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“Panasonic Sports Scholarship Programme” jointly presented by Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and Shun Hing Group

29.01.2013

Panasonic Sports Scholarship Programme (Scholarship Programme) is jointly organized by the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and the Shun Hing Group.  Shun Hing Group is the sole agent of Panasonic products in Hong Kong and Macau and is a keen supporter of sports activities. Panasonic is also The Olympic Partner (TOP) and is always fulfilling its corporate social responsibility.

Shun Hing Group will sponsor a grand total of HK$ 1.5 million to the Scholarship Programme. The aim of the Scholarship Programme is to assist athletes in Hong Kong to be better prepared and strive for best results in the Incheon 2014 Asian Games in South Korea. Hong Kong athletes who are practising an Asian Games Sports are eligible to apply through the nomination by respective NSAs. Ten athletes will be selected and each athlete will receive a total of HK$ 150,000 to be utilized as the discretion of each qualified athletes e.g. access to appropriate training facilities, to specialize coaching service in the relevant sporting discipline and to regular medical and scientific assistance.

This scholarship will last for 18 months within the period between May 2013 and October 2014.  The Awardees list will be announced in April 2013.
 
Last but not least, the Federation would like to take this opportunity to express its heartfelt thanks to Shun Hing Group for their generous support.

Issued by: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China
Date: 29 January 2013