Funding Schemes to Students

Target

Encourage and support students’ self-initiatives for learning and exposure

Types

Exchange, Entrepreneurship, Service-Learning

Beneficiaries

Every WYS student can apply

Be Entrepreneurial! Funding Scheme

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The funding scheme supports short-term student projects that will realise the College’s core values of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and social responsibility. All undergraduate students, regardless of discipline and year of study, are welcome to submit application all year round. The maximum funding amount is update to HK$20,000!

 

Project duration is flexible, but usually under a year. The range of project ideas is wonderfully broad, which can be

  • a campaign promoting glass/plastic recycling in Hong Kong,
  • an establishment of a store/bookstore to promote the old Hong Kong
  • an invention of gadgets to create useful daily hacks
  • a development of apps/ website/program for connecting with peoples  

 

Check out the guideline for the application details.

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Miss Florence Tsui / Miss Phoebe Wu

3943 9767 / 3943 3988

Global Learning Award Scheme

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The Global Learning Award Scheme (GLAS) aims to encourage students to initiate or participate in non-local academic or experiential learning programmes with the main purpose of LEARNING. Applicants will be awarded the “Global Learning Award” and receive the award amount after completing all post-trip requirements on time.

Some examples are students’ self-initiating trips or joining overseas conferences, competitions, field trips, courses, internship/major-related placement, research, voluntary service, cultural tour. Programmes organized and subsidized by the College and Term-long Exchange Programmes are EXCLUDED.

In view of the pandemic, students could apply GLAS for virtual programmes, while there are some restrictions. Students who solely participate in organized programme without a personal contribution (e.g. attending a conference, online courses, etc.) are not eligible for applying GLAS, instead students’ contributions in the programme are required.

Below are some examples eligible for applying GLAS:

  • Presenting a paper in a conference
  • Giving a talk in a symposium
  • Participating in a joint project with students from other overseas universities
  • Participating in a research project

All Wu Yee Sun College students (except Exchange students) are eligible for application. For final year students, the programme joined or planned must be finished by their corresponding graduation date. The College Student Exchange Committee will determine if the students can be awarded, and the award amount (if any). For more details, please visit the webpage of GLAS.

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Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Miss Kiki Chan

3943 3935

Service-Learning Project Funding Scheme

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The College Service-Learning Project Funding Scheme, is part of the “Yan Chak Service-Learning Programme”  which aims to broaden the horizons of College students and foster their commitment to serve the local, regional and international communities, leading to sustainable personal growth and development. Service-Learning projects initiated by one or a group of College students or co-organized by College students and external organizations, are both welcome for application of the Funding Scheme. For more details, please click here.

If you have any ideas about organizing any short-term or long-term Service-Learning projects, don’t hesitate to apply for our Service-Learning Project Funding Scheme. Take the initiative to make your Service-Learning projects come true!  Talk to Miss Kiki Chan (kikiwkchan@cuhk.edu.hk / 3943 3935) if you have any enquiries!

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Kiki Chan

3943 3935

Internationalization Activity Fund

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The Internationalization Activity Fund aims to support students to organize college- or hostel-level extracurricular activities which promote internationalization and inter-cultural exchange opportunities among members of the WYS community.

Eligibility

  1. All registered WYS student associations will be eligible for applying for financial support from the Fund.
  2. Local and non-local student bodies/students are also encouraged to apply for the funding to organize activities for promoting campus integration and cohesion.
  3. At least 70% participants should be local undergraduate students.

Example

  • Experience of Clothing, Dining, Living & Transport in Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Sightseeing Tram Tour
  • Thanksgiving Festival Celebration
  • Korean Night

Funding Amount

Maximum $20,000

Application 

Applications are accepted all year round. Please submit application form with proposal and budget plan to Dean of Students’ Office, UG09, Wu Yee Sun College at least one month before the proposed project start date. 

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Miss Kiki Chan

3943 3935

Sunny Passion Programme

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Sunny Passion Programme invites all WYS students to submit the proposals that echo the following core values of the College: Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Social Responsibility. Each enrolled team collaborate to enhance the practicability of project. It is not merely a competition, but also an exchange of ideas! Gold Award: HK$10,000 Silver Award: HK$6,000 Bronze Award: HK$4,000  

Creativity: Any wild thoughts are welcome!
Social Responsibility: Create positive social impact with your innovative ideas!
Collaboration: All enrolled teams, WYS and other CUHK students will render feedback to help you refine the ideas!

Express your ideas into a proposal with your ingenious creativity, and make our society a better one!   

