Student Awards


Dr. Stephen S.F. Hui Prizes in Geography

The family members of Dr Stephen S.F. Hui have offered to donate the following categories of prizes to the undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Department of Geography:

  • Best Year 1 Geographer
  • Best Year 2 Geographer
  • Best Year 3 Geographer
  • Best Year 4 Geographer
  • Best Overseas Field Report
  • Outstanding M.Phil. RPG Thesis
  • Outstanding Ph.D. RPG Thesis

Hui Oi-Chow Prize in Geography

The Prize shall be awarded to a final year Geography major undergraduate student who has achieved the highest aggregate mark based on the best 60 credits of Advanced Geography courses taken in the geography curriculum.

Maisie Choa Geography Prize

The Prize shall be awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Geography and/or Urban Governance to support their overseas field trips, for example in the Capstone Experience.  A total of two awards shall be made annually to students in their final year of study after participation in the overseas field trips.

Stewart Richards Memorial Prize for Best U.K. Field Trip Performance

The Prize shall be awarded annually to a maximum of two final year students who major in Geography and have participated in the U.K. field trip. The selection of the awardee(s) shall be made on the basis of performance in the U.K. field trip and the quality of the field trip report.

T.N. Chiu Memorial Prize for Best Geography Dissertation

The Prize shall be awarded to a final year undergraduate student majoring in Geography who has completed a minimum of 54 credits of Advanced courses in the geography curriculum, on the examination result of the 12-credit course "Honors Dissertation".

The Royal Geographical Society – Hong Kong Scholarship

This Scholarship is available to either undergraduate students in the Department of Geography who are undertaking dissertation work relating to Greater China (including Hong Kong), preferably of an applied nature, or postgraduate students who are undertaking dissertation work in the taught master programme entitled “MA in China Development Studies”.