Ambrose Kwok-Yau Lee of SDU '62 Awards Of University of Prince Edward Island - 2019 Tuition Fees Waiver5 months ago - Uncategorized - Charlottetown - 39 views Tuition Fees: Yes Accommodation: No Travel Expense: No Monthly Stipend: No
Current 3rd Year
|Occasion:||Deans' Academic Honours and Awards Night|
|Process:||Selected by the Scholarships and Awards Committee|
|Description:||Awarded to the student with the second-highest standing in the third year of the Arts program proceeding to fourth year.|
|Background:||These awards were created by Mr. Ambrose Kwok-Yau Lee (B.Sc. 1962, SDU) with a series of generous gifts to theUniversity of Prince Edward Island. Mr. Lee came to Prince Edward Island in 1958 to further his education. Hediscovered many friendships and developed lasting memories. After pursuing further education in Canada, Mr.Lee returned to Hong Kong where he still resides. Through the years, he has maintained contact with UPEI andhis classmates.|
The university traces its roots back to 1804, when Lt. Governor Edmund Fanning and the Legislative Council of Prince Edward Island called for the establishment of Kent College. By 1820, the first Kent College building, known as "the National School", or James Breading's School was erected. Later succeeded by Central Academy, which received a Royal Charter in 1834.