What is the Hongkong Prize?

Hongkong Prize is one of the premier writing competitions worldwide, providing writers with opportunities for both monetary and exposure awards for their works. Their impartial judging process guarantees all participants are treated fairly; so before entering any submission for consideration it is vital to read all relevant rules carefully as winning any prize may involve associated risks that should not be underestimated.

HK Prize is designed to recognize scientists with significant societal impact while encouraging young people to follow their passions and broaden their global perspectives. Furthermore, it fosters science leadership in Hong Kong – which has become a world-class hub for research and technology – as well as provide access to some of Hong Kong’s premier research facilities for winners in addition to receiving financial awards.

The HK Prize is open to anyone from Southeast Asia, mainland China or around the world who has published scientific articles that make an impactful statement about society – such as clinical studies, observational/epidemiological analyses or meta-analyses. The contest begins March 1 and applicants may enter by visiting the World of Winners splash page; multiple submissions should increase your chance of success.

This year, a jury honored six individuals. These individuals included a social justice activist fighting for democracy in her home country and a non-profit organisation providing shelter to homeless adults. Judges noted their motivation was in upholding human rights, social progress and environmental protection.

This competition is open to all secondary school students enrolled in Hong Kong. Teachers may nominate up to 10 students for participation; each can submit up to three works. Twenty artists will be shortlisted and vie for two prizes: Judges’ Prize of HK$8,000 and Public Vote Prize of HK$20,000 respectively; winners will be notified via email in mid-March.

HK Prize, one of Asia’s premier high school contests, attracts thousands of participants annually. The competition honors academic achievement as well as extracurricular participation and creativity – rewarding academic excellence while honoring artistic ability and innovative thinking. Judging is conducted by an expert panel, so all entrants can rest assured of receiving fair and objective assessments for their work; in addition, winners have access to seminars or internships at local universities or laboratories.

The Hong Kong Prize is an independent merit-based award that recognizes scientific research with significant societal impacts, encouraging young people to follow their passions while broadening their global perspectives. It promotes scientific research in Hong Kong with particular focus on artificial intelligence/robotics/life sciences/health/energy production/FinTech fields of inquiry. Winners gain access to premier research facilities as well as present their work at an awards ceremony for international exposure of their work; plus it’s open both individuals and teams!