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Chan Hon Chuen Scholarship

On the Donor

In 1997, an anonymous donor who donated a sum in 1991 to establish a Visiting Research Fellowship in Civil Engineering in honour of Professor Chan Hon Chuen 陳漢銓 requested that part of the accumulated sum be used to establish a scholarship to benefit civil engineering students.

Professor Chan Hon Chuen obtained his bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Hong Kong in 1960 and the Ph.D degree in structural engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London 1965. After a short stint in professional practice, Professor Chan served the Department of Civil Engineering of The University of Hong Kong for 31 years from 1968 until his retirement in 1999; from 1994 to 1998, he was appointed head of Department. Professor Chan specializes in structural engineering, his main research interests are in the areas of higher order finite element method, shearwalls and corewalls, and plate and space structures

Purpose and Scope

The scholarship shall be awarded to a student on the basis of academic merit in his/her second-year studies related to structural engineering subjects as well as leadership quality and achievements in extra-curricular activities. 

One scholarship of $20,000 will be awarded to a 3rd year student of BEng in Civil Engineering.

Value of Award HK$20,000
Renewal Conditions --
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Undergraduate
Faculty Engineering


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