The Fred Hollows Foundation is proud to invite schools to nominate Upper Primary students (P4-P6) who are making a positive difference in their community in the 2017-2018 academic year.
Founder of our Foundation, Professor Fred Hollows, used to say that the greatest attribute of human kind was our ability to help one another. This Award recognises students who reflect this value in their own lives.
The Fred Hollows Humanity Award has recognised more than 750 primary school students in Australia since 2012. We are proud to now bring this award to Hong Kong.
What is the Fred Hollows Humanity Award?
The Award recognises Upper Primary students (P4 – P6) who make a positive difference in their community. It celebrates students who take action to show compassion, integrity and kindness in their everyday lives.
Since 2012, the Award has recognised more than 750 primary school students in Australia. We are proud to bring the award to Hong Kong in 2018.
When are the key dates for the award?
Details for application will be revealed in September 2017. Applications will close on 16, March 2018 and an award ceremony will be held in mid-April.
Who and how can students be nominated?
All P4 – P6 students can join the award. School principals and teachers are encouraged to nominate more than one student.
What are the award criteria?
Students should be able to demonstrate one positive action they have done to the community in the past one year. This should bring positive impacts to the society and demonstrate at least one of the following values upheld by our founder Professor Fred Hollows:
- Help people to help themselves
- Show compassion, integrity and kindness in everyday lives
Be inspired by our 2016 Junior Ambassadors here.
How can students apply for The Award?
Please submit with the application form, 200 words in English or 300 words in Chinese, how the applicants make positive contributions to the community. Please provide related information as proof, such as pictures or referrals, if appropriate.
APPLICATION WILL OPEN IN SEPTEMBER 2017
Please email the nomination form to email@example.com or mail it to:
Room 811, 8/F, Office Plus @Prince Edward, 794-802 Nathan Road, Hong Kong
on or before the submission deadline.
We welcome both individual and group application.
What do award recipients receive?
The award will recognise one Junior Ambassador and four Students of Merit. They will receive a badge as recognition and their schools will also receive a trophy. All participating students will receive a certificate.
Supporting Celebrity: Sammy Leung
Register your interest in the 2018 Award