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Commission on Poverty Summit 2018

 

人民大道在乎你

 

“Life Buddies”

 

“Future Stars”

 

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Future Stars - Upward Mobility Scholarship

 

Objectives and Target Group

To award, by way of scholarships of HK$5,000 each, less privileged students from secondary schools, special schools and vocational training schools who demonstrate resilience in adversity and maintain a positive attitude towards life and learning  


Project Format

Enterprises, charitable foundations, organisations and individuals are invited to donate for scholarships at HK$5,250 each (of which HK$250 is the administration fee for The Hong Kong Council of Social Service). Sponsors will be notified of the names of the students (and their schools) who have benefitted from their scholarships. Benefitting students will also be notified of the names of their sponsor.

Major donors who sponsor 30 scholarships or more will be invited to join a scholarship committee to vet the scholarship nominations.


Progress

To date, over HK$24 million has been raised, with over 4 520 scholarships awarded.

Please browse our booklet and video on the programme. If you would like to support our youths through the programme, please contact us futurestars@cso.gov.hk.