The HK Prize – One of Asia’s Biggest Awards

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HK Prize is one of the premier high school contests, rewarding academic achievements, extracurricular participation and leadership abilities. Students must be nominated by their teachers in order to enter; winners will receive cash prizes as well as opportunities to conduct scientific research at Hong Kong’s premier facilities. In addition, all winners have the opportunity to travel overseas and showcase their work internationally.

Lui Che-woo founded the Hong Kong Prize to recognize individuals who advance world civilisation and inspire others towards creating an harmonious society. Previous recipients have included selfless volunteers helping homeless people and scientists who developed liquid biopsy technology for faster cancer diagnosis. If scientists wish to win this award they must submit a research paper published in an accredited peer-reviewed journal which makes an impactful statement about society – clinical studies, observational or epidemiological studies or meta-analyses can all qualify.

US lawmakers have nominated Joshua Wong and his protest movement for a Nobel peace prize. Last summer, these activists led an unprecedented 79-day street occupation to press their demands for democratic concessions from China’s autocratic rulers; Beijing later passed a national security law to crack down on any further dissent; Wong, 24, has even served time behind bars due to his activism.

The Hong Kong Prize is one of Asia’s premier awards, drawing thousands of applicants annually. Winners not only receive a significant monetary award but can also access top research facilities within Hong Kong as well as gain international exposure for their work.

Apply now for the Hong Kong Prize to increase your odds! Open to residents of Southeast Asia, mainland China and worldwide participants – participants must visit the World of Winners splash page starting March 1 to qualify and claim their prize – which includes airfare to Hong Kong plus three nights’ accommodation!

This year’s theme, “Our Changing World”, encourages artists to examine the social, cultural, environmental, and technological facets of global change through art. Of the 102 shortlisted works that were selected for jury review ranging from gender/sexuality explorations to migration migration themes; judges will award judges’ prizes of HK$8,000 while teacher prizes of HK$20 will also be distributed as awards to winners.