Outreach

Outreach

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.

Date

Event

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 2019

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.

 

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

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 16 January 2019 (Wednesday).
  2. List of Documents to be submitted:
    • word file of 100-word quote on “Why you would like to apply for Scholarship Programme?
    • 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 24 January 2019 (Thursday) and should response within 48 hours on their intention to proceed to next stage.
  2. Submission of 1,000-word essay on “How can your career development contribute to uphold Hong Kong’s status of international financial center?” must be sent to HKSI Institute via email (member@hksi.org) on or before 24 February 2019 (Sunday).
  3. List of Documents to be submitted:
    • word file of 1,000-word essay
    • declaration and authorisation form
    • membership application form
    • copy of student ID card

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.

 

Important Dates

Marking Schemes

For 100-word essay:

Criteria Max. Points (100)

Creativity:

Original ideas with foresight

30

Relevance:

Ideas should be related to the HKSI Institute Scholarship Programme

30

Feasibility:

Ideas given are practicable and sustainable

30

Style:

Well written with good English

10

 

For 1,000-word essay:

Criteria Max. Points (100)

Key Content:

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

40

Theories and Data:

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

20 

Writing

Demonstration of a balanced discussion

20 

Judges' Discretionary Points:

Other credits the awardee deserves that are not listed above

20 

 

For Shadowing Sponsors on Research Project:

Criteria Max. Points (100)

Attitude:

Punctuality, Team Work and Willingness to Learn

30

Performance:

Self-motivation, Communication, Preparation and Knowledge

30 

Interaction with Shadowing Sponsor:

Collaboration, Initiative and Enthusiasm

30 

Judges' Discretionary Points:

Other credits the finalist deserves that are not listed above

10 

 

For Presentation of Research Project at Outreach Committee:

Criteria Max. Points (100)

Key Content:

Demonstration of an adequate understanding of the content of presentation

30

Knowledge:

Demonstration of a basic understanding of the designated field in financial industry

30 

Presentation and Communication Skill:

Demonstration of the ability to express his/her ideas in a succinct and articulate manner

20 

Judges' Discretionary Points:

Other credits the team deserves that are not listed above

20 

 

For Selection of Winners:

Marks on Percentage (%)

Shadowing Sponsors on Research Project

40

Presentation of Research Project at Outreach Committee

60 
Participating Institutions
  • Caritas Institution of Higher Education (CIHE)
  • Chu Hai College of Higher Education (CHC)
  • City University of Hong Kong (CityU)
  • 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 Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK)
  • 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)
Highlights of 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.

 

Scholarship Programme Awards Presentation Ceremony

Scholarship Programme Awards Presentation Ceremony held at the HKEX Connect Hall.

 

Champion Mr Jack Wong (2nd from right) accompanied by CUHK representative Ms Elaine Tam (2nd from left) to accept award from Mr Barry Tong (right) of Grant Thornton, Programme Chair and Lead Sponsor, and Mr John Maguire (left), Chairman of HKSI Institute. 

 

1st Runner-up Ms Athena Lo (2nd from left) accompanied by HKU representative Prof Anna Wong (right) to accept award from Mr Barry Tong, and Mr Louis Mak (left) of I-Access, Cash Sponsor. 

 

 

2nd Runner-up Ms Tiana Wong (2nd from left) accompanied by CityU representative Ms Tiffany Wong (2nd from right) to accept award from Mr Phil Tye (right), Panel Judge, and Ms Belinda Ngan (left) of SPD Bank, Shadowing Programme Sponsor. 

 

3rd Runner-up Mr Peter Lau (2nd from left) accompanied by HKUST representative Prof Veronique Lafon-Vinais (2nd from right) to accept award from Mr Louis Mak (left) and Ms Katherine Ng (right) of HKEX, Attachment Programme Sponsor. 

 

Finalists accompanied by university representatives to accept awards from Mr Wayne Fong (2nd from left) of Citibank, Induction Programme Sponsor and Mr Lewis Wan (2nd from right) of HKFAEx, Cash Sponsor.

