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Young Scientist Scheme (YSS)

What is YSS?


About Young Scientist Scheme (YSS)

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As a strong, research-oriented faculty, the Faculty of Science is committed to providing our students with the best science education and incubating future scientists. YSS provides outstanding students with ample early research experiences in 6901 Bachelor of Science and 6688 Science Master Class Programmes.          

Students in YSS are guaranteed with:

  • Enrolment in our flagship Summer Research Fellowship (SRF) Scheme to conduct research under the supervision of our professors in the first summer
  • A further SRF or Overseas Research Fellowship (ORF) Scheme in a foreign institution in a subsequent year
International exchange, visiting or summer study
  • International exchange, visiting or summer study
  • Attendance in an international scientific conference on frontier scientific research
research mentor and frontiers of science honours seminar
  • Individual guidance from a research mentor from the start of the undergraduate study
  • Enrolment in our Frontiers of Science Honours Seminar to learn how our award-winning professors solve their research problems
Stipends and entrance scholarships
  • An entrance scholarship ranging from HKD 10,000 to HKD 70,000#  

          #Scholarship for Non-JUPAS students are considered on a case-by-case basis.