[Subsidy] Subsidy Schemes for Local Studies
If you decide to continue your study locally and need financial supports, no worry!
You can pay attention to the following financial assistance schemes provided by the Student Finance Office of Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency.
You can also use the tool “What am I eligible for?” to sort out the assistance scheme(s) which you may apply for and to calculate the estimated amount/level of assistance.
For students taking up exclusively UGC-funded or publicly-funded full-time programmes.
For students pursuing programmes covered under the Tertiary Student Finance Scheme - Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS).
For students taking up full-time, locally-accredited, self-financing post-secondary education programmes.
For students pursuing programmes covered under the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP).
For students pursuing specific post-secondary / continuing and professional education courses provided in Hong Kong
For successful applicants of TSFS and FASP, attend full-time day courses up to first degree level and reside beyond 10 minutes walking distance from student’s normal place of study and travel to school by public transportation.
7.1 Providing hostel subsidy for needy undergraduate students
7.2 Increasing the academic expenses grant under the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP)
7.3 Enhancing the academic expenses grant for students with special educational needs and financial needs pursuing post-secondary programmes
There are numerous self-supporting schemes that provide aid to young people.
Continuing Education Fund
The Continuing Education Fund (CEF) subsidises adults who aspire to further their education through continuing education and training courses. Eligible applicants may submit an unlimited number of claims for reimbursement of course fees on successful completion of CEF reimbursable courses up to a maximum sum of HK$20,000. The co-payment ratios by learners (i.e. the percentage of course fee to be borne by learners) for the first HK$10,000 subsidy is 20% of the course fee and that for the second HK$10,000 subsidy is 40% of the course fee.
Financial Assistance Scheme for Designated Evening Adult Education Courses
Under the Financial Assistance Scheme for Designated Evening Adult Education Courses, you can be entitled to 30%, 50% or 100% reimbursement of the tuition fee paid, subject to meeting the prescribed criteria.
Subsidy Scheme for Further Studies in the Mainland
Students who are interested in applying to the Mainland higher education institutions, you may refer to [Subsidy] Any subsidy for Studying in the Mainland? for more information.