Lawrence Lui Pinky Poon Scholarship
呂新華潘燕華獎學金

On the Donor

In 2016, Mrs Pinky Lui, a Social Sciences alumna, and her family made 
donations totaling a sum of HK$200,000 to set up a scholarship in support of 
needy students who are first in their families to attend universities, to take part 
in experiential learning activities during their studies at HKU to enrich their 
university education. It is their wish to inculcate the spirit of giving among their 
family members and friends. 

In 2016, Mrs Pinky Lui, a Social Sciences alumna, and her family made donations to set up a scholarship in support of needy students who are first in their families to attend universities, to take part in experiential learning activities during their studies at HKU to enrich their university education. It is their wish to inculcate the spirit of giving among their family members and friends. 

Purpose and Scope

The Scholarship shall be awarded to local undergraduate students from Year 2 or above from any faculty, and who have financial need and are successful applicants of the HKU's First-in-the-Family Education Fund.

There shall be one award each year to support the scholarship recipient partaking in overseas learning activities, such as study tours, exchange programmes, cultural immersion, language courses, internships, service learning and volunteering.

Selection Criteria:

  • academic merit (a minimum of CGPA of 3.0 or equivalent);
  • financial need; and
  • a learning plan stating the nature and impact of the proposed activity.


Application Timeline

Applications for the 2019-20 Scholarship will open in mid November 2019 and close in mid February 2020. Please click here for application details. Results are expected to be announced in June 2020.

Awarded by External Body
Value of Award HK$20,000
Renewal Conditions --
Selection by Open Application
Type of Scholarships Enrichment Scholarships for Current Students
*Financial Needs apply
Place of Origin of Students Local
Level of Study Undergraduate
Faculty Not specified
Year of Study Not specified

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