Hong Kong - awards

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The ICE HKA has recently introduced two new initiatives to promote knowledge exchange. They are Technical Report Prize and ICE HKA sponsorship for attending international or regional conferences.

Recognising individual achievement

Our Hong Kong branch organises and supports awards which showcase the outstanding achievements of ICE members.

Technical Report Prize

Technical Report Prize

This Prize is awarded to members who prepare reports of a high standard on a designated technical meeting, conference/seminar, breakfast forum, or site visit organised by the ICE HKA.

Student and graduate members as well as other members who attained their professional status within five years before the event are eligible to enter.

Winners will be given a book prize of HK$500, or granted free attendance at the ICE HKA Annual Conference or Annual Dinner.

More information

For more information, please refer to the Technical Report Prize Rules.

Conference Sponsorship

Conference Sponsorship

The establishment of the ICE HKA sponsorship for members who attend international or regional conferences on topics within the realm of civil engineering. The purpose of the sponsorship is to encourage Hong Kong-based ICE members to participate in these events in order to broaden their knowledge and learn from experience in local or overseas projects.

Student and graduate members as well as other members who attained their professional status within five years before the event are eligible to apply. Successful applicants will be awarded up to 100% of the cost of conference attendance, excluding travel and accommodation expenses.

More information

Please refer to the Information Pack for more details.

Entry form

Download the ICE HKA Conference Sponsorship application form.

Emerging Engineers Award

Emerging Engineers Award

The Hong Kong Association Graduates and Students Emerging Engineers Award promotes and awards excellence in communication of civil engineering ideas, research and best pactice on projects and design.


Applicants compete for prizes in the Hong Kong regional final and winner may be shortlisted for the Emerging Engineers global final in the UK for a cash prize and medal.

The competition is open to all graduate and student members of ICE resident in Hong Kong.

Conditions of entry

  1. Author must be a current graduate or student member of the Institution of Civil Engineers at the time of entering the Award.
  2. Papers are to be written by one author only.
  3. Papers must follow the Rules of Paper Submission
  4. Authors are permitted to enter Emerging Engineers Award in consecutive years but not with the same paper.
  5. Disciplines for papers include:
    • Structural and mechanics
    • Geotechnical
    • Environmental, hydraulics and hydrology
    • Highways, railways and transportation

Submitting your entry

The submission period for entries opens on 3 October 2016 and closes on 6 January 2017

Papers must be submitted electronically in A4 pdf format together with a scanned copy of hte signed entry form to gs@icehk.org.hk using the subject line ICE HKA G&S Emergning Engineers Award

Download entry form

Regional final and awards

Shortlisted candidates will be allocated a total time of 20 minutes; 10 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. The presentation will emphasis the key features and approaches to your topic.

Prizes include:

  • Winner - Certificate and cash prize of HK$2,000
  • Runner up - Certificate and cash prize of HK$1,500
  • Second runner up - Certificate and cash prize of HK$1,000
  • Shortlisted - Certificate

Further information

For further information, we have prepared a fact sheet explaining the award. Alternatively you can contact Miss Elaine Lam on:

t: +852 6081 4511
e: gs@icehk.org.hk

Download fact sheet

Globale competition

The Emerging Engineers Award culminates in a national competition. 3 winners from across the UK are selected to take part in the final, held at our headquarters in London.

The selected finalists each present their papers, with the overall winner receiving a cash prize and the prestigious Institution Medal.

Find out more about the final

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