Launched by: The Commission on Poverty
Co-ordinated by: The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
Aim: Encourages youths who counter adversity with a positive attitude and demonstrate prominent progress in academic or other areas
Who is eligible for the scholarship: Candidates for the scholarship must be Secondary 3 to 6 students studying full-time in local secondary schools (including government-aided and government secondary schools, aided special schools, Direct Subsidy Scheme schools and private secondary schools) or in Vocational Training Council institutions, a maximum of three students of Secondary 3 to 6 may be nominated for the scholarship.
Students with the following attributes may be considered for the scholarship:
- A positive attitude and persistence in the face of adversity;
- A positive value and attitude towards life;
- Aspiration and determination to climb the social ladder; and
- Potential and prominent progress in academic performance and/or personal growth
By Nomination: Candidates for the scholarship may be nominated by their school teachers or social worker. HKCSS will then consolidate and submit a list of nominated students to the Scholarship Committee formed by major donors for final approval.
Should you have any enquiries, please contact The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (Telephone: 2876 2438 or 2876 2402 / E-mail: [email protected]).