Timeline
  • Online Submission


    20 Apr – 12 Jul 2022
  • First Round Judging(1)


    Mid-Aug 2022
  • Final Round Judging(1)


    25 Aug 2022
  • Notifications to Awardees(2)


    Sep/ Oct 2022
  • DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony


    Late Nov / Early Dec 2022
  • Commencement of Overseas Work/ Study (6-12/18 months)(3)


    Earliest: 1 Jan 2023
    Last: 30 Sep 2023 (Work)
    Last: 29 Feb 2024 (Study)
  • Contribute to the HK design industry


    Not less than 2 consecutive years upon return
Note

Note (1)

A judging panel will select the awardees in judging session(s). It is co-chaired by the representatives of organiser and sponsor and consists of representatives from educational institutions, design-related associations and renowned design companies.

The judging panel will select the applicants to enter Final Round Judging based on the application materials including the design works and presentation video submitted by the applicants in First Round Judging.

Finalists will be invited to the Final Round Judging for a presentation of their portfolio and overseas work/ study plan. Candidates should bring along their portfolio, documents, certificates and reference materials to the judging session in person.

Note (2)

Awardees will become the ambassadors of DFA HKYDTA to promote the award programme and Hong Kong design and creative industries.

Note (3)

Awardees are required to submit overseas work/ study proposal, interim report and completion report before, during and after the overseas undertaking.