Winners & Projects
Goals and Objectives

The HKUST President’s Cup is an annual campus wide competition that invites undergraduate students to embark on a tenacious pursuit of excellence in research and innovation. Inaugurated in 2002, the competition provides students with a unique learning experience where creativity is encouraged, interest and expertise in research is cultivated, and students' attainment of excellence and innovation is recognized. The competition is open to undergraduate students of all years and all disciplines. Students are welcome to join individually or as teams.


There are four classes of awards:

President’s Cup Winner HKD 10,000
Gold Award HKD 6,000
Silver Award HKD 3,000
Special Mention -

* Amounts of cash prizes for President’s Cup are HKD 10,000, HKD 6,000 and HKD 3,000 for the President’s Cup, Gold and Silver awards respectively. The amounts are subject to change for future competitions.The eminent winners get an extravagant treatment for winning the prestigious awards. Winners not only are entitled to trophies, certificates and cash prizes*, a gathering with the President is arranged for the winners to present their projects to the President and exchange ideas on related topics. On top of that, the award-winning projects may be recommended to participate in the Challenge Cup, a national academic competition held every two years, subject to the rules of the competition.


Tel: 2358 5794
Email: prescup@ust.hk
Address: Dean of Students' Office, Room 5014 (Lift 3), Academic Building, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology