Harmony Scholarships Scheme

Background

The Harmony Scholarships Scheme was first launched in the academic year 2003/04 to recognise students’ participation in school and community services (particularly activities promoting racial harmony), their academic results and conduct.

Harmony Scholarships Scheme 2021/22

The Home Affairs Department is inviting schools enrolled with 30 or more non-Chinese speaking students to join the Harmony Scholarships Scheme 2021/22.

Scholarships valued at $1,000 and $2,000 each will be awarded respectively to primary and secondary school students nominated by their schools. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR, ten outstanding awards valued at $2,500 each will be offered to selected nominee in recognition of their outstanding contribution in promotion of racial harmony. Please refer to scheme details for information.

Schools interested in joining the Scheme are requested to complete and submit the nomination form to us by 14 January 2022.

For enquiries, please contact Miss Kelly HO at 2835 1463.

Harmony Scholarships Scheme 2020/21

A total of 376 scholarships were awarded to students from 85 schools, comprising 165 students from 43 primary schools and 211 students from 42 secondary schools. [Awardee list]

Adventure-based Training Day Camp

Around 30 awardees of the Harmony Scholarships Scheme 2019/20 and 2020/21 participated in the Adventure-based Training Day Camp on 24 October 2021. Awardees from different schools cooperated to complete different challenges and share their experiences in promoting racial harmony in school.

Harmony Scholarships Scheme 2019/20

A total of 383 scholarships were awarded to students from 82 schools, comprising 155 students from 41 primary schools and 228 students from 41 secondary schools.

Harmony Scholarships Scheme 2018/19

A total of 373 scholarships were awarded to students from 81 schools, comprising 149 students from 40 primary schools and 224 students from 41 secondary schools.

Harmony Tree Planting Tour

Nearly 100 awardees of the Harmony Scholarships Scheme 2018/19 and their parents participated in the Harmony Tree Planting Tour on 14 April 2019. It was a great opportunity to connect the ethnic minorities with the community.

Harmony Scholarships Scheme 2017/18

A total of 352 scholarships were awarded to students from 79 schools, comprising 152 students from 41 primary schools and 200 students from 38 secondary schools.

Harmony Scholarships Scheme 2016/17

A total of 332 scholarships were awarded to students from 73 schools, comprising 154 students from 41 primary schools and 178 students from 32 secondary schools.