Awards
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Grand Awards and Merit Awards will be presented in each category.

Grand Award winners will each be presented with a trophy and a certificate, while Merit Award winners will be presented with a medal and a certificate. All eligible participants and teachers will each be presented with a certificate of participation.

Outstanding winners will be nominated to represent HKSAR to participate in various national and international science contests including the China Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Contest*, the Awarding Program for Future Scientists, the Taiwan International Science Fair, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and the International Sustainable World Project Olympiad.


*Nomination Quota of the China Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Contest  is as follows:
Division Quota
 Individual Basis
 -
 Senior Secondary Division
6
 Junior Secondary Division
2
 Primary Division
1
 Group Basis
-
 Senior Secondary Division
2
 Junior Secondary / Primary Division
1
**The quota may subject to changes

Young Scientist of the Year 
- One award for Senior Secondary Division
- Awarded to the student who obtains the best performance in Senior Secondary Division


Most Innovative Award (Sponsored by TamJai SamGor)
- One award for Primary Division with scholarship HKD$1000, Junior Secondary Division and Senior Secondary Division with scholarship HKD$3000 respectively
- Awarded to the project with the highest overall score in respective Division


Outstanding Participating School Award
Awarded to primary and secondary schools which submit the largest number of outstanding projects. The assessment criteria is as follows:
 Requirement  Mark(s)/project
 Each qualified project submitted   1
 Each project receiving a Merit Award  100
 Each project receiving a 3rd Place 
 Grand Award
 200
 Each project receiving a 2nd Place 
 Grand Award
 300
 Each project receiving a 1st Place
 Grand Award
 400
*Marks will not be accumulated for each project (i.e. 400 marks for a 1st Place Grand Award Project)
*Seperate calculation for Secondary and Primary School

Polar Research Institute of Hong Kong Special Award
- One award for Secondary Division or Outstanding STEM activities
- Awarded to the outstanding projects related to Polar research or climate change
- Each winner will also be presented with a trophy, a certificate and HK$3000 scholarship

HKCTC Special Award for Outstanding Project in Testing Special Award

- First, Second, Third Place Grand Awards will be selected for Secondary Division
- All secondary school’s contestants with project related to testing are eligible for the special award
- Special award winners will each be presented with a trophy and a certificate


OSHC Special Award for Outstanding Project in Occupational Safety and Health  Special Award
- First, Second, Third Place Grand Awards will be selected for Secondary Division
- All secondary school’s contestants with project related to occupational safety and health (OSH) : improving the working environment and raising the OSH standard are eligible for the special award

Suggested topics (But not limited to):
1. Facilities for reducing musculoskeletal problems to elderly home workers arising from their works
2. Facilities for improving the roadwork safety
3. Design modification of trolley for enhancing user’s safety and health at work
4. Safe innovation for carrying out works on external wall of building

- Special award winners will each be presented with a trophy, a certificate and gift coupons (First, Second, Third Place Grand Awards with HK$3000, HK$2000 and HK$1000 gift coupons respectively).


Emerson Special Award

- Three awards for Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary Division with HKD$2000 and HKD$3000 scholarship respectively
- Awarded to the outstanding projects related to Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Sciences and Material Sciences
- Each winner will also be presented with a trophy and a certificate

Bull.B Tech Award for Computer Science and Information Technology
- One award for Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary Division with HKD$2000 and HKD$3000 scholarship respectively
- Awarded to the outstanding projects related to Computer Science and Information Technology
- Each winner will also be presented with a trophy and a certificate

WECL Special Award
- One award for Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary Division with HKD$2000 and HKD$3000 scholarship respectively
- Awarded to the outstanding projects related to Biology and Health
- Each winner will also be presented with a trophy and a certificate