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Financial Aids

Eligible students are encouraged to apply for different special educational needs funds, grants, scholarships and awards. Please refer to the relevant websites for updates and details. 

HKBU Funding Schemes for Registered Students with SEN and/or disability 

No.

Name Descriptions/Eligibility No. of Recipient Amount per Recipient Application Start
1 HKBU Alumni Gratitude Scholarship (AGS)

Full-time HKBU students studying UGC funded degree or above level programmes, registered with special educational needs; 

Outstanding or significant improvement in academic performance and record of active participation in extra-curricular, service-learning activities, or internship. 

 

 

Up to 10 per year subject to the availability of the funding source. HK$15,000

open application in Nov - Jan

 

2 HKBU Alumni Gratitude Fund (AGF)

Full-time HKBU local students studying UGC funded degree or above level programmes, registered with special educational needs

Procurement of assistive, technological learning aids and equipment for SSEN’s study;

Acquisition of services, professional assessment, special medical, transportation intervention related to disability/SEN to support SSEN’s university learning;

 

 

Up to 8 per year subject to the availability of the funding source. 

Each applicant will be granted not more than HK$20,000 per academic year;

Only one successful applicant will be granted for a SSEN per academic year.

throughout the year
3 HKBU Alumni Gratitude Grant (AGG)

Full-time HKBU students studying UGC funded or self-financed sub-degree or above level programmes, registered with special educational needs; 

Participation or Organization of local or global experiential programmes, service-learning opportunities, research study, publication, overseas visit, etc;

 

 

Up to 10 per year subject to the availability of the funding source. 

HK$12,000

Multi-application is accepted on different nature of proposed activities/projects in each academic year. 

throughout the year
4 Campus Inclusion Activities (CIA) Programme (for Students with Special Education Needs)

SSEN from each category of special educational needs faces different difficulties in participating in extra-curricular activities. Activities that are able to accommodate at least 1 category of the special educational needs may apply to register as Campus Inclusion Activities(CIA).

 

no fixed quota 70% of the promotion and production costs, with a maximum of $1,000 per application throughout the year

 

External Financial Aids and Funding Resources for Registered Students with SEN and/or disability

(in alphabetical order)

No.

Name Descriptions/Eligibility No. of Recipient Amount per Recipient Application Start
1 Adaptive Equipments' Sponsorship Scheme For Secondary School And Tertiary Students With Visual Impairment
視障學生輔助儀器資助計劃
Permanent resident of the HKSAR aged between 16-25 with visual impairment, and part-time/full-time students of Bachelor, Associate Degree, Higher Diploma, Yi Jin Diploma or certificate courses/programmes recognized by the EDB. For purchase of assistive aids and equipment.  no fixed quota up to HK$10,000, depends on the equipmments required open application in Aug-Sept
2 Adult Education Service & Scholarship for the Hearing Impaired 
成人教育服務及聽障人士獎學金

People with a hearing impairment aged 15 or above, not studying in daytime & full time primary and secondary school

N/A
(based on the first-come-first-serve basis)

diversified courses are provided to successful applicants

course information will be uploaded to the organizer's website two months before the course begins.
3

Artists with Disability Development Fund

展能藝術發展基金

 

Be a permanent resident of Hong Kong

Be a person with a disability aged 30 or below

 N/A

under HK$100,000

open application in Mar
4

BEA Inspiring Student Scholarship

東亞銀行展毅奬學金

Outstanding undergraduate students with special educational needs, good academic achievements, and financial needs, areas as well as good character, potential, and extra-curricular achievements. not fixed quota HK$20,000

