Wednesday, October 14, 2015   

Screening to be set for scholarship applications
(01-16 18:10)

The Secretary for Education, Eddie Ng Hak-kim, has said that a committee will be set up to screen applications for a new overseas scholarship program to make sure students who benefit from it will return to Hong Kong and contribute to the community.
The program -- proposed by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in his Policy Address on Wednesday -- would finance 100 outstanding students each year to study in renowned universities outside Hong Kong.
Ng said on Thursday that the committee will comprise of experienced academics and business leaders. --RTHK   
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