Nomination Procedures

The new round of nomination application (Pre-stage Level and Level 1) will begin on September 1 (Friday). The course schedules and a full set of nomination documents were sent to the participating schools by post and email in the end of July, and are available online. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any enquiries.

If you wish to join the Dual Program as participating school, please download and complete the School Participation Form.

Important Dates for Dual Program 2017


Date Procedure
Teacher Seminar: Beyond Academics – Searching for the Gifted (Cantonese)
  • Seminar by Counselling Psychologist on core cognitive, affective and behavioral characteristics of gifted learners in general, and their psychological needs
  • Introduction of Dual Program by CDGT staff
  • All secondary school teachers are welcome(Registration Form
Application Deadline for Joining Dual Program 2017 as Participating Schools (School Participation Form)
Program Information and Nomination Documents:
  • being delivered to Participating Schools by mail
  • being sent to Coordinating Teachers by emails
Nomination Period Begins
Nomination Workshop for Teachers (Conducted in Cantonese)
  • Sharing by teachers of Participating Schools in previous years
  • Briefing by CDGT staff on how to nominate suitable students for Dual Program
  • All school coordinating teachers are welcome (Registration Form)
Information Session for Parents and Students (Conducted in Cantonese)
  • Briefing by CDGT staff on the course objectives, structure and nomination procedures
  • Introduction of the course content by course instructors of each aspect
  • Interested parents and students please register through their school (Registration Form)


*** NEW: Parent Education Seminar & Campus Tour (Conducted in Cantonese)
  • Please click here for details
Deadline for Collection of Nomination Forms by School Coordinating Teachers
Nomination Period Ends
First-round Nomination Result Announcement by Email to Schools and Student Nominees
Second-round Nomination Result Announcement by Email to Schools and Student Nominees
11/2017 - 4/2018 DP Pre-stage Level / Level 1

Nomination Documents

All student nominees should submit the completed Nomination Form (DP-01), cheque(s) and relevant documents to School Coordinating Teachers by 25 September 2017. School Coordinating Teachers should then send them, together with the completed Nomination Checklist (DP-01a), to: CDGT, Room 6592, HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong on or before 29 September 2017 (Friday) by MAIL or in PERSON. (Remarks: Please state “HKUST DP 2017” on the envelope)


 Nomination Guide and Checklist (DP-01a) (For School Coordinating Teachers)  Download
 Nomination Form (DP-01) (For student nominees)  Download
 * Individual Application Form (DP-01b) (For individual applicants only)  Download

* Remarks: In principle, we only accept application through school nomination. Under special circumstances (e.g. your school is not participating in the Dual Program, or you have difficulty in applying through school nomination), however, we may consider individual application. If you are uncertain whether your school has participated in the Dual Program, please contact us at 2358 5084 or