Other Scholarships, Grants & Loans Schemes
Other Scholarships, Grants & Loans Schemes

Education Scholarships Fund

History and Aim

The Education Scholarships Fund (ESF) is a statutory trust fund established in 1955 under the Education Scholarships Fund Ordinance, Chapter 1085 of the Laws of Hong Kong, which is vested in Permanent Secretary for Education as the sole trustee and provides for the administration and management of donations placed under the Fund in accordance with the terms expressed by the donors. The Student Finance Office provides secretarial support to the Fund and the Director of Accounting Services / his representative serves as the Treasurer.

Membership of the ESF Committee

Membership of the ESF Committee
Chairperson : Ms Susanna WONG Sze-lai
Members : Mr Brian FUNG Wei-lung
Ms LEUNG Yvetta, Ruth
Principal of Queen's College
Ms Fiona WONG Chau-ling
Principal of King's College
Mr Gary GO Sik-pun
(Representative for Permanent Secretary for Education)
Treasurer : Ms Cora WONG Wai-ming
(Representative for Director of Accounting Services)
Secretary : Miss Michelle LEE Hiu-lam
Executive Officer, Student Finance Office

Please refer to the Education Scholarships Fund Committee Membership list for details.

Nominations of Awards

Awards from the Fund are normally distributed to awardees on the recommendations of the heads of primary and secondary schools, the Education University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in compliance with the respective conditions of awards of the scholarships as laid down by the donors. The Committee will consider the nominations and the conditions of awards before approving the granting of awards to individual students.

Please refer to the Register of Scholarships for details.

Committee Meeting

The Committee normally holds meetings in October and January every year. The agenda, date and time will be made available on this webpage one week prior to the meeting.

Minimum Level of Donation

A minimum donation of $487,000 (or equivalent value of shares) is required to set up a new scholarship under the Fund for the 2022/23 to 2024/25 academic years.

Further Information

Enquiries should be made to the Secretary, Education Scholarships Fund Committee at Room 1217, 12/F., Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon, or at telephone numbers 2150 6109 / 2150 6102, or by email to saosgl_sfo@wfsfaa.gov.hk.