Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarships
(for Undergraduate and Diploma Students)

Aim

This scholarship scheme aims at recognising and encouraging academic achievements of full-time undergraduate and diploma students at post-secondary and tertiary levels in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong).

Value of Awards

For the 2017/18 academic year, each successful candidate will receive a one-off grant of HK$40,000. They will not be required to relinquish scholarships or bursaries concurrently held by them. Neither will the value of the scholarship be reduced in such circumstances.

Eligibility

Candidates should:
  1. have the right of abode or the right to land in Hong Kong or are permitted to stay in Hong Kong without restriction;
  2. have resided in Hong Kong for at least three years;
  3. be registered full-time students undertaking University Grants Committee-funded or publicly-funded courses at post-secondary / tertiary levels at one of the institutions listed below:
    University Grants Committee-funded or publicly-funded courses at post-secondary / tertiary levels
    Institution Course
    City University of Hong Kong undergraduate / diploma or above
    Hong Kong Baptist University undergraduate
    Lingnan University undergraduate
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong undergraduate
    The Education University of Hong Kong undergraduate / diploma or above
    The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts undergraduate / diploma or above
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University undergraduate / diploma or above
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology undergraduate
    The University of Hong Kong undergraduate
    Vocational Training Council diploma or above
    or undertaking courses at undergraduate level at Hong Kong Shue Yan University;
  4. be nominated by the principals of their previous secondary schools (for first year students) or by the heads of their post-secondary / tertiary institutions (for second to final year students); and
  5. not be engaged in full-time employment.

Nomination Procedure

The relevant institutions / schools will be invited to make nominations in September each year. Suitable candidates will be invited to attend an interview normally in December. Candidates who have not heard from the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council by the end of December should consider themselves not being selected.

Announcement of Results

The results of the awards will be announced in around February / March. Nominating institutions and secondary schools will be notified of the results.

Payment Arrangement

Scholarship monies will be remitted to the relevant institutions, which will be requested to make disbursement to the award recipients.

Presentation of Awards

Certificates will be presented to the award recipients at the Awards Presentation Ceremony scheduled for March / April.

Further Information

For enquiries, please call the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council Secretariat at 2150 6096 or 2150 6098.