20 Apr - 28 Jun 2018
First Round Judging(1)
mid July 2018
Final Round Judging(1)
early Aug 2018
Notifications to Awardees(2)
Sep/ Oct 2018
DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony
Commencement of Overseas Work/ Study (6-12/18 months)(3)
Earliest: 1 Jan 2019
Last: 30 Sep 2019 (Work)
Last: 28 Feb 2020 (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, 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.
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.