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 2021-22

Award Awardees Project Objective
Silver

Huang Jingyi (IBBA/5)

Chen Qiaochu (PACC/5)

Kuang Enying (SOCI/5)

Li Rui (LLB/5)

Li Ruoshui (PACC/4)

Wong Chi Wa (MATH/4)

CUWeCREATE – A cultural creative platform for CUers

To establish a cultural creative platform for co-creation among teachers and students of CUHK, aiming to increase the sense of belonging and promote cross-cultural exchange on campus

Bronze

Wong Mei Yan (QFIN/2)

Wong King Yung (NURS/3)

I am not…

To create an online platform for sharing basic medical knowledge, promoting disability inclusion, eliminating discriminations and misunderstanding caused by ignorance

Bronze

Lee Pui Ling (TRAN/4)

PacknBack

To introduce reusable packages to online stores in Hong Kong for reducing waste

More details about their project ideas can be viewed here. Once again, congratulations to all the award-winning teams!

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, Dorsett Young Entrepreneur Scholarship 21/22 (DYES) has been resumed. 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.

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 Dorsett Young Entrepreneur Scholarship 2021-22

Awardees

Project

Objective

LEUNG Shih Ya (MEDU/2)

LEUNG Chak Yin, Justin (MEDU/5)

Empowerment with lov'E (E'vol)

To empower students with accurate and customized health knowledge for protecting themselves from diseases, as well as encouraging them to advocate the learnt to their acquaintances, friends, families and further to the community.

TSANG, Ting Hei (MBchB/2)

CHAN, Yuet (GLEF/2)

YAU, Tze Hei (MBchB/2)

LEI, Pui Yu Vienna (MBchB/2)

Healthie - a Game to a Healthier Lifestyle

 

To build an apps for the advocation of healthy lifestyle among all walks of life, especially adolescents and the elderly, via gamification. Game players have to walk certain steps in order to get adequate points for taking care their virtual pets, and therefore, establish a regular exercising habit.

WONG Tak Kai (ARCH/4)

LI Cheuk Wah (ARCH/4)

YU Man Ho (ELEG/4)

CHAN Don (ARCH/4)

Homester

To establish an online platform for providing roommate-matching and shared room rental service to students, young adults and people with short term residential needs.

CHAN Ho Chun (GLSD/4)
WONG Chak Hei (IBBA/4)

Not The Same Channel

To promote Hong Kong culture with the concept of conserving the Cantonese-speaking market through card game, which resonates with people and creates their sense of belonging to Hong Kong.

Once again, congratulations to all the award-winning teams!

Contact

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Miss Phoebe Wu / Miss Florence Tsui

3943 3988 / 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.)

 

List of Awardees for Rance Lee Award 2021/22

Area

Awardees

Project Name

Objective

Health and Well-being

 

TSANG, Ting Hei (MBchB/2)

CHAN, Yuet (GLEF/2)

YAU, Tze Hei (MBchB/2)

LEI, Pui Yu Vienna (MBchB/2)

 

Greenie – the Genie who realizes your dream home

Encourage people to develop a healthy lifestyle by doing more exercises and having healthy diets; by developing a pet breeding mobile game, the team would like to use gamification to encourage the public to live in a healthy and green way.

Green Life

 

SHAHRIAR,  Mohammad Munim (ELEG/2)

GreenCan (Teen) – Making Wu Yee Sun Canteen Green

Introduce the use of reusable food containers for takeaways in Wu Yee Sun College Canteen. The project would like to promote a sustainable lifestyle among college students.

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