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Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance


Fee Reduction

The School offers discount on short courses / Certificate and Diploma programmes* to the following categories of applicants:

  • Senior Citizen Card holders: 50% off
  • HKBU Foundation members: 20% off
  • HKBU full-time staff: 20% off
  • HKBU alumni at Higher Diploma / Associate Degree level or above who are HKBU Hang Seng Credit Card holders: 20% off
  • HKBU Hang Seng Credit Card holders: 20% off (Applicable to Short Courses for which only Certificate of Attendance will be issued)
  • SCE Friends members : 20% off short courses (Not applicable to Certificate/Diploma Programme coursesCertificate & Diploma Programme, Continuing Education Fund reimbursable courses Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programmeor Specified courses)

*The discount may not be applicable to some programmes. Please check with the Programme Teams concerned.

For details of the eligibilities and application procedures, please refer to the “Application Form for Fee Reduction (Short Courses)” or “Application Form for Fee Reduction (Programme)”.


Continuing Education Fund

Students enrolled in and paid the tuition fee for a Continuing Education Fund reimbursable course may apply for opening an account with Office of Continuing Education Fund (OCEF) before the course commences (no re-application is required if an account has been opened). 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 the reimbursable course(s) within the four-year validity period.


Benchmark Test

Students who are studying language courses are additionally required to pass or attain the minimum benchmark of specified benchmark tests within the four-year validity period.

Please call the 24-hour manned enquiry number at 3142 2277 or visit Continuing Education Fund website at for information on eligibility of applicants, application / reimbursement procedures and benchmark test.


Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)

The ENLS is administered by the Student Finance Office (SFO) of the Government and the maximum financial assistance is equivalent to the total tuition fees payable to institutions in an academic year. Interested applicants may refer to or call the SFO’s 24-hour enquiry line at 2802 2345 for details of eligibility and application procedures.


Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) and Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS)

The FASP (means-tested) and NLSPS administered by Student Finance Office (SFO) under the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency (WFSFAA) provide grant and/or loan to eligible full-time students pursuing locally-accredited, self-financing post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree. For details of the schemes, please visit the SFO website: The applications for the schemes should be submitted online through “SFO E-link – My Applications”: