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Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Faculty of Science 2024


Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Faculty of Science

The Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award aims to give recognition to distinguished graduates of PolyU for great distinction in their chosen fields, active support to their alma mater, as well as impactful contributions to the wider community.


Nomination and Selection

The Award is organised at three levels, i.e. Department level, Faculty level and University level.

Department Award

The nomination and selection of the Outstanding Alumni Award of the PolyU Department will be organised by departments. Please contact our departments for details.

Faculty Award

Recipients of Department Awards are eligible for nomination to the Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Faculty of Science

University Award

For details of the University Award, please visit:  



The nominated candidate must be a graduate who has successfully completed full-time or part-time programme offered by PolyU (or its forerunners: Hong Kong Government Trade School, Hong Kong Technical College, Hong Kong Polytechnic) which led to academic award accredited by the respective Institution.

The proposer can be PolyU graduate, Honorary Graduate, University Fellow, PolyU staff, current PolyU Council and Court member and current Advisory Committee member. There is no limit to the number of nominations to be submitted by each proposer. However, the proposer cannot be the candidate himself/herself.


Award Categories and Selection Criteria

In addition to honouring distinguished graduates for their distinction in specific areas, the Award recognises the alumni's active support to their alma mater. Support and Contribution to PolyU is one of the key nomination and selection criteria at all levels.

Four specific areas of achievement would be given recognition. They include Professional Achievement, Entrepreneurial Achievement, Scholarly Achievement and Community Service Achievement.

Award Category


Professional Achievement This category recognises alumni who have attained distinguished achievements, demonstrated exemplary leadership and made a strong impact on their profession/industry/society.
Entrepreneurial Achievement This category recognises alumni who have demonstrated outstanding innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as founded or advanced business or technology ventures with impact.
Scholarly Achievement This category recognises alumni scholars who have made notable scholarly or research contributions in their disciplines, with proven track record and excellent reputation in the field.
Community Service Achievement This category recognises alumni who have made impactful contributions to the communities, or demonstrated an extraordinary level of commitment, volunteerism and/or philanthropy for promoting the wellbeing of the communities.

Special recognition to outstanding young alumni awardees is added. Candidates aged 40 or under in the award year can be considered for the Outstanding PolyU Young Alumni award.


Selection Committee

The Selection Committee, comprising both internal and external members, will be formed for award selection.

Nomination Deadline

31 May 2024


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