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09.10.2019


The Government announced today that the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) will subsidise a total of 2 416 places in 31 sub-degree programmes of six post-secondary institutions for the cohort to be admitted in the 2020/21 academic year.  Details of the participating institutions, the sub-degree programmes and the number of subsidised places under each programme have been uploaded to the webpage of SSSDP. The tuition fee and more information of the programmes under SSSDP for the 2020/21 academic year will be available via this webpage later.

 

The subsidy amounts of SSSDP in the 2020/21 academic year will be adjusted upward according to the movement of the Composite Consumer Price Index. The annual subsidy amounts for laboratory-based programmes and non-laboratory-based programmes will be increased to $37,300 and $21,400 respectively.

 

For further details, please refer to the press release and the website of SSSDP.


04.09.2019


The Government announced today that the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) will subsidise a total of 3 056 places in 37 undergraduate programmes of six post-secondary institutions for the cohort to be admitted in the 2020/21 academic year.  Details of the participating institutions, the undergraduate programmes and the number of subsidised places under each programme have been uploaded to the webpage of SSSDP. The tuition fee and more information of the programmes under SSSDP for the 2020/21 academic year will be available via this webpage later.

 

The subsidy amounts of SSSDP in the 2020/21 academic year will be adjusted upward according to the movement of the Composite Consumer Price Index. The annual subsidy amounts for laboratory-based programmes and non-laboratory-based programmes will be increased to $74,600 and $42,800 respectively.

 

The scope of SSSDP was expanded with effect from the 2019/20 academic year to benefit students enrolling in designated sub-degree programmes. Details of the participating institutions, the sub-degree programmes, the number of subsidised places, the subsidy amounts, etc., for the 2020/21 cohort will be announced in due course.

 

For further details, please refer to the press release and the webpage of SSSDP.


27.03.2019


The Government announced today that the scope of the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) will be expanded to include sub-degree programmes. A total of 2 050 places in 28 sub-degree programmes in six post-secondary institutions will be subsidised for the cohort to be admitted in the 2019/20 academic year.

 

These 28 designated sub-degree programmes fall under six disciplines that have been identified as having keen manpower demand, namely architecture and engineering, computer science, creative industries, health care, sports and recreation, and tourism and hospitality.

 

For further details, please refer to the press release and the website of SSSDP.


10.10.2018


It has been announced in the 2018 Policy Address that starting from the 2019/20 academic year, about 2 000 students per cohort will be subsidised to pursue designated self-financing sub-degree programmes through the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP).  Details of the programmes will be announced later.


22.08.2018


The Government announced today that under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP), a total of 3236 subsidised places in 38 programmes will be provided by six post-secondary institutions for the cohort to be admitted in the 2019/20 academic year.  Details of the participating institutions, the programmes and the number of places to be subsidised under each programme have been uploaded to the webpage of SSSDP. The tuition fee and more information of the programmes to be supported under SSSDP for the 2019/20 academic year will be available via this webpage in September this year.

 

The Government also announced today that the subsidy amounts of SSSDP in the 2019/20 academic year will be adjusted upward according to the movement of the Composite Consumer Price Index. The annual subsidy amounts for laboratory-based programmes and non-laboratory-based programmes will be increased to $72,800 and $41,700 respectively.

 

For further details, please refer to the press release and the website of SSSDP.


26.04.2018


Subsidy Amounts for Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong and Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors in the 2018/19 Academic Year Announced

 

The Government announced today that the subsidy amounts of the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS) and the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) in the 2018/19 academic year will be adjusted upward according to the movement of the Composite Consumer Price Index. The annual subsidy amount of NMTSS will be increased to $30,800. For the SSSDP, the annual subsidy amounts for laboratory-based programmes and non-laboratory based programmes will be increased to $71,700 and $41,000 respectively.


For further details, please refer to the press release and the websites of NMTSS and SSSDP.


01.08.2017


The Government announced today that under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP), a total of 2 776 subsidised places in 37 programmes will be provided by six post-secondary institutions for the cohort to be admitted in the 2018/19 academic year. Details of the participating institutions, the programmes and the number of places to be subsidised under each programme have been uploaded to this webpage. The tuition fee and more information of the programmes to be supported under SSSDP for the 2018/19 academic year will be available via this webpage in late August this year.


17.08.2016


The Government announced today that under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP), a total of 1 062 subsidised places in 17 programmes will be provided by six post-secondary institutions for the cohort to be admitted in the 2017/18 academic year. Details of the participating institutions, the programmes and the number of places to be subsidised under each programme have been uploaded to this webpage. The tuition fee and more information of the programmes to be supported under SSSDP for the 2017/18 academic year will be available via this webpage in late August this year.


08.08.2015


The Government announced today that under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP), a total of 1 030 subsidised places in 15 programmes will be provided by six post-secondary institutions for the cohort to be admitted in the 2016/17 academic year. Details of the participating institutions, the programmes and the number of places to be subsidised under each programme have been uploaded to this webpage. The tuition fee and more information of the programmes to be supported under SSSDP for the 2016/17 academic year will be available via the webpages of the respective institutions in late August this year.


24.07.2014


Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) Website

To facilitate the access of students, parents and the public in general to the detailed information of SSSDP, a dedicated webpage (sssdp) is established starting from today under the Concourse website of the Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education, with links to the websites of the participating institutions and Joint University Programmes Admissions System (“JUPAS”).


Last Review Date: 09/10/2019