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The S.T. Yau High School Science Award is a research-based competition for brightest secondary students to emerge early and fast. Over a decade more than half of the awardees have received admission into Tsinghua University, Peking University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yale University, Princeton University, etc in the last decade. Eligibility:Enrolled secondary school students in Hong Kong and the Asian region outside Mainland China Subject Categories:1. Mathematics (including mathematics and statistics)2. Physics (including physics and engineering)3. Biology (including biology and mathematical modeling of biological systems)4. Chemistry (including chemistry and pharmaceutical science)5. Computer Science6. Economic and Financial Modeling Competition Team:- Each team shall consist of 1 to 3 student member(s) from the same/different secondary school(s).- Each team shall have a supervisor from school/institution. Prizes for each subject category:1. Gold Award: Up to 1 with a cash prize of USD 1,0002. Silver Award: Up to 1 with a cash prize of USD 5003. Honourable Mention: Up to 34. Certificate of Participation: All participants completing the oral defense will be awarded a Certificate of Participation and included in the online network of YHSA Alumni Winning teams will be nominated to compete in YHSA Finale with cash prize of up to RMB150,000 for each subject category.
Since 2015, the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association have become the sole organizer of the regional competitions of two most prominent and widely recognized national innovation and entrepreneurship competitions for tertiary students, including, (1) the China College Students’ “Internet Plus” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition organized by the Ministry of Education; and (2) the “Challenge Cup” National College Students’ Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Contest organized by the Committee of the Communist Youth League of China.Every year, our Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre are responsible for selecting the most outstanding projects to represent Hong Kong in the aforementioned national stages, exposing talented Hong Kong students to cutting-edge innovative and entrepreneurship ideas and inspiring them with academic exchange among the brightest students nationwide. Through this eye-opening, first-hand experience, it is hoped that students could further develop their potential, sharpen their presentation and interpersonal skills and become future innovation and entrepreneurship leaders.Application Deadline: 31 March, 2020Submission Deadline: 15 April, 2020Initial Judging: 9 May, 2020Final Judging & Public Exhibition:29 May, 2020Award Ceremony: 30 May, 2020Top winner will have the chances to represent HKSAR in national competitions, including "Challenge Cup / Chuang Qing Chun", "China Internet+", "BJ-HK Cup" etc.