Great Eagle Group Launches Scholarship Programmes with HKUST and CityU
Pledging to Cultivate a New Generation of Sustainable Development Talent
(26 April 2023, Hong Kong) – Great Eagle Group is pleased to announce the launch of two undergraduate scholarship programmes with The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and City University of Hong Kong (CityU). The scholarships will nurture local talent in the fields of sustainable development, environmental management, and energy science.
Great Eagle Group recently signed an agreement with HKUST and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CityU to establish the scholarship programmes. The Group has pledged to donate HK$1 million to each university, totaling HK$2 million, to establish the “Great Eagle Group Scholarship” at the Division of Environment and Sustainability at HKUST and the School of Energy and Environment at CityU. Forty scholarships of HK$25,000 each will be given out at each university in the coming years, commencing from the 2022/2023 academic year. The scholarships will be granted to students in the fields of sustainable development, environment and energy.
Mr. Alexander Lo, Executive Director of Great Eagle Holdings Limited, said, “This year marks the Great Eagle Group’s 60th anniversary, and we are delighted to launch the scholarship programmes at this significant milestone. The programmes give recognition to students with outstanding academic achievements to support their pursuits. The Group places great importance on sustainable development. The programmes reflect our commitment to cultivating talent in the industries, also providing young people with opportunities, to empower them to develop their potential and shape a sustainable future together.”
Professor Jimmy Fung, Associate Provost (Teaching & Learning) of HKUST, said, “We are pleased to collaborate with Great Eagle Group, who share the same vision with us in bringing sustainability to the future generations. With the Group’s generosity, together we will groom tomorrow’s leaders with a strong sense of environmental responsibility and a dedication to sustainable development in Hong Kong, the region and the world.”
Professor Matthew Lee, Vice-President (Development & External Relations) of CityU, said, “CityU is committed to promoting sustainability on campus and beyond. We are delighted to join hands with the Great Eagle Group to nurture a new generation of energy professionals and promote sustainable development. Together we will bring positive impacts to our society and the world at large.”
Mr. Alexander Lo, Executive Director of Great Eagle Holdings Limited (4th from right), Dr. Amie Lai, General Manager, Sustainability of Great Eagle Holdings Limited (3rd from right), Professor Jimmy Fung, Associate Provost (Teaching & Learning) of HKUST (3rd from left), Professor Huamin Qu, Director of Interdisciplinary Programs Office of HKUST (2nd from left), Professor Alexis Lau, Head of Division of Environment and Sustainability of HKUST (4th from left), Professor Arthur Lau, Associate Director (Undergraduate Studies) of Interdisciplinary Programs Office and Program Director of Environmental Management and Technology Program of HKUST (1st from left) and representatives at the “Great Eagle Group Scholarship” agreement signing ceremony.
Mr. Alexander Lo, Executive Director of Great Eagle Holdings Limited (2nd from right), Dr. Amie Lai, General Manager, Sustainability of Great Eagle Holdings Limited (1st from left), Professor Matthew Lee, Vice-President (Development & External Relations) of CityU (1st from right) and Professor Chen Guohua, Dean and Chair Professor of Smart Energy Conversion and Storage, School of Energy and Environment of CityU (2nd from left) attend the “Great Eagle Group Scholarship” MoU signing ceremony.