Outstanding Students Selection

Introduction
Introduced by JCI Yuen Long in 1988 and now organised with Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Outstanding Students’ Union, The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Outstanding Students Award is one of the most long-standing and renowned recognitions for secondary school students in Hong Kong. The Selection aims to encourage secondary school students to utilise their potentials and strive to be all round, by awarding participants with outstanding qualities in academic performance, extra-curricular activities, community services, leadership and self-awareness. The finalists and awardees will be entitled to join Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Outstanding Students’ Union (HKSAROSU), a platform for them to further realise their ambition and contribute to society.

Eligibility
Students currently enrolling in F.4 to F.6 (Year 10 to Year 12) in Hong Kong are eligible to apply.

Application Deadline
10 May 2019 (Fri) - Application closed!

(1) Online Application 

  1. Fill out the Application Form, scan the application form as pdf format.

  2. Fill in the Google Form. (Please refer to the Online Registration Instruction for more details)

  3. Enter the applicant’s information.

  4. Upon completion of the online registration, the organiser will verify the applicant’s contact information and request the pdf file prepared in step 1 via email.

(2) Application by Mail

  1. School Nomination

  • A completed and signed application form* with a recent photo of the applicant

  • An essay writing (Part Two)

  • A recommendation letter by the school principal or a teaching staff (Part Six)

  • 1 original and 4 copies of the application form (Part One to Part Seven)

  • A stamped envelope with the applicant’s mailing address

   2. Self Nomination​

  • A completed and signed application form* with a recent photo of the applicant

  • An essay writing (Part Two)

  • 1 original and 4 copies of the application form (Part One to Part Seven

  • A stamped envelope with the applicant’s mailing address

*Please do NOT submit the document proof of Part Four and Five (Award and Leadership/Service Experience) with your application.

Application Procedure
1. During the application period, the application forms could be downloaded from the following websites:

  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Outstanding Students’ Union (www.osu.org.hk/32nd-outstanding-students-selection)

  • JCI Yuen Long (www.yljc.org.hk)

2. All applications should be submitted online/ sent to Yuen Long Town Hall at 4 Tai Yuk Road, Yuen Long, N.T.

   (Attn: The 32nd Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Outstanding Students Selection) on or before 10 May 2019 

 

Selection Schedule

10 May 2019 (Fri) - Application Deadline

18 May 2019 (Sat) - First Round Shortlisting

1 June 2019 (Sat) - Second Round Interview

22 June 2019 (Sat) - Final Interview

29 June 2019 (Sat) - HKSAROSU Orientation Day

30 June 2019 to 1 July 2019 (Sun to Mon) - HKSAROSU Exposure Camp

14 July 2019 (Sun) - Prize Presentation Ceremony

Late July 2019 - Cultural Exchange Tour

Rules of Selection

  • Applicants shall follow all the Rules of Selection

  • Applicants shall accept the decision of the judging panels as final

  • The 20 finalists must attend the final interview and prize presentation ceremony, or otherwise be considered as voluntary withdrawal from the selection. No awards will be given in such circumstance

  • The organiser reserves the copyright of the essay topic

  • The organiser reserves the right to amend the Rules of Selection

 

Awards
1. The 20 finalists will be awarded with certificate of merit
2. The 20 finalists will become members of HKSAR Outstanding Students’ Union
3. The final 10 awardees will be awarded with certificate of excellence
4. The final 10 awardees will have an opportunity to represent HKSAR to join a cultural exchange tour

Enquiries
Email: hksaross@yljc.org.hk
Mr CY Kwok (Representative from JCI Yuen Long)
Tel.: +852 6554 9154
Mr Victor Yu (Representative from JCI Yuen Long)
Tel.: +852 9779 5487