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SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS   中文版

We offer scholarships and grants to eligible students who are suited to benefit from our programs. For more details please download the Information Sheet and Application Form.

A. Scholarships

1. Potential Development Scholarships (6-Year Scholarship)
For outstanding academic performance valid until Form 6 for students entering Form 1. The award covers full tuition fees plus an additional subsidy of $20,000 for the Activity Week Programme (AWE).

2. Academic Achievement Scholarships
Awarded each year to students of Form 2-6 for outstanding academic performance obtaining the top 5 year-end score in their form in the last acaedmic year. The award for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place covers full tuition fees. The award for 4th and 5th place covers half tuition fees.

3. Sports and Music Scholarships
For outstanding performance representing Hong Kong in sports / musical organizations at national / international level competitions / performances in the last academic year. The award covers full or half tuition fees and is renewable annually.

4. AWE Scholarships (Forms 1-5)
Awarded annually to students obtaining the 1st, 2nd or 3rd year-end score in their form in the last academic year. The scholarship provides up to $5,000 for AWE programmes.

B. Grants

1. Progress Grants
Available for all students in financial difficulties who do not qualify for other awards. Candidates must have proof of financial need such as SFAA or CSSA documents. The grant covers full or half tuition fees and is reviewed annually. (More information below*)

2. Textbook Sponsorship
This award subsidizes students receiving SFAA / CSSA support. The award covers up to $1,000 per school year and is reviewed annually. (More information below*)

3. Family Grants
Awarded to all students who enter the school from 2017-2018 school year and have 2 unmarried siblings below 21 years of age (brothers or sisters). The grant covers half (for 2 siblings) or full (for 3 or more siblings) tuition fees and is valid for six years annually reviewed.

4. Brother Grants
Awarded on entry to the school to the older / younger brother of an existing student who is liable for full fees. The award covers half tuition fees and is valid for the time the brothers are in the school.

5. AWE Grants (Forms 1-5)
AWE Grants support the participation of students receiving SFAA / CSSA in AWE programmes. The full AWE Grant covers up to $2,000 and the half AWE Grant covers up to $1,000.

6. OLE Grants
Awarded to sponsor students to represent Hong Kong in competitions / events / performances outside Hong Kong. The grant covers a maximum of $3,000 per school year.

C. Awards

1. Academic Excellence Awards
For students with outstanding academic achievement obtaining 1st, 2nd or 3rd year-end score in their class. The award is a book token of $200 for 1st, $150 for 2nd and $100 for 3rd.

2. Academic Subject Awards
For students with outstanding academic achievement obtaining 1st, 2nd or 3rd year-end score in their class in specific subjects. The award is a book token of $200 for 1st, $150 for 2nd and $100 for 3rd.

3. Excellent Service Awards (Forms 1-5)
For students with outstanding achievement in service, conduct and merits. The award is a book token of $200.

* Progress Grants and Textbook Sponsorship

•  For students who need financial support, covering fully or partly their tuition fees and subsidies for textbooks.

•  Form 1 applicants may submit the application for the Progress Grant and Textbook Sponsorship with the Admission Application.

•  Level of assistance (Ref. Student Financial Assistance Agency (SFAA))

Conditions

Level of Assistance

(CSSA) Comprehensive Social Security Assistance

Full Progress Grant
$1,000 Textbook sponsorship

(SFAA) Certified Financial Assistance for 2016/17 school year – AFI group (HK$0 – 37,552)

Full Progress Grant
$1,000 Textbook sponsorship

(SFAA) Certified Financial Assistance for 2016/17 school year – AFI group (HK$ 37,553 – 72,611)

Half Progress Grant
$500 Textbook sponsorship

The SFAA uses the "Adjusted Family Income" (AFI) mechanism as the means test to assess the eligibility of a family for student financial assistance and the level of assistance. The AFI mechanism is based on the following formula:

AFI =

Gross annual income of the family


Number of family members + (1)


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Gross annual income of the family includes the annual income of the applicant and his/her spouse; 30% of the annual income of unmarried children / child residing with the family if applicable; and the contribution from relatives / friends if applicable.

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The members of a family normally refer to the applicant, his/her spouse, unmarried children / child residing with the family and the dependent parent(s) who are supported by the applicant and/or his/her spouse (Please refer to the Guidance Notes on Application for Assessment of Eligibility for definition of “Dependent Parent”).

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For single-parent families of 2 to 3 members, the ‘plus 1 factor’ in the divisor of the AFI formula will be increased to 2.

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AFI thresholds for full level of assistance for 3-member and 4-member families are $45,460 and $41,824 respectively in the 2016/17 school year. For 2-member single-parent families and 3-member single-parent families, they are regarded as 3-member families and 4-member families respectively for determining the AFI thresholds for full level of assistance and calculation of AFI.

For further details of SFAA, please refer to
http://www.sfaa.gov.hk/eng/schemes/fts.htm

Financial Assistance (Progress Grant) Estimator:
http://www.tsss.edu.hk/sims_ex/FAE.aspx


Other financial awards are offered to encourage students to excel in their respective areas of development and performance.

** All scholarships and grants are provided to recipients after review by the Scholarships Committee upon the availability of appropriate information from the applicants and the availability of financial assistance in each category.

Scholarship and Grant Information Sheet

Scholarship and Grant Application Form

 


Kwan Pui Chun Expo (left), admitted to HKU under the Early Admission Scheme 2007