The ISF Academy Awards - 2015/16

Scholarships

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Academic Scholarships

To strive for excellence, The Independent Schools Foundation Academy has established The ISF Academy Academic Scholarships for Secondary students. Scholarship recipients should consistently produce exemplary work and attain academic excellence in both achievement and commitment to learning. Recipients must also demonstrate exemplary conduct, uphold the founding philosophies of the school and adopt a leadership role, particularly in the more senior years. Scholarship recipients receive a 50% remission of the annual tuition each year for their remaining years as students of The ISF Academy subject to an annual review.

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Special Talent Scholarships

To encourage excellence in non-academic pursuits, The Independent Schools Foundation Academy has established The ISF Academy Special Talent Scholarships for Secondary students. Scholarship recipients need to actively participate and excel in competitions and exhibitions for their chosen talent. Recipients must also demonstrate exemplary conduct, be of good academic standing, uphold the founding philosophies of the school and adopt leadership roles, particularly in the more senior years. Scholarship recipients receive a 50% remission of the annual tuition each year, including an annual competition allowance, for their remaining years as students of The ISF Academy subject to an annual review.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) Scholarships

The Board of Governors of The ISF Academy has established The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Scholarships (The IBDP Scholarships) to encourage academic excellence in the final two years of Secondary school.

The Amy Li Chong Yuet-Ming Scholarship for University Students

These are awarded to a maximum of three Grade 12 graduates who exhibit academic excellence, commitment to learning, proven leadership skills, and service to the Academy and the community. The recipients should also demonstrate qualities and conduct that reflect the ethos of the Eight Virtues + One and serve as role models to others. A maximum allowance of HK$500,000 will be granted over the course of the undergraduate degree. The allowance may be used to cover tuition, board and lodging expenses.

Year End Awards

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Principal’s Award

These are awarded annually to students demonstrating a positive attitude toward school and learning. It is as simple as this: “The ISF Academy is a better place because you are here!” Recipients of the award are of good academic standing, and are positive, cheerful, enthusiastic, passionate about learning, self-motivated, motivational and positive with others, keen on self-improvement and demonstrate exemplary conduct. One prize will be given to each of the Primary, MYP and DP students.

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Founders’ Cup

These are awarded annually to students demonstrating the most outstanding academic and personal development excellence. In addition, the recipients should excel in leadership skills and in conduct. One prize will be given to the Primary School, and in the Secondary School at MYP and DP.

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Spirit Prize

These are awarded annually to students who personify The ISF Academy's vision. Qualities that the recipients need to show are leadership, excellence in student development activities, community service spirit, team work and high moral standards. The recipients are also personally balanced, socially adept, morally astute, civic minded, environmentally conscious and exhibit exemplary conduct. One prize each will be given to the Primary School and the Secondary School.

The Professor Charles Kao Award for Innovation and Enterprise

These are awarded annually to students demonstrating and producing an endeavor that shows innovation and creativity. The recipient must also be community minded, non-materialistic, have respect for education, be an independent thinker, and a humanitarian, and exhibit commitment to growth in a chosen area. An award will be given to a student from Grade 3 to 5, and the Secondary School.

The Lawrence Cheung Tse Soon Prize for Science and Technology

This is awarded annually to a student from the Secondary School who, in the field of Science and Technology, consistently reflects and improves upon each piece of project work; offers guidance to peers and willingly shares the findings with others in an honest and respectful attitude. In Technology, the recipient challenges existing concepts to develop unique and innovative designs and solutions. In Science, the recipient demonstrates an inquiring mind and curiosity about science and the natural world including expertise in scientific inquiry and methodology and shows an understanding of the interdependence of science, technology and society, including the benefits, limitations and implications imposed by social, economic, political, environmental, cultural and ethical factors. The recipient must demonstrate exemplary
conduct and be of good academic standing.

The S.K. & Margaret Wong Prize for Community Service

This is awarded annually to a student who personifies the qualities of giving, compassion, community, and innovation to help others. Qualities that the recipient have to show are being caring, compassionate, community minded, innovative, community service driven, communicative with leadership characteristics, socially adept, morally astute and civic minded. The recipient must also demonstrate exemplary conduct and be of good academic standing. One prize will be given to a student from the Secondary School.

