The Faculty of Arts is proud to be the breeding ground of prominent leaders in various professions and promising scholars in the humanities. Year after year, our graduates and students demonstrate their excellence in academic, sport, and extracurricular activities. The Faculty is proud to share some of their stories of hard work:

 

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2015

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2019

  • PHUA, Mei Yen, PhD in Anthropology
    Reaching Out Award

    In order to equip students with international exposure, the HKSAR Government has launched Reaching Out Awards (ROA) since 2012/13. The ROA offers HK$10,000 for each awardee to participate in events/competitions, internships or placements, field/study trips or courses which are conducted outside Hong Kong.

     

  • Chiu Cheuk Fan Jackie, BA in Religious Studies
    Outstanding Students Award 2019, CUHK

    The Outstanding Students Award 2019 is launched to recognize and publicly honour our students’ remarkable achievements and significant contributions with continual positive impact to the community and society.

     

  • LAU Sheung Ying, PhD in History of Chinese Art
    J.S. Lee Memorial Fellowship (2019/20 Fellows)

    The J. S. Lee Memorial Fellowship Programme was established in 2008 in memory of Dr. Lee Jung Sen’s lifelong promotion and contribution towards Chinese art. The Programme supports curators, museum professionals and art history research academics taking part in Chinese art related Fellowships in the Programme Participating Institutions. Selected Fellows will have the opportunities to work under leading curatorial professionals, and to participate in curatorial work and research for a period of 4 to 12 months.

     

  • Ma Xiaofei, PhD in History
    Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence (2019-20)

    The Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence was launched in 2007 with a generous funding provided by CNOOC. The programme aims to enhance research excellence at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) through building and strengthening the University’s ties with leading research universities and institutes around the world and to increase the visibility of CUHK as a world-class research university through student mobility. It allows students to enrich their learning experience and facilitates research collaborations between faculty members at CUHK and their international counterparts.

     

  • Fung Hei, BA in Linguistics
    The Consulate General of Spain Prize

    The Consulate General of Spain Prize is co-organized by the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Consulate of Spain. The prize promotes the Spanish language and culture among our Modern Languages students. This award supports students on their summer language studies in Spain. Selection is based on both the candidates’ language proficiency and the number of courses taken in the Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages.

     

  • Wong Ka Wing, BA in Music
    C.F. Hu Postgraduate Memorial Scholarship

    The scholarship has been established since 1957/1958. In 1983/1984, the late Mr. C.F. Hu established the C.F. Hu Memorial Education Endowment to provide various scholarships and financial-aid, including a number of scholarships amounting to HK$80,000 to be awarded to final year students of Chung Chi College to start off their first year of postgraduate studies at recognized overseas universities.

     

  • Amanda Ng (soprano), Ip Cheng Xin (marimba), and Tse Miu Shun (Zheng), BA in Music
    RTHK Young Music Makers 2019

    Multiple platforms for budding performers to display their artistry! Up to 16 candidates/ensembles who pass the live audition will be invited to record a 15-17 minute radio programme in RTHK studio. The adjudicators will decide who the Successful Candidates are. Their programmes will be broadcast on Radio 4 and they will be invited to record a programme for RTHK TV. Performance clips will also be uploaded onto RTHK's website, RTHK's mobile app(s), or other social media platforms managed by RTHK. All successful candidates will be invited to perform at the Final Concert.

 

2018

  • Lee Him Nok, BA in Chinese Language and Literature
    HSBC Hong Kong Scholarship

    HSBC has a long history in supporting tertiary students in Hong Kong through scholarships. The first scholarship on record by HSBC in Hong Kong is the HSBC Social Work Scholarship Programme through two endowment donations to The University of Hong Kong and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, in celebration of the bank’s centennial. Each year, HSBC commits more than HKD10 million in providing scholarships to over 200 top Hong Kong students under the following programmes. The HSBC Hong Kong Scholarship Programme benefits students from 12 universities/tertiary institutions.

