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Hong Kong University STEM Symposium and the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Scholarships 2019
Close Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019 Award: 10 x USD $1000; 5 for STEM program and 5 for Entrepreneur Program
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Eligibility Requirements: NSHSS students worldwide who are current high school sophomores and juniors.

Scholarship Award: 10 awards - Five USD $1,000 Scholarships which cover the programme fee and hall accommodation fee, for each of these two programmes


The International Symposium on STEM Education aims at bringing 100 students around the globe to HKU for academic exchange. If you are interested in STEM or considering choosing STEM subjects as future university majors or future career field, we believe this Symposium would also be a wonderful chance for you to explore and further develop your interest and strength. The Symposium this year will focus on the theme ‘Cities on the Move’. Cities around the world are consistently going through a transformation through the advancement of new technology in transportation, medical services, education, living environment, the design of urban space, etc. With the continued emphasis on technology, how does this trend thrive, influence and contribute to people’s lives, experiences, and resolve issues which we encounter nowadays? You will be grouped to work on a project to resolve current issues and incorporate VR technologies in the presentation.

Programme dates: June 2019
Five USD $1,000 scholarships which cover the programme fee and hall accommodation fee. Students should arrive in Hong Kong no later than 2 PM on June 21 (HKT). Accommodations will be provided during June 2019 in a residence hall. for each of these programmes (HKU) is renowned for its academic excellence, world class research programmes, global connections and social impact. Inspired by its rich heritage, but always looking forward, HKU invites students to an educational journey that will prepare them to become globally-minded thinkers and leaders, and to tackle grand global challenges, to be able to adapt swiftly and effectively to unpredictable situations, so that they would be successful anywhere in today's increasingly globlised society.

Decacorn Entrepreneur Bootcamp is an intensive 2-day programme which brings together young minds who are interested in innovation and business. The bootcamp is designed for high school students who want to learn about business and entrepreneurship. You will get a chance to learn and interact with successful entrepreneurs and business professionals. Leading business professionals will also mentor and guide you to create business ideas, develop and prepare the business proposal and enhance your pitching presentation skills, etc. The bootcamp not only gives you a taste of creation of a business model but also provides a platform for you to compete, share knowledge and exchange ideas with like-minded students of diverse backgrounds.

Entrepreneur Programme dates: June 2019
Five USD $1,000 Scholarships which cover the programme fee and hall accommodation fee. Students should arrive in Hong Kong no later than 2 PM on June 28 (HKT). Accommodations will be provided during June 2019 in a residence hall.

Venue: The University of Hong Kong

More details TBA!

Application requires students to upload a copy of their passport and a transcript.