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

Scholarship Amount:$5,000

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:

  1. A positive attitude and persistence in the face of adversity;
  2. A positive value and attitude towards life;
  3. Aspiration and determination to climb the social ladder; and
  4. 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.

Information sheet and school participation form can be downloaded from the following links:


Information sheet (please click)

School participation form (please click)


Deadline of submission of School Participation Form: 25 February 2021

Enquiry: Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact HKCSS (Tel: 2876 2438/ WhatsApp: 9668 1390/ E-mail: [email protected]). 


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