Deferred Payment of Tuition Fee
(for local students enrolled on full-time government-funded degree and sub-degree programmes only)
All local full-time government-funded new students on degree and sub-degree programmes are required to pay a non-refundable initial 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. If you have genuine hardship, you may contact us for possible assistance.
Local full-time government-funded new 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 the remaining balance of semester 1 tuition fee (HK$16,050 for Degree students; HK$10,788 for Higher Diploma students). They should be either:
For application, applicant must submit the completed application form together with the required documents by email / in person to SAO at least 2 working days prior to tuition fee payment deadline. Interview will be arranged for need assessment and application will be considered on individual merits. Application result will be announced immediately after the interview (Submission time : Mon - Fri from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; except Public Holidays).
For details, you may refer to the "Notes to Applicants".
Local full-time government-funded current students on degree and sub-degree programmes are eligible to apply for deferred payment of tuition fee if they:
The due date for tuition fee payment for Semester 2 of 2020/21 is 19 January 2021 (Tue). Application for deferred tuition fee payment will start from 8 January 2021.
For details, please refer to the "Notes to Applicants" attached with the application form.
(1) Online application
Current students may submit online application and upload the requested supporting documents via Scholarship and Financial Assistance System (SFAS) at https://www40.polyu.edu.hk/sfas-student/. All online applications must be submitted at least 2 working days before the payment deadline. Late online application will not be entertained.
(2) By email / In person
If you have been approved to defer payment by SAO to a specified date and wish to apply for further deferment, you can submit application again at least 2 working days before the payment deadline.