The Prince Philip Scholarship

The Prince Philip Scholarship grants to each Scholar a non-means tested annual cash award of 4500 pounds and one Hong Kong-London economy class return air ticket. Scholars may, on satisfying a means test, be further granted up to the full costs of tuition and maintenance. The Scholarship normally covers the entire duration of an undergraduate course leading to a BA degree. Subject to good academic performance, the Scholarship may be extended to the 4th year of some courses such as Engineering, Mathematics and certain subjects in Natural Sciences.

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Application guidelines and notes, application form and confidential report:
 Scholarship application package for Cambridge University and Prince Philip Scholarship

It contains:
– Application Form
– Application Guidelines and notes
– Confidential report form

Who can apply?

  • Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card holders who have resided in Hong Kong for a continuous period of at least 7 years – whether studying in HK now or abroad.
  • We welcome students taking the HKDSE, GCE A-level, IB, Cambridge Pre-U or similar exams in the current school year.



Q: When is the applicaiton deadline?
A: 15 October

Q: Where to send the application form?
A: The Administrative Secretary, The Friends of Cambridge University in Hong Kong, c/o The Bank of East Asia, Limited, 10 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong. (Contact person: Ms Cannie Kwan, Tel: +852 36088277)

Q: Can I send the application form myself?
A: All application form must be sent and endorsed by your school master/principal. We will not process the form if sent by the student directly

Q: If I am awarded the Prince Philip Scholarship, does that mean I am guranteed a place in Cambridge University?
A: Yes, Prince Philip Scholarship recipients are guranteed a place in Cambridge Univeristy

Q: I already have a first degree, am I eligible to apply to Prince Philip Scholarship?
A: No. The Scholarship aims to support Hong Kong students to pursue their first degree