The S.T. Yau High School Science Award (Asia) [ YHSA(Asia) ] is a research-based competition emphasising on innovation, originality, creativity and persistence in research activities. It encourages students and teachers to formulate issues with quantitative precision and scientific rationales, with a view to nurturing students’ passion for scientific discovery, patience in investigation, and rigour in deliberation.
YHSA(Asia) is initiated by Professor Shing-Tung YAU with the following goals:
In 2008, Professor Shing-Tung Yau initiated the ST Yau High School Science Award (YHSA) in Mainland China. The Award has been running successfully for 10 years
6 subject categories: Mathematics, Physics,. Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Economic and Financial Modeling. Each group has up to 1 Gold Prize, 1 Silver Prize and 3 honourable mentions
All enrolled secondary school students in Hong Kong and the Asian region outside Mainland China are eligible to join the competition
Board and committees that provide stringent scientific oversight and management for the Award and their membership
Let science realise your dream with its imaginative and innovative power by joining the competition
Deadlines for registration, submissions of research outline and final report, as well as other key dates at a glance
Selection criteria and assessment process of the competition
General regulations on academic honesty, concurrent submission, intellectual property, conflict of interest , data collection, etc.
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Award and contact information for enquiries
Result announcement of YHSA(Asia)
Result announcement of YHSA Finale at Tsinghua University, Beijing
Snapshots of oral defenses