Reaching Out Award 2021/22 Now Open for Application

Wu Yee Sun College full-time undergraduate students are now invited to apply for the Reaching Out Award 2021/22 (ROA) offered by the HKSAR Government. These awards, in the amount of HK$10,000 each, aim to support students to participate in events/competitions (e.g. conferences/forums/workshops/seminars/training camps/competitions/service projects etc.), internships or placements (credit-bearing/non-credit bearing), field/study trips or courses (e.g. foreign language immersion programmes/academic exchange programmes etc.) which are conducted outside Hong Kong in 2021/22 academic year (1 Sep 2021 – 31 Aug 2022).

Selection Criteria:

  • Applicants should be full-time undergraduate students
  • The outreaching activities should be conducted outside Hong Kong, either organized or endorsed by the university
  • No restriction on the duration of the outreaching activities but must take place during 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022
  • Year 1 applicants must have good academic results during secondary education and in public examinations; Year 2 or above applicants must have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above up to the summer session of 2020/21 academic year (if cumulative GPA is not available, a GPA equivalent of 3.0 or above in 2020/21 academic year is required)
  • Preference is given to local students
  • Financial need may also be considered
  • Students can only be awarded once throughout the entire study programme
  • Applicants can apply for ONE activity only
  • Each ROA awardee is required to submit a reflection report within one month of completion of the outreaching activity following the Guidelines and Templates provided by the Education Bureau

Documents Required (Printed on both sides):

  • A completed Resume Form for this year (Printed on both sides; The resume form should be typed and signed. Handwritten form will NOT be accepted; E-signature is acceptable but simply typing the name in the signature field is not acceptable)
  • For Year 1 applicants: copies of public examination reports (e.g. HKDSE, IB, GCE etc.)
  • For Year 2 or above applicants: unofficial transcript downloaded from CUSIS (issued date on or after 1 October 2021) on current programme up to academic year 2020/21, including summer term (if any); Copies of academic transcripts with Explanation Notes of Grading System on an Exchange Programme (if any)
  • Information of the outreaching activity issued by the organizer (e.g. poster, leaflet, email etc.) if it is not available on the web (Proof on successful admission / enrolment into the outreach activity for those nominees who have successfully been admitted / enrolled into the said activity)
  • A Reflection Report if the nominee has already completed the outreaching activity at the time of application

Interested students please submit the above documents by email to or in person to College Office (G03, East Block, Wu Yee Sun College), as well as uploading the Resume Form to the designated location on or before 5:00pm, Tuesday, 8 February 2022. Incomplete forms and late applications will not be accepted. Successful applicants will receive notification via CUHK @link email by the end of May 2022.

Enquiries: Ms Yiu ( / 3943 3936)