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Macao Foundation Outgoing Exchange Scholarship

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The Macao Foundation Outgoing Exchange Scholarship (MFOES) is created to encourage Macao local students with good academic standing to go for exchange and enrich students’ international exposure and experience.

Eligibility and selection criteria

  • Applicants must be Macau local students.
  • Applicants are required to participate in a regular credit-bearing exchange programme or study abroad programme offered by the University of Macau. 
  • Duration of exchange should be from one semester to one year, and is a formal programme initiated or planned by the University either at U-level or Faculty-level and not by the students or by a third-party institution. 
  • The minimum cumulative GPA for the Scholarship is at least 3.0.  
  • Only 10 quotas are available for each academic year.
  • Applicants cannot receive double subsidy/ funding for outgoing exchange at the same time for the same exchange programme from UM and/or other entities.


Amount of scholarship per semester

The amount of Scholarship (one semester) will vary according to destination countries or regions as per the table shown below:

Destination Countries / Regions

Amount of Scholarship

Zone 1
Americas (South, North and Central) and Europe

MOP 20,000

Zone 2
Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) and Africa

MOP 17,000

Zone 3
Japan and South Korea

MOP 12,000

Zone 4
Asia (except for Japan and South Korea)

MOP 10,000

*Successful applicant who has an exchange period of 1 year will receive TWO semester scholarship .


Application Method

Applications will be invited twice a year.

Application Period for Exchange in 2018/2019, Semester 1: 1 February - 2 March 2018

Completed application form with all supporting documents should be submitted to GAO office (Administration N6-G018) in person between 10am-12pm and 3pm - 5pm on working days during application period.


Scholarship arrangement

Full payment will be made after presenting the following official original receipts:


Reminder: Please read through Macao Foundation Outgoing Exchange Scholarship Guideline (MFOES-G1) before you start the applicaion.