2021/22 HKU-SCF Scholarship in Financial Technology

HKU-SCF Scholarship in Financial Technology is one of the initiatives of the HKU-SCF FinTech Academy, supported by the Standard Chartered Hong Kong 150th Anniversary Community Foundation, aiming to attract and nurture elite students who will be supporting the future development of FinTech in Hong Kong and other parts of the world.

This year, a total of 11 HKU students with outstanding academic performance in Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Financial Technology [BASc(FinTech)] , Master of Science in Financial Technology Data Analytics [MSc(FTDA)] and Master of Science in Computer Science (Financial Computing Stream) [MSc(Cs) Financial Computing Stream] have been awarded with scholarships from the Academy. Undergraduate students will receive an entrance scholarship of HK$50,000, while postgraduate students will receive HK$60,000.

Ms Mary Huen, Trustee of the Standard Chartered Hong Kong 150th Anniversary Community Foundation and CEO (Hong Kong) of Standard Chartered Hong Kong presented the scholarship awards to the recipients at a ceremony held on November 3, 2021 at the Hong Kong FinTech Week (Nov 1-5, 2021) at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Our Head of Department, Professor TW Lam together with Professor S.M. Yiu and Dr John Yuen of the Department of Computer Science were also there to share the happy moments with the awardees.

Scholarship recipients for the academic year 2021/22:

  • studying BASc(FinTech) - Fong Hu Zi Zheng, Hui Jing Tung Bernice, Lee Chun Hang, Mok Tsz Him Solomon, Song Xiuxuan and Wu Hoi Ching
  • studying MSc(FTDA) - Chu Li Yu, Leung Sze Nok, Wong Chi Yu Cherry and Xu Shiyao
  • studying MSc(CompSc) in Financial Computing Stream - Tse Wai Tung Jonathan