Hong Kong Prize is an international scholarship program sponsored by Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited that recognizes high school students for their academic accomplishments and extracurricular involvement. It encourages them to pursue their passions and broaden their global perspectives. It also gives them the opportunity to explore Hong Kong’s top research facilities and learn its culture and history.
The Hongkong Prize is awarded annually to scientists who have made significant contributions to science and technology innovation. It is a high-profile honor bestowed by the government of Hong Kong to encourage scientific exploration and contribute to the transformation of society. It is one of Asia’s premier prizes and will enhance career prospects for winners.
Applicants must submit their work in the form of an original paper published in a peer-reviewed journal. The article must be an original clinical study, observational or epidemiological study (other articles such as review papers or letters to editors are ineligible). The paper should be based on the author’s own research and interpretation. It should be clear, concise and readable. It must not contain any commercial or promotional material and should not be published elsewhere. The winning team will receive a cash prize and a prestigious trophy.
In order to participate in the competition, students must be nominated by their teachers. Then they can submit their artwork online before the submission deadline. Then a panel of judges will evaluate the entries and determine the winners. The winning art will be displayed at the awards ceremony. Students who win the award will also be able to attend special events at the University of Hong Kong.
To qualify for the Hong Kong Prize, you must have a strong interest in Asian cultures and history. You must be able to demonstrate excellent writing skills and an understanding of the region. The judging panel will also look at the quality of your research and how it makes an impact on society. The top ten finalists will receive a monetary prize, a plaque at the awards ceremony and shopping vouchers.
Justice Centre Hong Kong has been working to ensure that no one walks alone on their journey to protection, justice and a decent life for forced migrants through legal assistance, psychosocial support, research projects and community initiatives. The prize will help Justice Centre to continue its work to support migrants and build a just, compassionate and inclusive society in Hong Kong.
The prize was established with a donation of HK$100,000 by Professor Wang Gungwu in memory of his late wife and daughter. This donation was matched under the sixth round of the Government Matching Scheme. The award’s symbol, expressed both in the logo and on the trophies conferred to winners, juxtaposes two precious elements – a pearl and a pierced jade amulet – which have happy connotations in Chinese and Western contexts.
In the wake of the tragic shooting incident in Las Vegas, Hong Kong reaffirms its commitment to uphold human rights and fundamental freedoms. The city’s government and people will continue to work together to build a harmonious society based on the principles of tolerance, diversity and compassion.