Application is open to students currently enrolled in S.3 to S.5 / Grades 9 to 11 (12-year System) / Years 10 to 12 (13-year System) in Hong Kong.
Students can apply through two different schemes.
School Nomination: Submitted by School Teacher-in-charge
A School Nomination Code will be distributed to selected students for their registration on the Online Application System. Students are required to register on the System prior to referee invitation and application form completion. Applications are only considered complete upon TEACHER-IN-CHARGE submission by deadline.
Self-nomination: Submitted by Student
Students are required to register on the System prior to referee invitation and application form completion. Applications should be submitted by deadline.
Please complete all application procedures online by deadline. Any application by email or post or repeated application will not be considered.
All applicants will be invited to attend a written test for evaluation of academic competence, cognitive skills and social awareness.
Around 60-80 shortlisted applicants will be invited to a 2-days-1-night assessment camp to assess applicant’s interpersonal skills and leadership potential, and 40 finalists will be selected afterwards.
Finalists will be invited to an orientation day, where they will meet one another and senior outstanding students.
Finalists will be invited to join a series of enrichment programs on a voluntary basis.
Personal Statement Submission
Finalists have to submit their personal statement.
Finalists will be eligible to join interviews, and 10 winners will be selected by a panel of judges.
All finalists, winners, school representatives, their family members and friends will be invited to attend the Award Ceremony to celebrate the joy of achievement.
Register for a new account to login
Filling in information of teacher-in-charge
Fill in basic information of teacher-in-charge, and proceed to the nomination page.
Invite students to fill in apply
The School Nomination Code can be forwarded by email via the System; or by any other means the school prefers. Please note that it is the school’s responsibility to ensure the receipt of Code. Youth Arch Foundation will NOT keep any record and is not responsible for any data loss.
Students are required to fill in the referee’s information. An invitation email will automatically be sent to the proposed referee. Students can view the Referee Status during their application process. Students can resend invitation to another referee before any reference submission.
(Note: Applicants under School Nomination should consult their Principal or teacher-in-charge; and reach a consensus prior to invitation of the referee.)
It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the referee has the information he/she needs to provide a recommendation and submit it by the deadline.
Completion of Nomination
Student confirms that all the information are true and correct before submission. Teacher-in-charge submits application forms of students by deadline.
Student confirms that all the information are true and correct before submission.