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Scholarships for Mainland Chinese Students


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.

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.

Quotas and regions / categories

Each year there are 13 quotas in the following regions and categories: Beijing (1), Xinjiang (2), Shanxi (1), Anhui (1), Jilin (1), Guizhou (2), Heilongjiang (1), Sichuan (3) and Oasis Action awardees (1).

Form of Distribution

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

Renewal of scholarship

If the recipients’ year-end GPA reaches 2.5 or above, or ranks among the top 25% in his/her level, 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;

If the recipients’ year-end GPA ranks among the top 40% of his/her level, his/her scholarship will be renewed conditionally (100% of the annual tuition and hostel fees waived and a monthly subsidy of MOP1,500);

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;

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;

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.

Remarks:MPI reserves the right to amend the details of the implementation of the scholarship at its discretion.
This English version is a translation of the original regulations in Chinese. For any discrepancies between the two versions, the Chinese version shall prevail.
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