The University of Macau (UM) offers the following scholarships to excellent undergraduate students upon admission.  Students are not required to apply for these scholarships.  The University will identify qualified new students and inform the selected students when they are admitted.  Continuation of these scholarships is generally granted based on student’s yearly academic performance.

Outgoing exchange students who were admitted with the above scholarships are advised to read the below policy for the requirements to continue their scholarships for the next academic year.

Besides the scholarships awarded by UM, there are some more scholarships provided by individual or entrepreneurial donors that are open to students for application.  Please visit the Student Affairs Office for details.

Principals’ Recommended Admission Scholarship

Principals’ Recommended Admission Scholarship is a scholarship offered to students admitted through the “Principals’ Recommended Admission Scheme” with outstanding performance.

There are three types of Principals’ Recommended Admission Scholarship, namely “University of Macau Grand Lotus Scholarship”, “University of Macau Golden Lotus Scholarship”, and “University of Macau Silver Lotus Scholarship”.  Recipients of one of these scholarships will be granted half to full tuition fee waiver, and/or half to full Residential College (RC) fee waiver, and/or additional scholarship subject to the type of scholarship being granted in the first year of study.  Students can continue their scholarship during the normal study period upon fulfilment of the particular academic and RC requirements stated in the scholarship scheme.

For students admitted through the “Principals’ Recommended Admission Scheme” from academic year 2017/2018 onwards, if they are not granted any of the above lotus scholarships, they will be granted “University of Macau First Year Scholarship“.  This scholarship provides a one-off tuition fee waiver of MOP10,000 with no continuation.

Kindly refer to the below scholarship schemes for details:

Admission Examination Scholarship

Admission Examination Scholarship is a scholarship offered to candidates with outstanding performance in the admission examination.

There are two types of Admission Examination Scholarship, namely “University of Macau Golden Lotus Scholarship for Admission Examination”, and “University of Macau Silver Lotus Scholarship for Admission Examination”.  Recipients of one of these scholarships will be granted full tuition fee waiver, and/or half Residential College (RC) fee waiver subject to the type of scholarship being granted in the first year of study.  Students can continue their scholarship during the normal study period upon fulfilment of the particular academic and RC requirements stated in the scholarship scheme.

Kindly refer to the below scholarship schemes for details:

University of Macau Full Scholarship for Mainland China Undergraduate Students

UM offers “University of Macau Full Scholarship” to Mainland China undergraduate students with excellent college entrance examination result.  Scholarship recipients will be granted full tuition fee and Residential College (RC) fee waiver in their first year of study.   Students can continue their scholarship during the normal study period upon gaining at least 30 credits (for students admitted before academic year 2019/2020) or 24 credits (for students admitted from academic year 2019/2020 onwards) in an academic year, achieving a Year GPA of 3.0 or above (for students admitted before academic year 2018/2019) or Year GPA of 3.3 or above (for students admitted from academic year 2018/2019 onwards), or fulfiling the RC requirements.

Kindly refer to the below scholarship scheme for details:

University of Macau Full/Half Scholarship for International Undergraduate Students

UM offers “University of Macau Full/Half Scholarship” to international undergraduate students who have excellent results in public examinations.  Scholarship recipients will be granted half to full tuition fee and Residential College (RC) fee waiver in their first year of study.   Students can continue their scholarship during the normal study period upon gaining at least 30 credits (for students admitted before academic year 2019/2020) or 24 credits (for students admitted from academic year 2019/2020 onwards) in an academic year, achieving a Year GPA of 3.0 or above (for students admitted before academic year 2018/2019) or Year GPA of 3.3 or above (for students admitted from academic year 2018/2019 onwards), or fulfiling the RC requirements.