Timeline
  • Online Application


    20 Apr - 28 Jun 2017
  • First Round Judging(1)


    20 - 21 Jul 2017
  • Final Round Judging(1)


    28 Jul 2017
  • Notifications to Awardees(2)


    Sep/Oct 2017
  • DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony


    6 Dec 2017
  • Commencement of Overseas Work / Study (6-12/18 months)(3)


    Earliest: 1 Jan 2018
    Last: 30Sep 2018 (Work)
    Last: 28 Feb 2019 (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 two rounds of interviews. 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.

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.