20 Apr - 10 Jul 2020
First Round Judging(1)
Final Round Judging(1)
Notifications to Awardees(2)
Sep/ Oct 2020
DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony
Commencement of Overseas Work/ Study (6-12/18 months)(3)
Earliest: 1 Jan 2021
Last: 30 Sep 2021 (Work)
Last: 28 Feb 2022 (Study)
Contribute to the HK design industry
Not less than 2 consecutive years upon return
A judging panel will select the awardees in judging session(s). It is chaired by the representatives of the sponsors and consists of representatives from the organiser, educational institutions, design-related associations and renowned design companies.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the judging session(s) for a presentation of their portfolio and their plan to use the Award’s sponsorship. Candidates have to bring along their portfolio, documents, certificates and reference materials to the interview(s) in person.
Two rounds of judging will be held in August 2020.
Winners will become the ambassadors of DFA HKYDTA to promote the award programme and Hong Kong design and creative industries.
Winners are required to submit overseas work/ study proposal, interim report and completion report before, during and after the overseas undertaking.