• Online Submission

    20 Apr - 28 Jun 2018
  • First Round Judging(1)

    18 & 19 July 2018
  • Final Round Judging(1)

    3 Aug 2018
  • Notifications to Awardees(2)

    Sep/ Oct 2018
  • DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony

    Dec 2018
  • 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
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.

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.