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Lee Sum Ping Medical Humanities Enrichment Award

On the Donor

In 2015, Mr S Y Au pledged a sum to award residential scholarships and enrichment awards to students of 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 purpose of the Enrichment Award is to encourage students of the Medical Faculty to understand better and to explore the human and human aspect of medical practice, science and technology through the study of various aspects of medical humanities.

The Enrichment Award shall be awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Medical Faculty (including but not limited to MBBS, Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor or Biomedical Sciences, Bachelor of Chinese Medicine, Master of Medical Research, Master of Public Health, MPhil and PhD) for them to undertake relevant courses, programmes or activities locally or overseas which are relevant to the theme of medical humanities.

Selection criteria:

  • quality of learning proposal;
  • academic merits;
  • personal traits; and
  • personal goals
Value of Award HK$5,000 to HK$20,000
Renewal Conditions --
Type of Scholarships Enrichment Scholarships for Current Students
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Faculty Medicine


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