Scholarships & Financial Aids
The College welcomes any student who wishes to integrate the world of knowledge with the realities of Christian living. Subject to available space, an individual with the necessary academic background, financial resources, and character references and who is willing to accept the policies of the College as well as to adjust to its philosophical, religious, social, and cultural atmosphere may be admitted to the academic programs. Hong Kong Adventist College accepts each qualified individual without discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, language, color, national origin, or religion. Disabled applicants may be accommodated provided the courses applied for are those, which the applicants are physically able to cope with.
CHAN SHUN SCHOLARSHIP
The Chan Shun Scholarship is awarded for academic excellence. A scholarship of HK$1,000 is awarded to any regular student who achieves a 3.50 cumulative GPA during the preceding regular school year (September – May). A student must also complete a regular academic load consisting of a minimum of 12 credits per semester for college, and a minimum of 24 credits per term for college foundation students. Procedure: A student does not need to apply for this scholarship; all regular students are eligible. Allocation is determined by the Academic Dean who submits names of students eligible for the Chan Shun Scholarship to the President at the end of the Second semester each year. The scholarship is normally announced during the commencement service and is credited to the student’s account in the following month.
HONG KONG ADVENTIST COLLEGE RESIDENCE GRANT
The Residence Grant is a maximum of HK$300 per month. This grant is awarded to dormitory students who show exemplary conduct in the dormitory and on campus and who also have a financial need. A maximum of ten (10) Residence Assistance Grants may be awarded in each school year. Procedure: A student must apply to the Business Manager. Each applicant must also request letters of recommendation from each of the following: advisor or Department chair, dormitory dean, and dean of students. The Residence Grant is credited to a student’s account monthly.
SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP
A student who is a member in good and regular standing or who has a parent who is a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church is eligible for a scholarship equivalent to a 10% discount on actual tuition charges. Procedure: A student must apply to the Business Manager for the discount during initial college registration and provide a letter of recommendation from a Seventh-day Adventist pastor of his or her home church. The discount is applied to tuition.
A scholarship of HK$3,000 is awarded to students who have financial need. Each school year a maximum of ten (10) awards may be given. The applicant must be a full-time student with good conduct and who has achieved a minimum of 2.50 cumulative GPA or equivalence in the school year. Procedure: A student must apply to the Business Manager. The scholarship will be credited to the student’s account at the end of the school year.
A scholarship of HK$3,000 is awarded to students who would engage in scholarly activities in the summer time or during the school year. The applicant must be a full-time student in the sophomore year or above with good standing (Cumulative GPA = 2.5 or above). Procedure: A student must apply to the Business Manager by filling out the appropriate form. Accompanying the form, a research proposal endorsed by a faculty member (who will act as a supervisor) needs to be submitted along with the completed form at the same time. The scholarship committee will meet to approve the applications and shall inform the applicant within seven days after the meeting. The scholarship will be credited to the student’s account upon the satisfactory completion of the research project, or presented to the student in the College’s annual commencement service.
SOCIAL SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
A scholarship of HK$300 is awarded to students who are involved in the College’s social service programs. This is to encourage active participation in community service and training of their organizational and presentation skills. Matriculation students and college students who are interested in leading community service activities could apply. Procedure: A student must apply to the Business Manager by filling out the appropriate form. A training session will be arranged by the marketing department. All applicants have to be screened before they are assigned to take part in the activities of the social service programs. The scholarship will be credited to the student’s account upon the satisfactory completion of the project or presented to the student in the College's annual commencement service.