The S.K. & Margaret Wong Award for Sports Achievement and Sportsmanship

This is awarded annually to a student demonstrating the most outstanding sporting achievement and sportsmanship. The recipient must have represented the school and been placed as one of the top three in the Hong Kong South Sporting Competitions or top eight in the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation Competitions. The recipient must also demonstrate leadership, teamwork, exemplary conduct as well as be of good academic standing. An award will be given to the Secondary School.

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Primary School Award for Sporting Achievements and Sportsmanship

These two prizes are awarded annually to a male student and a female student from Grade 3 to 5 demonstrating outstanding sporting achievement and sportsmanship. The recipients must be placed as one of the top eight competitors from a national or official sports association such as The Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation. The recipients must also demonstrate qualities such as leadership and teamwork and demonstrate strong personal character and exemplary conduct. The recipients’ Commitment to Learning as indicated on the school report cards will also be taken into consideration.

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy House Cup

This is awarded annually to the House in Secondary School that has earned the most points over the academic year in Inter-House competitions and programs.

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Academic Scholarships

WONG Vanessa Chun Sze (Grade 7 Fire)

DAVIS Ramsay (Grade 7 Wood)

LI Shangqing (Freya) (Grade 7Wood)

CHENG Brian Han Chen  (Grade 8 Fire)

SIM Sui Ning  (Grade 9 Water)

LAM Yat Chun (Oxlip) (Grade 9 Earth)

FIFER Sophie Eloise  (Grade 9 Wood)

NG Ernest Yuheen  (Grade 10 Water)

HO Jessica  (Grade 10 Earth)

KAM Yui Kan Karie (Grade 10 Wood)

MAK Mei Sui Adeline  (Grade 11 Metal)

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Special Talent Scholarships

CHENG Miriam Min-Chen  (Grade 6 Fire)

WONG Cheuk Yiu Michelle (Grade 7 Water)

CHAN Bo Kei Chloe (Grade 7 Water)

LAM Aimee Hang Yu (Grade 7 Wood)

SAUNDERS Jade Rose  (Grade 8 Fire)

LAU Cheuk Hang Marco (Grade 8 Fire)

ORR Keeley Sara Wing Ting (Grade 9 Earth)

CHEUNG Yu Hin  (Grade 9 Metal)

XIE Kun Yi (Queenie)  (Grade 9 Earth)

CHENG Hao Chen (Grade 10 Fire)

FUNG Emma  (Grade 10 Wood)

LAU Kin Ting Astin (Grade 11 Wood)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) Scholarships

ZHANG Tian Nuo Tiffany (Grade 10 Wood)

NG Cynthia Bo Huen (Grade 11 Earth)

The Amy Li Chong Yuet-Ming Scholarship for University Students

LU Mark Guan Ming  (Grade 12 Fire)

LU Matthew Guan Xi (Grade 12 Fire)

CHAN Song Lian Katherine  (Grade 12 Earth)

Year End Awards 2015/16

Primary School:

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Founders’ Cup

SUN Hanna Derun (Grade 5 Zhi)

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Principal’s Award

CHEN Jason (Grade 4 Ping)

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Spirit Prize

PROCTOR May Lee (Grade 5 Zhi)

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Primary School Award for Sporting Achievements and Sportsmanship

SAUNDERS Sienna (Grade 4 Zhong)           HUI Lap Yin Bryan (Grade 5 Li)           CHEUNG Eren Matthew (Grade 4 Li)

Secondary School:

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Founders’ Cup

DP: NG Cynthia Bo Huen (Grade 11 Earth)

MYP: LIU Sophie Alvynia (Grade 8 Earth)

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Principal’s Award

DP: NG Ka Ying (Rachel) (Grade 11 Metal)

MYP: LEUNG Hoi Yan (Holly) (Grade 10 Wood)

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Spirit Prize

CHAN Tin (Grade 10 Water)

The S.K. & Margaret Wong Prize for Community Service

CHEUNG Rhys Chi Yin (Grade 9 Metal)

The Professor Charles Kao Award for Innovation and Enterprise

LAM Hoi Man (Kevin) (Grade 11 Wood)

The Lawrence Cheung Tse Soon Prize for Science and Technology

YU Si Yeung (Samson) (Grade 10 Earth)

The S.K. & Margaret Wong Award for Sports Achievement and Sportsmanship

FUNG Emma (Grade 10 Wood)

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy House Cup

Wood House

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