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Deferred Payment of Tuition Fee

(for local students enrolled on full-time government-funded degree/sub-degree programmes only)

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New Admittees 

All local new admittees are required to pay a registration fee of HK$5,000 at the time of taking up offers.  As the purpose of such payment is to confirm your acceptance of the offer and reserve you the study place, deferment is normally not allowed.

Eligibility

Local full-time government-funded new admittees on degree/sub-degree programmes paying a flat annual tuition fee (HK$42,100 or HK$31,575) are eligible to apply for deferred payment of the remaining balance of semester 1 tuition fee (HK$16,050 or HK$10,788).  They should be either :- 

i.  with genuine financial difficulties; or
ii.   coming from families living on the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA).

Application

Application form can be obtained from the Student Affairs Office (SAO) at Room ST314, Core S.

For application, applicants must submit the completed application form together with required documents in person to SAO at least 2 working days prior to tuition fee payment deadline for an assessment interview.  Application will be considered on individual merits and application result will be announced immediately after the interview. (Submission time : Mon - Fri from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.to 4:45 p.m.; except Public Holidays).

For details, you may refer to the "Notes for Application for New Students".

For Enquiries, please contact us at 3400 3764.

 

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Current Students

Eligibility

Local full-time government-funded current students on degree / sub-degree programmes paying a flat annual tuition fee (HK$42,100 or HK$31,575) are eligible to apply for deferred payment of tuition fee if they :-

i. have received the government Tertiary Student Finance Scheme – Publicly–funded Programmes (TSFS)'s notification letter/Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Full-time Tertiary Students (NLSFT) remittance advice with enough amount of approved assistance to cover the tuition fee, but the money have not been received; or
ii.  are not meeting the above criterion but with genuine difficulties in settling the tuition fee on or before the payment deadline. Application will be considered on individual merits.

Application 

The due date for tuition fee payment for Semester 2 of 2013/14 is 14 January 2014 (Tue).  Application for deferred tuition fee payment will start from 2 January 2014 (Thu).

Applicants must submit the completed application form together with the required documents to the Student Affairs Office (SAO) at Room ST314, Core S at least 2 working days before the payment deadline (Submission time : Mon - Fri from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.to 4:45 p.m.; except Public Holidays).

For details, please refer to the "Notes for Application for Current Students" attached with the application form.

Current students can download the application form here or to obtain a hard copy from the Student Affairs Office at Room ST314, Core S. 

 

General Enquiries

For assistance from the Student Affairs Office,
please contact:-
Student Support and Amenities Section
Student Affairs Office
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Room ST314

Tel.:

3400 3764

Email:

safaship@polyu.edu.hk

Appointment:

https://www.polyu.edu.hk/sams/
(Please select: Appointment - Financial Assistance)

 



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