Education Endowment Scheme Act
(Chapter 87A, Section 24(a))
Education Endowment Scheme (Edusave Scholarships) Regulations
Rg 2
REVISED EDITION 1998
(15th June 1998)
[1st January 1993]
PART I
PRELIMINARY
Citation
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Education Endowment Scheme (Edusave Scholarships) Regulations.
Definitions
2.  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Government primary school” or “Government secondary school” means, respectively, a primary or secondary school organised and conducted directly by the Government;
“Government-aided primary school” or “Government-aided secondary school” means, respectively, a primary or secondary school which is —
(a)established by any person other than the Government; and
(b)conducted by a committee of management which is in receipt of a grant-in-aid from the Government under the Education (Grant-in-Aid) Regulations (Cap. 87, Rg 3) for the defraying of the expenses incurred for conducting the school;
“independent school” means a secondary school which is —
(a)specified in any order made under section 3(1) of the School Boards (Incorporation) Act (Cap. 284A); or
(b)conducted by a governing board constituted under any written law and which is listed under the category “Independent Schools” in the Schedule to the Education Endowment Scheme (Prescribed Schools) Regulations (Rg 1);
“Ministry” means the Ministry of Education;
“Primary School Leaving Examination” means the Primary School Leaving Examination conducted by the Ministry for all primary school pupils at the end of 6 years of primary education for the purpose of assessing their suitability for secondary education;
“pupil” means a pupil who first commences his secondary education during or after 1993, whether in an independent school, a Government secondary school or a Government- aided secondary school;
“standard miscellaneous fees” means the standard miscellaneous fees payable by a pupil of a Government school or a Government-aided school under regulation 91(1)(c) of the Education (Schools) Regulations (Cap. 87, Rg 1);
“stream”, in relation to —
(a)a pupil in a primary school, means —
(i)the English — Mother Tongue 1 stream (EM1);
(ii)the English — Mother Tongue 2 stream (EM2); or
(iii)the English — Mother Tongue 3 stream (EM3),
of his standard in the school in which he is enrolled; and
(b)a pupil in a secondary school, means —
(i)the Special stream;
(ii)the Express stream;
(iii)the Normal (Academic) stream; or
(iv)the Normal (Technical) stream,
of his standard in the school in which he is enrolled.
Establishment of scholarships
3.—(1)  There are hereby established —
(a)the Edusave Entrance Scholarships for Independent Schools;
(b)the Edusave (Independent Schools) Yearly Awards;
(c)the Edusave Scholarships for Secondary Schools; and
(d)the Edusave Scholarships for Primary Schools,
a number of each of which shall be awarded annually in accordance with these Regulations out of such part of the income of the Endowment Fund as the Minister may designate for the purpose.
(2)  The holder of an Edusave Entrance Scholarship for Independent Schools shall be known as an “Edusave (Independent Schools) Scholar”.
(3)  The holder of an Edusave Scholarship for Secondary Schools shall be known as an “Edusave (Secondary Schools) Scholar”.
(4)  The holder of an Edusave Scholarship for Primary Schools shall be known as an “Edusave (Primary Schools) Scholar”.