VTC Calendar 2022-23

Part 3 59 MEMBER INSTITUTIONS, SUPPORT UNITS AND SERVICES D. Scholarships / Subsidy Schemes to Encourage Out-reaching Participation Mr Yeung Kai-yin Memorial Scholarship 3.101 This scholarship enables needy students to participate in study visits and overseas exchange programmes to broaden their exposure and enhance their holistic development. Each student is awarded up to HK$10,000 to subsidise their proposed visits. The HKSAR Government Subsidy Schemes for Exchange Activities for Post-secondary Students 3.102 Introduced by the Government, the schemes aim to subsidise students in undertaking outbound exchange activities, so as to nurture them with international outlook, good communication skills and abilities to thrive in a multi-cultural environment. The schemes are applicable to local and non-local students (for Mainland exchange activities only) enrolled in full- time HD and degree programmes. Subsidy amount varies according to the destination and duration of the exchange activity and the level of means- tested student financial assistance (applicable to means-tested subsidy schemes). Students with financial needs can apply for means-tested schemes with a higher subsidy amount. Hong Kong Furniture and Decoration Trade Association Scholarship 3.103 This scholarship supports outstanding furniture-related design students for a semester-based study in one of our partner design institutes overseas. The scholarship provides them with invaluable opportunities to enrich their international and cultural exposure as well as design knowledge. A-Fontane International Exchange Scholarship 3.104 This scholarship supports full-time HD students of IVE and HKDI to join an exchange programme or industrial attachment in a renowned organisation/institution outside Hong Kong from one month up to one semester.