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1 King’s College External Scholarships briefing session Oct 4, 2013

2 Overseas studies Scholarhip Jardine Scholarship Prince Philip Scholarship Swire Scholarship Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarships University of Toronto Hong Kong Scholarships

3 Who can apply? JardinePrince PhilipSwireSir Edward Youde University of Toronto People from mainland China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam Hong Kong permanent citizens Hong Kong permanent citizens have the intention of returning to Hong Kong after their studies to pursue a career in business, Government, or in a recognized profession Hong Kong Selected candidates are expected to contribute significantly to the development of Hong Kong after graduation. Hong Kong permanent citizens with no citizenship in any other country

4 Where can you study with the scholarship? JardinePrince PhilipSwireSir Edward Youde University of Toronto Exeter, Oriel, Queen's and Trinity at the University of Oxford Downing, Magdalene, Peterhouse and Trinity at the University of Cambridge University of Cambridge (except Murray Edwards (New Hall), Newnham and Lucy Cavendish (the latter admits only mature women students) University College, Oxford ---

5 Value JardinePrince PhilipSwireSir Edward Youde University of Toronto University tuition fee College fee Stipend (not necessarily included) 2 flight tickets Non-means tested – Annual Cash Award (GBP 4,500 p.a.). 1 x Economy class HK- London return airfare Means tested – College Fee. Living Expenses. Settling-In and Vacation Allowance (one-off). University fees College fees, Maintenance grant (£12,200 per annum at current levels) 2 flight tickets HK$262,000 Means tested - actual university fees, necessary living expenses total education costs (tuition, residence, meals, books, local transport, health insurance and other expenses)

6 Application Procedures JardinePrince PhilipSwireSir Edward Youde University of Toronto Late October Application form A personal statement Testimonials issued by school UCAS application copy Mid October Application form COPA (GBP 30) UCAS Late Oct Application form UCAS Late Sept Application form Required documents from the institutes/ universities Early Jan personal statement Three letters of reference (including at least one from a teacher or a principal); Transcripts IELTS/TOEFL

7 Interview JardinePrince PhilipSwireSir Edward Youde University of Toronto First Mid-November 2013 Second Late November or Early December 2013 Only for shortlisted applications Late November or Early December 2013 Aptitude test First Round Jan Second Feb-Mar Feb

8 Selection Criteria – Academic excellence – Genuine interest in the proposed subject – Aptitude to study the proposed subject – Overall intellectual ability – Language ability – Personal qualities

9 Preparation UCAS application (Oct 15: Oxbridge and Medical Course) Testimonials and reference letter duly signed by the Principal (14 working days) International English proficiency test e.g. IELTS/TOEFL GCE/ GC A-level/ SAT/ ACT Personal Statement

10 Writing a personal statement Early aspiration Development of interest/knowledge Relevant experience in competition(s) and its/their achievement or award =/= self account or additional information

11 Websites olarship.php?cat=26 olarship.php?cat=26 arships (General info) arships m#5 (General info) m#5 holarships.htm holarships.htm

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