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Outstanding Alumni Award

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The Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award aims to give public recognition to outstanding graduates of PolyU for their professional achievements and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater.

The Award is organised at three levels to promote championship of recognition and engagement of alumni at Department, Faculty/School and University levels.  Faculties and schools will be invited to nominate recipients of the Faculty/School Award for selection of the University Award. Direct nomination to the University Award with endorsement of concerned Faculty/ School is also considered. 

Nominations and Guidelines

Nominations for Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU 2024 - LSGI are invited for submission.

  • Open nomination is available until 12 April 2024.

Awardee for Department Award will be noticed by May 2024. 

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

The proposer can be a 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 or a direct relative of the candidate. 

In addition to honouring distinguished graduates for their distinction in their chosen fields, the Award recognises the alumni‚Äôs active support to their alma mater.  Support and Contribution to PolyU is one of the key 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.

 

Outstanding Young Alumni Award will be presented to alumni at/under the age of 40.

 Award Category  Description
 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 recognizes 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.
 

Notes: The bestowal of the award shall subject to individual merits of the candidates.  No award shall be given out in a certain category if no suitable candidate is identified.

 

Selection Committee of the departmental award will examine the nominations and assess candidates’ qualifications and performance for the awards.

  Ms Stephanie Cheung

 Email: stephanie.sy.cheung@polyu.edu.hk
 Tel: +852 3400 3662

Year

Awardees

2010

2010_wong Chung Hang

Mr. WONG Chung Hang

2012 2012_wangjing

Dr. WANG Jing

2014

2014_Zhiwei Li

Prof. LI Zhiwei

2016 2016 Dr Lesly Lam

Dr. Lesly LAM

2018 2018 Leung Kin Wah Ray

Mr. LEUNG Kin-wah, Ray, JP

2020 2020_PaulTsui

Sr TSUI Hoi Yuen, Paul

2022

Ben_Chan_photo

Sr CHAN Siu Bun, Ben

Awardee (Professional Achievement)

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Sr ZHANG Wei, Jack

Young Awardee (Entrepreneurial Achievement)

2023 

Shaker-Ahmed-2023
Professor Ahmed Shaker

Awardee (Scholarly Achievement)

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Mr Chan Kit Lung, Paul

Young Awardee (Professional Achievement)  


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