Reaching Out Award 2019/20 Now Open for Application

Wu Yee Sun College full-time undergraduate students are now invited to apply for the Reaching Out Award 2019/20 (ROA) offered by the HKSAR Government. These awards, in the amount of HK$10,000 each, aim to support students to participate in events/competitions (e.g. conferences/forums/workshops/seminars/training camps/competitions/service projects etc.), internships or placements (credit-bearing/non-credit bearing), field/study trips or courses (e.g. foreign language immersion programmes/academic exchange programmes etc.) which are conducted outside Hong Kong in 2019/20 academic year (1 Sep 2019 – 31 Aug 2020). 

Selection Criteria:

  • Applicants should be full-time undergraduate students
  • The outreaching activities should be conducted outside Hong Kong, either organized or endorsed by the university
  • No restriction on the duration of the outreaching activities but must take place during 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020
  • Year 1 applicants must have good academic results during secondary education and in public examinations; Year 2 or above applicants must have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above up to the summer session of the previous academic year (if cumulative GPA is not available, a GPA equivalent of 3.0 or above in the previous academic year is required)
  • Preference is given to local students
  • Financial need may also be considered
  • Students can only be awarded once throughout the entire study programme
  • Applicants can apply for ONE activity only
  • Each ROA awardee is required to submit a reflection report within one month of completion of the outreaching activity following the Guidelines and Templates provided by the Education Bureau

Supporting Documents Required:

  • A completed Resume Form
  • For Year 1 applicants: copies of public examination reports (e.g. HKDSE, IB, GCE etc.)
  • For Year 2 or above applicants: transcript on current programme up to academic year 2018/19, including summer term (if any)
  • Copies of academic transcripts with Explanation Notes of Grading System on an Exchange Programme (if any)
  • Information of the outreaching activity issued by the organizer (e.g. poster, leaflet, email etc.) if it is not available on the web
  • Reflection Report if the nominee has already completed the outreaching activity at the time of application
  • Interested students please submit the above documents by email to as well as uploading the Resume Form via on or before 5:30pm, Friday, 7 February 2020
  • Incomplete forms and late applications will not be accepted.

Enquiries: Ms Karen Yiu ( / 3943 3936)