Guiding Star Scholarship Award 2020/21 (Application Closed)

Guiding Star Scholarship Award is sponsored by Drs Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation. The scholarship aims to encourage social work students of being perseverance in adversities with aspiration of serving the community and commitment to social work profession, to grant the scholarship for alleviating the financial burden of the students and to support the students in pursuing continuing education and future development. Drs Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation has appointed Hong Kong Social Workers Association (HKSWA) to organize the scholarship and co-organize with The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), including the review of applications, selection of awardees and disbursement of scholarship funds. Number of Awardees and Amount of Award: There will be 20 scholarships in 2020/21. Each awarded student will receive a grant of HK$30,000. The awardee will be awarded to participate in Capacity Building Programme. Theme: Elderly Service Eligibility: The applicants should be Hong Kong residents Full time Year 1 or Year 2 students in academic year 2020/21 at sub-degree (Higher Diploma / Associate Degree Social Work Programme recognized by the Social Workers Registration Board The student who is keen on Elderly Service Priority will be given to applicants from families with low income ...
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