HKUBS Optimas Capital Scholarship 2024

In 2022, Optimas Capital Limited (“Optimas Capital”) hereby pledged an annual donation of HK$1,500,000 for three years to establish a Scholarship to support students with connections in Vietnam to pursue full-time taught postgraduate (TPG) study in the Faculty of Business and Economics (“HKU Business School”). The Faculty will provide a matching fund of HK$1,500,000 each year towards this donation, bringing the total scholarship fund to HK$3,000,000 per year. Read the official announcement. More information about Optimas Capital here.



Applicants must have connections with Vietnam, such as Vietnamese passport holder, or have completed an undergraduate degree in Viet Nam.


Applicant must have a good academic performance in undergraduate study with a minimum of Honours (Distinction) or its equivalent.


Outstanding interview performance.


Career track record. If applicable.


There is no separate application. Admitted students are automatically reviewed for HKUBS Optimas Captial Scholarship. Candidates are required to sit for an interview(s) with the Faculty Scholarship Committee.

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Conditions & Values


Up to 10 HKU Optimas Scholarships will be awarded annually.


Each scholarship award covers up to full tuition and miscellaneous fees, and provides a monthly stipend for low-income students during their study at HKU Business School.

The exact value of each scholarship shall be determined by the Selection Committee, based on the awardees’ merit and background. Typically, the Scholarship will be used to cover the awardee’s TPG tuition fee in such cases. The Scholarship will not be paid directly to the awardees, but rather be applied to cover his/her tuition fees. For applicants with exceptionally strong credentials, they may be awarded with an additional amount (on top of the component to cover the entire programme tuition fees) of up to HK$240,000, to be disbursed on a quarterly basis in October, January, April, and July.

Each recipient can only receive the Scholarship once throughout his/her study at The University of Hong Kong The Scholarship shall be tenable for one year.

Optimas Capital may provide up to two internship opportunities to interested scholarship recipients. The format and duration of such opportunities are subject to mutual agreement between the donor and the concerned awardees.


Recipients are required to maintain a good GPA or academic standing throughout the duration of the scholarship.


Scholars are expected to uphold high standards of conduct and ethics, both on and off campus.