Ms. Janet Lau Ting Fong, a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Dennis K.P. Ng and Prof. Pui-Chi Lo, has been selected for the award of a Sir Edward Youde Memorial Honorary Fellowship in 2011/12 in its 25th Concert-cum-Prize Presentation Ceremony held on 11thMarch, 2012, in the Hong Kong City Hall. This particular fellowship scheme is supported by The Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund which aims at encouraging and assisting full-time students pursuing postgraduate studies by research.
The Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund was established in 1987 to commemorate the former late Governor Sir Edward Youde. The purpose of the Fund is to provide for and encourage the education of, or research by the people of Hong Kong. During the past years, over 700 CUHK students have been granted different awards under the fund. This year a total of 12 CUHK students were awarded the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships and Scholarships.