What is the HK Prize?

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The Hong Kong Prize (hk Prize) is an international scholarship program that recognizes high school students’ academic accomplishments, extracurricular involvement and talents while simultaneously encouraging them to follow their passions while building global perspectives. Winners can enjoy various benefits including access to Hong Kong’s premier research facilities as well as use their prize money toward funding their next project – it attracts thousands of scientists every year who compete for this esteemed award.

The Hong Kong Prize was developed to promote science in Hong Kong, draw in talented scientists to the city and stimulate local economic growth. Winners will not only receive monetary prizes but will have the chance to work in their field of expertise at one of Hong Kong’s premier research institutions for six months; this allows them to build professional networks among renowned scientists while expanding their professional connections and networks in Hong Kong.

Recent research demonstrated that FRBs may be caused by neutron stars — remnants of collapsed stars after supernova explosion. This discovery is significant given the extreme density and vast energy stored within neutron stars; FRBs may help scientists understand where life originates in our universe.

Not only will hk prize winners receive monetary awards, but also international exposure and top-tier media coverage. Their prize money may be used to finance research or travel to conferences and seminars related to their field. It is highly competitive; therefore it is essential that applicants read all rules thoroughly prior to applying.

Lui Che-woo established the Hong Kong Prize as a way of honoring individuals who advance world civilization and encourage others towards building harmonious societies. Winners in each category will receive a sum comparable to Nobel laureates as well as a plaque at an awards ceremony.

The Hong Kong Prize is open to all enrolled secondary school students in Hong Kong. Teachers nominate students and they submit online before the submission deadline. Each student may submit up to three artworks; please adhere carefully to entry instructions in the Terms & Conditions as these submissions will be judged by a panel of judges; shortlisted artworks will be notified on or before 15 April 2017.