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Self Nomination for Secondary Students 2017/18

Nomination period: 25 January 2018 - 26 February 2018

The mission of the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (the HKAGE) is to secure appropriate learning and development opportunities for gifted students, aged 10 to 18 years.

The HKAGE welcomes gifted Secondary students of appropriate age* who display outstanding performance or potential in the Humanities, Leadership, Mathematics and Sciences domains to participate in the Self Nomination. This is a nomination channel for parents to nominate their gifted children and for students to nominate themselves to the HKAGE. EACH NOMINEE CAN BE NOMINATED FOR ONE DOMAIN ONLY. Existing full or preliminary members shall not be re-nominated.

*The nominated secondary students should be born from 1 September 2000 to 31 August 2008 and study at Hong Kong secondary schools in the school year 2017/18.

Domains Key Learning Areas

Chinese Language and Literature, English Language and Literature & Humanities

Leadership Leadership
Mathematics Mathematics

Sciences, Technology & Applied Learning

For more information of the secondary programmes, please click here.

Important Dates

Briefing Session 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., 11 January 2018 (Thursday)
Online Nomination Platform opens 9:00 a.m., 25 January 2018 (Thursday)
Request for Login Account Deadline 5:00 p.m., 23 February 2018 (Friday)
Online Nomination Platform closes 5:00 p.m., 26 February 2018 (Monday)
Deadline for completion of the online nomination and submission of the required documents to the HKAGE 5:00 p.m., 26 February 2018 (Monday)
Admission Result Announcement Late March 2018
Student and Parent Orientation 28 April 2018 (Saturday)

Nomination Procedures

1. Request a Login to the Online Nomination Platform

Please click here to request the login to the Online Nomination Platform (Application is available from 9:00 a.m., 25 January 2018 (Thursday) to 5:00 p.m., 23 February 2018 (Friday)). An email will be sent to you with the login information within 2 working days after your submission of the request.

The user manual of the Online Nomination Platform can be downloaded at the following link:

Student Nominee and Parent/Legal Guardian

Declaration Statement – Student Nominee and Parent/Legal Guardian

2. Submitting your nomination on the Online Nomination Platform

All nominations must be made using the Online Platform at available from 9:00 a.m., 25 January 2018 (Thursday)The nomination deadline is at 5:00 p.m., 26 February 2018 (Monday). All online nomination forms have to be completed with the required documents submitted to the HKAGE before the nomination deadline. Incomplete and/or unsigned nomination will not be considered.

Breifing Session for Parents and Students

Briefing session will be held for parents to familiarise them with the nomination arrangements. The session will cover the following topics:

  • Identification and selection of the gifted
  • Learning opportunities at the HKAGE
  • Overview of Self Nomination for Secondary Students
  • Demonstration of Online Nomination Platform

Date and Time Venue Language Registration Details and Registration Deadline
11 January 2018 (Thu)
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Room 105, The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education,
Sha Kok Estate, Shatin, N.T.

Online Application

*Places are limited on a first-come-first-served basis

4 January 2018 (Thu)

Admission Results Announcement

Nominees shortlisted will become our preliminary student members who are eligible to participate in designated programmes. In order to obtain full membership, students are required to meet the programme completion requirements within the specified timeframe. For details, please visit the HKAGE website at

Parents will be informed in writing of the admission result in late March 2018. Students admitted will receive an Admission Letter with their membership information and details of the orientation.

Student and Parent Orientation

An orientation ceremony will be held as a warm welcome to the new student members and their parents on 28 April 2018 (Saturday). Online application will be available closer to the time.

For enquiries, please contact us at 3940 0130 or email to