Producing high-calibre, industry-focused programmes, as well as getting connected to policy makers and thought leaders are our best service to Members and practitioners. Through the various Outreach initiatives, students, new entrants and young talents get to equip themselves with industry know-how and better prepared for leadership roles.  

Young Professionals Club

The Young Professionals Club (YPC) was formed in 2016. All members aged 40 or below are within the YPC and no separate registration is required. YPC members will receive programme invitation via email.

Young members will learn how to develop their careers, expand professional networks and sharpen leadership skills through its activities. It is also a platform for them to develop peer support, exchange ideas and share common interests. A series of activities including workshops, visits and drinks events are in the pipeline.



September 2017

Horse Racing Night

July 2017

Dress for Success

February 2017

How to Interview with Financial Institutions?

January 2017

Networking Like a Professional

November 2016

CV and Interview Workshop

October 2016

LinkedIn Talk

August 2016

YPC Launch Party

March 2016

YPC Drinks Event

Scholarship Programme 2018

More than 600 university students have been provided an avenue to advance their career development for the financial industry since the programme was first introduced in 2004.


  1. Full-time undergraduate students of participating institutions who are Hong Kong permanent residents with the right to abode in Hong Kong and under the age of 26 years before 30 September 2018.
  2. Awardees of previous years are not eligible to apply under “Nomination Route”. They are welcome to participate via the “Application Route”.

How to Apply?

Stage 1: Submission of 100-word quote

  1. Interested full-time undergraduates must send their submissions to HKSI Institute via email (member@hksi.org) on or before 19 January 2018 (Friday).
  2. List of Documents to be submitted:
    • word file of 100-word quote on “I would like the HKSI Institute Online Portal to offer…”
    • entry form
    • declaration and authorisation form
    • resume
    • copy of transcript

Stage 2: Submission of 1,000-word essay

  1. The selected awardees will be notified by email on 31 January 2018 (Wednesday) and should response within 48 hours on their intention to proceed to next stage.
  2. Submission of 1,000-word essay on “How would technology advancement change my preparation for career development?” must be sent to HKSI Institute via email (member@hksi.org) on or before 1 March 2018 (Thursday).
  3. List of Documents to be submitted:
    • word file of 1,000-word essay
    • declaration and authorisation form

For enquiry on information of Application Route, please contact Ms Mandy Kwan on 3120 6204, Mr Terence Luk on 3120 6171, or email to member@hksi.org.

Marking Schemes

For 100-word quote:

Criteria Max. Points (100)


Original ideas with foresight



Ideas should be related to the mission of the HKSI Institute



Ideas given are practicable and sustainable



Well written with good English



For 1,000-word quote:

Criteria Max. Points (100)

Key Content:

Demonstration of a clear understanding of the topic and make relevant comments


Theories and Data:

Demonstration of the use of relevant theories and/or data for analysis



Demonstration of a balanced discussion


Judges' Discretionary Points:

Other credits the awardee deserves that are not listed above




Participating Universities
  • Caritas Institution of Higher Education (CIHE)
  • Chu Hai College of Higher Education (CHC)
  • City University of Hong Kong (CityU)
  • Hang Seng Management College (HSMC)
  • Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
  • Hong Kong Shue Yan University (HKSYU)
  • Lingnan University (LingnanU)
  • Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Vocational Training Council (VTC - THEi)
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
  • The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
  • The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK)
  • The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Important Dates
Date Item
19 January 2018 Deadline for submission of 100-word quote from Application Route
31 January 2018 Notification to top 20 quote writers of Application Route
1 March 2018 Deadline for submission of 1000-word essay from both Nomination Route and Application Route
Mid-March 2018

Preparation workshop: Presentation Skill and Workplace Attire

Mid-April 2018 Notification to shortlisted Finalists for Panel Interview
11 June 2018  Panel Interview
Mid-June 2018 Announcement of Scholarship Programme results via website and notification to be sent to Awardees and Student Offices
June - August 2018 Induction and Shadowing Programme arrangement
21 June 2018 Scholarship Programme Award Ceremony Cocktail
  1. The HKSI Institute reserves all rights to update and/or change the contents of the Scholarship Programme 2018 webpage from time to time and without notice. HKSI Institute has the rights to cancel any entries with incomplete information or illegal contents. Also, the HKSI Institute reserves the absolute right to amend, extend and/or discontinue the prizes or any part thereof without giving any reasons or prior notice.
  2. The Chinese translation of Scholarship Programme 2018 is for reference only. In case of any discrepancy between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.


Mentoring Programme

The Mentoring Programme is based on a simple idea – wisdom shared enables transfer of knowledge and dissemination of good values. The Members’ only programme connects the achieved veterans with the promising young members.


The 2018-19 cohort is now open for young members below the age of 35 to apply. Interested parties please fill in the application form and email it to member@hksi.org with your CV on or before 31 August 2018. If you are not yet a member, please apply using the Membership Application Form. We will match you with a suitable mentor according to your interests, specialties and experience.