Winning the COMS Outstanding Citizenship Award

The Department encourages students to participate in department-supported activities/ events actively. The honour is awarded to COMS students who demonstrate outstanding records of participation in the previous academic year.


To qualify for this award, the applicants must be
• Year 3/ Year 4 COMS students
• A CGPA of 2.5 or above

|No. of Awards and Amount|
HK$5,000 each for 6 students (2 for each concentration)

|Deadline for Applications|
31 October 2020

|Application Procedures|
• Applicants are required to send an email to Ms. Nicola ( to indicate their participation throughout the previous one/ two academics years. Note that the activities in the most recent year will weigh more.

• Applicants are highly recommended to submit a proof of participation as the
attachment along with the email. Evidence of involvement could consist of photos, email, certificate, appreciation letters, or any other documents if applicable

• Examples of COMS Department-supported activities/events include, but not. limited to,

  • Internship
  • Competitions (e.g., advertising competition)
  • Conferences (e.g., academic conferences)
  • Seminars (e.g., faculty forum)
  • Information Day
  • Department-organized Study Tour
  • Exchange Program
  • Student Consultation
  • YCP/TYA activities and events
  • Online Communication (e.g., add/share/like the Department’s Facebook posts)
  • Teaching evaluation activities (e.g., course feedback and student survey)
  • Activities that promote the Department
  • Represent the Department in the University’s or School’s activities/events


Awardees may expect to serve as student representatives on behalf of the Department of Communication Studies for department-related events or activities.