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Appreciation Reception for Scholarship and Bursary Donors 2017/18


 

The Alumni Affairs and Development Office and Office of Student Resources and Residential Life of PolyU held an appreciation reception at the Alumni Atrium on 20 April 2018 to thank donors who set up scholarships and/ or bursaries for students in the academic year 2017/18.

In 2017/18, the University received over HK$45 million from around 360 donors. The donations were in the forms of scholarships, bursaries, financial assistance, and subsidies for student activities, benefiting about 2,400 students. President Prof. Timothy W. Tong expressed his sincere gratitude to all donors and presented certificates of appreciation to the donors who have supported PolyU’s scholarship/ bursary scheme for two decades.

During the Reception, two awardees of different scholarship schemes performed flute and karatedo respectively to express their sincerest gratitude to the donors. In addition, representatives from three donor organizations shared the reasons and motivation for their long-term support for PolyU’s scholarship/ bursary scheme.

PolyU Foundation Chairman Dr Patrick Poon appealed the donors to partner with PolyU continuously to nurture more talents with social responsibility and make ever greater contribution to our society.

               
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