Scholarships and Financial Aid

Target

Academic excellence, outstanding performance in creative sphere, social endeavours, arts and sports

Types

Various types of Scholarships and Financial Aid

Beneficiary

Around 50% of students can receive different kinds of scholarships and financial aid.

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Admission Scholarships

Awards for Creativity, Student Development and Talents

Student Exchange Scholarships & Awards

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01) JUPAS - Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship for Distinguished Freshman

HK$25,000 - $50,000 for each recipient
(up to 20 quotas)

JUPAS

  • Distinguished Arts Freshman
  • Distinguished Business Freshman
  • Distinguished Education Freshman
  • Distinguished Engineering Freshman
  • Distinguished Law Freshman
  • Distinguished Medical Freshman
  • Distinguished Science Freshman
  • Distinguished Social Science Freshman

HK$25,000 – HK$50,000 per recipient for each of the above programme

 

  • Freshmen of respective programme with Level 5** in 2 subjects or above in HKDSE and proven leadership in social services or shown talents in creativity or innovation

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

 

This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Apply Now

 

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02) JUPAS - Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship for Distinguished Freshman

HK$20,000 (on top of CUHK's renewable full-tuition scholarship of HK$42,100, total: HK$62,100)

JUPAS

  • Level 5** in 6 subjects or above in HKDSE

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference 


Other Admission Offers

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000

  • Guaranteed hostel place for the first 2 years of study


This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Academic-based only,
no interview required

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03) JUPAS - Admission Scholarship for Academic Excellence

HK$15,000 (on top of CUHK's renewable half-tuition scholarship of HK$21,050, total: HK$36,050)

JUPAS

  • Level 5** in 5 subjects in HKDSE

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

Other Admission Offers

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000

  • Guaranteed hostel place for the first 2 years of study

This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Academic-based only,
no interview required

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04) JUPAS - Admission Scholarship for Academic Excellence

HK$12,000 (on top of CUHK's non-renewable half-tuition scholarship of HK$21,050, total: HK$33,050)

JUPAS

  • Level 5** in 4 subjects in HKDSE

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference


Other Admission Offers

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000

  • Guaranteed hostel place for the first 2 years of study

This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Academic-based only,
no interview required

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05) JUPAS - Admission Scholarship for Academic Excellence

HK$10,000 (on top of $10,000 by the University, total: HK$20,000)

JUPAS

  • Level 5** in 3 subjects in HKDSE

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

Other Admission Offers

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000

  • Guaranteed hostel place for the first 2 years of study


This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Academic-based only,
no interview required

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06) JUPAS - Admission Scholarship for Academic Excellence

HK$5,000 (on top of $5,000 by the University, total: HK$10,000)

JUPAS

  • Level 5** in 2 subjects in HKDSE

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

Other Admission Offers

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000


This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Academic-based only,
no interview required

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07) Dorsett Admission Scholarship for Hospitality and Real Estate Freshman

HK$40,000

JUPAS/ Non-JUPAS (local)/ Non-local (other regions) & Mainland

  • College outstanding freshmen studying in Hospitality and Real Estate Programme based on academic performance and participation in extra-curricular activities

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

This Scholarship is supported by Dorsett Hospitality International.

Apply Now

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08) The “Sunny” Award

HK $15,000

JUPAS/ Non-JUPAS (local)/ Non-local (other regions) & Mainland

  • College freshmen with positive attitude and achievements demonstrating entrepreneurial spirit (i.e. creativity, passion and vision) or social responsibility

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference. 


