The American Chamber of Commerce Charitable Foundation Lyn Edinger U.S. Studies Scholarship

AmCham Charitable Foundation is proud to announce the annual Lyn Edinger U.S. Studies Scholarship. The Scholarship is available to a qualified graduate of a secondary school in Hong Kong to pursue studies at a U.S. university.

The Award

One (1) one-time scholarship award of HK$24,000 for a secondary school graduate from Hong Kong to pursue undergraduate study at a U.S. college or university.

Eligibility Requirements

Students must fulfill ALL of the following criteria to apply:

  1. Hold permanent residency in Hong Kong.
  2. Have received six years of continuous education in a secondary school in Hong Kong.
  3. Be enrolled now as a full-time student in Secondary 6 of a Hong Kong school for the year 2017-2018.
  4. Have successfully gained admission to an undergraduate degree program at a U.S. four-year college or university as a first-year student in the fall of 2018.

Download Application (DOC, 164 KB)

The completed application form and supporting documents should be submitted together, by mail, directly to the Institute of International Education at:

AmCham Charitable Foundation 2017 / 2018 Lyn Edinger U.S. Studies Scholarship

Institute of International Education
Room 1905, 19/F, 69 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

All application materials must be received by April 25, 2018, to receive full consideration. The scholarship recipient will be announced in May or June 2018.

Past Scholarship Recipients:

2017 – Yashvardhan Mehra Bardoloi (Hong Kong International School), Ng Hong Yu (Diocesan Girls’ School), Kristen Lam (German Swiss International School), Chan Chun Nok Anderson (Diocesan Boys’ School)

2016 - Jeffrey Ding (Hong Kong International School), Kang Jimin (Chinese International School), Wong Lok Sze, Laurice (Diocesan Girls School)

2015 - Wang Yun Yi (Chinese International School), Chan Won Yunn, Celeste (German Swiss International School), Huang May Hung Ying (Chinese International School)

2014 - Ho Sik Suen, Rosemarie (Baptist Lui Ming Choi Secondary School), Edward Tian (Hong Kong International School), Lam Ying Kwan Canny (St Paul's Co-Educational College)

2013 - Tse King Yan, Elizabeth (Chinese International School), Lee Ho Lun, Kenneth (Chinese International School), Ip Long (Wan Yan College Hong Kong)

2012 - Michelle Ko (St Paul's Co-Educational College)

2011 - Cheng Lok Kwan, Laurelle (King George V School), Lo Man Chuen, Adrian (Li Po Chun United World College), Lu Kay Yan (Chinese International School)

2010 - Andrew Boyce (Chinese International School), Vivian Tsang (St. Stephen's Girls' College), Zoe Wu (Li Po Chun United World College)

2009 - Yang Yung Yung (St. Paul’s Co-educational College)

2008 - Eunice Chow (Hong Kong International School) 

2007 - Fung Yue Kwong (Li Po Chun United World College) 

2006 - Chau Yuen Kit (Queen's College)

2005 - Derek Ho (Queen's College)

2004 - Stephanie Kwong (St. Paul's Convent School)

2003 - Vincent Woo (Wah Yan College, Kowloon)

2002 - Dennis Ho (La Salle College)