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498 Students Received Scholarships Totaling HK$14.71 million at Tung Wah College Scholarship and Award Presentation Ceremony 2024

Tung Wah College (TWC) held the “Scholarship and Award Presentation Ceremony 2024” at King’s Park Campus on 19 June 2024 to recognise students’ outstanding performance in academic areas, sports and extra-curricular activities. 601 scholarships amounted to HK$14.71 million were awarded to 498 students. Ms. Tang Ming Wai, Mandy, Chairman of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (TWGHs) Board of Directors 2024/2025 cum Chairman of Board of Governors of TWC; Mr. Tseng Hing Yip, York, Chairman of College Council of TWC, Members of TWGHs Board of Directors 2024/2025; Professor Sally Chan, President of TWC; donors and other guests attended the Ceremony to witness the outstanding achievements of the awardees.

Ms. Tang Ming Wai, Mandy, Chairman of Board of Governors, said in her speech, “For more than 100 years, TWGHs strives to promote education and to nurture the youngsters through the provision of quality education services for the community. The College has trained over 5,200 graduates to serve the community since its establishment. It is also the first and only self-financing tertiary institution in Hong Kong to offer four professionally accredited allied health degree programmes. The College owes its success to the contributions and staunch support of all sectors.” She also expressed special thanks to the scholarship donors for their selfless contributions and encouraged the students to make good use of this valuable resource, focus on their studies, and put what they have learned into practice to grow in their professional fields in the future.

Mr. Tseng Hing Yip, York, Chairman of College Council, mentioned in his speech that TWC received a grant of HK$26.5 million from the Education Bureau to launch the first self-financing Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Imaging in Hong Kong in this September, marking another breakthrough for the College in the medical and healthcare field. He mentioned that TWC has competitive advantages in nursing and allied health disciplines to uphold the mission of nurturing healthcare talents. TWC is proactively developing other professional disciplines and has set clear goals to progress towards becoming a private university.

In her vote of thanks, Professor Sally Chan, President of TWC, expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the SAR Government, TWGHs, and donors from various sectors of the community for their staunch support to the College. She mentioned that TWC expects to apply for university title in academic year 2025/2026. She is confident that the College will successfully complete the institutional review exercise conducted by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications within the next one and a half years, fulfilling all the requirements to become a university.

In her speech, student representative, Ms. Stella Yeung, Year 2 student of the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Physiotherapy programme, thanked donors for their encouragement and the teachers for their dedication to nurturing every student. She said that the scholarship is invaluable to all the recipient students. She pointed out that over the past two years, she has gained professional academic knowledge from the programme and accumulated workplace experience from the clinical practicum, which have reinforced her determination to become an outstanding physiotherapist.

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