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    Student Financial Assistance


    To provide financial assistance to students in need, the Student Development Office coordinates and assists students in applying for the following schemes:


    - Tertiary Student Finance Scheme (TSFS)

    - Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP)

    - Non-means-tested Loan Scheme

    - VTC Fee Remission Scheme

    - (for the students of Foundation Diploma / English Foundation Programme / English Programme-Summer)

    - IVE Student Emergency Fund

    - Scholarships

    - Student Travel Subsidy Scheme

    - MTR Student Travel Scheme

    Students with financial hardship may apply for financial assistance offered by the government’s Student Financial Assistance Agency, or the fee remission scheme offered by VTC. Details of the Government Financial Assistance Schemes are available at http://info.gov.hk/sfaa. A summary is given in the table below:


    Students of the courses concerned are eligible to apply.
    X Students of the courses concerned are not eligible to apply.
    + Students over 25 years of age or have obtained any sub-degree or above qualifications, are not eligible to apply for FASP or NLSPS but may apply for ENLS.
    # For the purpose of applying for reimbursement of course fees under the Continuing Education Fund, students are required to pass each module with at least 40% or 50% of marks (according to the requirement under different courses/modules) and to satisfy the minimum attendance requirement of 80% for each module. Approved CEF applicants whose course commences on or after 1 April 2007 will be required to complete all registered modules when they apply for reimbursement. All CEF Reimbursable Courses provided by VTC are exempted by the Secretary for the Labour and Welfare Bureau from collecting tuition fees on equal monthly instalments basis.
    @ Students can only apply for VTC Fee Remission on the condition that their FASP applications are unsuccessful.