New Horizons Scholarship

  1. Objective

    The New Horizons Scholarship is established to aid tertiary education in mainland China by accepting students who are financially challenged but excellent in both character and learning.

  2. Target students

    Underprivileged students who are recommended by secondary schools in the relevant provinces/municipalities, who have attained the foremost level in the National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) and have comprehensive abilities.

  3. Quotas and regions / categories

    Each year there are 12 quotas in the following regions and categories: Beijing (1), Xinjiang (2), Shanxi (1), Anhui (1), Jilin (1), Guizhou (1), Heilongjiang (1), Sichuan (3) and Oasis Action awardees (1).

  4. Form of Distribution

    100% of the annual tuition and hostel fees are waived. A monthly subsidy of MOP3,000 is provided.

  5. Renewal of scholarship
    • 5.1 If the recipients’ year-end GPA reaches 2.5 or above, or ranks among the top 25% in his/her class, and s/he is recommended by their respective School Director, a full scholarship (100% of the annual tuition and hostel fees waived and a monthly subsidy of MOP3,000) will be renewed for the following academic year;
    • 5.2 If the recipients’ year-end GPA ranks among the top 40% of his/her class, his/her scholarship will be renewed conditionally (100% of the annual tuition and hostel fees waived and a monthly subsidy of MOP1,500);
    • 5.3 If the recipients’ year-end GPA is lower than 2.0. no scholarship will be given the following academic year. Students will have to pay their tuition fees and hostel fees and be responsible for all their living expenses;
    • 5.4 For those who have their scholarship suspended or renewed conditionally, if their year-end GPA meets the requirements listed in 1) or 2), their scholarship will be reissued accordingly the following academic year;
    • 5.5 Each recipient is limited to receiving the scholarship for 4 successive academic years. Anyone failing to complete their study within 4 successive academic years must pay for all expenses incurred in completing the programme thereafter.
  6. Any issues omitted or disputes arising in the execution of the scholarship shall be subject to determination by the Institute’s Management Board.

Remarks: MPI reserves the right to amend the details of the implementation of the scholarship at its discretion.