Hong Kong Shue Yan University (HKSYU) received a generous donation of HK$1 million from the Tin Ka Ping Foundation for setting up the “Tin Ka Ping Outstanding Community Service Scholarships” in September 2020.
The purposes of the establishment of “Tin Ka Ping Outstanding Community Service Scholarships” are to encourage students to commit in volunteer service and to give recognition to those who have been proactively serving the community.
Up to 20 offers from “Tin Ka Ping Outstanding Community Service Scholarships” would be made each academic year. Each awardee would receive an amount ranging from HK$5,000 to HK$30,000.
HKSYU would like to express deep gratitude towards the Foundation. During this difficult time of COVID-19 pandemic, it is a great encouragement to HKSYU students and a magnificent award to those selflessly serve.
Tin Ka Ping Foundation is a charitable organization founded in 1982 by Dr. TIN Ka Ping (1919-2018), following the vision of “From society, For society”. The Foundation is devoted to its charitable causes and aspires to promoting cultural and educational development, improving the quality of education as its contribution to China’s advancement.
Dr. TIN Ka Ping was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Social Sciences by HKSYU in 2009.
Those who are interested to apply for the “Tin Ka Ping Outstanding Community Service Scholarships” can submit applications through the HKSYU Annual Scholarship and Bursary Scheme. Applicants are required to submit proven records of volunteer work with a reflective journal of their service and learning experiences. Selection will be made by the Student Finance Committee. Details will be announced by the Office of Student Affairs in the second semester.
Source: October 2020 Issue