Deutsche Bank – CareER Born to Be Scholarship Programme 2020

Deutsche Bank – CareER Born to Be Scholarship Programme 2020

 

 

Deutsche Bank – CareER Born to Be Scholarship Programme is set up to give recognition to students with disabilities / special educational needs (SENs) in the pursuit of excellence in participating in community services and commitment to the community, achievement in extra-curricular activities and their willingness to challenge themselves to experience new exposure. It is expected that their employment opportunities can be greatly enhanced upon the completion of the Programme. Academic Achievement is not the main focus in terms of selection criteria.

Objectives

  • To empower the beneficiaries with more exposure in the community
  • To allow the beneficiaries to have a chance to learn about employment situations
  • To support the awardees to experience the post-secondary situation and workplace / pursue continuous training and studies to enhance the employment opportunity
  • To support the beneficiaries to acquire assistive equipment and technology to support their employment

Program Highlights

 

Awards

There will be 5 scholarship offers with the amount of HKD 20,000 for each awardee. (They will be awarded HKD 10,000 in the Award Ceremony; and the rest will be distributed to the awardees as long as they can show significant progress of achieving their career development mentioned in the interview or application by the end of the programme.)

Deutsche Bank Summer Internship Programme

There will be 2 out of 5 of the awardees will be selected to participate in the summer internship programme. The internship will commence in mid-June and will last about 6 weeks. Deutsche Bank and CareER reserve the right of any final decision.

6-month Mentorship Programme

Each awardee will have one designated alumni as mentor, mentor and mentee will be matched in accordance with their disability/ disabilities / SENs and their career interests.

The mentorship programme includes: Lunch and learn sessions with guest speakers from various sectors including entrepreneurs and business leaders (CareER will arrange the speakers) and meetings with the mentors.

Requirements

  • Any students and graduates aged 24 or younger with disabilities / SENs regardless of race;
  • Eligible Hong Kong Permanent Resident holding a valid Hong Kong Identity Card.

*The applicant should not be an affiliate / family member of any Deutsche Bank employee.

Application

Applicant is required to complete the application form and enclose the following documents:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (not exceeding 2 pages) in English;
  2. A copy of valid Student Card issued by your school; or
  3. A copy of the Graduate Certificate (for graduates applicants)

Applicant is also required to enclose any one of the following proofs in the application:

  1. A copy of letter on your condition issued by the Department of Health or Hospital Authority (or under exceptional circumstances by a registered medical practitioner from private sector or from private hospital) ;or
  2. A copy of the Registration Card for People with Disabilities issued by Labour and Welfare Bureau ;or
  3. A copy of letter of entitling to Disability Allowance by the Social Welfare Department

Interested participants please fill in the application form below with the requested documents and email to scholarship@career.org.hk on or before 24 April 2020.

For any enquiries, please contact Ms. Florence Chan or Ms. Michelle Mong at 3844 6363 or email to scholarship@career.org.hk.

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