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Call for Nominations: Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Department of Management and Marketing 2024

21 Mar 2024

The Department of Management and Marketing (MM) is delighted to announce that the new round of nominations for the Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU MM 2024 is now open.

The award aims to publicly recognise outstanding graduates of MM for their professional achievements and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater.


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, and Hong Kong Polytechnic) which led to an 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 or a direct relative of the candidate.

Award Categories and Selection Criteria
In addition to honouring distinguished graduates for their distinction in their chosen fields, the Award recognises the alumni’s 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.


Alumni who are aged at/under 40 would be eligible for the Outstanding Young Alumni Award.


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.

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.


Nomination and Selection Schedule
The nomination form could be downloaded 
here. Please return the completed form to with all required supplementary documents (such as a current curriculum vitae of the nominee and two written references) on or before 30 April 2024 (Tuesday).

Selection Committee and Result Announcement
Selection Committee will examine the nominations and assess candidates’ qualifications and performance for the awards. The result will be announced in late May.



All information submitted on this nomination form will be kept strictly confidential and will only be used by the Selection Committee for the purpose of the selection process.  The candidate will not be contacted by the MM until he/she is selected as the awardee of the Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award. 

Department of Management and Marketing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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