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Shum Wai Yau Journalism Education Fund

On the Donor

The descendants of the Late Mr Shum Wai-Yau have donated a sum to the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) of The University of Hong Kong to further the education of future journalists and media professionals.

The entire sum of the contribution will be used to create an endowment fund to be named the "Shum Wai Yau Journalism Education Fund" to benefit HKU students in perpetuity.

Purpose and Scope

The scholarship shall be primarily awarded to Hong Kong residents who are pursuing study programmes (i.e. Bachelor of Journalism, Master of Journalism and Postgraduate Diploma of Journalism) offered by JMSC, including undergraduate and/or postgraduate student(s).

The scholarship shall also be awarded to non Hong Kong residents within the Selection Committee's discretion.

The Fund(s) shall be awarded on the basis of academic or professional merit; financial need will be considered when candidates are of equal merit.

Value of Award To be determined by the Selection Committee
Renewal Conditions --
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
*for students who are in financial need
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Not specified
Faculty Social Sciences


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