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.

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.

We are inviting Social Work Full-time Sub-degree Students in academic year 2020/21 to apply for Guiding Star Scholarship Award, please download the scholarship application guideline or click here for more details.

Eligible students may apply the scholarship via the online system on or before on or before 26 February 2021 at 5pm at .

In order to benefit more needy and eligible students, past awardees of the Guiding Star Scholarship WILL NOT be considered.

For enquiries, please contact Ms Mandy Chan of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service. (Tel: 2876 2401/Email: [email protected] )

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