Hong Kong Aviation Scholarship Scheme


To encourage continuous professional enhancement for the aviation sector, we will provide full scholarships, capped at about HK$100,000 each to selected students to complete aviation-related degree or higher degree programmes. The exact scholarship amount to be offered will be subject to the tuition fees of the programmes identified for this initiative.

The Government has identified the following programmes (Full-time) to be eligible for the Hong Kong Aviation Scholarship Scheme for the academic year 2017/18 :-

For the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU):
(a) Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering);
(b) Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Aviation); and
(c) Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Air Transport Engineering.

For the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST):
(a) Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering;
(b) Master of Science in International Air Transport Operations Management; and
(c) Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants should

  • have either right of abode, right to land or have entered Hong Kong on One-way Permits. Students entering on Student or Dependent Visa will not be eligible;
  • be registered full-time students of the identified programmes;
  • undertake to work in the aviation sector in Hong Kong for a period of not less than twelve consecutive calendar months, within three calendar months upon successful completion of the identified programme; and
  • complete the identified programme.

Each scholarship recipient will be required to sign an undertaking with the government to the effect of the conditions above. In case the recipient fails to fulfill any one of the above conditions, they are required to refund the scholarship received in full to the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Students enrolling for the above identified programmes can apply for the Hong Kong Aviation Scholarship Scheme through the institution directly


For programmes offered by PolyU:

For programmes offered by HKUST:

  • (Master programmes) Please contact Ms. Fenny Wong by email (egfenny@ust.hk) or by phone (2358 5772)
  • (Bachelor programme) Please contact Ms. Ronnie Tse by email (mertse@ust.hk) or by phone (2358 7198)