Albert Young Foundation Limited Scholarship, The
On the Donor
In September 2011,the Albert Young Foundation Limited (楊秉正基金有限公司) generously pledged a donation to set up a scholarship to support students of The University of Hong Kong. The aim of the Scholarship is to provide financial support to needy students with good academic standing to enable them to focus on their studies and at the same time, encourage their involvement in community services.
Purpose and Scope
The Scholarship shall be awarded annually starting from the academic year 2011-12.
Five Scholarships of the maximum value of HK$20,000 each shall be awarded to local undergraduate students of any discipline and at any year of studies who are permanent residents in Hong Kong and from low-income families.
The award of scholarship shall be based on:
- academic merits (a minimum GPA 3.0 or equivalent);
- financial need;
- involvement in voluntary community services (a minimum of 10 hours of recognized voluntary community servises in the past year); and
- interview performance.
- Applications for the 2018-19 Scholarships are now closed. Announcement of results will be in the first quarter of 2019.
- The next round of applications is expected to open in semester one of 2019-20.
|Awarded by External Body||--|
|Value of Award||Up to HK$20,000 each|
|Selection by||Open application and interview|
|Type of Scholarships||
Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
*Financial Needs apply
|Place of Origin of Students||Local|
|Level of Study||Undergraduate|
|Year of Study||Not specified|