This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Apply Now

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09) Admission Scholarship for Outstanding Artistic Achievements

HK $8,000

JUPAS/ Non-JUPAS (local)/ Non-local (other regions)& Mainland

  • College freshmen with outstanding achievements in literary arts / performing arts / visual arts / film / media arts / music

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Apply Now

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10) Admission Scholarship for Outstanding Athletic Achievements

up to HK$20,000

JUPAS/ Non-JUPAS (local)/ Non-local (other regions) & Mainland

  • College freshmen with outstanding achievements in sports

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

    Other Admission Offer
  • Guaranteed hostel place for the first year of study

This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Application closed

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11) Non-JUPAS (local) - Dorsett Admission Scholarship for Distinguished Freshman

HK $20,000

Non-JUPAS (local)

  • Freshmen receiving CUHK’s Full-Tuition Admission Scholarships

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

Other Admission Offers

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000

  • Guaranteed hostel place for the first 2 years of study


This Scholarship is supported by Dorsett Hospitality International.

Academic-based only
no interview required

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12) Non-JUPAS (local) - Dorsett Admission Scholarship for Distinguished Freshman

HK $10,000

Non-JUPAS (local)

 

  • Freshmen receiving CUHK’s Half-Tuition Admission Scholarships

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

 

Other Admission Offer

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000

This Scholarship is supported by Dorsett Hospitality International.

Academic-based only,
no interview required

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13) Non-JUPAS (local) - Admission Scholarship for Academic Excellence

HK $5,000

Non-JUPAS (local)

  • Freshmen receiving other CUHK’s Admission Scholarships (Except Full-Tuition and Half-Tuition Scholarships)

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

 

Other Admission Offer

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000

This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Academic-based only,
no interview required

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14) Non-local (other regions) & Mainland - Dorsett Admission Scholarship for Distinguished Freshman

HK $20,000

Non-local (other regions) & Mainland

  • Freshmen receiving CUHK’s Full-Tuition Admission Scholarships

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

Other Admission Offers

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000

  • 4-year guaranteed hostel place

This Scholarship is supported by Dorsett Hospitality International.

Academic-based only,
no interview required

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15) Non-local (other regions) & Mainland - Dorsett Admission Scholarship for Distinguished Freshman

HK $10,000

Non-local (other regions) & Mainland

  • Freshmen receiving CUHK’s Half-Tuition Admission Scholarships

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

Other Admission Offer

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000

This Scholarship is supported by Dorsett Hospitality International.

Academic-based only,
no interview required

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16) Non-local (other regions) & Mainland - Admission Scholarship for Academic Excellence

HK $5,000

Non-local (other regions) & Mainland

 

  • Freshmen receiving other CUHK’s Admission Scholarships (except Full-Tuition and Half-Tuition Scholarships)

 

  • Eligible for students who placed Wu Yee Sun College as their 1st College Preference

 

Other Admission Offer

  • Exchange Scholarship of HK$10,000

 

This Scholarship is supported by Francis Wong Hok Bun Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Academic-based only,
no interview required

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Lau Yiu Po Wah Scholarship for Outstanding Social Services

HK $10,000

Graduating student of the current academic year who demonstrates the most distinguished contributions in social services during his/her university studies

 

This award is generously supported by Mr. Sai-yung LAU

Applications open in Feb 2019

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(General Education) Best Final-Year Project Award

HK$5,000 per project
  • Given to the best two individuals/groups from all sections of GEYS4010
    The above scholarships and awards are generously supported by Lui Pui Ying Scholarship Fund.

By nomination

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(General Education) Outstanding Final-Year Project Award

HK$2,000 for group project HK$1,500 for individual project
  • Given to one individual/group in each section of GEYS4010 whose project is regarded as truly outstanding

    The above scholarships and awards are generously supported by Lui Pui Ying Scholarship Fund.
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    Master's List

    Honor Award
    • Top College students of each academic programme of each class, with current year GPA not less than 3.5
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    Academic Improvement Award

    HK $5,000
    • Top 3 College students who have shown the greatest improvement in terms of Term 1 & Term 2 GPA of 2017/18 academic year.

    The above scholarships and awards are generously supported by Lui Pui Ying Scholarship Fund.

    No application is required

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    Academic Excellence Scholarship

    HK $10,000
    • Students with excellent academic performance – Highest Year GPA in each faculty (with not less than 3.4)

     

    The above scholarships and awards are generously supported by Lui Pui Ying Scholarship Fund.

