The University of Macau (UM) offers various types of scholarships to outstanding new undergraduate students upon admission on a competitive basis:

For non-local students

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For current students

The “University of Macau Scholarship for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Programmes” (STEM Scholarship) was established by the UM to attract outstanding local students to pursue studies in programmes related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

STEM disciplines include :

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Electromechanical Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics and Chemistry
  • Applied Materials
  • Internet of Things
  • Microelectronics
  • Data Science
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  • Financial Technology and E-Commence Technology

    There are two types of scholarships offered to Bachelor’s Degree Programmes and please find the following details:

    • STEM scholarship is applicable to Macao students who are admitted to Bachelor’s Degree Programmes in the STEM disciplines.
    • Eligible candidates will be recommended by the academic units. No scholarship application is required.
    STEM scholarship Eligibility Content
    Type A
    • Year 2 students with outstanding academic performance of the first academic year in the UM.
    • Scholarship awardees will be selected based on the academic performance of the 1st academic year.
    • One-off cash payment in the 2nd year of the Bachelor’s Degree Programmes.
    Type B
    • Year 2 to 4 students who participate in final year/graduation/research project or undertake an internship during the prescribed year of study.
    • Scholarship will be granted by cash allowance.
    • Scholarship awardees who are unable to complete or withdraw from the prescribed final year/graduation/research project or internship, their scholarship should be returned.


    • The STEM scholarship is compatible with other types of scholarships, academic awards and allowances offered by the UM.
    • Students who are awarded Type A scholarship at the 2nd year of study may also be eligible for Type B scholarship during their subsequent year of study.

    When studying at UM, students may also apply for or be awarded other types of scholarships, which are provided by individual or entrepreneurial donors, based on their academic performance at the University. More information of scholarships can be found at Student Affairs Office.