Outreach

Scholarship Programme 2020


More than 600 university students have been provided with 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

Sponsors

Lead Sponsor - Cash and Research Project:

  • Grant Thornton

Cash Sponsors:

  • HKFAEx
  • I-Access

Research Project Sponsors:

  • CBH Asia
  • Morgan Stanley
  • SPD Bank

 

How to Apply?

Stage 1: Submission of 100-word quote / 1-minute video

  1. Interested full-time undergraduates must send their submissions to HKSI Institute via email (member@hksi.org) on or before 19 January 2020 (Sunday).
  2. List of Documents to be submitted:
    • word file of 100-word quote or 1-minute video clip
    • 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 23 January 2020 (Thursday) and should respond within 48 hours on their intention to proceed to the next stage.
  2. Submission of 1,000-word essay must be sent to HKSI Institute via email (member@hksi.org) on or before 6 March 2020 (Friday).
  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 the information of Application Route, please contact Mr Terence Luk on 3120 6171 / 9473 5484, or email to member@hksi.org.

 

Important Dates

Marking Schemes

For 100-word essay / 1-minute video:

Criteria Max. Points (100)

Creativity:

Original ideas with foresight

40

Relevance:

Ideas should be related to the topic

30 

Style:

Well presented with good English

20 

Judge's Discretionary Points:

Other credits the participant deserves that are not listed above

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 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 Sponsor:

Collaboration, Initiative and Enthusiasm

30 

Sponsor's Discretionary Points:

Other credits the finalist deserves that are not listed above

10 

 

For Presentation at Panel Interview:

Criteria Max. Points (100)

Key Content:

Demonstration of an adequate understanding of the content of the presentation

30

Knowledge:

Demonstration of a basic understanding of the designated field in the 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 (%)

Sponsors on Research Project

40

Presentation of Research Project at Panel Interview

60 
Participating Institutions
  • Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE)
  • Chu Hai College of Higher Education (CHCHE)
  • 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 2019
Scholarship Programme Awards Presentation Ceremony

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

 

Champion Mr Darius Choi (2nd from left) accompanied by HKU representative Prof Anna Wong (2nd from right) to accept award from Mr Barry Tong (right) of Grant Thornton, Programme Chair and Lead Sponsor, and Ms Katherine Ng (left), Chairman of HKSI Institute.

 

1st Runner-up Mr Benson Leung (2nd from left) accompanied by Prof Anna Wong (2nd from right) to accept award from Mr Paul Day (right) of Morgan Stanley, Shadowing Programme Sponsor, and Miss Ruth Kung (left), Chief Executive of HKSI Institute.

 

2nd Runner-up Miss Kelly Chan (middle) accepted award from Mr Dicky Hung (left) of SPD Bank, Shadowing Programme Sponsor, and Mr Barry Tong (right).

 

3rd Runner-up Mr Jonathan Cheng (2nd from left) accompanied by Prof Anna Wong (2nd from right) to accept award from Mr Kevin Liem (left) of CBH Asia, Shadowing Programme Sponsor, and Mr Paul Day (right).

 

Mr Darius Choi (2nd from right) and Miss Kelly Chan (2nd from left) accepted the Team Award from Mr Louis Mak (left) of I-Access, Cash Sponsor, and Mr Barry Tong (right).

 

Finalists accompanied by university representatives to accept awards from Mr Victor Lee (3rd from left), Chairman of Panel Interview, Mr Dicky Hung (left), and Mr Kevin Liem (right).

(from left: Mr Dicky Hung, Ms Sophia Wan, Mr Victor Lee, Mr Mars Leung of HKU, Miss Nicole Chan of OUHK, Prof Irene Siaw, Prof Anna Wong, and Mr Kevin Liem)

List of Awardees


Champion: Mr CHOI Wai Hin Darius (HKU) 

1st Runner-up: Mr LEUNG Ming Hin Benson (HKU)

2nd Runner-up: Miss CHAN Lok Yi Kelly (LingnanU)

3rd Runner-up: Mr CHENG Chun Fung Jonathan (HKU)

 

Finalists:

  • Miss CHAN Man Hei Nicole (OUHK)
  • Miss LAU Shuk Man Amy (OUHK)
  • Mr LEUNG Cheuk Hang Matthew (HKUST)
  • Mr LEUNG Yat Long Mars (HKU)

 

Other Awardees:

  • Mr AU Tsz Him Matthew (HKUST)
  • Mr CHAN Chin Hong Brooklyn (HSUHK)
  • Mr CHAN Tak Yuen Jeff (HKSYU)
  • Mr CHAU Sau Tsun Herman (HKU)
  • Miss CHENG Kwan Lok Loretta (HKU)
  • Mr CHEUNG Ka Ho (EdUHK)
  • Miss CHOW Cheuk Lam (PolyU)
  • Miss CHU Lok Yan Phyllis (HKUST)
  • Miss HO Ho Yi Alexis (HKUST)
  • Mr HO Wai Yiu Ryan (HKU)
  • Mr HO Wing Cheung Lucas (HKU)
  • Miss KI Yu Yuan Wendy (HKUST)
  • Mr LAI Ka Ho Leon (HSUHK)
  • Mr LAM Hiu Yeung Peter (HKBU)
  • Mr LAM Ka Chun Curtis (HKUST)
  • Miss LEE Lai Man Lily (HKSYU)
  • Mr LEE Rui Feng Issac (OUHK)
  • Miss MA Cheuk Yiu Yolanda (CityU)
  • Mr NG Man Lung Kyle (CityU)
  • Mr NG Shun On Sean (HSUHK)
  • Mr NG Yu Hin Brian (HKUST)
  • Miss NG Yuet Wing Queenie (CityU)
  • Miss PANG Sze Wing Cherry (HKBU)
  • Miss POON Wing Tung Winsome (LingnanU)
  • Mr SINGH Taranvir (HKUST)
  • Ms SZE Po Yee Boey (HKBU)
  • Mr TAM Kai Wai Markus (HKUST)
  • Miss TAM Tsz Ling Alice (HKU)
  • Mr TANG Man Chung Tommy (CityU)
  • Miss WAN Wai Yee (LingnanU)
  • Miss WONG Chuk Yiu Alice (HKU)
  • Ms WONG Yuen Shan Shirley (HKU)
  • Mr WONG Yuk Yeung Wilson (LingnanU)
  • Mr XU Yikang (HKU)
  • Mr YING Yau Kit Stanley (CUHK)
Sponsors

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.
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