    No application required.

    25 quota [Arts(3),Business Administration(4),

    Education(2), Engineering(3),

    Law(2), Medicine(4),

    Science(3), Social Science(4)]

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    Wu Yee Sun Award for the Most Distinguished Graduating Student

    HK $50,000
    • Proactive graduating students of 2018/19 academic year demonstrating the College motto by participating various activities to broaden horizon;

    • Cumulative GPA reaches 3.4 or above or Top 10% of the corresponding department;

    • Have outstanding contribution to the department / college/ university or society;

    • Personal statement of not more than 1000 words (English or Chinese) which illustrates  his / her personality and aspirations, and achievement in demonstrating college motto;

    • Letter of Recommendation by CUHK Teacher

     

    The above scholarships and awards are generously supported by Lui Pui Ying Scholarship Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

    Recommendation Letter (WORD)Recommendation Letter (PDF)
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    Outstanding Athletic Achievements Award (Bronze Award)

    HK $5,000
    • Students with outstanding sports achievements and contribution towards the College

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

     

    *Selection Interview not required

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    Outstanding Athletic Achievements Award (Silver Award)

    HK $8,000
    • Students participated in Hong Kong Open Competitions / League / Championship during the current year and contribution towards the College

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

     

    *Selection Interview not required

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    2) Student Grant / Loan

    up to HK$20,000
    • College students having financial difficulties


    For Grants, applicants must be local undergraduate students.


    Student Grant/Loan are generously supported by Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation.

    Non-Freshmen:
    Applications open from 10 Sep – 12 Oct 2018

     

    Freshmen: 
    Applications open from 14 Jan – 22 Feb 2019

    Application Form
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    Reaching Out Award 2017/18

    HK $10,000
    • 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 2017 to 31 August 2018
    • 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
    • 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 2016-17, 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 to the College Office (G03, G/F, East Block) during office hours as well as uploading the Resume Form via https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=4295886 on or before Wednesday, 7 February 2018
    • Incomplete forms and late applications will not be accepted.
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    1) Hostel Grant

    up to HK $4,016
    • College resident students with financial needs

    • Applicable for local undergraduate students

    • College resident students who have applied for Government TSFS Community Care Fund Hostel Subsidy and/or CUHK’s Student Residence Bursary Scheme are also eligible to apply

    Hostel Grant is generously supported by Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation.

    For resident students residing in whole academic year or Term 1 only 
    Applications open from 10 Sep – 12 Oct 2018

    For resident students residing in Term 2 only
    Applications open from 7 Jan – 8 Feb 2019

    Application Form
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    3) Exchange and Travel Grant / Loan

    HK$2,000 - HK$15,000
    • College students with financial needs who are selected for semester or year exchange programmes or going overseas for summer activities / exchanges


    For Grants, applicants must be local undergraduate students.

    Exchange and Travel Grant/Loan are generously supported by Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation.

     

    • 15/8/2018-14/12/2018 (For Programme/Activities in Oct 2018-Jan 2019)
    • 15/12/2018-14/4/2019 (For Programme/Activities in Feb-May 2019)
    • 15/4/2019-14/8/2019 (For Programme/Activities in Jun-Sep 2019)
    Application Form
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    4) Emergency Grant / Loan

    up to HK$8,000
    • College students with unexpected financial needs


    For Grants, applicants must be local undergraduate students.

    Emergency Grant is generously supported by Mr. Louis S.K. HEUNG.

    Emergency Loan is generously supported by Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation.

    Available all year round. Please contact Miss Yolinda Wong by email yolindawong@cuhk.edu.hk or at 3943 3932.

    The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid also provides financial assistance to full time local students with unexpected financial needs, Click here for more information.

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    Global Learning Award Scheme (GLAS)

    GLAS supports students to organize any non-local self-initiated activities or participate in non-local programmes run by organization(s) other than the College (except for Term-long Exchange Programme). 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 or the guidelines.

