In memory of his late wife Mrs. Catherine SW Chan-Kwok, Dr. CHAN Chok-wan has donated HK$200,000 to the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) to set up an endowment fund. The annual payout will be used to subsidize one or two undergraduate or postgraduate student(s) to conduct humanitarian field work of CCOUC every year. The award is named in memory of his late wife, Mrs Catherine Chan-Kwok.
Name of the Award
Mrs Catherine SW Chan-Kwok Prize in Humanitarian Field Work
Value of the Award
The value of the prize depends on the annual payout return of the HK$200,000 endowment fund and is capped at HK$8,000. A maximum of two prizes can be awarded in case two applicants are very close, and the prize will be equally divided among the two. No award will be granted if there is no suitable candidate.
To be eligible, the applicant must:
have joined a field work arranged by CCOUC when he/she was a full-time or part-time undergraduate or postgraduate student of the CUHK Faculty of Medicine in the 12 months before the commencement date of application;
be passionate about humanitarian field work; and
submit to CCOUC the following documents by email:
A typed up-to-date resume in English;
A reflection on the humanitarian field work of CCOUC participated within the 12 months before the commencement date of application, in English and of no more than 500 words in MS Word format;
A recommendation letter from a referee; and
Three photographs (total file size no larger than 10MB in JPEG format) taken in the above field work, each photo with English caption of no longer than 30 words in MS Word format. By submitting the application, the applicants thereby grant CCOUC and the Centre for Global Health (CGH) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong the right to use these photos for research, education and publicity purposes.
The award is open for application until 12 October 2015.
Applications should be made to CCOUC, Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine by emailing the required documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Announcement of Results: Applicants will be informed of the results by mid November via CU webmail.
Ms. Gloria Chan
Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC)
Room 308, 3/F, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories
Direct line: +852 2252 8468
Fax: +852 2647 6547