Financial Assistance to Students with Disabilities
Students with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Student Services Centre (SSC), which will work out a plan for individual's assistance once the individual needs are known.
Students with disabilities are eligible to apply for the following:
- Enhanced Academic Expenses Grant to Students with Special Educational Needs (Community Care Fund Assistance Programmes)
The Commission on Poverty approved on 27 March 2015 the allocation of funds from the Community Care Fund for enhancing the academic expenses grant for post-secondary students with special educational needs and financial needs for three years from the academic year 2015/16 to 2017/18. At its meeting held on 21 June 2018, the CoP agreed to extend the programme for three academic years from 2018/19 till 2020/21. The programme will continue to operate on its existing parameters.
For details, please visit the website of the SFO at
- Jockey Club IT Scheme for People with Visual Impairment
Visually impaired students can apply for the high-performance Chinese screen readers and Braille display which are sponsored by the Jockey Club IT Scheme for People with Visual Impairment. Please visit the Social Welfare Department’s website at www.swd.gov.hk and www.CyberAble.net for details.
Rehabilitation and Medical Social Service Branch
Social Welfare Department
Tel: 2892 5156
- Li Kwan Hung Education Fund
(from Hong Kong PHAB Association)
All applications should be sent to:
Executive Director of the Hong Kong PHAB Association
Unit 1402, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Building
21 Pak Fuk Road, North Point
Enquiry: 2551 4161 (Hong Kong PHAB Association)
- Miss Li Ching Memorial Fund 李菁紀念基金
The fund subsidizes undergraduate students with physical disabilities for purchasing rehabilitative equipment or study-related expenditures. The Fund shall be open for application by eligible students in October of each academic year. Student Services Centre will send out emails, inviting applications.
Ms. Collia Law
Assistant Student Services Manager I
Student Services Centre
Telephone: 2616 7305