Financial Assistance Scheme for Designated Evening Adult Education Courses
Financial Assistance Scheme for Designated Evening Adult Education Courses


  1. Reimbursement of 30% of Tuition Fees Paid
    • Students must fulfill the following criteria as confirmed by the Approved Course Providers (ACPs) for reimbursement of 30% of the tuition fees paid in two instalments:
      1. Students must be aged 17 or above; and
      2. Attending evening secondary courses that are quality-assured and commissioned by the Education Bureau in the designated centres. Read More
    • Students must have attained the following minimum attendance requirement considered separately for each of the two school terms in a school year:
      1. at least 80% attendance; or
      2. at least 60% attendance plus an overall pass in the term assessment; or
      3. at least 60% attendance plus inclusion of an exemption for the remaining 20% attendance to be proved by prescribed means including medical certificates or employers' certification of work commitment.
    • Please note the situations under which students will not be eligible for tuition fee reimbursement. Read More
  2. Full / Half Fee Reimbursement
    • To further assist needy students who meet the criteria described in Section 1, 100% or 50% reimbursement of the tuition fees paid will be made, subject to the following conditions:
      1. student's having passed the means test ;
      2. student’s having obtained an Eligibility Certificate (EC) issued by the Student Finance Office (SFO) indicating that he / she is eligible for "FULL" or "HALF" level of assistance; and
      3. student’s submitting the duly completed EC to the ACPs for verification of the student’s enrolment information.
    • The EC for the 2020/21 school year will apply to courses taken in the 2020/21 school year only.