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Yip Cheung Yip Ka Bing Residential Scholarship

On the Donor

In 2015, Mr S Y Au pledged a sum to award residential scholarships and enrichment awards to students of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine with the aims to encourage their aspirations in the pursuit of medical research and exposure in medical humanities.

Mr Au would like to dedicate this donation to his close friend, Dr Yip Ka Bing and his family. The fund shall be named after Dr Yip, his father Mr Yip Cheung and his brother-in-law Professor Lee Sum Ping (HKU's former Dean of Faculty of Medicine 2008-2013).

Purpose and Scope

The Residential Scholarship shall be to first-year research postgraduate students of the Medical Faculty who have been offered accomondation at any of the university residential halls or colleges.

Selection criteria:

  • academic merits;
  • research calibre; and
  • aspirations in the pursuit of medical humanities

The recipients shall be attached to the Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit of the Medical Faculty and be required to provide teaching or research support to the medical ethics and/or medical humanities teaching programme(s).

Value of Award Maximum of 80% of hall or college fees per annum (total value is capped at HK$70,000 per awardee)
Renewal Conditions Renewable up to 3 years subject to awardees are re-admitted to the halls/colleges under normal re-admission procedures
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Postgraduate
Faculty Medicine


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