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Applications for Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships and Scholarships for Overseas Studies 2022/23

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The following is issued on behalf of the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council:

     The Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council reminded interested applicants today (August 2) that its Fellowships and Scholarships for Overseas Studies (including the award for students with disabilities) for the academic year 2022/23 have been accepting applications since July 2.
 
     The fellowships and scholarships aim at encouraging outstanding students to pursue further studies in reputable institutions overseas. Successful candidates for the awards are expected to have a strong sense of commitment to Hong Kong and be ready to contribute significantly to the community upon graduation.
 
     The fellowships are for studies leading to postgraduate degrees either by research or by coursework; the scholarships are for studies leading to undergraduate degrees.
 
     The applicants will be responsible for fulfilling all application procedures and admission requirements of the academic institutions of their choice.
 
     The maximum value of a fellowship is HK$300,000 per year, tenable for up to three years for a doctoral degree or two years for a master’s degree. The maximum value of a scholarship is HK$280,000 per year, tenable for up to three years.
 
     Application forms and information notes can be downloaded from the website of the Student Finance Office of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency at www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/en/forms/form.htm.
 
     The documents are also available at the following offices:
 
(a)     Student Finance Office
         Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency
         Reception Hall, 11/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices
         303 Cheung Sha Wan Road
         Kowloon
 
(b)     Trust Funds and Temples Joint Secretariat
          Reception Counter, 34/F, Wu Chung House
          213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai
          Hong Kong
 
     For enquiries, please call (852) 2150 6097 or (852) 2150 6098.
 
     The closing date for all applications is September 17, 2021. For Fellowships and Scholarships for Overseas Studies, short-listed applicants will be invited to attend interviews in Hong Kong. The first round of interviews is scheduled for January 2022. If found suitable, applicants will be invited for a final interview to be held around February/March 2022. Applicants short-listed for the Overseas Fellowship/Scholarship for Disabled Students will be invited to attend one round of interview in Hong Kong around February/March 2022.