TSFS (Grant/Loan) and NLSFT (Non-means-tested Loan) 2024/25

Eligibility

 

Full-time Local UGs1 and RPGs2 taking up UGC/publicly-funded places in 2024/25 academic year
AND have the right of abode in HK or have had your home in HK continuously for 3 complete years prior to the start of  your course 

 

Remarks:

UGs taking up self-financing programmes in 2024/25 academic year (e.g. Dual Degree Program students who are in their final (5th) year in 2024/25‚Äč) should apply FASP/ NLSPS (details to be announced in early May).

RPGs who are receiving HKSAR RPG Tuition Waiver can only apply TSFS.


 

Application Materials

 

All applications of Tertiary Student Finance Scheme – Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS) and Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Full-time Tertiary Students (NLSFT) must be submitted online through "SFO E-link – My Applications” platform. Creation/Login of MyGovHK account is required. Applicants are reminded to keep the username and password for future use.

 

Online application: http://ess.wfsfaa.gov.hk  (Demonstration)

 

For TSFS:

Guidance Notes

Checklist on Documentary Proofs Required

Illustration of Reporting Income & Assets

Common Mistakes in Completing Application Forms

 

For NLSFT:

Guidance Notes

Checklist of Supporting Documents

 

           

 


 

Application Deadline for Continuing Students:   31 May 2024 (Fri)

 


Submission of the Declaration and Supporting Documents 

 

After you have submitted your online application successfully, you have to submit the signed declaration (or completed the digital signing) and supporting documents to SFO. Otherwise, your application will not be processed. You have to submit the required documents through EITHER ONE of the following means within 7 days from the date of submission of your application:

 

  1.  Through online upload; or
  2.  Through Scholarships & Financial Aid Office (SFAO), HKUST (available from 20 May 2024 till 13 June 2024  (Office address: Rm 5022B, 5/F, via lift 3, Academic Building) during student service hours (Mon-Fri, 9:00am-12:45pm, 2pm-5:30pm; except public holidays); or
  3.  By mail or By hand deliver to SFO's Drop-in box together with the Reply Slip to the respective addresses as follows,

TSFS (Grant/Loan)

NLSFT (Non-means-tested Loan)

Student Finance Office

Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency

12/F, One Mong Kok Road Commercial Centre,

1 Mong Kok Road, Kowloon

 

Attn: Applications Team (TSFS)

Student Finance Office

Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency

Room 1204, 12/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices,

303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon

Attn.: NLSFT APU

 

*Drop-in boxes are located on 11/F (during office hours)

or G/F (outside office hours) of the Cheung Sha

Wan Government Offices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Enquiry

 

Student Finance Office (SFO)

 

 

- Tertiary Student Finance Scheme (TSFS): 

Tel: 2152 9000      

 

- Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (NLSFT):   

Tel: 2150 6222  

 

- 24-hour Enquiry Hotline:        

Tel: 2802 2345  

email: wg_sfo@wfsfaa.gov.hk

 


 

Scholarships & Financial Aid Office

Updated in April 2024

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