Application for the Honours Academy

To nurture future leaders at the HSUHK through an exciting three-year undergraduate journey, the Honours Academy (HA) is assembling the most promising students each academic year, a maximum of 20 beginning year-two students through a comprehensive selection process. You are invited to join a community of young scholars who are all driven by a commitment to academic excellence, global competence and civic leadership!

To apply for the Honours Academy (HA) at the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, please complete this online application form, with all of the required documents submitted in digital form. 

  • Current HSUHK year-one undergraduates (admitted in the academic year 2020/21)
  • 3.30 cumulative GPA
  • Committed to finishing our entire three-year Honours Academy programme
Selection Criteria

We select the finest, because we offer the finest: the finest educational experiences and resources for our high-ability students.

A thorough review on the applicants:

  • academic performance
  • extracurricular participation
  • personal statement
  • recommendation from HSUHK staff members
  • admission interview

To gain the best HA experience, you need to accomplish every single step in our well-planned curriculum (For more details, please refer to the P.3 of the HA Brochure here.)

Important Dates
Application Period (for 2021/22 cohort):7 June 2021 to
11:59 pm, 27 June 2021
Interview notification:by 7 July 2021
Interview period: 12 to 29 July 2021
Notification to successful applicants: Early August 2021
Acceptance of the offer by successful applicants: Early August 2021
Honours Academy Orientation: Late August 2021
How to apply

1. Complete the application form by 27 June 2021 (Sun), which requires softcopy of:

    • Up-to-date official HSUHK transcript
    • Personal statement
    • Your most-updated curriculum vitae
    • At least one recommendation by a staff member at HSUHK
    • Any other documents, e.g. certificates, proof of your achievement helping you with this application

(For exact details and requirement of the documents above, please view the application procedures thoroughly)

2. Attend the interview to be arranged in mid July

3. Submit your undertaking of offer acceptance by indicated deadline, if applicable

4. Attend the Honours Academy Orientation in late August