(from left: Ms Elaine Tam, Mr Wayne Fong, Ms Carmen Yeung of OUHK, Mr Wilson Wong of LingnanU, Mr Eric Chiu of CUHK, Mr Lewis Wan, and Prof Anna Wong) 

 

List of Awardees

Champion: Mr WONG Man Hei, Jack (CUHK)

1st Runner-up: Miss LO Hei Lam, Athena (HKU)

2nd Runner-up: Miss WONG Tsz Ning, Tiana (CityU)

3rd Runner-up: Mr LAU Yiu Lung, Peter (HKUST)

 

Finalists:

  • Miss CHEUNG Man Yi Crystal (HKU)
  • Mr CHIU Ho Yin Eric (CUHK)
  • Miss HO Joyce Loksee  (HKU)
  • Miss TSANG Kar Man Carman (OUHK)
  • Mr WONG Yuk Yeung Wilson (LingnanU)
  • Miss YEUNG Ka Yi Carmen (OUHK)

 

Other Awardees:

  • Miss CAO Leyao Christine (HKUST)
  • Mr CHAN Chak On (EdUHK)
  • Miss CHAN Ka Ching Hazel (HKU)
  • Miss CHAN Man Sin (HKSYU)
  • Miss CHEN Yueqian (HKBU)
  • Miss CHEUNG Ka Man Kitty (LingnanU)
  • Mr CHEUNG Long Jin (HKU)
  • Miss CHEUNG Tsz Ching Kelly (HSMC)
  • Mr CHOW Ming Kin Mark (HKU)
  • Miss DEL MUNDO Gillian Sero (HKUST)
  • Mr FAN Jiun Fuh Gordon (HSMC)
  • Mr HO Hiu Yan Charlotte (HKUST)
  • Miss KO Yin Chloe (HSMC)
  • Mr KWAI Cheuk Yin Koos (OUHK)
  • Miss KWOK Lai Ying Kimmy (LingnanU)
  • Mr LAM Kai Fung Ray (CUHK)
  • Mr LAM Wing Kwan Neal (PolyU)
  • Mr LAW Chi Keung Johnny (PolyU)
  • Mr LEE Hei Kan Hailey (HSMC)
  • Mr LEUNG Ming Hin Benson (HKU)
  • Miss LEUNG Yu Ching Isabella (EdUHK)
  • Mr LIN Chenglong Jacky (HSMC)
  • Miss LUK Chui Ting Kelly (LingnanU)
  • Mr LUK Chun Hong Anson (CUHK)
  • Mr NG Chi Lun Jason (HSMC)
  • Mr NG Chun Wai Tom (HKU)
  • Mr NG Hok Yu (EdUHK)
  • Miss NG Yuet Wing Queenie (CityU)
  • Mr PANG Kit Ying Joanne (CityU)
  • Miss POON Tak In (HKSYU)
  • Miss SO Bo Ki Boky (HSMC)
  • Mr SZETO Kiu Lok Jason (CityU)
  • Mr TAO Sin Fan Limonene (OUHK)
  • Mr TO Chun Yin (HKBU)
  • Miss TSOI Ying Fai Ivy (HKSYU)
  • Mr WONG Hei Long Aaron (CityU)
  • Mr WONG Hin Tsung Keith (PolyU)
  • Mr WONG Hiu Fung Jason (PolyU)
  • Mr WONG Ho Kiu Michael (CityU)
  • Mr WONG Ka Lok Kayson (HSMC)
  • Mr WONG Keng Fong Morris (HKUST)
  • Mr WONG Kwok Kin (HKBU)
Participating Universities
  • 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)
  • 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)
Disclaimer
  1. The HKSI Institute reserves all rights to update and/or change the contents of the Scholarship Programme 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 Scholarship Programme is available in English version only.
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. Members aged 35 or below can apply to be mentees. They will be matched with a suitable mentor according to their interests, specialities and experience.

 

Special awards are given out to Mentees each year, in recognition of their active participation and contributions towards the HKSI Institute. The awards aim to encourage personal growth and boost Mentees’ confidence. Below are the evaluation criteria for the awards:

 

No.

Evaluation Criteria

Scale

1.

Mentor’s Evaluation

10%

2.

Participation in Paid Events

30%

3.

Participation in Other Events, relating to

-       Mentoring Programme

-       YPC

-       Member Events

20%

4.

Participation in Monthly Drinks

10%

5.

Being a Member Ambassador

20%

6.

Special Contribution, such as

-       Being the Emcee for Events

-       Co-ordinator / Organiser of Events

-       Production of Marketing / Event Materials

10%

 

Top four Mentees of the year will be awarded. Mentee with the highest score will be awarded the Best Mentee Award, and the three other Mentees will be granted the Outstanding Mentee Award.

Past Best Mentees are also eligible for a Special Mention Award, if his/her score ranks within the top four.

Membership