THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYSPEED
Scholarships and Student Activities at PolyU SPEED

PolyU SPEED offers scholarships and a wide array of activities for students enrolling on PolyU-SPEED award programmes. They include the following:

Scholarships

 

 

Registered students of PolyU-SPEED award programmes with good academic profiles and all round performances may apply for the 8 categories of scholarships below:
 

  • PolyU SPEED Scholarship for Full-time Students

    • Full-time Year 1 students of PolyU SPEED award programmes who have outstanding achievements will be considered for this scholarship. Qualified students are eligible to apply for the scholarships during their second semester of full-time study in PolyU SPEED. Each of the awardees will receive a total amount of HK$10,000.
  • PolyU SPEED Scholarship for Non-local Students

    • Full-time Year 1 non-local students of PolyU SPEED award programmes who have outstanding achievements will be considered for this scholarship. Qualified students are eligible to apply for the scholarships during their second semester of full-time study in PolyU SPEED. Each of the awardees will receive a total amount of HK$20,000.
  • PolyU SPEED Scholarship for Part-time Students

    • ‚ÄčPart-time students who have completed one full year of study in PolyU SPEED (attaining at least 15 credits) with outstanding performance will be considered for this scholarship. Qualified students are eligible to apply for the scholarships during their second year of study in PolyU SPEED. Each of the awardees will receive a total amount of HK$10,000.
  • PolyU SPEED Top Student Award

    • PolyU SPEED Top Student Award will be provided to the final year students of PolyU SPEED award programmes who have attained the highest Award GPA among the same cohort of students of the particular programme/award. Each awardees will receive an award amount of HK$10,000.
  • PolyU SPEED Endeavour Scholarship

    • Full-time Year 1 students of PolyU SPEED award programmes with special education needs will be considered for this scholarship. Qualified students are eligible to apply for the scholarships during their second semester of full-time study in PolyU SPEED. Each of the awardees will receive a total amount of HK$10,000.
  • PolyU SPEED Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies

    • PolyU SPEED Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies will be awarded to final year students of PolyU SPEED award programmes with good academic results and have successfully enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme in a recognised university or tertiary institution. Each of the awardees will receive a total amount of HK$30,000.
  • PolyU SPEED Outstanding Sports Achievement Scholarship

    • This Scholarship aims at giving recognition to students who have achieved outstanding results in sports. Full-time Year 2 students of PolyU SPEED award programmes who can demonstrate track records in the past three years of active participation in sports and continuously striving for improvement and excellence will be considered for this scholarship. Each of the awardees will each receive a total amount of HK$10,000.
  • PolyU SPEED Outstanding Co-curricular Achievement Scholarship

    • The Scholarship aims at giving recognition to students who have made significant contributions to their fellow students, society or those who have achieved outstanding results in non-sports co-curricular activities or performing arts. Full-time Year 2 students of PolyU SPEED award programmes who can demonstrate track records in the past three years of active participation in non-sports co-curricular activities/performing arts and continuously striving for improvement and excellence will be considered for this scholarship. Each of the awardees will receive a total amount of HK$10,000.
       

PolyU SPEED also provides the following scholarship for students enrolling on PolyU award programmes offered through SPEED. Students of PolyU award programmes may also apply for the scholarships and activities offered by the PolyU proper.
 

  • PolyU SPEED Scholarship for PolyU Award Students

    • Full-time and part-time Year 1 students of PolyU award programmes who have outstanding achievements will be considered for this scholarship. Qualified students are eligible to apply for the scholarships during their second semester of full-time study in PolyU SPEED. Each of the awardees will receive a total amount of HK$10,000.
 

Student Activities

(mainly for full-time students of PolyU-SPEED award programmes)

a)

PolyU-SPEED Summer Internship Programme

Taking place during summer, the China Internship programme provides opportunities and sponsorship for students to work as interns and to be exposed to the cultural way of life in the Chinese mainland. The Dubai Internship programme (for selected PolyU SPEED programmes) provides students with opportunities to work in luxurious hotels in Dubai and to know more about the Middle East culture.
 


 

b)

PolyU-SPEED International Summer School Programme

The International Summer School Programme enables sponsored students to pursue study in selected overseas universities for cultural exchange during summer.


 

c)

Talks, Seminars and Workshops

Various professional talks, seminars and workshops are conducted to facilitate students’ career and personal development. Professional talks on job markets; workshops on presentation and interview skills; seminars on study skills, learning and time management skills have also been organised. 


 

d)

SPEED Students' Association

The SPEED Students’ Association acts as a bridge between the students and the School in furthering the interests of both parties. It also organises activities throughout the year for our students to join.

The Office of SPSA Executive Committee is located at S308, 3/F, South Tower, PolyU West Kowloon Campus.  All enquiries on matters related to the SPSA can be addressed to its email address of spsa@student.speed-polyu.edu.hk.


 

e)

SPEED Alumni Association

The SPEED Alumni Association is established under the Federation of PolyU Alumni Associations to promote fellowship among graduates and foster links with alumni of the PolyU community. Student members are welcome. For details, please visit http://www.speedalumni.org.


 

f)

PolyU SPEED Student Ambassador Scheme

The PolyU SPEED Student Ambassador Scheme aims to groom students who possess diverse talents in addition to their academic performance for advancement into the spokespersons, marketers and student leaders for the School. 


 

g)

Other types of co-curricular activities

Other types of co-curricular activities are also arranged for students, such as visits and summer experiential tours to broaden students’ learning experience.

(Details of the above activities/scholarships are subject to change without prior notice.)