Competitions
Competitions

The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education seize every opportunity to provide relevant platforms for our gifted students to demonstrate their giftedness. We partner with the Education Bureau, local university faculties and professional bodies to run territory-wide competitions. Students with outstanding performance in these competitions are identified and provided with training programmes to prepare them to participate in international competitions so that they can excel in their talented areas. Below is a summary of the competitions we are running at the moment.

Name Target Application Period Co-organiser
International Junior Science Olympiad 2023 - Hong Kong Screening Students who were born on or after 1 January 2008 and will still be studying in local secondary schools in the school year 2022/23 are qualified for the nomination. 4 Jul 2022 - 6 Sep 2022 (Tue by 12 n.n.) Education Bureau (EDB) and Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education
Hong Kong Physics Olympiad 2022 S1-S4 (or G7-G10) students in school year 2021/22 who will not exceed twenty years old, as of June 30, 2023 and will still be studying in local secondary whole day schools School nomination: 8 Apr 2022 (Fri) – 17 May 2022 (Tue by 12:00 noon)
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Self-nomination from students: 18 May 2022 (Wed)– 7 Jun 2022 (Tue) by 12:00 noon)
Education Bureau, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
International Mathematical Olympiad Preliminary Selection Contest - Hong Kong 2022 (Updated on 6 May 2022) S1-S5 (G7-G11 or Y8-Y12) students who were born on or after 2 Jul 2003 and will still be studying in local secondary whole day schools in the school year 2022/23 Application submitted by School: 8 Feb 2022 (Tue) - 21 Mar 2022 (Mon by 12:00 n.n.)
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Application submitted by Student: 22 Mar 2022 (Tue) - 4 Apr 2022 (Mon by 12:00 noon)
Education Bureau, International Mathematical Olympiad Hong Kong Committee
Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award 2021/22 (Updated on 25 Feb 2022) Full-time students from any primary / secondary schools adopting the local / non-local curriculum 1 Nov 2021 (Mon) - 20 Dec 2021 (Mon by 12:00 noon) Supported by Education Bureau (EDB)
International Biology Olympiad – Hong Kong Contest 2021 (Competition Result updated) S1-S6 Students who were born on or after 1 July 2002 and will still be studying in secondary schools in Hong Kong in the school year 2021/22 School nomination: mid-Aug 2021 – 13 Sep 2021 (Mon by 12:00 noon)
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Self-nomination from students: 14 Sep 2021 (Tue by 12:00 noon) – 20 Sep 2021 (Mon by 12:00 noon)
Education Bureau
International Junior Science Olympiad 2022 - Hong Kong Screening (Competition Result) (Updated on 28 Oct 2021) Students who were born on or after 1 January 2007 and will still be studying in local secondary schools in the school year 2021/22 are qualified for the nomination. 2 Jul 2021 - 8 Sep 2021 (Wed by 12 n.n.) Education Bureau (EDB) and Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education
Hong Kong Physics Olympiad 2021 S1-S4 (or G7-G10) students in school year 2020/21 who will not exceed twenty years old, as of June 30, 2022 and will still be studying in local secondary whole day schools School nomination: 19 Mar 2021 (Fri) – 23 Apr 2021 (Fri) (Before 12:00 nn)
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Self-nomination from students: 26 Apr 2021 (Mon) – 7 May 2021 (Fri)
Education Bureau, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
International Mathematical Olympiad Preliminary Selection Contest - Hong Kong 2021 (Updated as at 7 Jun) S1-S5 (G7-G11 or Y8-Y12) students who were born on or after 1 Jul 2002 and will still be studying in local secondary whole day schools in the school year 2021/22 Application submitted by School: 1 Feb 2021 (Mon) - 8 Mar 2021 (Mon by 12:00 n.n.)
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Application submitted by Student: 9 Mar 2021 (Tue) - 15 Mar 2021 (Mon by 12:00 n.n.)
Education Bureau, International Mathematical Olympiad Hong Kong Committee
Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award 2020/21 (Result Announcement) (updated as at 14 May) Full-time students from any primary / secondary schools adopting the local / non-local curriculum 2 Nov 2020 (Mon) - 18 Dec 2020 (Mon by 12:00 noon) Supported by Education Bureau (EDB)
International Junior Science Olympiad 2021 - Hong Kong Screening (Competition Result) (Updated on 23 Oct 2020) Students who were born on or after 1 January 2006 and will still be studying in local secondary schools in the school year 2020/21 are qualified for the nomination. 3 Aug 2020 - 9 Sep 2020 (Wed by 12 n.n.) Education Bureau (EDB) and the Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education
Update Date:2022-06-11