     

  • Li Mei-ting, PhD in Chinese Language and Literature
    2018 Hong Kong Arts Development Awards - Award for Young Artist (Arts Criticism)

    The Hong Kong Arts Development Awards is an annual flagship event in the local arts scene. It aims to give professional recognition to distinguished arts practitioners, groups and organisations that have made significant contributions to the arts development in Hong Kong. Award for Young Artist is to provides recognition, offers support and encouragement to young and emerging arts practitioners, on art form basis including arts criticism, dance, drama, film, media arts, literary arts, music, visual arts and xiqu.

  • Li Cho Kiu, PhD in Cultural Studies
    Global Humanities Junior Fellowship

    Funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), is to strengthen the partner institutions’ transnational cooperation in humanities research.

  • Chan Ka Long Roy, PhD in English
    HAAL Fawzia Braine Memorial Award

    Fawzia Braine taught English for more than 30 years in Sri Lanka, the Sultanate of Oman, and Hong Kong. She qualified and served as a librarian in the United States. Fawzia was a lecturer in English at Hong Kong Shue Yan University when she passed away in January, 2012. She had been a supporter of HAAL for many years.
    This annual award amounting to HK$2,500 is made in her memory to a novice scholar (postgraduate student or a recent graduate) of a university in Hong Kong for a journal article published in an international refereed journal in applied linguistics.

  • Tse Suk Nai, BA in Fine Arts
    Selected by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and M+ as the featured artist for Hong Kong’s participation in the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

    La Biennale di Venezia is one of the most important forums for contemporary art in the world.

     

  • Li Cong, PhD in Religious Studies
    Reaching Out Award

    In order to equip students with international exposure, the HKSAR Government has launched Reaching Out Awards (ROA) since 2012/13. The ROA offers HK$10,000 for each awardee to participate in events/competitions, internships or placements, field/study trips or courses which are conducted outside Hong Kong.

     

  • Chu Kwan Ngai Kenny, BA in Linguistics
    The Asia Pacific Sign Linguistics Research and Training Program Scholarship (2014-2018)

    The Asia Pacific Sign Linguistics Research and Training Program (APSL) supported by the Nippon Foundation aims at developing sign linguistics as an academic discipline and providing sign language research training to deaf people in the Asia-Pacific Region with an ultimate goal of Deaf empowerment.

     

  • Wong Yiu Leung Aaron, BA in Linguistics
    The Asia Pacific Sign Linguistics Research and Training Program Scholarship (2015-2018)

    The Asia Pacific Sign Linguistics Research and Training Program (APSL) supported by the Nippon Foundation aims at developing sign linguistics as an academic discipline and providing sign language research training to deaf people in the Asia-Pacific Region with an ultimate goal of Deaf empowerment.

     

  • Lai Miu Yeung, BA in Music
    Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholarship

    The Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholarship, tenable at the University of Oxford, was established with funds from the estate of the late Dr. Esther Yewpick Lee, whose family has had strong connections with and affection for both CUHK and Oxford. The award fully sponsors the scholar for studying a postgraduate programme, covering the University and College fees at Oxford, return economy class air fare and an annual personal allowance which is expected to take care of board and lodging and other maintenance costs, for a maximum period of 3 years.In accordance with the memorandum of the Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholarship, awards are granted to candidates who meet the academic criteria, have a respect for humanity, possess a curious mind, moral integrity and a spirit of adventure, and demonstrate the potential to make a contribution to the well-being of the community.

     

  • Shing Chun Hay, PhD in Music
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Music Scholarship

    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund was set up in 1980. The objectives of the Fund are to promote training and education in music and dance in Hong Kong by way of conferring scholarships to enable young musicians and dancers of outstanding calibre to pursue: post-graduate studies at local degree-awarding tertiary institutions; or professional training in music or dance at world-renowned institutions or to undertake less formal studies, projects or creative work outside Hong Kong. A full scholarship covers the tuition fee and subsistence allowance.

     

  • Fang Bo, PhD in Music
    Yam & Pak Scholarships in Chinese Opera (2016-2018)

    The scholarship is awarded to student from the Department of Music who has accomplished outstanding performance in Chinese Opera courses and has plan to undertake research in Chinese Opera.

