Generous donation strengthens Lingnan's financial support to students and graduates
Lingnan University received a generous donation from former Council Chairman Dr Tong Tin-sun in support of the “Dr. and Mrs. T. S. Tong Prize” and the “LU Entrepreneurship Fund”. The Dr. and Mrs. T. S. Tong Prize aims at commending outstanding graduands from the LEO Dr David P. Chan Data Science Undergraduate Programme, while the LU Entrepreneurship Fund will provide seed funds and professional support to students and alumni to establish their start-ups.
Photo: (from left) Mr Patrick Wong, Chairman of Lingnan Education Organization, Dr David P. Chan, Chairman of the Court, Mrs Tong Tin-sun, Dr Tong Tin-sun and President Leonard K Cheng.
In appreciation of Dr Tong’s support, a conference chamber on the ground floor of the Wong Administration Building is named “Dr. and Mrs. T. S. Tong Conference Chamber”. The Naming Ceremony, officiated by Dr and Mrs Tong and President Leonard K Cheng, was held on 30 June 2021.
Lingnan also received a generous support from finance professionals and The Institute of Securities Dealers Charitable Foundation in establishing 10 scholarship schemes in 2020/21. A total of 16 students were awarded for their outstanding academic performance.
The new scholarship schemes include:
Alex Au Scholarship
Fanny Fong Scholarship
Fonia Wong Scholarship
Lee Ho Tak Scholarship
Oscar Choi Scholarship
Scholarships for Excellence in Adversity
The Institute of Securities Dealers Charitable Foundation Scholarships
Walter Chang Scholarship
Will Chung Scholarship