Community Care Fund Assistance Programmes
Community Care Fund Assistance Programmes
Community Care Fund — Increasing the academic expenses grant under the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students

Overview

  • At its meeting on 9 April 2019, the Commission on Poverty approved the Community Care Fund programme, namely increasing the academic expenses grant under the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students, be extended for two academic years till 2020/21 along its existing parameters.
  • In the 2019/20 academic year, the maximum rate of the enhanced AE grant is $2,340 a year.
  • The actual amount of grant receivable by each eligible student is to be determined with respect to the student’s level of assistance assessed in the means test.
  • For any enquiries on eligibility criteria, please call 2152 9000. For enquiries on payment arrangement, please call 3102 3027/3102 3026.