53 Postgraduate Students received Prizes at HKU Graduate School Award Presentation Ceremony
14 Dec 2010
A total of 53 research postgraduate students of various disciplines received awards today (December 14, 2010) at the Award Presentation Ceremony of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) Graduate School. The recipients are selected based on the quality of their thesis and academic performance.
The award recipients include six students for the Li Ka Shing Prize (2008-2009), 10 students for the Awards for Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student (2008-2009), 37 students for the University Postgraduate Fellowships (2010-2011).
To further encourage academic research, starting from 2005-06, the Li Ka Shing Prize has been awarded every year to 6 postgraduate degree graduates. Prizes will be awarded to 1 MPhil graduate and 2 PhD graduates of each of the two broad groups of "arts and humanities" and "science and engineering". Established in 1991 by a generous donation from Dr Li Ka Shing, the Prize was previously awarded every two years to 4 postgraduate graduates.
In addition, awardees who have received external prizes, such as the Croucher Foundation Fellowships/Research Studentships, Doris Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Scholarships, Fulbright Hong Kong Junior Scholar Awards, HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund, and Hong Kong PhD Fellowships are also invited to attend the ceremony.
- HKU Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Vice-President (Research) and Dean of Graduate School Professor Paul Tam at the ceremony
Six awardees of the Li Ka Shing Prize (2008-2009)