Tam Lo Lai Scholarships

On the Donor

In January 2013, alumnus Dr Edward Tam Wai-chau donated a sum through Friends of HKU in response to the "Turn $1 to FIVE" Campaign. The donation is used to set up scholarships in support of medical and nursing students of the Medical Faculty in memory of the late Madame Tam Lo Lai, Dr Tam's mother. 


Purpose and Scope

The Scholarships shall be awarded annually to undergraduate students studying in the MBBS and BNurs curriculum in the LKS Faculty of Medicine on the basis of academic merit shown in the examinations and continuous assessment in any year of study.


  • Applications are usually accepted in Semester One of each academic year. 
  • Applications for the 2022-23 Scholarship will open in late August 2022 and close in late September 2022.  For details, please refer to 2022-23 General Round Scholarship Applications. Results are expected to be available around May/June 2023. 

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award $10,000 each
Renewal Conditions --
Selection by Open application
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Undergraduate
Faculty Medicine
Year of Study Not specified