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The Zubin Foundation Scholarships for Tertiary Education

Fewer ethnic minority youth pursue higher education than the general population in Hong Kong (28.1% vs 46.6%)*. Without financial assistance, many of our ethnic minority students have trouble paying for their degree and most get trapped in social and cultural barriers, pulling them into a cycle of intergenerational poverty.


Our scholarships aim to fill this gap by supporting deserving ethnic minority students to study further. In the past 2 years, since its inception in 2020, we have offered 44 scholarships under 3 categories.

This year, we are offering 39 Scholarships for the 2022 cohort.

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​​*Hong Kong Poverty Situation Report on Ethnic Minorities, 2016

Overview: Scholarships offered​ for the 2022 cohort

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TrustTomorrow Scholarship​

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This scholarship covers the tuition fee for 4 years for an ethnic minority student who is starting a 4-year undergraduate degree (Bachelor's degree) programme at any of the eight UGC-funded universities. Further, the scholar will be provided HKD 22,900/- per annum for education related expenses and mentoring by the sponsor.

Count for 2022: 1

Preference will be given to students who haven't received TZF scholarship in previous years.

For details on Eligibility, Scoring, Responsibility of Scholars, and other information, click below: 

Full Tuition Scholarship​

This scholarship covers the tuition fee for 4 years for an ethnic minority student who is starting a 4-year undergraduate degree (Bachelor's degree) programme at any of the eight UGC-funded universities. Further, the scholar will be given mentoring by the sponsor.

Count for 2022: 2 (Only Females are eligible for 2022)

Preference will be given to girls who haven't received TZF scholarship in previous years.

For details on Eligibility, Scoring, Responsibility of Scholars, and other information, click below: 

 

Young Women Scholarship​

This scholarship is valued at HK$20,000. The amount will be directed towards essential study related expenses for an ethnic minority female student studying in any year (Year 1, Year 2, Year 3 or Year 4), and who will attend any of the tertiary education institutes of Hong Kong listed in details below. This may cover any undergraduate degree, associate degree or higher diploma student.​

Count for 2022: 36 

Preference will be given to girls who haven't received TZF scholarship in previous years.

For details on Eligibility, Scoring, Responsibility of Scholars, and other information, click below:

 
 
 

Scholarship Committee

We have a robust committee that independently selects the candidates.​

Committee Chair: ​

Ms Catherine Husted, Allen & Overy and TZF Board Member​

Committee Members:​

Ms. Mehvesh Mumtaz Ahmed, Rosewood Hotel & Resorts

Mr. Nick Studholme-Wilson, Guv Dillon Foundation​

Mr. Jafar Amin, Wells Fargo​

Ms. Zoya Ahmad, Zetta Consultants​

Our Sponsors
We thank all our generous sponsors for donating to our scholarship programme and supporting young students to pursue their education.

 
 

Application Process for the Students

TrustTomorrow Scholarship:

Only ethnic minority students, Male or Female, who are entering Year 1 of university for a given academic year for an undergraduate degree are eligible for these scholarships.​

Full Tuition Scholarships:

Only ethnic minority female students who are entering Year 1 of university for a given academic year for an undergraduate degree are eligible for these scholarships.​

Young Women Scholarships:

Only ethnic minority female students who are entering any year of college/university for a given academic year for an associate degree, higher diploma or undergraduate degree are eligible for these scholarships.​

For 2022 Cohort (Exact dates will be put closer to announcement of JUPAS result) :

Applications will begin in July, 2022

Applications will close in Sept, 2022

Interviews will be held in Sept, 2022

Results will be announced in Oct, 2022

Applicants will be required to submit a Completed Application Form with all supporting documents (incomplete application and/or supporting documents will not be entertained).​

Shortlisted candidates will have an Interview with the Scholarship Committee.​ ​The decision by the Scholarship Committee on awarding the scholarships will be final. 

Support a Scholar

Help break the cycle of intergeneration poverty by sponsoring ethnic minority youth’s tertiary education.

We are looking for sponsors for the 2023 cohort.​ Support our students to chase their dreams and become self-reliant!​​​​​​​​​​

For more information:

Sponsoring a Scholarship:

Project Manager: Vinee Kapoor

Tel: +852 2540 9588​

Email: vinee@zubinfoundation.org

Scholarship Application Queries:

Tel: +852 9133 4742

Email: oppbank@zubinfoundation.org