Timeline
  • Online Submission


    20 Apr - 10 Jul 2020
  • First Round Judging(1)


    Aug 2020
  • Final Round Judging(1)


    Aug 2020
  • Notifications to Awardees(2)


    Sep/ Oct 2020
  • DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony


    Dec 2020
  • 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
Note
Note (1)

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.

Note (2)

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

Note (3)

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