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:
|i.||with genuine financial difficulties; or|
|ii.||coming from families living on the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA).|
If you want to apply for deferred payment of tuition fee balance, please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For application, applicant must submit the completed application form together with the required documents to Student Affairs Office (SAO) at Room QT308, 3/F (Entrance at Core T) at least two 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 am to 12.30 pm and 2 pm to 5.30 pm; except Public Holidays).
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:
- 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)'s remittance advice with enough amount of approved assistance to cover the tuition fee, but the money have not been received; or
- 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.
The due date for tuition fee payment for Semester 2 of 2021/22 is 11 January 2022 (Tuesday). Application for deferred tuition fee payment will start from 3 January 2022.
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 two working days before the payment deadline. Late online application will not be entertained.
(2) In person or By email
Current students may submit the completed application form together with all the requested supporting documents to Student Affairs Office (SAO) at Room QT308, 3/F (Entrance at Core T) at least two working days before the payment deadline (Submission time : Mon - Fri from 9 am to 12.30 pm and 2 pm to 5.30 pm; except Public Holidays) or email to email@example.com.
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 two working days before the payment deadline.