Financial Assistance Schemes for Primary & Secondary Students
Financial Assistance Schemes for Primary & Secondary Students

Amount of Financial Assistance


School Textbook Assistance
  • Since the TA grant rates for the 2021/22 school year have not yet been determined, the SFO will preliminarily disbursed the provisional TA to eligible students in end July / August 2021 with reference to the TA grant rates for the 2020/21 school year. As and when the TA grant rates for 2021/22 are available (in around October 2021), the SFO will adjust the assistance for the student-applicant based on the latest rates. The 2021/22 provisional TA grant rates for various class levels are as follows:
    TA grant rates for various class levels
    Primary1-6 S1-S3 SS1 SS2 SS3
    Full Grant $4,892 $4,964 $5,218 $4,776 $3,222
    Half Grant $2,446 $2,482 $2,609 $2,388 $1,611

Student Travel Subsidy
  • The subsidy is calculated on the basis of the average unit fare relevant to the districts in which the student studies and resides during term-time.

Subsidy for Internet Access Charges
  • Full rate of subsidy for SIA in the 2021/22 school year is $1,600 per household while the half rate is $800 per household.
STEP 2 General Information

Method of Assessment

STEP 3 Application

Application Procedures