open application in Nov - Feb

*individual application needed

5 Children’s Thalassaemia Foundation
地中海貧血兒童基金
All patients with thalassemia major or intermediate who are permanent residents of Hong Kong are eligible to apply. Patients who have recovered after bone marrow or cord blood transplantation within 5 years, may also apply no fixed quota HK$10,000 for continuing education courses & HK$5,000 for successfully enrolled in a Hong Kong Government recognized university* for a full-time degree course using the results of HKDSE of the current year N/A
6 Community Care Fund- Enhancing the academic expenses grant for students with special educational needs pursuing post-secondary programmes 
關愛基金 — 增加就讀專上課程有特殊教育需要及經濟需要學生的學習開支助學金
Full-time undergraduate or postgraduate student with disabilities and passed the means test of TSFS or FASP no fixed quota up to HK$8,680 and the actual amount of subsidy receivable is to be determined with respect to the student's level of assistance assessed n the means test of SFO open application in Jul-Dec
7 Eden & Ling Kwok Scholarship 
郭中鄭齡獎學金
Full-time undergraduate or postgraduate student with disabilities, good academic standing and financial needs. 1 HK$4,000 N/A
8 HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund – Endeavour Merit Award 
香港特別行政區政府展毅表現獎
Full-time UGC funded undergraduate or postgraduate students with Special Education Needs (SEN) in pursuit of excellence in academic and other areas 8 HK$10,000 open application in Dec-Jan 
9 HSBC Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Scholarships for local students with disabilities in Business, Communication, Education, Science (applied and basic), Social Science, and Arts (Linguistics & Language, Translation, History, Geography, Fine Arts & Applied Arts), with GPA > 3.70.  Priority will be given to students from disadvantaged background. 1 HK$50,000 open application in Nov-Jan 
10 Lee Chu Shuk-kwan Education Fund Award Scheme
李朱淑鈞教育基金獎勵計劃
Students with visual impairment and achieved outstanding results in the recent school or public examinations with the school's recommendation letter.  N/A
(based on Decision of the Judging Panel)
HK$5,000 approx. Nov every year
11 Li Kwan Hung Education Fund administered by the Hong Kong PHAB Association 
李鈞洪教育基金
HK permanent residents; full time students with disabilities; in need of financial assistance for educational purposes no fixed quota no fixed amount approx. Aug every year
12 Paul CK Wong Memorial Fund
黃鎮強紀念獎學金
Geography undergraduate student(s) who is/are: (1) Physically challenged and have a good academic record; (2) In the absence of (1), other students with an outstanding academic record or with excellent extra-curricular services to the community. 2 HK$5,000 N/A
13 Simon K.Y. Lee & Lee Chi Hung Fund
李國賢及李志雄聾人教育基金
Students with hearing impairment (hearing loss in the better ear is in the region of 50db or higher) no fixed quota no fixed amount open application in Jun-Sept
14 Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship/Fellowships for Disabled Students 
尤德爵士紀念基金殘疾學生/研究生獎學金
Full-time undergraduate (Year 2 or above) and postgraduate students with profound disabilities (permanent HK resident, 7 years of study in Hong Kong for fellowship/5 years of study in Hong Kong for scholarship). Competition with students from other tertiary institutions is required. no fixed quota from HK$40,000-50,000 open application in September 
15 Supportive Service For Tertiary Visually Impaired Students by Hong Kong Blind Union Provide support such as study and career guidance to:
1. tertiary students with visual impairment;
2. teachers, staff and social workers of tertiary institutes;
3. other tertiary students
no fixed quota production of accessible e-learning materials; offering consultation and case management services including career counseling programmes etc. throughout the year
16

Szeto Wah Education Fund - Szeto Wah Prize

司徒華教育基金 -「司徒華獎」

Outstanding students who need to overcome difficulties to achieve their learning goals N/A HK$10,000 open application in Feb
17  The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship Scheme (local students) 
香港賽馬會獎學金 (本地生)
Outstanding local  Year 1 or 2 student(s) in any discipline with excellent academic performance & active participation in community service. Renewable for 4 years subject to the student’s achievement in subsequent years. One scholarship is dedicated for a student with special educational needs. 1 HK$107,500 open application in Sept
18 The Jockey Club IT Scheme for People with Visual Impairment
「賽馬會視障人士資訊科技計劃」
Individual PVI who demonstrate a need for the supported items for studies but their schools do not provide such aids and themselves cannot afford such aids due to genuine financial difficulty. Applicants have to be nominated by the designated organizations and satisfy other conditions set out by the Social Welfare Department no fixed quota depends on the computer aids required open application in Apr-May
19 T.M. Gregory Memorial Scholarships for Deaf Individuals
嘉格理紀念獎學金
Students with hearing impairment (hearing loss in the better ear is in the region of 75db or higher) no fixed quota no fixed amount open application in Mar-Apr
20 Unison Scholarships for Ethnic Minority Students
融樂會獎學金
Ethnic minority (non-Chinese) residents in Hong Kong with the right of abode and holding valid HK Identity Card varies depending on donors HK$15,000 for one academic year open application in Jul-Aug
21 Zonta Club of Victoria Bursary Disabled students and new immigrants students with financial needs N/A N/A N/A

For details about scholarships and financial aids, please click here.