MHRD notifies applications for non local student scholarship by Lingnan University Hong Kong

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has recently notified application for non-local student scholarship offered by Lingnan University of Hong Kong. According to NDTV report, the scholarships are available for undergraduate programs in arts, business administration and social sciences. The last date to apply for the scholarships and admission to undergraduate programs on the University’s official website is April 9. The University is offering full scholarship, half scholarship tuition scholarship and half tuition scholarship. Lingnan University is ranked among the top ten varsities to study Liberal Arts in Asia by Forbes magazine.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must have completed Senior Secondary School leaving certificate at Grade 12 level, e.g. All India Senior School Certificate Examination (SSC) / Higher School Certificate (HSC) / Indian School Certificate (ISC), with 75% in each of the Standard XII subjects. The applicant must have scored 550 in paper based or 79 in Internet based TOEFL exam or 6.0 in academic module in IELTS test. Applicants can check the other acceptable English language requirements on the Lingnan University official website.

Selection Process

Candidates willing to apply for undergraduate admission and scholarship at the Lingnan University, Hong Kong can do so through the official website ( Candidates would also need to support the information provided ion their application form by uploading necessary documents. The application fee for each programme is 150 HK Dollars.

Candidates would be selected for the scholarship based on their academic merit and a good track record in community service. Each scholarship is offered on an annual renewable basis and is tenable for the duration of the programme of study subject to outstanding academic performance.

Lingnan University is the liberal arts university in Hong Kong and we have the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education. Our history can be dated back to 1888, when our forerunner, the Christian College in China, was founded in Guangzhou, and to 1967, when the institution, as Lingnan College, was re-established in Hong Kong. In 2015, Lingnan University was named as one of the “Top 10 Liberal Arts College in Asia” by Forbes.

Quality Liberal Arts Education

The University offers undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate programmes in the areas of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, and our broad curriculum covers an array of general education and interdisciplinary courses to provide students with a firm knowledge foundation across different subjects. We groom students to think critically and creatively, judge independently, care genuinely, and act appropriately and responsibly, and we prepare them to pursue their goals in a rapidly changing environment.


True to our identity as a liberal arts university, we are characterised by our broad-based curriculum, a fully residential campus, close faculty-student relationship and an emphasis on exchange and extra-curricular learning experiences.

To gain experience in real work settings and broaden exposure in culturally diverse environments, Lingnan students can participate in various international internship programmes including ASEAN Internship Scheme, Global Internships, Disney Cultural Exchange Program, Mainland Summer Internship Programme and many others. About 80% of our undergraduates can spend a term studying abroad in one of our 190-plus partner institutions in about 40 countries, or participate in short-term summer programmes. We also uphold our motto “Education for Service” by providing students with service-learning and community service opportunities for engaging with society and helping those in need.

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