Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS)


The Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS) is to complement the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) to provide loans to eligible students to settle tuition fees of locally-accredited, self-financing full-time programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree.

Application Deadline

  • Continuing and new students should complete the online application according to the respective recommended submission schedules -

For Online Application Form For "Declaration Form" and Supporting Documents
Continuing Students Please refer to the recommended submission schedule of online application to submit the application. Seven days from the date of submission of the application
New Students The recommended submission schedule of online application applicable for new students would be announced in around August 2023.

  • All applications for the 2023/24 academic year must be submitted to the Student Finance Office (SFO) on or before 31 March 2024.
  • Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted save for exceptional circumstances with sound explanation. All late applications should be supported with written explanation which will be considered on individual merits upon submission of the duly completed application form and whole set of the required documents by applicants. Applicants may be required to obtain a written support from the respective institution in respect of their late application if the SFO deems it necessary.