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Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU FSN 2023

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Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU FSN 2023

The Outstanding Alumni Award aims to give public recognition to outstanding graduates of FSN for their professional achievements and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater. Awards will be conducted at three levels: Department level, Faculty/School level and University level.



The nominated candidate must be a bona fide 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; and its constituent units: School of Professional Education & Executive Development and Hong Kong Community College) 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

There are two award streams and four award categories. Candidate who is aged under 40 by the end of the award year can be considered under Young Alumni stream:

  • Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU FSN (nominees aged 40 or above)
  • Outstanding Young Alumni Award of PolyU FSN (nominees aged under 40)

The four award categories and their selection criteria are listed below. Selection is based on the nominee’s accomplishments in his/her personal achievements in the field, contributions to the community, and support and contributions to PolyU.


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.
Entrepreneurial Achievement
This category recognises alumni who have demonstrated outstanding innovation and entrepreneurship, founded and advanced business or technology ventures with social 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.


  • Nomination deadline: 28 February 2023
  • Each nomination must be submitted by a proposer.
  • The proposer should have obtained nominees’ consent before the submission of nominations. There is no limit to the number of nominations to be submitted by each proposer. Proposer can also be nominated. However, the proposer cannot nominate himself/herself.


Nomination Procedure

  • Please submit the completed nomination form (as attached) together with any supporting documents to Ms. Hilary Tsoi ( on or before the nomination deadline.
  • To join the Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU FSN 2023, please download and complete the Nomination Form here.
  • For more details of the OPAA, please visit the AADO website.


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