“Scholarships for Family Members of Registered Construction Workers” aims to commend students whose parents, siblings or legal guardians are registered construction workers for their outstanding academic achievements in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE). The Scholarships also recognise construction workers’ endeavour to the sustainable development of Hong Kong while nurturing their next generations.
Note: definition of "construction work" under section 2 of the Construction Workers Registration Ordinance (Chapter 583)
construction work (建造工作)—
(i)the construction, erection, installation or reconstruction of any specified structure;
(ii)the addition, renewal, alteration, repair, dismantling or demolition of any specified structure that involves the structure of the specified structure or any other specified structure;
(iii)any building operation involved in preparing for any operation referred to in subparagraph (i) or (ii), including laying of foundations, excavation of earth and rock prior to laying of foundations, site clearance, site investigation, site restoration, earthmoving, tunneling, boring, scaffolding and provision of access;
(iv)any building operation, or building services work, forming an integral part of, or rendering complete, any operation referred to in subparagraph (i) or (ii);
(v)any building services work that involves the structure of any specified structure; or
(vi)any maintenance work, carried out under a term contract for maintenance, of any specified structure owned by, or otherwise belonging to, a public body or a specified body; but
(b)excludes all of the following—
(i)building works for which a certificate of exemption is issued under the Buildings Ordinance (Application to the New Territories) Ordinance (Cap. 121);
(ii)class III minor works as defined by section 2(2)(c) of the Minor Works Regulation;
(iii)designated exempted works as defined by section 2(1) of that Regulation.