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Lingnan University launches entrance scholarships for elite athletes

15 Jun 2017

Jackie Chan Challenge Cup
Lingnan Karate Team performed well in this year's Hong Kong Joint University Karate Competition and was crowned the Overall Champion.
Lingnan University Men’s Basketball Team won the championship in “Jackie Chan Challenge Cup” last year.

Lingnan University will launch for the first time the “Lingnan University Entrance Scholarships for Elite Athletes in the 2017/18 academic year.  Under the scheme, scholarships will be awarded to local elite athletes pursuing full-time undergraduate studies at Lingnan University enrolled through JUPAS or non-JUPAS admissions.


The objective of launching the scholarship scheme is to recognise the outstanding achievements of local elite athletes by providing them with the necessary financial support so that they can continue to excel in their specialised sports while pursuing their academic studies at Lingnan University.  Successful applicants will be offered full scholarships that cover tuition and hostel fees, and the scholarships are renewable annually subject to the attainment of renewal requirements.


Scholarship recipients are also expected to become Lingnan’s student-athletes to join sports teams of Lingnan to help strengthen the University’s performance in different sports, and promote a sports culture and a healthy lifestyle on campus.


Applicants should meet the general entrance requirements and specific programme requirements of the University, and demonstrate outstanding performance in sports.  Deadline for application of the scholarship in the 2017/18 academic year is 27 June 2017 (Tuesday).


To download application form or obtain more details of the scholarship scheme, please visit the website at