Application for 2018 HeadStart@HKUST Program
2017 Nov 14 - Dec 26, 2017
1st Round Late Jan 2018 (via email)
Challenge Day 29/30/31 Jan (mandatory one-day boot-camp for shortlisted candidates)
Final Round Early Feb(via email)
Job Matching March-May 2017 (upon rolling-basis)
The online application requires you to submit the following information --
Online Form -- Basic information about yourself (Click "Apply Now" at the page bottom)
One personal essay (500-800 words)
As much as you can, please tell us the following things about you in the essay:
Why are you interested in applying to this program?
What do you hope to learn from or achieve through this program?
What are your dreams and aspirations, both personal and career-wise?
Who is your role-model in life and why?
Tell us one thing that you have done in the past that demonstrates your passion for and commitment to something.
Tell us one incident where you stepped out of your comfort zone and tried something you had never done before.
Tell us anything that you think is unique or interesting about you.
Upload your CV and personal essay before the application deadline via the online application system. Please rename the files to this format before uploading:
LAST NAME_First Name_Student ID_CV.docx
LAST NAME_First Name_Student ID_essay.docx
One Personal Image (Half-length; file size 500KB-3MB and in good resolution)
One self-introduction video (optional)
If you think the personal essay alone may not fully showcase who you are, please feel free to make a self-intro video (no more than 2-3 minutes; English/Cantonese/Mandarin) that includes anything that you'd like us to know about you.
Please upload your video onto Internet (e.g. Youtube) and forward us the URL link (and the password if it is a private link) in the online application form