Eligibility: All WYS students can apply individually or in group (A group MUST comprise of at least 50% WYS students and the other 50% may be students from other colleges.)

List of Awardees for Sunny Passion Programme 2020-21

Award Awardees Project Objective
Gold

JANSEN, Adela (IBBA-IBCE/4)

Elgin (PACC/4)

The Diabetes Education and Awareness (DEA) Project

To create the awareness about diabetes in Indonesia through public health education and engagement programme

Gold

WU, Chin Hon (IFAA/2)

 

Vibe to it

To create content on social media platforms for promoting western contemporary pop music and electronic dance music; and to conduct music production

 

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Miss Phoebe Wu / Miss Florence Tsui

3943 3988 / 3943 9767

Dorsett Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

Share your Idea and Rocket to Success!

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With the generous support of Dorsett Hospitality International, a list of awardee for Dorsett Young Entrepreneur Scholarship (DYES) has been selected. Each recipient/group will be offered up to HK$80,000, which is subjected to the total number of applications, with 2-4 quota per year.

Dorsett Young Entrepreneur Scholarship aims at providing students, who are year 2 or above and preferably have exposure to Mainland China, an opportunity to demonstrate entrepreneurial talents with innovative ideas to set-up their own business, targeting Hong Kong and/or the Mainland China market. Complimentary office space, mentoring and coaching from Dorsett senior management may be provided if consider appropriate.

List of Awardees for Dorsett Young Entrepreneur Scholarship 2019-20

Awardees

Project

Objective

TSE Hoi Yan [CLED/4]

WONG Tsun Yan [SOCI/4]

The Heirages

 

To create the awareness on the importance of local heritage conversation, an informal educational board-game has been created. The team hopes to increase the sense of belongings among people living in the same community through playing the board-game.

LEE Pui Ling [TRAN/2]

CHAN Wai Ki [TRAN/3]

CHAN Tsz Ching [SOCI/3]

Pack n Pack              

 

To lead the e-commerce industry into a green era, the team aims to achieve zero-waste on delivery service among online stores. A reusable packages will be produced. The team also hopes to change the perception among commercial sectors that “go green” means “more expenses and less profit”.   

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Ms. Florence Tsui

3943-9767

Rance Lee Award

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Creativity and Sunny Living are two of the College’s core values. If you’re the health-conscious and green living supporter, grab this chance to promote your creative idea!

Rance Lee Award encourages the integration of creativity and Sunny living in the following 3 areas:

  • Rance Lee Award for creativity in promoting health and well-being
  • Rance Lee Award for creativity in promoting lifetime sports
  • Rance Lee Award for creativity in promoting green life

The objective of the award is:

  • To enhance the overall well-being of WYS students through development of their body, mind and spirit of our students
  • To encourage WYS students to think and act creatively in the above mentioned 3 areas - health, sports and green life
  • To generate innovative ideas to benefit oneself, the environment and the society

Submit your application with one page executive summary on or before 11 Oct (Mon) by 5:00pm. Express your ideas into a proposal with your ingenious creativity, and make a better life! Programme Structure as below:

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Eligibility: All WYS students can apply individually or in group (A group MUST comprise of at least 50% WYS students and the other 50% may be students from other colleges.)

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Miss Florence Tsui / Miss Phoebe Wu

3943-9767 / 3943-3988

Self-Motivation Fund for Sports Activities

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[Application Guidelines for 2021/22 have been updated. Students can submit your application starting from  1 August 2021.]

Self-Motivation Fund for Sports Activities encourages students to participate in various kinds of sports activities and qualification courses for sports coach, in order to live up the spirit “Sports for Everyone”.

Funding Amount

Sports Activities: Max. $1,500

Qualification Courses for Sports Coach: Max. $3,000

Details: https://www.wys.cuhk.edu.hk/whole-person-development/sports-health-education/

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Ms. Elsus Yeung

3943 3934

Self-Motivation Fund for Health and Well-being Activities

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[Guidelines for year 2021/22 have been updated. Students can submit your application starting from 1 August 2021.]

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Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Phoebe Wu

3943 3988

Self-Motivation Fund for Green Activities

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[Application Guidelines for 2021/22 have been updated. Students can submit your application starting from  1 August 2021.]

Self-Motivation Fund for Green Activities encourages students to participate in various kinds of green activities that promotes sustainability and environmental consciousness.

Funding Amount

Green Activities: Max. $1,500

Qualification Courses for Instructor of Green Activities: Max. $3,000

Details: https://www.wys.cuhk.edu.hk/whole-person-development/green/

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Ms Sonia Yu

3943 3937