Bursary, Scholarship and Award for Students with Special Needs
|Type||Name||Description||Target/ Eligibility||Application Period|
|Bursary||Hong Kong PHAB Association Li Kwan Hung Education Fund||The Fund is intended to assist students with disabilities studying with their able-bodied counterparts in local educational institutes at various levels.||Full-time Local Students||August – September|
|Bursary||The EdUHK Bursary for Students with Disabilities||Students who are eligible for and have passed the means test of the Tertiary Student Finance Scheme – Publicly-funded Programmes or the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students.||Full-time UGC-funded Local Students||September & January
|Bursary||Easyknit Bursary for Students with Disabilities||Students who are eligible for and have passed the means test of the Tertiary Student Finance Scheme – Publicly-funded Programmes or the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students.||Full-time undergraduate, associate and higher diploma programme Students||September & January
|Scholarship||The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships – Undergraduate Scholarship||This scholarship is offered to students with high standard of academic performance, language proficiency, leadership, commitment to service, etc. It is renewable on an annual basis.||Full-time UGC-funded students (Year 1 and Year 2) with one quota for a local student with special educational needs||September|
|Scholarship||S.K.Y. Lee and Lee Chi Hung Scholarship for Hearing Impaired Students||This scholarship is offered to hearing impaired students for pursuing post-secondary education in Hong Kong.||Hearing impaired students||June – early September|
|Fellowship / Scholarship||Sir Edward Youde Memorial Overseas Fellowship/ Scholarship for Disabled Students||The fellowship/scholarship aims at financing outstanding disabled Hong Kong students for overseas postgraduate or undergraduate studies.||Full-time UGC-funded local students||July – September|
|Fellowship /Scholarship||Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship/ Scholarship for Disabled Students||These fellowships/scholarships are awarded to disabled students pursuing full-time postgraduate studies by research and/or undergraduate, diploma and certificate programmes at post-secondary and tertiary levels in HK.||Full-time UGC-funded local students||July – September|
|Scholarship||T.M.Gregory Memorial Scholarship||This scholarship is offered to hearing impaired students for pursuing overseas post-secondary education.||Hearing impaired students||February – April|
|Scholarship||Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme – Endeavour Scholarship||This scholarship is granted to self-financing students with special educational needs.||Full-time self-financing degree and sub-degree students||October – November|
|Award||HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund – Endeavour Merit Award||This award is granted to publicly-funded students with special educational needs.||Full-time publicly-funded degree or above and sub-degree students||November – December|
Note: The information above is subject to change without prior notice.
For details of the bursary, scholarship, award and application procedures, please refer to announcements in The Portal.
Community Care Fund – Enhancing the academic expenses grant for students with special educational needs pursuing post-secondary programmes
Students who are eligible for and have passed the means test of the Tertiary Student Finance Scheme – Publicly-funded Programmes or the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students and confirmed by a relevant professional to have at least one kind of special educational needs including specific learning difficulties, intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit / hyperactivity disorders, physical disability, visual impairment, hearing impairment, and/or speech and language impairment. Each eligible student will be offered an additional academic expenses grant of up to $8,680 every year and the actual amount of subsidy receivable is to be determined with respect to the student’s level of assistance assessed in the means test of the Student Finance Office. Eligible applicants of the grant can complete and return the request form to the SFO of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency by 31 December 2018.
Updated in August 2017