WOU Chancellor's Scholarship Fund Launch in conjunction with "Road to Dawn" preview

A financial support programme to help needy and deserving students to pursue further education implemented under an umbrella fund called the Chancellor’s Scholarship Fund was launched at the Golden Screen Cinemas, Gurney Plaza. 

WOU had the honour of having Energy, Water and Communications Minister Dato’ Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik, who is also WOU’s Council Chairman, to launch the scholarship fund. The programme aims to provide grants to financially strapped students who are determined and able to achieve academic excellence.

(From left): Tan Sri Emeritus Prof Gajaraj Dhanarajan, Dr Lim, Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu, Penang Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon and Dato' Seri Stephen Yeap.

(From left): Tan Sri Emeritus Prof Gajaraj Dhanarajan, Dr Lim, Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu, Penang Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon and Dato' Seri Stephen Yeap.

Dr Lim makes his way up to the cinema hall.

Dr Lim makes his way up to the cinema hall.

Dr Lim gives his speech to launch the fund.

Dr Lim gives his speech to launch the fund.

The launch was promptly held soon after the screening of the internationally-acclaimed movie, Road to Dawn, which is based on the life of Dr Sun Yat Sen, Father of Modern China, during his stay in Penang in the early 1900s.

Guests mingle before the preview of the movie Road to Dawn.

Guests mingle before the preview of the movie Road to Dawn.

Deputy Information Minister Dato' Seri Chia Kwang Chye talks about the movie with WOU Chancellor Tun Dr Limwhile state assemblywoman Ng Siew Lai looks on.

Deputy Information Minister Dato' Seri Chia Kwang Chye talks about the movie with WOU Chancellor Tun Dr Limwhile state assemblywoman Ng Siew Lai looks on.