ISmart Scholarships for Elites
In order to motivate students to work
for their academic and professional excellence and to recognize their
efforts and achievements, the Department of Information Systems has
decided to establish a new scholarship scheme terms asISmart
Scholarships for Eliteswith her Non-UGC Reserves. This scholarship,
which commences from 2015/16, is for students with a major in the
Department of Information Systems. The primary objective of having
thisscholarship scheme is to recognize students’ outstanding
performance in the academic and professional development during their
studies in the department. The following regulations shall apply as of 2015/16:
The scholarships shall be known as “ISmart Scholarships for
Eligible applicants for the scholarships shall be full-time
undergraduate students who:
major in one of undergraduate programmes1 of the Department
of Information Systems; and1 of the Department of
Information Systems; and
have achieved a good GPA score or equivalent academic results
deemed to be acceptable by the Department for this
- The projected
scholarships are summarized in the following table. Note that the
maximum number of awardees and total scholarship amount may change
depending on the overall quality of the applicants and the
discretion of the Department of Information Systems.
1 The Department’s undergraduate
majors refer to: Information Management (IFMG) and Global Business
Systems Management (GBSM).
| ||Year of Study ||Max. No. of Award
Winners ||Amount HK$ ||Total HK$ |
|ISmart Scholarships for Ellitesa
(Gold, Silver, Bronze)
|BBAU3 (Yr1) and BBA4
(Yr 2) ||5 (Gold) ||20,000 ||100,000 |
| ||8 (Silver) ||15,000 ||120,000 |
| ||10 (Bronze)
||10,000 ||100,000 |
|BBAU2 (Yr3), BBA3 (Yr2) and BBA4 (Yr3) ||3 (Gold) ||5,000 ||15,000 |
| ||5 (Silver) ||3,000 ||15,000 |
| ||8 (Bronze) ||1,000 ||8,000 |
- ISmart Scholarships for Elites (Gold, Silver, Bronze): The
scholarships will be awarded to students according to their CGPA
at the end of Semester B of the academic year and their
outstanding readiness as a professional. Criteria include (but
not limited to) CGPA ≥ 3.0, outstanding exchange or internship
performance and external awards.
Nomination from the Department of Information Systems will reach
the Student Development Services by the end of June and the awards
will be made as soon as possible.
If the awarded recipient cannot complete his/her major programme
in the Department of Information Systems, he/she is required to
reimburse the award back to the Department of Information Systems.
If the awarded recipients decide to take leave of absence in
particular semester(s), the award will be temporary
Awarded recipients are required to participate in the academic
and professional development activities (e.g. workshop, seminar,
forum, interview) as assigned by the Department.
The Department of Information Systems reserves the right to make
the final decision on the nominations.
Confirmation will be sought from the Department of Information
Systems before July each year on whether or not the awards shall
be continued for the following academic year.
With an objective to nurture our students and to promote caring
culture, the Community Relations Committee of the University
Council has recommended that each award recipient is expected to
make an annual donation of at least HK$200 to City University of
Hong Kong for student support via CityU Alumni Club when they are
in employment after graduation. This term will be incorporated
into all scholarship/ prize/ award/ bursary schemes, whether they
are donated by external donors or contributed by University
funding, with effect from February 2008.