Awards & Undertakings
Awards
  • CreateSmart Young Design Talent Award
  • CreateSmart Young Design Talent Special Award
  • HKDI Young Design Talent Award
  • PolyU School of Design Young Design Talent Award
  • Young Design Talent Special Mention Award
 

Awardee may receive a financial sponsorship up to HK$500,000 or HK$250,000 to undergo overseas work attachment/ study in renowned design companies/ institutes.

Undertakings

Awardees of design practitioners will be required to:

  • Undergo work attachment in overseas renowned design companies for 6 to 12 months.

 

Awardees of design graduates will be required to:

  • Undergo work attachment in overseas renowned design companies for 6 to 12 months / study abroad for 6 to 18 months.

 

All awardees will be required to:

  • Contribute to the development of Hong Kong’s design and creative industries by returning to Hong Kong as soon as possible after completion of their overseas undertakings and working for a Hong Kong design business for not less than two consecutive years; and
  • Become the ambassadors of DFA HKYDTA and share their overseas experience with the organiser or sponsors etc.
Sponsorship Coverage

Practitioners (Design-related)

 

Awardees may receive a sponsorship up to HK$500,000 or HK$250,000. Subject to the maximum amount of the award concerned, the award covers the costs directly related to the overseas work attachment including (where appropriate):

  • Air fares (round-trip economy class)
  • Lodging
  • Living expenses
  • Any other costs that have been approved by the organiser

 

Graduates (Design-related)

Awardees may receive a sponsorship up to HK$250,000. Subject to the maximum amount of the award concerned, the award covers the costs directly related to the overseas work/ study attachment including (where appropriate):

  • Air fares (round-trip economy class)
  • Lodging
  • Living expenses
  • Any other costs that have been approved by the organiser

 

Please note:

All awardees are required to submit a detailed plan on the use of the award for approval by the organiser and sponsor, and commence the approved work attachment by end of September 2019 / study by end of February 2020.