Notes to Editors
The AIA Scholarships are dedicated to supporting local students pursuing their university education in one of the following universities in Hong Kong:
1. City University of Hong Kong
2. Hong Kong Baptist University
3. Hong Kong Shue Yan University
4. Lingnan University
5. The Chinese University of Hong Kong
6. The Education University of Hong Kong
7. The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
8. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
9. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
10. The University of Hong Kong
AIA Group Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively “AIA” or the “Group”) comprise the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group. It has a presence in 18 markets in Asia-Pacific – wholly-owned branches and subsidiaries in Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR(1), Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan (China), Vietnam, Brunei, Macau SAR(2), New Zealand, and a 49 per cent joint venture in India.
The business that is now AIA was first established in Shanghai more than a century ago in 1919. It is a market leader in the Asia-Pacific region (ex-Japan) based on life insurance premiums and holds leading positions across the majority of its markets. It had total assets of US$291 billion as of 30 June 2020.
AIA meets the long-term savings and protection needs of individuals by offering a range of products and services including life insurance, accident and health insurance and savings plans. The Group also provides employee benefits, credit life and pension services to corporate clients. Through an extensive network of agents, partners and employees across Asia-Pacific, AIA serves the holders of more than 36 million individual policies and over 16 million participating members of group insurance schemes.
AIA Group Limited is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code “1299” with American Depositary Receipts (Level 1) traded on the over-the-counter market (ticker symbol: “AAGIY”).
About AIA Foundation
AIA Foundation was established in 1995 with the mission to create shared value by promoting charitable activities and driving social and economic development. Affirming its long-term commitment to investing and nurturing our children and youth, AIA Foundation strives to build a healthier and more productive future human capital for Hong Kong. Through a wide variety of activities promoting physical, mental and financial health, and in pursuit of its charitable objectives, AIA Foundation is committed to helping people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives, while actively supporting the less privileged by means of financial assistance and other charitable events to contribute to the community at large.