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Financial Assistance

For students who encounter difficulties during this period, we hope you are able to face the challenges with a positive and optimistic attitude. For those facing financial hardship, please find below some support information for your reference:

APSS Graduates Association Award

(For eligible full-time undergraduate students)

The APSSGA Award was established and supported by the APSS Graduates Association (GA) and alumni to help our APSS students who have come across financial hardship.

Mary Ho Financial Hardship Fund

(For eligible part-time students)

This is a fund donated by our alumna Miss Mary Ho. The fund aims to help self-financing APSS part-time students who have experienced genuine financial hardship to the extent that it has affected their studies. For details, please visit the link below:

If you have any questions about the above departmental APSSGA Award and Mary Ho Financial Hardship Fund, please feel free to contact us at

PolyU Emergency Financial Assistance Scheme

Apart from the above departmental Hardship Fund, all local full-time degree and sub-degree students with urgent financial needs may also apply for the following financial assistance scheme which is provided by the University Student Affairs Office (SAO):

(The information above is for reference only. Please check SAO website for the latest information.)

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