Scholarships and Financial Aid

USJ-Scholarship

We are determined to support your academic studies through opportunities for scholarships and other financial assistance.

Prospective Undergraduate Students Prospective International Students Postgraduate Students
Students from low-income households or low to low-middle income countries USJ Care Scheme


Prospective Undergraduate Students

USJ Direct Admissions Scholarships[CLOSED]

USJ Full Scholarship [CLOSED] The USJ Full Scholarship is a four-year full tuition fee waiver beginning AY2021/2022. The scholarship is granted on a yearly basis. Recipients must have an accumulative GPA of 15 (out of 20) or above and meet standards of eligibility in order to maintain the scholarship. Recipients will be chosen according to their interview performance and the content of their school recommendation and student motivational letters. Those nominated for the USJ Full Scholarship and not selected will be entered into the pool of USJ Admission Scholarship applicants. USJ Admission Scholarship [CLOSED] The USJ Admission Scholarship is a one-time MOP 10,000 tuition deduction for the initial intake semester of AY2021/2022. Recipients will be chosen according to their interview performance and the content of their student motivational letters. *University of Saint Joseph reserves the right to modify and update any part of the Direct Admission Scholarships Scheme at any time.

USJ Admissions Scholarships

USJ Macao Admissions Scholarships For Incoming Local Undergraduate Students 2021/2022 Description Scholarship opportunities for local candidates who apply to Undergraduate Programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: 100 % Tuition Reduction for 4 years or 25 % Tuition Reduction for 4 years Eligibility: Local students (i.e. Macau ID holders) who apply to the Undergraduate Programme Criteria: Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: 1. CGPA 15 or above to renew 2. Recipients will be served as ambassadors in representing the university to participate in or organise an activity per semester. How to apply/ Requirements: https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ *Full Scholarship recipients are required to pay a deposit (MOP10,000) before June 30, 2021 and it will be reimbursed in your first semester. USJ International Admissions Scholarships For Incoming International Undergraduate Students 2021/2022 Description Scholarship opportunities for International candidates who apply to Undergraduate Programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: 100 % Tuition Reduction and 100 % Residential Hall Reduction for 4 years or 50 % Tuition Reduction and 50 % Residential Hall Reduction for 4 years Eligibility: International students who apply to the Undergraduate Programme Criteria: Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: 1. CGPA 15 or above to renew 2. Recipients will be served as ambassadors in representing the university to participate in or organise an activity per semester. How to apply/ Requirements: https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ *Full Scholarship recipients are required to pay a deposit (MOP10,000) before June 30, 2021 and it will be refunded in your first semester. Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

USJ Social Admissions Fellowships For Incoming Local Undergraduate Students 2021/2022

Description Scholarship opportunities for local candidates from low-income households as defined by DSEDJ and apply to Undergraduate Programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: 100 % Tuition Reduction for 4 years or 50 % Tuition Reduction for 4 years Eligibility: Local students (i.e. Macau ID holders) who apply to the Undergraduate Programme Criteria: Financial situation Renewal Conditions: 1. Passing grade to renew 2. Recipients will be served as ambassadors in representing the university to participate in or organise an activity per semester. How to apply/ Requirements: Fellowship Application form+ Required documents+Income Expenses form for the USJ Community Fellowships Application+USJ Sample of Required Documents for Fellowships 2021 https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

USJ Community Scholarship and Fellowship Programme

The USJ Community Scholarship and Fellowship Programme seeks to support the financial needs of promising students in pursuing their studies in our university. The Scholarships and fellowships are donated by various and prominent local institutions and individuals to students with outstanding academic performance. USJ Community Scholarships All USJ Community Scholarships result will be announced through USJ media by the Office for Student and Alumni Affairs in the first semester. It is not necessary for students to apply for USJ Community scholarships and the University of Saint Joseph Scholarship and Fellowship Committee selects the recipients according to the values and purposes defined by the donors with the confirmation of the programme coordinators. Information The USJ Community Fellowship Programme[CLOSED] The USJ Community Fellowship Programme seeks to support the financial needs of promising students in pursuing their studies in our university. The fellowships are donated by various and prominent local institutions and individuals to students with outstanding academic performance. The application will soon be open and please refer to the following information in details. Application Period 7 September 2020 to 25 September 2020 How to apply? Step 1: Fill in the attached USJ Community Fellowship application form.  Step 2: Gather all the required documents (refer to the attached USJ Community Fellowship document for details). Income Expenses form for the USJ Community Fellowships Application USJ Sample of Required Documents for Fellowships 2020 Step 3: Submit the form and required documents to the Office for Student and Alumni Affairs (OSAA) during the application period. The USJ Scholarship and Fellowship Committee will evaluate the applications on a case-by-case basis and all information will be kept confidential. Enquiries: Contact Person: Mr Derek Wong Email: osaa@usj.edu.mo Tel: +853 85925699

