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Apply for the Hope Makers

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Application Checklist

Please submit all materials by March 15, 2017 11:59PM HKT.

□ Application Form (Google form)

□ Scanned copy of a valid student ID (Dropbox) Please name application materials as “Applicant's Name_Document” (e.g. John Lam_Student ID)

□ Portfolio of related projects (optional)

□ Additional information to support your application (optional)

□ Recommendation Letter (optional)

In the application, you will be asked to provide basic personal information and answer the following prompts in less than 300 words.

  1. Please introduce yourself. Why is it important for you to be part of this program? How can you contribute to this program?
  2. Name one waste issue you hope to tackle. What inspired you?
  3. Please share any relevant project/experience you have participated in the past.
  4. Short bio

If you have any question, please contact Program Manager, Aki Leung, at


  • Age 15 - 28
  • Full-time students of tertiary level education (e.g. universities, IVE, community colleges, etc.)
  • Able to commit to all mandatory activities
  • With a valid passport by December 31, 2017

Program Timeline & Mandatory Dates

February 2017 Application Opens
March 15, 2017 Application Closes
March 25 – 26, 2017 Orientation Bootcamp*
April – May, 2017 Prototype Development Community Visits
Early May, 2017 Prototype Development Interview*
May 27, 2017 Presentation Day*
June 26 – 29, 2017 Japan Study Trip*#
July 2017 Achievement Showcase*#
Dates are subject to change.
*Mandatory dates
#Only the top 3 teams will participate in the Japan study trip and the achievement showcase