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Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Awards Presentation Ceremony 2018/19


             

Two outstanding PolyU students were presented the prestigious Fellowship/Scholarship offered by the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund in 2018/19 on 17 March 2019. They are:

Yau Ka Man Carmen - Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Disabled Students
Sin Ka Yin - Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship

Both were selected on the basis of their excellent academic performance and long-standing contributions to the local community.

Carmen, a first-year Ph.D student of the Department of Applied Social Sciences, has been suffering from spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and devoting herself to advocate rights of people with disabilities. She is currently a Committee Member of Community Participation & Publicity Committee of Equal Opportunities Commission and Chairperson of Association of Women with Disabilities Hong Kong. She received the South China Morning Post’s Spirit of Hong Kong Award” in 2013 and the “Regeneration Warrior’ granted by the Regeneration Society in 2017 for her inspirational story. She is currently a guest host of the radio programme “非常人物生活雜誌” in RTHK Radio 1.

Ka Yin, a second-year undergraduate student of the Interdisciplinary Division of Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering, is devoted to his services through the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps.  He has been actively involved in the leadership training courses, aviation education programme and social services to equip himself and contribute to the society.  

              

 

 

   

 

 



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