CPTTM Fashion and Creative Education Scholarship [Submission for 2020/2021 closed]

CPTTM is offering a CPTTM Fashion and Creative Education Scholarship to a student who is Macau resident, graduated from a local secondary school in 2019-2020 and has enrolled to our first year Bachelor of Fashion Design at USJ. The successful applicant will receive MOP 24,500 each year for four years. Click here to download the application form *The Chinese version from CPTTM shall prevail*

Lucas Lo Scholarships for University of Saint Joseph (聖若瑟大學羅掌權獎學金)[CLOSED]

In order to cultivate talents in Macao, Mr. Lucas Lo established six full scholarships and six half scholarships for the best candidates from the three Diocesan secondary schools (CDSJ-6, CDSJ-5 and Escola Sao Paulo) in the Academic year 2021/2022, amounting to Mop 1,548,000 (Mop 172,000 per student for full scholarship and Mop 86,000 per student for half scholarship) in total over four years of the students’ studies, for students who choose to complete the Bachelor degrees at the University of Saint Joseph. The Lucas Lo Scholarships for University of Saint Joseph aim to support high calibre students to study in the University of Saint Joseph which will offer them a rich international experience. Mr. Lucas Lo hopes that these scholarship recipients will contribute to the Catholic Church and the development of Macao in the future. For students who are studying in the three Diocesan secondary schools (CDSJ-6, CDSJ-5 and Escola Sao Paulo), please contact osaa@usj.edu.mo for more information.

External Scholarship and Financial Support

 There are other sponsors that support higher education in the community. Please click here for more details.


Prospective International Students

USJ International Admissions Scholarships For Incoming International Undergraduate Students 2021/2022

Description Scholarship opportunities for International candidates who apply to Undergraduate Programmes before 1 May 2021. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: 100 % Tuition Reduction and 100 % Residential Hall Reduction for 4 years or 50 % Tuition Reduction and50 % Residential Hall Reduction for 4 years Eligibility: International students who apply to the Undergraduate Programme Criteria: Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: 1. CGPA 15 or above to renew 2. Recipients will be served as ambassadors in representing the university to participate in or organise an activity per semester. How to apply/ Requirements: https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ *Full Scholarship recipients are required to pay a deposit (MOP10,000) before June 30, 2021 and it will be refunded in your first semester. Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

USJ Global Admissions Fellowships For Incoming International Undergraduate Students 2021/2022

Description Scholarship opportunities for International candidates from low-income countries as classified by **The World Bank and apply to Undergraduate Programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. ** low-income countries as classified by the The World Bank Scholarship Benefits: 100 % Tuition Reduction and 100 % Residential Hall Reduction for 4 years or 50 % Tuition Reduction and 50 % Residential Hall Reduction for 4 years Eligibility: International students who apply to the Undergraduate Programme Criteria: Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: 1. Passing grade to renew 2. Recipients will be served as ambassadors in representing the university to participate in or organise an activity per semester. How to apply/ Requirements: Fellowship Application form+ Required documents+Income Expenses form for the USJ Community Fellowships Application+USJ Sample of Required Documents for Fellowships 2021 https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

USJ Admissions Scholarships For Incoming Angolan Students of Master Degree Programmes 2021/2022

Description Scholarship opportunities for Angolan candidates who apply to Master’s degree programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: 100 % Tuition Reduction & 100 % Residential Hall Reduction for 2 years Eligibility: 1). Angolan students who apply to the Master Programme 2). Angola government’s recommendation document Criteria: 1). Angola government’s recommendation document 2). Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: CGPA 15 or above to renew How to apply/ Requirements: https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