     

  • Fang Bo, PhD in Music
    Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence

    The programme aims to enhance research excellence at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) through building and strengthening the University’s ties with leading research universities and institutes around the world and to increase the visibility of CUHK as a world-class research university through student mobility. It allows students to enrich their learning experience and facilitates research collaborations between faculty members at CUHK and their international counterparts.

     

 

2017

  • Chung Lok Yiu, LAU Tsun Long and LI Manyi, BA in Chinese Language and Literature
    何竹平吳肖穎伉儷古典詩詞創作獎學金

    (Chinese Version only)
    本獎學金之設立,為獎勵在古典文學、詩歌創作及舊體文學研究方面有出色表現的中大中文系研究生,從而進一步推動古典文學研習風氣,提升學生文化素質。

  • Yau Ka Yiu, MPhil in Chinese Language and Literature
    何竹平吳肖穎伉儷古典文學研究生獎學金

    (Chinese Version only)
    本獎學金之設立,為獎勵在古典文學、詩歌創作及舊體文學研究方面有出色表現的中大中文系研究生,從而進一步推動古典文學研習風氣,提升學生文化素質。

  • Ma Ming Yan, BA in English
    Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholarship

    The Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholarship, tenable at the University of Oxford, was established with funds from the estate of the late Dr. Esther Yewpick Lee, whose family has had strong connections with and affection for both CUHK and Oxford. The award fully sponsors the scholar for studying a postgraduate programme, covering the University and College fees at Oxford, return economy class air fare and an annual personal allowance which is expected to take care of board and lodging and other maintenance costs, for a maximum period of 3 years.In accordance with the memorandum of the Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholarship, awards are granted to candidates who meet the academic criteria, have a respect for humanity, possess a curious mind, moral integrity and a spirit of adventure, and demonstrate the potential to make a contribution to the well-being of the community.

     

  • Tang Lok Yin Clara, BA in English
    HSBC Scholarship

    HSBC has a long history in supporting tertiary students in Hong Kong through scholarships. The first scholarship on record by HSBC in Hong Kong is the HSBC Social Work Scholarship Programme through two endowment donations to The University of Hong Kong and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, in celebration of the bank’s centennial. Each year, HSBC commits more than HKD10 million in providing scholarships to over 200 top Hong Kong students under the following programmes. The HSBC Hong Kong Scholarship Programme benefits students from 12 universities/tertiary institutions.

     

  • Wong Pok Hon, BA in History
    Hong Kong Youth Historian Award

    Hong Kong Youth Historian Award Scholarship Scheme was organised by HKU MACHSAA. It aimed to award graduating secondary school students who would pursue their further studies in history-related discipline such as Chinese Language or Chinese History.

     

  • Chiu Chung Wai Vito, PhD in History
    Mr. Y. S. Hui Postgraduate Scholarships

    The scholarship was provided by New Asia College, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Postgraduate students who have received the " Mr. Y. S. Hui Memorial Scholarships " or the " Mr. Y. S. Hui Alumni Scholarship " during undergraduate studies.

     

  • Leung Chun Yin Marco, BA in Music
    The R C Lee Centenary Scholarship

    The R C Lee Centenary Scholarship was established by the Drs. Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Richard Charles Lee in Hong Kong on the 7th March 1905, one of the foremost businessmen and philanthropists of his day.

  • Laura Lesmana Wijiya, BA in Linguistics
    The Asia Pacific Sign Linguistics Research and Training Program Scholarship (2014-2017)

    The Asia Pacific Sign Linguistics Research and Training Program (APSL) supported by the Nippon Foundation aims at developing sign linguistics as an academic discipline and providing sign language research training to deaf people in the Asia-Pacific Region with an ultimate goal of Deaf empowerment.

     

  • Kwan Cheuk Ting, BA in Linguistics
    The Consulate General of Spain Prize

    The Consulate General of Spain Prize is co-organized by the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Consulate of Spain. The prize promotes the Spanish language and culture among our Modern Languages students. This award supports students on their summer language studies in Spain. Selection is based on both the candidates’ language proficiency and the number of courses taken in the Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages.

