Scholarship Scheme - Non-local studies


The scholarship scheme (non-local studies) aims to enable candidates of outstanding calibre to pursue professional training in music or dance at world-renowned institutions or to undertake less formal studies, projects or creative work outside Hong Kong.

Duration and Amount of Scholarships

Each scholarship is normally tenable up to a maximum of two years. The Fund may, at its own discretion, decide on the amount and duration of the scholarships to be awarded.

A full scholarship will cover the following items:

  1. tuition fees and subsistence allowance for a maximum of two years of study; and
  2. a return flight ticket to the intended city of study.

Expected Applicants

Applicants are expected to demonstrate outstanding calibre, artistic excellence and high technical competence in music or dance for entry to top-notched institutions outside Hong Kong. Scholarship award is limited to those whose inherent musical/dance gift shows promise of development to exceptional professional standard.


Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:

  1. Applicants must be permanent residents of Hong Kong.

  2. Age Limit

    There is no age requirement. Nonetheless, applicants who are aged under 18 will require a Guarantee from his/her parent/guardian.

  3. Doctoral Programme

    For applicants seeking to study doctoral programme in music or dance, only those pursue the last two years of the doctoral programme will be eligible for application.  Applicants are required to specify the programme duration and their expected graduation in the application form for the consideration of the Fund.

  4. The Fund's Previous Scholarship Awardees

    The past awardees of the Scholarship Scheme (Local Studies) of the Fund may apply for the Fund's Scholarship Scheme (Non-local Studies) and vice versa. Nonetheless, applicants who have obtained scholarship(s) from the same scholarship scheme of the Fund before will normally not be considered.