First-year Experience

Financial Assistance

Local full-time UGC-funded students are eligible to apply for the following financial assistance schemes. You are welcome to join one of the briefing sessions for details.

Tertiary Student Finance Scheme-Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS) – a means-tested scheme offers grant (maximum: $39,800 to $79,480 in 2018/19) and/or loan (maximum: $50,020 in 2018/19)

Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Full-time Tertiary Students (NLSFT) – a non-means-tested scheme offers loan (interest charged once the loan is drawn down to PolyU) capped at tuition fee level

PolyU Financial Assistance Scheme (PolyU FA) – a means-tested scheme supported by generous organizations and individuals to offer bursary (average: ~$7,300 in 2017/18) and/or interest-free loan (average: ~$10,000 in 2017/18) to financially needy student

Briefing Session






17 Aug 2018 (Fri)

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Room TU201


PolyU Staff & HK Monetary Authority Staff

22 Aug 2018 (Wed)

2:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Room TU201

24 Aug 2018 (Fri)

6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Room TU201

28 Aug 2018 (Tue)

2:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Room FJ303

31 Aug 2018 (Fri)

2:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Room FJ303


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