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    Award for Short-term Exchange Programmes (ASEP)

    Only students participating in College’s Short-term Exchange Programmes are eligible for this award. In order to encourage students to participate in the College’s Short-term Exchange programmes, the College usually offers ASEP to the participants. Therefore, students being selected in the College’s Short-term Exchange Programmes will also, automatically, be granted ASEP as subsidies of the programme fees. Participants are normally not required to apply for the award separately. {"start":1461254400,"end":1504108800}exchange0

    Scholarship for Semester Exchange Programmes (SSEP)

    Students participating in Term-long Exchange Programmes (excluding summer semester exchange programmes) are eligible for SSEP.

    • Term-long Exchange Programmes Organized by College

      Students participating in the Term-long Exchange Programme of Wu Yee Sun College can indicate their will of applying SSEP in the College Term-long Exchange Programme Application Form. Applicants will go through selection, including interview, of the Term-long Exchange Programme and SSEP altogether.

    • Term-long Exchange Programmes Organized by Other Units (Non-College Programmes)

      Students participating in the Term-long Exchange Programme organized by any unit other than the College will need to apply for SSEP separately, usually in April, by filling in the online application form.

      Applicants need not attend interview. The application result will be determined by the selection panel according to the application documents submitted and the content on the application form. 
       
      Application timeline for Non-College Programmes participants:

                 Deadline: 31 May 2018 (Thursday)

                 Online Application: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=5126394

                 Result announcement: by August 2018

      Students with financial need may also apply for the Exchange and Travel Grant/ Loan.

    Deadline: 31 May 2018 (Thursday)

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    Gestalt Music Scholarship

    HK $4,000
    • Year 2 or above college students with very good achievement in music and making contribution to the College and the society via music

    This award is generously supported by Dr. Packy P.Y. LO

    Applications open in Feb 2019

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    Lau Cheung Kwai Lan Service Award for Residential Students

    HK $3,500
    • For supporting partial hostel fees of the College residential students who have financial need and with good performance in social services

    This award is generously supported by Dr. Laurie Y.C. LAU and Mrs. LAU LAM Cheuk Man

    Applications open in Feb 2019

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    Lam Ding Kwong Scholarship in Social Service

    HK $5,000
    • Sociology student of the College who demonstrates outstanding performance in social services.

    This award is generously supported by Dr. Laurie Y.C. LAU and Mrs. LAU LAM Cheuk Man

    Applications open in Feb 2018

     

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    Social Services Award

    HK $7,000 / HK $5,000
    • Students with active participation in social service

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

     

    *Selection Interview not required

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    Outstanding Artistic Achievements Award

    HK $5,000
    • College students with outstanding achievements in literary arts/performing arts/visual arts/film/media arts

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

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    Environmental Conservation Award

    HK $7,000 / HK $5,000
    • College students with contributions in environmental conservation

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

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    Student Leader of the Year Award (for Freshman)

    Max. HK $10,000
    • Year 1 student who demonstrates exemplary leadership abilities in College during current academic year

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

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    Student Leader of the Year Award

    Max. HK $10,000
    • Student with strong leadership skills, has impact on college community, and involvement in a variety of organizations and activities within and outside college or campus during current academic year

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

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    Outstanding Student of the Year Award

    Max. HK $10,000
    • Student with outstanding academic (Year GPA 3.0 or above), extra-curricular and community service achievements during current academic year

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

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    Innovation and Creativity Award

    HK $7,000 / HK $5,000
    • College students demonstrating innovation and/or a high degree of creativity

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

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    College Services Award

    HK $7,000 / HK $5,000
    • Students with outstanding services and contributions to the College

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

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    Outstanding Student Organization Award

    Max. HK $10,000 (for used as organization's operational fund)
    • Outstanding Student Organization of the current year

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

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    Outstanding Athletic Achievements Award (Gold Award)

    HK $10,000
    • Students participated in International Competition during the current year and contribution towards the College

    This award is generously supported by Madam Ho Man Yuen Education Fund.

    Applications open in Feb 2019

     

    *Selection Interview not required

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