USJ Admissions Scholarships For Incoming British Virgin Islands Students of Bachelor and Master Degree Programmes 2021/2022

Description Scholarship opportunities for British Virgin Islands candidates who apply to the specific Programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: 100 % Tuition Reduction for (UG) 4 years or (PG) 2 years Eligibility: 1). British Virgin Islands students who apply to the following programs: Business Administration (UG or PG) Architecture (UG) Communication and Media (UG or PG) Environment Science (UG) Environmental Science Management (PG) 2). British Virgin Islands government’s recommendation Criteria: 1). British Virgin Islands government’s recommendation 2). Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: CGPA 15 or above to renew How to apply/ Requirements: https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

2021/2022 Macao Foundation Belt and Road Scholarships (Partnership with Macao Foundation)

Description Scholarship opportunities for candidates from the following countries (Portugal, Brazil, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Bangladesh and Hungary) who apply to Undergraduate Programmes before 1 May 2021. Limited spots available. Scholarship Benefits: MOP$100,000 each year Eligibility: Candidates from the following countries (Portugal, Brazil, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Bangladesh and Hungary) who apply to Undergraduate Programmes before 1 May 2021. Criteria: 1. Recommendation by the ministries of education concerned 2. Academic background and Admission Interview performance How to apply/ Requirements:  https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ Scholarship website: https://www.fmac.org.mo/scholarship/5 (in Chinese and Portuguese)  

Banco Nacional Ultramarino, S.A. Scholarship for Undergraduate students from the Portuguese speaking countries (initiate from 2021/2022 academic year)

Description Scholarship opportunities for candidates from the Portuguese speaking countries (Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe, East Timor) who apply to Undergraduate Programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: MOP20,000 Tuition Reduction for 4 years Eligibility: Students from the Portuguese speaking countries (Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe, East Timor) who apply to the Undergraduate Programme Criteria: Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: 1. CGPA 15 or above to renew 2. Recipients will be served as ambassadors in representing the university to participate in or organise an activity per semester. How to apply/ Requirements: https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/

China Daily Scholarship for Undergraduate students from Hong Kong S.A.R.of the People’s Republic of China

Description Scholarship opportunity for a candidate (with Hong Kong ID card) who applies to Undergraduate Programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: MOP20,000 Tuition Reduction for 1 year Eligibility: Students (Hong Kong ID card holders) who apply to the Undergraduate Programme Criteria: Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: N/A How to apply/ Requirements: https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/


Postgraduate Students

USJ International Admissions Scholarships For Incoming International Students of Master Degree Programmes 2021/2022

Description Scholarship opportunities for International candidates who apply to Master’s degree programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: 100 % Tuition Reduction and 100 % Residential Hall Reduction for 2 years or 50 % Tuition Reduction and 50 % Residential Hall Reduction for 2 years Eligibility: International students who apply to the Master Programme Criteria: Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: CGPA 15 or above to renew How to apply/ Requirements: https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ *Full Scholarship recipients are required to pay a deposit (MOP10,000) before June 30, 2021 and it will be refunded in your first semester. Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

USJ Macao Admissions Scholarships For Incoming Local Students of Master Degree Programmes 2021/2022

Description Scholarship opportunities for local candidates who apply to Master’s degree programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: 50 % Tuition Reduction for 2 years or 25 % Tuition Reduction for 2 years Eligibility: Local students (i.e. Macau ID holders) who apply to the Master Programme Criteria: Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: CGPA 15 or above to renew How to apply/ Requirements: https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

Postgraduate Scholarships (FES)


Students from low-income households* or low to low-middle income countries** Qualifying for financial aid depends on a number of factors: your family’s financial need, your academic profile, and the availability of university funds. In the 2018/2019 academic year, 94 students were supported under this scheme with a total amount of Mop 3,472,200.

