THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYSPEED
Financial Assistance

Students with financial needs may apply for the Government's Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (NLS) or Continuing Education Fund (CEF).  Students registered on local courses/programmes or registered and exempted courses under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (Chapter 493) offered by PolyU SPEED are eligible to apply for NLS.  A large number of our courses/ programmes have also been included in the list of CEF.  Students of these CEF-reimbursable courses/ programmes may apply for subsidies from the government.

Non-means-Tested Loan Scheme

The Non-means-Tested Loan Scheme, funded by the Government, has been extended to provide financial assistance to students of the programmes/courses offered by the School.  For details about eligibility and the list of programmes/courses covered by the Scheme, please contact the Working  Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency.

Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency

Address: Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon
Enquiry Hotline: 2802 2345
Website: www.wfsfaa.gov.hk

Continuing Education Fund (CEF)

In preparing Hong Kong for the transition to a knowledge-based economy, the Government has set up the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) to subsidise adults with learning aspirations to pursue continuing education and training courses in the following areas:

  • Business Services
  • Creative Industries
  • Design
  • Financial Services
  • Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Skills for the Workplace
  • Language
  • Logistics
  • Specification of Competency Standards
  • Tourism

Eligible applicants will be reimbursed 80% of their fees, subject to a maximum sum of HK$10,000 (whichever is the less), on successful completion of a reimbursable course. The fees for more than one reimbursable course may be reimbursed, subject to the maximum ceiling of HK$10,000 per applicant not being exceeded.

Eligibility

Persons (Applicants) who

  • are Hong Kong residents with the right of abode or the right to land or to remain in Hong Kong without restriction;
  • have enrolled in and paid the tuition fee for a reimbursable course before the course commences; and
  • are aged from 18 to 65 both at the time of application and on seeking reimbursement of their fees.

The Office of Continuing Education Fund (OCEF) has laid down other conditions in relation to the eligibility under CEF. Applicants are advised to consult OCEF at 3142 2277 (24-hour manned enquiry hotline) for details.

Application Form for CEF [SFAA192(2012)] can be obtained from:

  • School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED)
  • Office of Continuing Education Fund
  • District Offices

Application forms can also be downloaded from http://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef, or you may fill in the application form online at http://www.gov.hk/en/residents/forms/ and then print out the completed form. The completed application form together with a photocopy of the applicant's HK Smart ID card should be submitted in person or by post to:

    The Office of the Continuing Education Fund,
    Room 916, 9/F, Kwai Hing Government Offices,
    166-174 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Chung, N.T.

Applicants may also place their applications in the drop-in box on 12/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices.

 

持續進修基金「可獲發還款項課程」

為迎接知識型經濟的來臨,政府成立持續進修基金,為有志進修的人士提供持續教育和培訓資助。

部份由學院及其他理大部門開辦課程已加入持續進修基金「可獲發還款項課程」的名單內,課程屬於以下的範疇:

  • 商業服務
  • 創意工業
  • 設計
  • 金融服務業
  • 工作間的人際及個人才能
  • 語文
  • 物流業
  • 旅遊業

符合資格的申請人,可獲發還百份之八十或高達港幣一萬元正的學費,數額以較少者為準。申請人可就多於一項「可獲發還款項課程」申領發還學費,惟終生以港幣一萬元正作上限。

發還款項的申領資格

如欲知有關持續進修基金發還款項的申領資格,請瀏覧網頁

www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef/cneligibility.htm

何時申請

申請人必須在課程開課之前向持續進修基金辦事處遞交申請。逾期遞交的申請表恕不受理。

如你未能成功修畢最初所申報修讀的課程,但在最後期限前成功修畢其他「可獲發還款項課程」,則無需重新申請仍可申領學費資助。

持續進修基金申請手續

學術資格課程 / 學術資格課程的科目

  1. 填妥可獲發還款項的課程報名表。報讀學術資格課程的表格,可在學院辦事處索取或網頁下載。
  2. 依照課程報名表內的指示向學院遞交入學申請。
  3. 獲取錄的申請人須向學院辦事處遞交已填妥的持續進修基金申請表[SFAA 192(2012)]。完成所有註冊程序及審核所填資料後,學院會在持續進修基金申請表上蓋上學院印章,並即時歸還表格予申請人。
  4. 將已蓋章的持續進修基金申請表,連同香港身份證副本寄往或親身遞交持續進修基金辦事處。

查詢

如欲查詢持續進修基金的申請細則,請聯絡:

持續進修基金辦事處

電話    : 3142 2277

網址    : www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef