The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) received endowed gifts in December 2009, 2011 and 2012 to establish and support the FASS Scholarship in Buddhist Studies. This was made possible by Poh Ming Tse Temple, The Buddhist Fellowship, The Buddhist Library, Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery and The Amitabha Buddhist Centre.
The scholarship is open to all deserving students undertaking a graduate programme in FASS. The scholarship recipient's studies and thesis must be related to the study of Buddhism, including but not limited to any of the following subjects:
New students should indicate their interest in being considered for the scholarship by enclosing this form (FASS-G5/10) with their application package.
Current students should indicate their interest in being considered for the scholarship by sending an email to the Administrator, which must be accompanied by a letter/email of recommendation from their supervisor, endorsed by the Head of Department/Programme.
The first scholarship will be awarded in the academic year starting August 2011.
Please refer to this link for the application deadlines.
VALUE OF AWARD
The scholarship covers:
For exceptionally deserving cases, the committee will consider providing support, on a case-by-case basis, to students beyond the above period to allow them to finish their research. This is for students who have been on the scholarship previously, but also for other students who need support during this period and is limited to no more than one semester.
Scholarship recipients are expected to present their findings in and outside the University and acknowledge receipt of the scholarship in presentations and publications.