In the academic year 2018/19, scholarships totaling around $40m were made available to students of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University through the generous donations received from various individuals, firms and organizations.  These donations have encouraged and recognized students with outstanding academic and/non-academic achievements. Taking this opportunity, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to our donors of scholarships and prizes for their generosity and support to PolyU.

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Appreciation Reception for Scholarship and Bursary Donors

2018/19

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) held an appreciation reception at the Alumni Atrium to thank donors who have set up scholarships and/ or bursaries for students in the academic year 2018/19 on 11 April 2019. 

In 2018/19, PolyU received over HK$43 million from around 360 donors, in the forms of scholarship and bursary, which benefitted over 2,300 students. Prof. Philip Chan, PolyU Interim President, expressed his heartfelt appreciation to all donors in his welcoming address.

Certificates of appreciation were presented to donors who have supported the University’s scholarship/bursary scheme for over 15 years by Prof. Chan and Dr Katherine Ngan Ng Yu-ying, Chairman of the PolyU Foundation. Dr Ngan also appealed all donors to continuously partner with PolyU to nurture more talents with social responsibility and make ever-greater contribution to our society.

During the Reception, six talented scholarship awardees performed Kazakhstan dance and singing respectively to express their heartiest gratitude to the donors. Two donors, Hong Kong Hotels Association and Tsim Sha Tsui District Kai Fong Welfare Association, which have been supporting the University’s scholarship/ bursary scheme for over two decades, shared with the audience their beliefs and aspiration to support education and PolyU.

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2017/18

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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.

2016/17

The Alumni Affairs and Development Office and Office of Student Resources and Residential Life of PolyU held an appreciation reception on 24 April 2017 at the Alumni Atrium to thank donors who have set up scholarships and bursaries for students in the academic year 2016/17. Certificates of appreciation were also presented to donors who have supported PolyU’s scholarship/ bursary scheme for two decades.

In 2016/17, PolyU received some HK$52 million from more than 400 donors. The donations were in the forms of scholarships, bursaries, financial assistance, and subsidies for student activities, benefiting over 3,000 students. During the reception, representatives from two organisations which have been supporting the University’s scholarship and bursary programme for 42 years shared with the audience their beliefs and aspiration to support education and PolyU.

Vice President (Student and Global Affairs) Prof. Angelina Yuen extended her heartfelt appreciation to the donors and reminded students not to forget making contributions to society while pursuing personal achievements after their graduation. Six scholarship awardees staged their performance of yangqin, dombra (a classical musical instrument of Kazakhstan) and rope skipping respectively to express their sincerest gratitude to the donors.