• Online Submission

    18 Apr - 27 Jun 2019
  • First Round Judging(1)

    22-23 Jul 2019
  • Final Round Judging(1)

    1 Aug 2019
  • Notifications to Awardees(2)

    Sep/ Oct 2019
  • DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony

    4 Dec 2019
  • Commencement of Overseas Work/ Study (6-12/18 months)(3)

    Earliest: 1 Jan 2020
    Last: 30 Sep 2020 (Work)
    Last: 28 Feb 2021 (Study)
  • Contribute to the HK design industry

    Not less than 2 consecutive years upon return
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, education 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.

First-round judging of Design Practitioners and Design Graduates will be held on 22 July 2019 and 23 July 2019 respectively.

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.