     

 

2016

  • Li Siyi, PhD in Cultural Studies
    Visiting Fellow at the Harvard-Yenching Institute

    This program provides advanced Ph.D. candidates (graduate students and junior faculty members) an opportunity to do dissertation research at Harvard University for three semesters, with access to Harvard University libraries and facilities. Fellows are also affiliated with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University, and provided with living expenses while at the Institute.

     

  • Zheng Linni, BA in History
    “The World Listens to Me — Cultural Debate Competition of Mainland, HK, Taiwan and Macau " The Alliance University of Hong Kong was awarded the Overall First fourth place.

    “The World Listens to Me — Cultural Debate Competition of Mainland, HK, Taiwan and Macau " was organised by the Chinese Central Television and broadcast at CCTV-4, Cti TV Taiwan and Macau TV. It provided a platform for those participants on the academic and cultural exchange. More than 200 schools and 1100 students from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau took part in the competition. Having early rounds of the competition, 16 teams entered in the final in Beijing.

  • Wang Hui, PhD in History
    Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence

    The Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence was launched in 2007 with a generous funding provided by CNOOC. The programme aims to enhance research excellence at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) through building and strengthening the University’s ties with leading research universities and institutes around the world and to increase the visibility of CUHK as a world-class research university through student mobility. It allows students to enrich their learning experience and facilitates research collaborations between faculty members at CUHK and their international counterparts.

     

  • Wong Hiu Tung, BA in History
    Champion of Mixed Division of Doubles Events in Kwun Tong District Age Group Badminton Competition 2016

    The Kwun Tong District Age Group Badminton Competition 2016 was organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. It amied to provide members of the community in different age groups with an opportunity to participate in badminton competitions, so as to sustain their interest in badminton, enable them to pit their skills against other players and keep fit.

     

  • Siu Hoi Yan, BA in Music
    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships

    Established in 1998, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships are dedicated to nurturing local talent. Under this Trust-Initiated Project, some HK$400 million in scholarships has so far been awarded to more than 500 young people to pursue their studies. The project has grown significantly over the past twenty years, expanding to include students with special educational needs, vocational education students and postgraduate students at the University of Oxford and Harvard University.
    The Scholarships reward outstanding students, known as JC Scholars, for their intellect, character, leadership qualities and commitment to service. A Scholarship Secretariat has been set up to provide the Scholars with opportunities for learning, personal development and social service. It endeavours to help them become future community leaders.

 

2015

  • Lau Kit Yu, Undergraduate in Chinese Language and Literature
    第二十五屆全港學界律詩創作比賽大學及大專組 季軍

     
  • Au Yik Pui, PhD in Religious Studies
    First Prize in East-West Theological Forum Prize

    EWTF Prize was launched for the first time in 2015 by the East West Theological Forum (http://ewtfr.cafe24.com/eversion). The assessment is based on excellence in writing as well as theological perspective demonstrated in contestants' papers. Her paper “Eucharistic Spirituality to Counter Social Exclusion: An Examination of Miroslav Volf's Theology of Embrace” was selected for the First Prize

     

  • Lam Pui Yuk, Undergraduate in Linguistics
    3rd Prize in the Consulate General of Spain Prize 

    The Consulate General of Spain Prize is co-organized by the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Consulate of Spain. The prize promotes the Spanish language and culture among our Modern Languages students. This award supports students on their summer language studies in Spain. Selection is based on both the candidates’ language proficiency and the number of courses taken in the Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages.

     

  • Wangtaolue Guo, Undergraduate in Translation
    Award of Excellence in General Text: Chinese-English in the 4th BLCU International Translation and Interpreting Competition

    The competition was launched by the Beijing Language and Culture University in 2011 to empower college students in cross-cultural exchanges, identify outstanding translators and interpreters, and promote the development of the translation and interpreting industry.

