School Recommended Direct Admission Scheme for Talented Students

School Recommended Direct Admission Scheme
for Talented Students


School Recommended Direct Admission Scheme for Talented Students (The Scheme) aims at giving due recognition to students who have demonstrated remarkable talents / distinguished achievements in academic and/or non-academic areas, significant contribution to community, or strong leadership for direct admission. Students with distinguished academic and/or non-academic achievements will be considered for direct admission regardless of their HKDSE examination results.

The updates for the Scheme are as follows:

Principal Recommended Admission Scheme (Old)School Recommended Direct Admission Scheme for Talented Students (New)
Number of Nominees5 nominees, one of them can be recommended for direct admission2 nominees to be recommended for direct admission
Number of programmes joining the Scheme per nomineeAll applied NMTSS programmesOnly 1 applied NMTSS programme,
chosen by the nominee
Outcome of RecommendationsMainly conditional offers,
few nominees can be given firm offers
Mainly firm offers,
unsuccessful applicants may be given conditional offers


Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to be considered under the Scheme:

  • Local Student* / residents with right of abode in Hong Kong; and
  • Applicant of HSUHK NMTSS programmes; and
  • School applicants attending the public examination e.g. HKDSE, IB, GCE A-level, etc; and
  • Outstanding academic achievements; and/or
  • Distinguished achievements in non-academic areas, e.g. sports, music, arts, etc.; or
  • Outstanding leadership qualities, e.g. Head Prefects, Presidents of Students’ Unions; or
  • Participation in community services

Submission of Application

  1. All recommendations should be submitted via SCHOOL no later than 1 March 2024 (Friday). Late submission / amendment will not be considered. School applicants who wish to be nominated under the Scheme should approach their school principals or career masters for recommendation.
  2. Required documents for submission include:
    – Completed School Application Form signed by the principal; and
    – Student Personal Profile and ALL copies of certification/awards for each nominee
  1. Each secondary school can nominate 2 students at maximum.
  2. Schools please send the whole set of submission documents to the Registry of HSUHK by email ( or by mail:
    Attn: Registry (Admission Team),
    1/F, Lo Hui Kit San Building (N Building),
    Yuen Campus, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong,
    Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Re: “School Recommended Direct Admission Scheme for Talented Students”

Important Notes

  • If the school would like to recommend students for admission to programmes under Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP), i.e. BBA-SCM, BSc-AIN, BSc-AC, BSc-DSBI, BMSIM and BA-AD, please follow the School Principal’s Nominations (SPN) in the JUPAS.
  • Student nominees must first submit application via the HSUHK Undergraduate Application System or Electronic Advance Application System for Post-secondary Programmes (E-APP) and complete all the application procedures (including uploading the HKID Card / valid travel document, school report(s) for the recent two academic years to UAS and settling the application fees) before joining the Scheme.