Diploma of Applied Education (DAE) / Diploma Yi Jin (DYJ) Tuition Fee Reimbursement

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DAE / DYJ tuition fee reimbursement provides students with financial assistance in the form of tuition fee reimbursement. Students who fulfill the prescribed eligibility criteria can obtain 30%, 50% or 100% reimbursement of the tuition fees paid after the end of each school year.

Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)

  • DAE/DYJ students who have the right of abode in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong); or alternatively, the students or their families who have resided in Hong Kong continuously for three complete years prior to the commencement of the course may apply for a loan under ENLS to pay their tuition fees. 

  • Applicants are required to pay an administrative fee for each application and each loan account on annual basis. Interest is accrued at the prevailing ENLS interest rate upon drawdown of the loan and throughout the study period until the loan is fully repaid (Please view the prevailing ENLS annual interest rate and administrative fee  for the current ENLS interest rate).

    The ENLS loans borrowed by loan borrowers and the interest accrued upon thereon are repayable in 15 years by 180 equal monthly instalments; or in a shorter repayment period by equal montly instalments as agreed by the Student Finance Office upon:

    1. graduation; or
    2. loan borrowers' cessation of being a student or withdrawal from / suspension / deferment of their studies / their failure to complete the course for whatever reason(s); or
    3. lapse of six years from the first disbursement of loan, whichever is the earliest.

    For application details, please refer to the Application Guidance Notes [ENLS 140].

  • The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the Government) may apply any tuition fee reimbursement (including the 30%, 50% or 100% tuition fee reimbursement, if any, as the case may be) granted for the student’s studies of the DAE/DYJ programme to offset any amount payable / repayable by such student to the Government in accordance with the terms and conditions of the ENLS Loan(s) immediately upon the disbursement of the fee reimbursement for the DAE/DYJ programme in accordance with the ENLS Guidance Notes.

  • The offsetting arrangement is not applicable to the ENLS loan borrowers who have been approved with ENLS loan(s) for their studies of DYJ programme before 2019/20 Academic Year.

  • Please visit the webpage of the ENLS for more details.