Scholarship and Loans
The Scholarship Scheme is established to encourage and recognize students for their accomplishment in academic and non-academic areas.
Categories of Awards
The Scholarship Scheme comprises six categories of awards, including three based on academic merit, two based on achievements in student service and one covering outstanding performance in both areas.
The value of each award and number of places offered for each category are set out and reviewed in each academic year in light of budget availability and student intake. All nominees of scholarship, regardless of academic or non-academic achievements, should demonstrate good conduct reflecting the College’s emphasis on students’ character development. A list of the awards are as follows:
(A) College Scholarship Scheme
|For Degree Programmes||For Higher Diploma and Diploma Programmes|
2.Best Progress in Academic Performance
3.Best in Academic Performance
4.Best in In-house Service Programme
5.Best in Community Service
6.Spiritual Leadership Scholarship
|1.Best Progress in Academic Performance
2.Best in Academic Performance
3.Best in Community Service
4.Spiritual Leadership Scholarship
(For details about the Scholarship Scheme for degree students, please click here)
(For details about the Scholarship Scheme for HD and Diploma students, please click here)
(B) College Establishment Scholarship (only offered for 2015-16 entry)
(C) Self-financing Post-Secondary Scholarship Scheme (SPSS)
To promote the development of the self-financing post-secondary sector, the Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme is set up under the Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund to offer scholarships and awards to students pursuing full-time locally-accredited self-financing sub-degree or bachelor’s degree (including top-up degree) programmes at non-profit-making education institutions.
There are five types of scholarships established under the Scheme, namely:
- Outstanding Performance Scholarship
- Best Progress Award
- Talent Development Scholarship
- Reaching Out Award
- Endeavour Scholarship
Financial Assistance Schemes
GCC Students can apply for the financial assistance schemes provided by the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency (WFSFAA).
Starting from Academic Year 2017/18, all eligible students must submit their applications for Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) and Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS) to the Student Finance Office (SFO) through E-link.
- Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP)
FASP provides means-tested financial assistance to needy full-time students pursuing locally-accredited, self-financing post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree. The scheme aims to provide financial assistance to needy students so that no eligible students will be denied access to post-secondary education because of lack of means.
- Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (NLSPS)
The NLSPS is used to complement the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) to provide loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees of locally-accredited, self-financing full-time post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree.
- Extended Non-Means-Tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)
As for students studying the Diploma in Pre-University Studies, they may apply for the Extended Non-Means-Tested Loan Scheme(ENLS).
The Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) provides financial assistance in the form of loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees of specific post-secondary / continuing and professional education courses studied in Hong Kong.
- Student Travel Subsidy (STS)
The Student Travel Subsidy (STS) for Tertiary or Post-secondary Students provides travel subsidy to needy students attending a full-time day course up to first degree level in an acceptable institution, residing beyond 10 minutes walking distance from school and required to use public transport for travelling to school.
Eligibility: All students applying for FASP