Global Learning

Global Learning

Nurturing Designers with a Global Perspective

HKDI is dedicated to cultivating students’ global perspective and cultural sensitivity. Through partnerships with renowned design schools around the world, we offer an opportunity for students to engage in cross-cultural learning supported by overseas exchange scholarships.

Scholarship and Donation

Your Support Matters

HKDI invites donations for our International Exchange Programme, in support of outstanding yet financially challenged students to broaden their horizon through overseas exchange.

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Scholarship

Indebted to our donor’s generous support, HKDI offers various scholarships to support outstanding students for overseas exchange, or reward students for academic merit and/or degree study.

Travelling Scholarships for Overseas Exchange

ARCHIPLUS INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE SCHOLARSHIP

Archiplus International Limited is a comprehensive property development consultancy and architectural engineering professional services company. It supports young design students in the built environment field to become agents of positive change in their own lives and as part of the society of Hong Kong community.

ESPRIT INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE SCHOLARSHIP

International fashion brand Esprit has represented style and quality since 1968. Established in 1993, the Esprit Cares Trust provides financial support and charitable donations to communities. It endorses an annual exchange scholarship for HKDI design students to participate in full-semester or short study trips to renowned design schools in Europe.

GOLDEN BAUHINIA WOMEN ENTREPRENEUR ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Association aims to unite female entrepreneurs across a number of industries ranging from finance, design, and education. With a vision for nurturing outstanding female students and paving way for their future contribution to Hong Kong, the Association establishes the Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Association Scholarship to support outstanding female students to participate in overseas exchange programmes.

MUSES FOUNDATION FOR CULTURE AND EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Muses Foundation for Culture and Education nurtures talent in culture and education. Since 2013, the foundation has generously provided HKDI with a travelling scholarship to enrich students’ learning experience and enable them to gain exposure from European design traditions through a semester of study at renowned European universities or design institutions.

SENCO-MASSLINK OUTSTANDING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

A leading company in IT infrastructure and application software, SENCO-Masslink provides integrated desktop publishing solutions and delivers diverse computer technology. SENCO-Masslink is committed to community development through education. It recognises and rewards students who achieve outstanding performance by sponsoring their participation in academic exchange activities overseas.

Scholarship for Academic Achievement and Degree Study

BRIGHT FUTURE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established to sponsor outstanding VTC Foundation Diploma graduates to progress to Higher Diploma and Degree studies. It aims to nurture talented students with professional skillsets and attitudes to serve the design sector.

HSBC VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) established the HSBC Vocational Education Scholarship to recognise the outstanding achievements of Higher Diploma students pursuing Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET), especially in their vocational aspirations and commitments to Hong Kong.

THE HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS – VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP (FOR DEGREE STUDY OVERSEAS)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club encourages young people to dedicate themselves to professional development and give back to the industry. It awards full scholarships for up to two VTC Higher Diploma graduates per academic year to pursue overseas undergraduate studies at a VTC-partnering university or institution.

THE HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS – VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP (FOR HIGHER DIPLOMA STUDY)

This scholarship provides full tuition to outstanding graduates of Diploma of Vocational Education every year to pursue their Higher Diploma Studies.

ROTARY HONG KONG VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship supports students striving to succeed in their professions through vocational education and training. For each academic year starting from 2015/16, outstanding students with financial needs per academic year have been receiving sponsorship to study for Foundation Diploma, Higher Diploma or Degree Programme.

ENHANCED SCHEME FOR SUBSIDY ON EXCHANGE TO POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS (ENSSE) AND SCHEME FOR SUBSIDY ON EXCHANGE TO ‘BELT AND ROAD’ REGIONS FOR POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS (SSEBR)

The two schemes subsidise local full-time student with financial needs, who are enrolled in locally-accredited sub-degree level of study, to participate in overseas exchange programmes.