Outreach

Scholarship Programme 2021


More than 800 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.

Overview

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”.
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How to Apply?

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

  1. Interested full-time undergraduates must send their submissions to HKSI Institute via email (member@hksi.org) on or before 17 January 2021 (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 22 January 2021 (Friday) 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 22 February 2020 (Monday).
  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

100-word quote / 1-minute video clip:

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 

Total

100

 

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 

Total

100

 

Preparation on Research Project (for individual):

Criteria Max. Points (100)

Attitude:

Punctuality, Teamwork and Willingness to Learn

30

Performance:

Self-motivation, Communication, Preparation and Knowledge

30 

Interaction with Research Project Sponsor:

Collaboration, Initiative and Enthusiasm

30 

Research Project Sponsor's Discretionary Points:

Other credits the finalist deserves that are not listed above

10 

Total

100

 

Presentation of Research Project at Panel Interview (for team):

Criteria Max. Points (100)

Key Content:

Demonstration of an adequate understanding of the content of the presentation

20

Knowledge:

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

20 

Presentation and Communication Skill:

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

20 

Teamwork:

Collaboration and appropriate division of labour

20

Judges' Discretionary Points:

Other credits the team deserves that are not listed above

20 

Total

100

 

Selection of Winners:

Marks on Percentage (%)

Preparation of Research Project

30

Presentation of Research Project at Panel Interview

70 

Total

100
Participating Institutions
  • Caritas Institute of Higher Education
  • Chu Hai College of Higher Education
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Hong Kong Shue Yan University
  • Lingnan University
  • Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Vocational Training Council
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • The Education University of Hong Kong
  • The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • The Open University of Hong Kong
  • The University of Hong Kong
Highlights of Scholarship Programme 2020
Award Presentation Ceremony: Photo Highlights

Scholarship Programme Award Presentation Ceremony held at the JW Marriot Hotel.

 

Champion Miss Esther Lee (2nd from left) accompanied by HKU Representative Prof Anna Wong (right) to accept award from Mr Barry Tong (2nd from right) of Grant Thornton, Programme Chair and Lead Sponsor, and Mr Dicky Hung (left) of SPD Bank, Research Project Sponsor.

 

1st Runner-up Mr Aaron Lee (middle) accompanied by Prof Anna Wong (left) to accept award from Mr Louis Mak (right) of I-Access Group, Cash Sponsor.

 

 

2nd Runner-up Mr Michael Tang (left) accepted award from Mr Lewis Wan (right) of HKFAEx Group, Cash Sponsor.

 

3rd Runner-up Mr Ernest Wang (2nd from right) accompanied by CityU Representative Prof Stephen Shum (left) to accept award from Miss Ruth Kung (right), Chief Executive of HKSI Institute, and Mr Kingston Tsang (2nd from left) of CBH Asia, Research Project Sponsor.

 

 

Mr Aaron Lee (3nd from right) and Mr Alex Kwok (3nd from left) accompanied by Prof Anna Wong (left) and Prof Stephen Shum (right) to accept the Team Award from Ms Katherine Ng (2nd from right), Chairman of HKSI Institute, and Mr Victor Lee (2nd from left), Chairman of Panel Interview.

 

 

Finalists accompanied by university representatives to accept awards from Mr Christopher Tang (2nd from left), Member of Panel Interview, Mr Kevin Liem (right), Volunteer Marker, Mr Barry Tong (2nd from right) and Mr Kingston Tsang (left).

