Kwok Leung Memorial Scholarship 


In fond memory of Prof. LEUNG Kwok as the founder of the Industrial-Organizational Psychology Programme in Department of Psychology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a notable contributor to the Industrial-Organizational Psychology community in Hong Kong, this scholarship recognizes students who demonstrate the potential of being a scientist-practitioner that is exemplified by Prof. Kwok as both an internationally highly regarded scholar and a well-respected consultant.   

Purpose: To reward one (1) student each from the Business School and the Psychology Department at CUHK who have demonstrated excellence in the study of either HRM and/or Psychology. Third- or fourth-year students will be rewarded with scholarship funding for either research or academic purposes. Students focusing on cross-cultural studies will be given priority. 

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Prof. LEUNG Kwok

About Prof. Kwok Leung


Professor Leung Kwok is Choh-Ming Li Professor of Management at the Faculty of Business Administration. He obtained his bachelor degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and his PhD from the University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign.


Professor Leung’s major research areas include justice and conflict, creativity, international management, social axioms, and cross-cultural research methods. He has published several books and over 180 academic articles. Based on Google Scholar, his h-index is 63, and his articles have been cited over 17,500 times. He has given keynote speeches in many international conferences, and invited talks in major universities, including Peking University, University of Tokyo, Stanford University, Duke University, Sabanzi University, and University of Jena. He is a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Management and Organization Review, and was a Deputy Editor-In-Chief of Journal of International Business Studies, the Editor of Asian Journal of Social Psychology, and an Associate Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Management and Journal of
Cross-Cultural Psychology. He is a former Chair of the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management, and a past President of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology and Asian Association of Social Psychology. He won the Highly Commended Award for a paper published in International Journal of Conflict Management, and the Misumi Award for a paper published in Asian Journal of Social Psychology. He is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business, Association for Psychological Science, Academy of Intercultural Research, and Hong Kong Psychological Society.