USJ Community Fellowship Programme

The USJ Community Fellowship Programme seeks to support the financial needs of promising students in pursuing their studies in our university. The fellowships are donated by various and prominent local institutions and individuals to students with outstanding academic performance. The application will soon be open and please refer to the following information in details. Application Period 7 September 2020 to 25 September 2020 How to apply? Step 1: Fill in the attached USJ Community Fellowship application form.  Step 2: Gather all the required documents (refer to the attached USJ Community Fellowship document for details). Income Expenses form for the USJ Community Fellowships Application USJ Sample of Required Documents for Fellowships 2020 Step 3: Submit the form and required documents to the Office for Student and Alumni Affairs (OSAA) during the application period. The USJ Scholarship and Fellowship Committee will evaluate the applications on a case-by-case basis and all information will be kept confidential. Enquiries: Contact Person: Mr Derek Wong Email: osaa@usj.edu.mo Tel: +853 85925699

USJ Social Admissions Fellowships For Incoming Local Undergraduate Students 2021/2022

Description Scholarship opportunities for local candidates from *low-income households as defined by DSEDJ and apply to Undergraduate Programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. * low-income households as defined by DSEDJ Scholarship Benefits: 100 % Tuition Reduction for 4 years or 50 % Tuition Reduction for 4 years Eligibility: Local students (i.e. Macau ID holders) who apply to the Undergraduate Programme Criteria: Financial situation Renewal Conditions: 1. Passing grade to renew 2. Recipients will be served as ambassadors in representing the university to participate in or organise an activity per semester. How to apply/ Requirements: Fellowship Application form+ Required documents+Income Expenses form for the USJ Community Fellowships Application+USJ Sample of Required Documents for Fellowships 2021 https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

USJ Global Admissions Fellowships For Incoming International Undergraduate Students 2021/2022

Description Scholarship opportunities for International candidates from low-income countries as classified by **The World Bank and apply to Undergraduate Programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. ** low-income countries as classified by the The World Bank Scholarship Benefits: 100 % Tuition Reduction and 100 % Residential Hall Reduction for 4 years or 50 % Tuition Reduction and 50 % Residential Hall Reduction for 4 years Eligibility: International students who apply to the Undergraduate Programme Criteria: Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: 1. Passing grade to renew 2. Recipients will be served as ambassadors in representing the university to participate in or organise an activity per semester. How to apply/ Requirements: Fellowship Application form+ Required documents+Income Expenses form for the USJ Community Fellowships Application+USJ Sample of Required Documents for Fellowships 2021 https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

BNU Scholarships for Portuguese-speaking countries students (initiate from 2021/2022 academic year)

Description Scholarship opportunities for candidates from the Portuguese speaking countries (Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe, East Timor) who apply to Undergraduate Programmes. Limited spots available and *Priority will be given to students who applied before May 1, 2021. Scholarship Benefits: MOP20,000 Tuition Reduction for 4 years Eligibility: Students from the Portuguese speaking countries (Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe, East Timor) who apply to the Undergraduate Programme Criteria: Academic background and Admission Interview performance Renewal Conditions: 1. CGPA 15 or above to renew 2. Recipients will be served as ambassadors in representing the university to participate in or organise an activity per semester. How to apply/ Requirements: https://scholarships.usj.edu.mo/ Enquiry: osaa@usj.edu.mo

USJ Hardship Fund

Please click HERE for details.

USJ CARE Scheme Once a student has been accepted to USJ, students are eligible to receive many supports throughout their time in University until graduation. Support and guidance are given across all pillars of student life included but not limited to:

*DSEDJ defines low-income households as those with a monthly income of less than MOP6,530 (1 family member) to Mop 30,410 (8 family members or above). For detailed information, please click here. **Low to lower-middle income countries here refers to the World Bank classification.


USJ Alumni Tuition Discount (USJ 校友學費優惠)

In recognition of their important role as proud members of the USJ family, USJ is delighted to offer our alumni and their next of kin (spouses, children, and parents) a 25% tuition fee discount for all degree programmes (Bachelor, Master and Doctorate) starting from Spring Semester 2020/2021. For details, please click HERE.


Information and Ceremony Review USJ Community Scholarships and Fellowships 2019/2020 Information USJ Community Scholarships and Fellowships Award Ceremony 2019/2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HUjw5hnTZw&feature=youtu.be Please click on the following link to see the photos taken during the ceremony https://www.flickr.com/photos/usjmacau/albums/72157712779438481

Last Updated: April 27, 2021 at 6:14 pm

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