The Chen Wai Wai Vivien Foundation Limited Emergency Bursaries

Ms. Chen Wai Wai Vivien has generously donated a sum of HK$1 million for offering emergency bursaries to needy students affiliated to Lee Woo Sing College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong with effect from the 2014-15 academic year. A new donation in the sum of HK$100,000 was added in July 2015 to the existing Emergency Bursaries.Regulations governing the award of the bursaries are detailed below,


Name of the Bursaries

The bursaries will be named "The Chen Wai Wai Vivien Foundation Limited Emergency Bursaries" and in Chinese 陳慧慧基金有限公司緊急生活津貼.


Number and Value of Bursaries

The amount for each bursary shall depend on individual needs but in any case, shall not exceed HK$10,000 each.

The number of awards shall be no more than 10 each year.

Selection Criteria

To be eligible for the Bursaries, candidates should:

- be local students of Lee Woo Sing College admitted to any full-time undergraduate programme;

- need assistance due to an unanticipated emergency; and

- possess good academic performance with good disciplinary record.

Administrative Procedures

- The capital sum (HK$1.1million, with HK$975,000 left) shall be invested in accordance with the standard investment policy of the University.

- Both the capital sum and investment income may be used for the purpose of awarding bursaries, until the fund is fully depleted.

- The bursaries are open for all-year-round application. Applicants are required to provide supporting documents showing their family financial condition. The College Office of Lee Woo Sing College will submit the applications to the Scholarships and Bursaries Committee of the College for consideration and endorsement.

- The Bursaries will be administered by the College Office of Lee Woo Sing College in accordance with the above regulations.

- An annual statement summarizing the awards made during the year, the names of the recipients, the investment income, and the balance of the capital sum, shall be submitted to the donor each year.