Doris Chen Memorial Fund

On the Donor

In March 2013, Professor William Chen and his family generously pledged a donated to The University of Hong Kong to set up a fund in memory of his mother Dr. Doris Lai Chue Chen (陳郭麗珠) (1929 -2012), who was the first female academic in Mathematics at HKU. 

Dr. Doris Chen joined HKU in 1953 and served the Department of Mathematics until her retirement in 1985.

Purpose and Scope

1. The Doris Chen Memorial Fund shall primarily benefit full-time research postgraduate students of the Department of Mathematics.


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Awarded by External Body
Value of Award
Renewal Conditions
Selection by Nomination
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
Enrichment Scholarships for Current Students
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Postgraduate
Faculty Science
Year of Study Not specified