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
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
- Financial Services
- Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Skills for the Workplace
- Specification of Competency Standards
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.
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.
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- 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。
電話 : 3142 2277