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Tencent Xplorer Prize 2022 and Online Briefing

Date : 2022-03-17

Applications for Tencent Xplorer Prize are now open and submissions will close on 15 April 2022.The Tencent Xplorer Prize is a non-governmental and public interest award for all active full-time researchers (of any nationality) working in Hong Kong (and mainland China as well as Macau) aged 45 or below (namely born on or after 1 January 1976). There will be no more than 50 awardees every year, and each will receive RMB 3 million over 5 years.


Two Application Channels:

A) By nomination - Nominators are invited by the Xplorer Prize to nominate applicants along with information of two further referees. The Secretariat will contact nominees by email to submit their applications.

B) Self-nomination - Applicants who meet the requirements can submit applications online along with contact details of three referees, who hold professorships or above and specialise in the same field as the applicants.

 Please visit Xplorer Prize website ( for application details.


Online Briefing on 22 March 2022:

Tencent will host an online briefing for interested and potential applicants. Details are as follows:

- Date: 22 March 2022 (Tuesday)

- Time: 3-4:30pm

- Venue: Tencent Meeting

For registration, please complete the registration form ( to event organizer by 21 March.