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Scholarship Encourages Students to Become Social Workers
Five fresh graduates of Higher Diploma in Social Work, namely Choi Chiu-ting, Lau Hok-yin, Shek Pui-fun, So Lai-ching, and Yim Wing-hing, won the Guiding Star Scholarship Award 2017/18 in recognition of their outstanding academic performance at HKCC and commitment to the community.

Sponsored by Drs. Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation and administered by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, the scholarship aims to encourage young people with community spirit to devote themselves to the helping profession of social work.

This year, 20 sub-degree social work students won the award. They each received a grant of HK$30,000 and a certificate at the presentation ceremony on 27 June 2018.