Since its establishment, the SHKP-Kwoks' Foundation scholarship programme has been funding talented Hong Kong and mainland students with limited financial means to pursue bachelor's degrees at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) for the 12th consecutive year. CUHK delegation recently visited the SHKP headquarters to share the latest updates on the programme with Foundation representatives.
SHKP-Kwoks' Foundation Executive Director Amy Kwok thanked CUHK for its support over the years. She remarked that CUHK is a leading university in Asia that has nurtured many professionals. The success of the scholarship programme stems from the backing of the CUHK Council, its experienced and outstanding teaching staff as well as the recipients’ own diligence in learning. She hopes students appreciate the opportunity to study hard at the university and acquire a global perspective so that they can give back to society in the future. CUHK Council Chairman Norman Leung looks forward to further cooperation with the Foundation to help more students in need so that they can feel the care and support from all sectorsbringing progress and harmony to society.
Beneficiaries speaking at the sharing session expressed their gratitude to the SHKP-Kwoks' Foundation. Chan Hoi-lam who majors in Gerontology said that with the help of the scholarship, she was able to participate in volunteer work in her free time while Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science student Cheng Cheuk-hin said besides the tuition assistance that the scholarship provided, study allowance enable him to buy more reference books. Medicine student Law Tsz-hei wants to be an all-round doctor in the future. Lee Chun-ting who has a passion for Physics shared his experience of joining a summer research programme. A number of final year students said the overseas exchange and learning opportunities they acquired in CUHK were invaluable lifetime experiences. Some now have ideal jobs while others are pursuing master's degrees at the university to upgrade their academic credentials and enhance their competitive edge.