Student Awards

Mrs Choi Ma Oi Kuen Public Service Leadership Award

The Public Service Leadership Program aims at developing students' leadership skills and sense of social commitment through trainings and leading of social service projects of their own. Students who are passionate in community engagement with financial need may apply for the Mrs Choi Ma Oi Kuen Public Service Leadership Program Award. The committed awardees will participate in the yearlong Public Service Leadership Program to equip themselves the skills as public service leaders through trainings and diversed exposure in community engagement, such as serving as an intern in an NGO and initiating and leading a local service project with meaningful community impact that engages other HKUST students.

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REDbird Award Program

The REDbird Award Program is a holistic student development program that aims to foster the desirable attributes of Respectful, Energetic, Diverse, bright, innovative, responsive, diligent and dependable in its participants through action-learning. The REDbird Award recognizes the value of well-rounded personal development and is given to members who have demonstrated their learning progress, their REDbird attributes, as well as their contribution to UST student life and the community through service learning.

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Roy To Community Service Award

An HKUST graduate in 2005, Mr Roy To committed his life to serving underprivileged people in Hong Kong, mainland China and other parts of the world. He passed away in a traffic accident on a service trip to Inner Mongolia in 2008. With an aim to recognize HKUST students with exceptional contribution to community service, the Award is presented every year to the full-time UG or PG student who best exemplifies the service spirit of the late Mr To.

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HKUST Alumni Endowment Fund Community Service Award

A group of alumni who had rewarding experiences in servicing would like to encourage more students to get involved and care about the society and people around. Thus, they have donated to the Alumni Endowment Fund and would like to use the interest income of the fund to honor students who have demonstrated strong commitment and leadership in volunteer services and contributed to the community with proven track records. The award will be presented every year to a maximum of two HKUST students.

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Dean's Service Awards by Business School

The Dean's Service Awards are given to encourage and recognize students who wholeheartedly engage in community service on or beyond the campus community. Each year the Business School (SBM) grants a maximum of 10 Dean's Service Awards to SBM students who have proven record in the provision of services on or beyond the campus community, and have demonstrable record of leadership and organizational abilities.

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An HKUST student teaching a child how to avoid drugs in an anti-drug carnival

Elders showing their drawing finished under guidance of REDbird members