Postgraduate Student Handbook 2019-20   (VII-J)

 

Financial Assistance

 

Type

Eligibility

Postgraduate Studentships

Full-time students of research programmes within normative period of study

Hong Kong Government Tertiary Student Finance Scheme - Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS)  

 

* Full-time students who are taking up an exclusively UGC-funded or publicly-funded student place of a recognized programme, and have the right of abode in Hong Kong or have resided or have had their home in Hong Kong continuously for three complete years before the commencement of the programme (This does not cover students who are staying in Hong Kong with student visas.)

Hong Kong Government Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Full-time Tertiary Students (NLSFT)

* Same as TSFS.

Hong Kong Government Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)

 

 

*Students who are pursuing a self-financed local award-bearing programme (either in full-time or part-time mode) or part-time exclusively UGC-funded / publicly-funded programme, and have the right of abode in Hong Kong or have resided or have had their home in Hong Kong continuously for three complete years before the commencement of the programme (This does not cover students who are staying in Hong Kong with student visas.)

University Bursaries and Loans

(intended to supplement TSFS)

Full-time financially needy students of exclusively UGC-funded or publicly-funded programmes who are Hong Kong permanent residents. Students with emergency needs arising from sudden change in financial conditions may also apply.

 

* Details of eligibility and list of eligible programmes would be confirmed by the Government Student Finance Office of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency around April every year. Please visit <http://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo> or <http://admission.cuhk.edu.hk> for updated information.