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

 

Awardees of design practitioners may receive a sponsorship up to HK$500,000 or HK$250,000 for work attachment in overseas renowned design company.

 

Awardees of design graduates* may receive a sponsorship up to HK$250,000 for work attachment/ study in overseas renowned design company/ institute.

Undertakings

Awardees of design practitioners will be required to:

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

 

Awardees of design graduates will be required to:

  • Undergo work attachment /study in overseas renowned design company/institute for 6 to 12 months/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)
  • Work attachment expenses
  • 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)
  • Work attachment/study expenses
  • 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 within 12 months or study within 17 months from the date of the notification letter of the award.