GE Outstanding Students Award

Sponsored by HKBU Century Club, the “General Education (GE) Outstanding Students Award Scheme” is designed to award the students who have excellent academic results in GE courses, active participation in GE activities and enthusiastic community services.

  A maximum of 5 students will be awarded in AY2019/20. Each of them will be granted a scholarship of a fixed amount of HK$5,000 with a certificate. 

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • be non-first year and non-final year full-time undergraduate students of any UGC-funded programmes;
  • have completed at least two GE courses with outstanding academic performance;

They should be able to:

  • demonstrate how they have benefited from taking GE courses and participating in GE activities, and how the GE Programme has helped them to develop into a whole person;
  • showcase how they have applied the knowledge or skills learnt from GE courses to enrich their university life and serve the community;
  • provide creative ideas on how to promote the value and importance of GE to their schoolmates at HKBU.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Selection Criteria

Applicants of the award should:

  • demonstrate how they have benefited from taking GE courses and how the GE programme has helped them develop into a whole person;
  • showcase how they have applied the knowledge and skills learnt from GE courses to enrich their university life and serve the community;
  • be able to provide creative ideas on how they can contribute to promoting the value and importance of GE to their schoolmates at HKBU.

Preference will be given to applicants who have:

  • actively participated in the activities organized by the GE Office;
  • actively participated in local/overseas voluntary and community services;
  • submitted letters of recommendation.

Scholarship and Obligation

  • A maximum of 5 students will be awarded.
  • Each award recipient will be presented a scholarship of HK$5,000 with a certificate.
  • The awarded recipients have the obligation to serve as the GE Ambassadors of GE until August 2020.
  • The GE Ambassadors will collaborate with the GE Office to:
  1. promote the new GE programme to other students through various means and channels, such as social media platforms, publications on the campus;
  2. share their whole-person learning experience in GE with other students and faculty members in the award ceremony and other occasions;
  3. publish the GE student magazine GE Zone and assist in organizing GE activities and events, such as GE Competition and the GE Week;
  4. serve as a bridge between students and the University to collect comments and opinions related to GE courses;
  5. serve as GE alumni and contribute to the University’s whole person education by sharing with students how GE has helped in their work and life experience.

Application Procedures

Applicants are required to submit:

  1. A completed application form;
  2. Copies of HKBU official transcripts showing at least two GE courses completed; and
  3. Other relevant information which supports their application (if applicable).
  4. Letter of recommendation (optional).

Applications must be submitted in person to GE Office (AAB805) or emailed to ge@hkbu.edu.hk on or before October 8, 2019 (Tuesday). Late or incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

After the screening process, eligible candidates will be invited to a selection interview. Original documentation proof of activities/experiences/awards, if available, MUST be provided for verification in the selection interview.

Timeframe for AY2019/20

Time Procedures
From now until 8 Oct 2019 (Tue) Application submission
Oct 2019 Selection interviews
Nov 2019 Announcement of results
Nov 2019 – Aug 2020 Award ceremony; Award recipients to serve as the ambassadors of GE

Awardees of Previous Years

Awardees of AY2018/19
CHAN Hong KeiCHAN Hong Kei
Chinese Medicine and Biomedical Science, Year 3
HAN JiatongHAN Jiatong
Finance, Year 3
LEUNG Cheuk LamLEUNG Cheuk Lam
Religion, Philosophy and Ethics, Year 3
SUN YutongSUN Yutong
Government and International Studies, Year 2
WONG Tsz TungWONG Tsz Tung
Chemistry, Year 3
Highlights of the Award Ceremony
Awardees of AY2017/18
Cheung Kam SarCheung Kam Sar
Public Relations and Advertising, Year 3
Li Hiu TungLi Hiu Tung
Geography, Year 2
Man Hin Ki EmilyMan Hin Ki Emily
Analytical and Testing Sciences, Year 3
Wu Cho WingWu Cho Wing
Sociology, Year 3
Wu Ming LinWu Ming Lin
Translation, Year 3
Highlights of the Award Ceremony
Awardees of AY2016/17
DaisyChan Hoi Man
Chemistry(Environmental Concentration), Year 4
RicoMan Chi Hang
Chemistry, Year 4
WingTse Wing Lam
Translation, Year 5
MeilingWong Mei Ling
Geography, Year 4
JackYip Wing Hang
English Language and Literature & English Language Teaching, Year 4
Highlights of the Award Ceremony
Awardees of AY2015/16
Ceremony_007Hung Chi Wai
Humanities, Year 4
Ceremony_008Kao Shan Shan
International Journalism, Year 4
Ceremony_009Lam Yuen Ting
Social Work, Year 3
Ceremony_010Wong Chi Ming
Physical Education and Recreation Management, Year 3
Ceremony_011Wong Ka Wang
Chemistry, Year 4
Highlights of the Award Ceremony
Awardees of AY2014/15
Fung Ting KwanFung Ting Kwan
Sociology and Liberal Studies Teaching, Year 3
Lam Pui TanLam Pui Tan
Sociology and Liberal Studies Teaching, Year 3
Woo Wing Chin, JolieWoo Wing Chin, Jolie
Accounting, Year 3
Yeung Tsz KiuYeung Tsz Kiu
Human Resources Management,
Year 3
Yeung Yip Hung
Applied Biology, Year 3
Highlights of the Award Ceremony

FAQ

1. What are the differences between 'Referee's Information' and 'letter of recommendation'?
You may submit letters of recommendation that you have accumulated from previous experiences. A reference letter from the referee is welcome but not necessary. After the screening process, we may contact the Referee of the applicants for certifying submitted information and/or comments on the applicants’ performance/personality.

Enquiries

  • GE Office reserves the final right for any amendments. The decision of GE Office shall be final and conclusive.
  • For advice and enquiries, please contact our office at 3411 2864 (Miss Aggie Law) or ge@hkbu.edu.hk.