20 Apr - 28 Jun 2017
First Round Judging(1)
20 - 21 Jul 2017
Final Round Judging(1)
28 Jul 2017
Notifications to Awardees(2)
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
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.
Winners will become the ambassadors of DFA HKYDTA to promote the award programme and Hong Kong design and creative industries.
Winners are required to submit overseas work/study proposal, interim report and completion report before, during and after the overseas undertaking.