The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a Partner University under BXAI’s Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program (AFLSP). AFLSP scholarships are offered for the university’s research master’s and designated taught master’s degree programs at the HKUST Clear Water Bay Campus.


About HKUST:

HKUST was founded in 1991 and has established itself as a leading international research university with a world-class reputation, global outlook, and innovative spirit.  Its focus on interdisciplinary studies continually produces well-rounded graduates with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking.  The university offers a wide range of programs in science, engineering, business and management, humanities and social science, and interdisciplinary areas.  The postgraduate curriculum is designed to build in-depth knowledge and develop critical skills that can address the requirements of industry and society, while enhancing economic and social development in Hong Kong, the region, and beyond.  HKUST has a student body of 16,000+, of which 5,900+ are non-local students.


AFLSP Highlights:

  • Scholars are supported throughout the normative study period*.
  • Eligibility extends to all research master’s and designated taught master’s programs offered at the HKUST Clear Water Bay Campus.
  • Scholars are invited to take part in a series of leadership training and off-campus activities, including local tours and seminars that aim to enrich their historical, cultural, and economic knowledge of Asian countries.

* BXAI provides up to US$25,000 per year, or a total of US$50,000 per scholar. Any additional support is covered by HKUST.


Application and Enquiries:

HKUST operates an independent nomination process for the AFLSP.  To express your interest or apply for admission, please visit

HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School


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