HKBU receives HK$3 million donation from Mr. Alan Chan and Ms. Donna Chan to establish scholarship

17 January 2023
 Mr. Alan Chan (left) and Ms. Donna Chan (centre) presented the cheque to Prof. Alexander Wai

HKBU has received a generous donation of HK$3 million from Mr. Alan Chan and Ms. Donna Chan, Executive Directors of the Tiger Enterprise Corporation, for the establishment of the “Alan and Donna Chan’s Care Foundation First-Generation University Student Scholarship”, which will support eight first-generation university students at HKBU each year to participate in outside-of-classroom learning activities.

In appreciation of the beneficence of the Foundation, a cheque presentation ceremony was held on 17 January 2023. Officiating at the ceremony were Mr. Alan Chan, Ms. Donna Chan and Professor Alexander Wai, JP, President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU. Other guests attending the ceremony included Mr. Anthony Chan, Honorary Permanent President of the HKBU Foundation and Chairman of the Chan Hon Yin Couple Charity Trust, and his wife, Ms. Cindy Chin; Dr. Tommy Lee and Ms. Jacqueline Cheng; as well as HKBU representatives Dr. Albert Chau, Vice-President (Teaching and Learning); Ms. Christine Chow, Vice-President (Administration) and Secretary; Professor Henry Fock, Director of Student Affairs; and Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of the University Advancement Office and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation.

At the ceremony, Professor Wai expressed his heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Alan Chan and Ms. Donna Chan, the third-generation leaders of the family-owned Tiger Enterprise Corporation. Mr. Alan Chan is also a member of the Young Entrepreneur Committee of the HKBU Foundation, while his father Mr. Anthony Chan serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the HKBU Foundation, to offer their wise counsel on the University’s strategic development.

This scholarship has been established to provide first-generation local undergraduates at HKBU with financial assistance and guidance to help them expand their participation in diverse outside-of-classroom learning activities, which are essential for their future career exploration and whole person development.

 Guests attending the cheque presentation ceremony included (from left)
Prof. Henry Fock, Dr. Albert Chau, Dr. Tommy Lee, Ms. Donna Chan,
Prof. Alexander Wai, Mr. Anthony Chan, Ms. Cindy Chin, Mr. Alan Chan,
Ms. Jacqueline Cheng, Ms. Christine Chow and Mrs. Lily Chan