Applicants may apply for an ENLS loan to cover their tuition fees payable in the 2021/22 academic year if they are students of any course in the following categories and can fulfill the requirements as stipulated below:
accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ); or
offered by institutions (including their Schools of Professional and Continuing Education) by virtue of their self-accreditation status or Programme Area Accreditation status;
Courses under Diploma Yi Jin;
Courses covered by the Financial Assistance Scheme for Designated Evening Adult Education Courses;
Training or development courses provided or funded by local statutory bodies; and
Registered courses and exempted courses under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (Chapter 493).
The Register of Eligible Courses is for reference only and the Student Finance Office (SFO) reserves the right to amend, delete or alter the list without prior notice.
Applicants should have the right of abode in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("Hong Kong") or have resided or have had their homes in Hong Kong continuously for three complete years prior to the commencement of the programme / course. (Remarks: This does not cover students holding -
student visas/entry permits;
visas/entry permits under the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates; or
dependant visas/entry permits which were issued to them by the Director of Immigration when they were 18 years old or above.)