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Rhodes Scholarship

Schwarzman Scholars plan raises doubts over Beijing interference

Stephen Schwarzman is already renowned in the global financial community for Blackstone, the investment firm the American co-founded in 1985. He will also be remembered now as a good friend of China, after his launch of a US$300 million scholarship programme dedicated to the world's No 2 economy.

Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 7:04am 1 comment

Billionaire Schwarzman to give US$100m to fund China scholarships

Blackstone Group Chairman Stephen Schwarzman has agreed to give US$100 million for a programme that will fund the studies of graduate students in China, similar to the Rhodes Scholarships program.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Easing the financial burden

With the global financial system still in a shaky state, many professionals continue to turn to postgraduate study to boost their prospects, despite some improvement in the Hong Kong economy.

20 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Questions over who gets HK Rhodes Scholarships

The Rhodes Scholarship is one of the world's most prestigious international study awards; recipients include former US president Bill Clinton, astronomer Edwin Hubble and Australian Nobel Laureate Howard Florey.

27 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Class Notes

Innovation design to be showcased as technology roadshow tours city

13 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Top graduate wins ticket to Oxford dreams with Rhodes scholarship

A psychology graduate from Chinese University has scooped the prestigious HK$1 million Hong Kong Rhodes Scholarship in the face of competition from 40 outstanding students.

The award will enable Siron Ng Siu-lun, who graduated last month with first class honours, to realise his ambition to take two master's degrees at the University of Oxford within two years.

15 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

China Rhodes scholar artfully fields question

Shelley Zhang Tianyu's mind briefly went blank when a judge for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship asked her to gauge the age of a painting hanging in front of them.

15 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Rhodes study beckons

Applications are being invited for a two-year Rhodes Scholarship for postgraduate studies or a second degree at Oxford University for those 25 or under by October next year. Closing date is September 30. Visit www.cuhk.edu.hk/osa/sfanews.htm

7 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Scholorship deadline

Applications for next year's Rhodes Scholarship will close on September 30. Only one Hong Kong scholar will be chosen for further studies at Oxford University.

2 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Global view crucial, says CUHK scholar

As the SAR's newest Rhodes Scholar, Jade Lai Wing-yu has a decidedly world view.

'I think that eventually I want to go international in terms of the life I lead,' the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) graduate said.

14 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

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