The Hong Kong Prize is an international scholarship program that rewards high school students for their academic achievements and extracurricular participation. It encourages them to follow their passions while broadening their global perspectives, while giving them access to Hong Kong’s top research facilities as well as learning its culture and history.
HK Prize is open to Hong Kong secondary school students currently enrolled. Nominations from teachers must be received for participants to enter, which will then be judged by an impartial panel. Winners of each category will receive both cash prizes and an engraved medal, in addition to being invited to an awards ceremony. There are different competition categories such as those focused on young artists as well as science and technology.
US lawmakers have nominated Hong Kong democracy activists for a Nobel peace prize, hoping to give them global recognition and boost their profile as they campaign against Beijing’s crackdown on dissent. Beijing introduced a national security law last June in response to Hong Kong’s largest pro-democracy protest since two years, where Joshua Wong, 24, has been charged with subversion; according to this law anyone trying to “destabilize social order” may face prosecution.
At the 2023 Asian Young Scientist Fellowship Annual Conference, participants from different nations shared their workplace experiences and discussed challenges they experienced as scientists. They provided advice on how to pursue successful careers in science. Hosted at University of Hong Kong, organizers hope that participants from different backgrounds could find inspiration as well as assistance as they navigate this world of science.
Are You Want to Apply for this Award? Submit your original study online before December’s end – clinical, observational or epidemiological research; basic science studies (review articles or letters to editors are ineligible); submissions will then be reviewed by experts in their fields and shortlisted before winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Hong Kong.
BOCHK SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION PRIZE is presented by Hong Kong Alliance of Technology and Innovation with sponsorship by Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited. Its purpose is to foster scientific, standardized management of award as well as ensure objective and fair evaluations; to encourage outstanding scientists who have made significant contributions towards advancing science in Hong Kong by rewarding outstanding achievement with this prize.
The Hong Kong Prize competition is open to secondary students enrolled in Hong Kong schools and is free to enter. Students must first be nominated by their teachers before submitting an essay online for consideration. While this highly competitive competition may seem intimidating at first glance, its participation can help build student confidence while strengthening writing abilities as well as lead to future opportunities.