(from left: Mr Kingston Tsang, Mr Christopher Tang, Mr Justin Leung, Miss Wendy Cheung, Mr Alex Kwok, Mr James Ma, Prof Anna Wong, Prof Stephen Shum, Mr Barry Tong and Mr Kevin Liem)

Award Presentation Ceremony: Video Highlights

List of Winners


Champion: Ms LEE Chi Lam Esther (HKU) 

1st Runner-up: Mr LEE Siu Hin Aaron (HKU)

2nd Runner-up: Mr TANG Yuk Pui Michael (HKUST)

3rd Runner-up: Mr WANG Tsz Him Ernest (CityU)

 

Finalists:

  • Miss CHEUNG Chui Wing Wendy (OUHK)
  • Mr KWOK Kin Sing Alex (CityU)
  • Mr LEUNG Yu Hin Justin (HKSYU)
  • Mr MA Chun Ming James (HKU)

 

Team Award: Mr KWOK Kin Sing Alex (CityU) & Mr LEE Siu Hin Aaron (HKU)

 

Other Awardees:

  • Mr CHAN Kwan Lok Gordon (CityU)
  • Mr CHAN Kwan Wai Donix (LingnanU)
  • Mr CHAN Yu Hing Jason (LingnanU)
  • Mr CHANG Wah Benson (HSUHK)
  • Mr CHARM Yi Him Andy (HKUST)
  • Miss CHENG Nga Sze Angel (CUHK)
  • Mr CHENG On Tsun Ethan (HKU)
  • Miss CHEUNG Tsz Ching Kelly (LingnanU)
  • Mr CHING Kenny Chi Hong (HKSYU)
  • Miss CHONG Pui Yuk Yoyo (HKBU)
  • Mr CHOW Hon Chung Arden (HKU)
  • Mr CHUI Tin Chau (HKU)
  • Mr FONG Ka Shing Alex (LingnanU)
  • Mr FONG Ralph (CityU)
  • Mr FUNG Ming Leung Allen (HKSYU)
  • Mr HO Chun Ho Johnson (OUHK)
  • Mr HO Wai Lok Lester (HSUHK)
  • Mr KIT Wing Fung Michael (HKU)
  • Mr LAI Cheuk Lam (PolyU)
  • Mr LAI Ka Chun Eric (HSUHK)
  • Mr LAI Pui Tsung Truman (PolyU)
  • Mr LAU Yu Him Dicky (OUHK)
  • Miss LAU Yuen Ying Minnie (HKU)
  • Miss LAW Hiu Yan Janice (EdUHK)
  • Miss LAW Kai Sum Summer (EdUHK)
  • Miss LEE Wing Sze Paris (HKSYU)
  • Mr LEONG Ho Man Herman (HKU)
  • Mr LEUNG Ho Pan William (HKU)
  • Mr LEUNG King Hei Aaron (HKU)
  • Ms LEUNG Maan Chi (HKSYU)
  • Mr LEUNG Tsz Chun Hanson (CUHK)
  • Ms LI Chuen Chin Queenie (HKUST)
  • Ms LI Chui In Inda (HKU)
  • Ms LI Ka Yiu Stephanie (HKU)
  • Mr LI Shang Xian Victor (HKUST)
  • Mr LO Chun Yip Jason (CUHK)
  • Mr LUK Kai Yan Kenny (HSUHK)
  • Mr NG Ming Hei Harry (HKU)
  • Ms NG Shuk Man Maggie (LingnanU)
  • Mr SIM Yi Yang Yanni (HKU)
  • Ms SIU Tsz Yan Mavis (OUHK)
  • Mr SO Kin Wan Timmy (HKU)
  • Miss SZE Hoi Yan Ashley (HKUST)
  • Mr TAM Pak Hei Colman (CUHK)
  • Miss TSE Ming Kit Petrina (EdUHK)
  • Mr TSUI Sing Long Jeff (HKUST)
  • Miss WONG Chuk Yiu Alice (HKU)
  • Miss WONG Hoi Lam Cecilia (HKUST)
  • Miss WONG Kit Yi Kimmy (HSUHK)
  • Mr WONG Man Yeung Ivan (CUHK)
  • Mr WONG Pak Ho Parco (HKU)
  • Mr WONG Siu Cheong (HKBU)
  • Mr XU Yikang Eric (HKU)
  • Mr YAM Ka Hei Jimmy (OUHK)
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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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