Durham School - Peter Lee 獎學金
Independent day & boarding school Girls and boys . Age 3-18
UP TO 100% FUNDING FOR AN ACADEMICALLY AND MUSICALLY ELITE STUDENT OF CHINESE ANCESTRY
1. The Peter Lee Scholarship is only open to academically and musically elite students of Chinese ancestry.
2. A GCSE tariff of 6 A* and A grades is set as a condition of the award. Candidates NOT following this curriculum must be able to offer an equivalent qualification(s).
3. Elite musical talent must be demonstrated with a minimum of Grade 7 on their principal instrument with preferably a Merit or Distinction level. Ability on a second instrument is desirable but not essential.
REGISTRATION PROCEDURE/APPLICATION DEADLINE
1. Contact our Admissions Office at [email protected] by the deadline of Sunday 11 October 2015
2. Complete a registration form and return this together with the registration fee of £50 to the Admissions Office at Durham School.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION ON THE DAY
1. Music certificates (preferably ABRSM) and mark forms.
2. A video recording of the student playing their principle instrument - maximum 10 minutes long
3. ID EXAMINATION DAY: Saturday 17 October 2015
The examination will consist of 3 papers, each of one hour long, in English, Mathematics and a General paper.
China; Shenyang, Beijing Hong Kong Durham
Please contact our Office for details.
Mr. Ernest Irfon Lee (Peter Lee) 1916-2008
Mr. Ernest Irfon Lee (known as Peter Lee) was born in 1916 in Durham, the United Kingdom, during the First World War and was educated at Durham School. In 1939, he was commissioned to join the Royal Air Force. He was captured by the Japanese, became a Prisoner of War (POW) and was held in a number of POW camps in South East Asia. He was released in Singapore at the end of the war in 1945.
After the war he spent 4 yearsstudying economics at the London School of Economics and following graduation he served in the British Overseas Civil Service in East Africa and then Hong Kong. During his stay in Hong Kong he devoted himself voluntarily to many government sponsored and non-sponsored organisations and served the HK Government as the Director of the Department of Commerce & Industry and the Commissioner of Narcotics. He was twice mentioned in Dispatches for warservices and was awarded the CBE in 1982 in recognition of his work and contribution to Hong Kong. He retired in 1985.
Peter was ever the English gentleman, quiet, reflective, thoughtful and courteousto others, and a person of the highest integrity. He was a wellloved Christian man who had lived his life in faithful service to others, and who will long be remembered.