Kong Secondary Sports Federation or studied overseas.


Application Procedures:

In addition to the admission procedures set by CUHK Admission Office, all applicants must fill in the online application form. Please upload copies of following supporting documents in the past THREE years. 


  1. Academic Qualifications/Results at Secondary School/Undergraduate Level or Professional Qualification(s) obtained
  2. Proof of sports performance or certificate(s) of participation in sports competitions and events
  3. Recommendation letter from the respective sports association




Physical Education Unit

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tel: 3943-5306 Fax: 2603-5275



Staff Mr. Mok Chi Ho

Tel: 3943-5306

Fax: 2603-5275


Senior Lecturer Mr. CHENG Yuk-chuen Joshua

Tel: 3943-1732


Deadline for submission:

For Non-Jupas Year 1 Applicants

- Advance Offer Regular Deadline: 16th November 2023

- Regular Round Deadline: 4th January 2024

For Non-Jupas Senior Year Applicants

- Advance Offer Regular Deadline: 16th November 2023

- Regular Round Deadline: 20th February 2024

For Jupas Applicants

- 4th January 2024