What is the Hongkong Prize?

The Hongkong Prize is an independent and merit-based competition open to scientists who have made groundbreaking discoveries with significant societal ramifications. Winners receive both monetary prize as well as access to top research facilities in Hong Kong and opportunities to collaborate with world-renowned scientists. It provides young people with a platform for furthering their passions in science.

The prize aims to promote world civilisation among people from different cultures and backgrounds, while honoring individuals who can help bridge cultural and ideological differences. Previous recipients have included social justice activists working towards democracy in their home countries as well as non-profit organisations providing shelter to homeless adults. Its symbol depicts two precious elements – pearl and jade amulet – to show how human resilience can overcome any hardship.

The Hongkong Prize is an prestigious writing contest that provides both monetary prizes and opportunities to present at an awards ceremony, drawing in authors from around the globe. However, before entering, it is imperative that participants read all rules and regulations carefully as many contests have specific requirements which must be fulfilled to win. Furthermore, participating can help build an impressive portfolio and introduce you to global literary communities.

Designed to foster global civilisation, the Hongkong Prize honors individuals who bridge cultural and ideological differences. Previous recipients have included social justice activists fighting for democracy amid opposition as well as nonprofit organisations providing shelter for homeless adults. Its symbol – seen on both its logo and trophy for winners – depicts two pearls placed either side of a jade amulet, symbolic of humanity’s strength in facing obstacles head on.

To foster world civicisation, the Hongkong Prize honours leaders who have contributed to Hong Kong’s rise as a centre of science and technology. Open to both local scientists as well as internationally-acclaimed scholars, selection process for applicants involves an expert panel. Applications must contain scientific articles that have a significant effect on society; other scientists as well as members of the public are invited to share their research; innovativeness of research as well as impact will all be factors. Upon winner selection at awards ceremony held annually in Hong Kong.