     

 

2014

  • Wong Kai Sum, MPhil in Chinese Language and Literature
    First Prize in the student category in 24th Chinese Poetry Writing Competition

    The Chinese Poetry Writing Competition has been organized annually by the Hong Kong Public Libraries (HKPL) of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department since 1991. The Competition aims to promote the proficiency in Chinese language and appreciation of Chinese literature with rhymes. The Competition drew an enthusiastic response and received more than 650 entries. The competition consists of a student and an open category.
  • Wang Guanyu, PhD in History of Chinese Art
    Awarded the J. S. Lee Memorial Fellowship (2014/2015 Fellows)

    The J. S. Lee Memorial Fellowship Programme was established in 2008 in memory of Dr. Lee Jung Sen’s lifelong promotion and contribution towards Chinese art. The Programme supports curators, museum professionals and Chinese art history research academics taking part in fellowships in the Programme Participating Institutions. Selected Fellows will have the opportunities to work under leading curatorial professionals, and to participate in curatorial work and research for a period of 4 to 12 months.

     

  • Chung Kin-man, Undergraduate in Philosophy
    Group Excellent Golden Award – The 3rd Hong Kong Student Quiz Competition of Chinese National Conditions and Knowledge (University)

    The Award is presented by the Office for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Affairs, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China; Education Bureau, The Government of HKSAR; Wenweipo. It aims at enhancing the knowledge of China in different aspects such as culture, history, geography and current issues.

  • Lee Sam Yuen John, PhD in History
    Awarded CUHK Golden Jubilee Imperial Museum Scholarship 2014-15

    This scholarship scheme aims to encourage undergraduate and postgraduate students who determine to pursue their study in Humanities for the understanding of cultural development of mankind.

 

2013

  • Lai Ming-chu Elva, MA in Fine Arts
    Winner of Emerging Artist Category in Hong Kong Humans Art Prize 

    The Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize was inaugurated by the Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre in 2013. The awards are presented to emerging and community artists to recognize their contributions in raising social awareness of human rights. The Prize is divided into two categories: Emerging Artists and Community Artists.
  • Yau Wing Fung, Undergraduate in Fine Arts
    Merit Award in Tertiary Section in Au Kin Kung Memorial Calligraphy Competition 

    Au Kin Kung Memorial Calligraphy Competition is organized by Chung Chi College, CUHK. It aims to promote Chinese calligraphy and arouse the interest of Hong Kong teenagers in this unique Asian art. The Competition is one of the College art programmes supported and funded by Dr. Kan Kit Keung and Dr. Kam Yuen Han, both Chung Chi alumni, in memory of Mr. Au Kin Kung, Dr. Kan’s calligraphy teacher.

     

  • LI Haoze, PhD in Linguistics
    Awarded James McCawley Fellowship 

    The Linguistics Society of America administers the biennial fellowship competition to ensure that awardees are able to attend the institute tuition-free. The James McCawley Fellowship was one of the aforementione fellowship which was established in 1999. The fellowship is available for either 1) a graduate student from the University of Chicago, or 2) a graduate student from an Asian country. ("Asian country" is defined as Burma, Cambodia, China (including Taiwan), Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.) This award includes tuition, plus travel, room and board for the Asian student where applicable.

     

  • Chung Sin Yin, Undergraduate in Japanese Studies
    Second-Runner Up in Female Kumite presented by the Gojuryu Karatedo Ryushinkai Hong Kong Branch 

     
  • Chor Kai-hei, Poon Ka-mei Camille, Ng Yu-ching Shelley, Undergraduate in Music
    Outstanding Award in the Chamber Ensemble in the 1st Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition 

    The Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition (勛菲爾德國際弦樂比賽) was organized by the Grandmaster Orchestral Music Society (藝韻管弦樂團協會) in August 2013. The competition recognizes and promotes highly gifted musicians. The was held in the Auditorium of Tsuen Wan Town Hall. With over 300 contestants from 20 countries, the competition received an enthusiastic response. The competition was consisted of two divisions – chamber and aficionado and two groups – profession and open

  • Wu Xiaofang, PhD in Translation
    Honorable Mention in Chinese-to-English section in the China International Translation Contest 

    The contest was co-hosted by the State Council Information Office, Chinese Writer Association and the China International Publishing Group. The organizing committee provided 30 pieces of contemporary Chinese short stories from which to choose, and 1,006 renditions were received from over 30 countries in English, French, Spanish, Russian and Arabic. Wu Xiafong won the award with Mo Yan’s “The Moonlight Blade”