ADMISSIONS

STUDENT WELFARE

STUDENT WELFARE


A) PURPOSE

The College will endeavour to provide financial assistance to students who are unable to meet immediate and essential expenses arising from temporary hardship due to emergency. For enquiries about the fund, students or parents are welcome to contact the Vice Principal, Mr. Keith Wong at 2859 8415 or by email at whw@spc.edu.hk. Request for funding shall be approved by the Student Welfare Committee which comprises of the following staff members will evaluate the request and send its recommendations to the Principal for approval.

Coordinator: Mr. Keith Wong
Tel: 2859 8415 Email: whw@spc.edu.hk
Committee Members: Miss Louisa Yu, Guidance Mistress
Miss Ginny Kwong, SEN Coordinator
Mr. Li Yu Hin, Discipline Master
Miss Sonia Wong, Student Counsellor
Responsibilities 1. To give support to students who are in financial need
2. To help students apply for Fee Remission Scheme
3. To help students apply for Financial assistance offered by public organizations
4. To administer and handle applications for Student Welfare Fund

The beneficiary student will acknowledge receipt of the fund and furnish original receipts or related details to the Finance Department within two weeks. A statement showing the utilization under the fund will be prepared by the Finance Department at the end of the academic year.


B) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OFFERED BY PUBLIC ORGANISATIONS

SCHEME DETAILS
Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA)
綜合社會保障援助(綜援)計劃
The CSSA Scheme provided by Social Welfare Department is a safety net for those who cannot support themselves financially. It is designed to bring their income up to a prescribed level to meet their basic needs.
Student Financial Assistant Agency (SFAA)
中、小學生資助計劃
The Student Finance Office (SFO) administers the following financial assistance schemes for needy secondary students:
1. The School Textbook Assistance (TA) Scheme
2. The Student Travel Subsidy (STS) Scheme
3. The Subsidy Scheme for Internet Access Charges (SIA)
MTR Student Travel Scheme
港鐵學生乘車優惠計劃
The MTR will continue to offer MTR concessionary fares to eligible full time day course students studying in a recognised institution in Hong Kong in the academic year 2020 / 2021.
Student Grant (SG)
學生津貼
The Student Grant is being regularized to provide a student grant of $3,500 to alleviate parents’ financial burden in defraying education expenses.
Grantham Scholarships Fund - Grantham Maintenance Grants (GSF)
葛量洪獎學基金 - 葛量洪生活津貼
The GSF provides maintenance grants to students who are in financial need as assessed under a means test.
Methodist Study Trust (MST)
循道教會助學基金
The MST is to subsidize the disabled and needed students financially, so that they can fulfil their dreams in further study.
Sing Tao Charitable Foundation Students' Loan Fund (STCF)
星島慈善基金貸款助學金
The STCF aims at assisting, by means of interest-free loans, worthy and needy students to pursue studies.
Upward Mobility Scholarship (UMS) The UMS aims at commending Secondary 3 to 6 students from less privileged backgrounds who demonstrate a positive attitude in adversities.
Project “Act of Love”
「心意行動」緊急援助金
The Project “Act of Love” is set up to help families and individuals hit with soaring unemployment and wage cuts.