|The Signing Ceremony for Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program in March 2014: (from left) Mr Ronald Chao, Director of Bai Xian Education Foundation; Prof Tony Chan, HKUST President; and Ms Ronna Chao, Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bai Xian Asia Institute|
|Awardees of Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program 2014/15 at HKUST and Mr Vincent Cheung (first right), Director of Postgraduate Studies Administration, HKUST|
The Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program (AFLSP) is a newly-established scholarship funded by the Bai Xian Education Foundation. The scholarship awards are given out to selected high-calibre candidates from Asian countries to pursue Master of Philosophy studies at the University. The aim is to help awardees gain a better understanding of issues in culture, language, customs, values, etc among people of different regions in Asia.
Each scholarship awardee receives HK$16,666 a month for a maximum of 2 years during which the awardee is registered as a full-time student of an MPhil program of the University. Apart from completing the regular academic work, awardees of the scholarship have to complete an enrichment program specially designed for them.
In the 2014/15 academic year, nine students received the scholarship award. Another round of Scholarship will be opened for application for Fall Term, 2015/16. For more details, please visit here