The government, university, and generous donors also set up a series of scholarship schemes to encourage students to pursue excellence. The following scholarship schemes are managed by the Registry and Student Affairs Office.

Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme (SPSS)

This scheme is offered by HKSAR Government to give recognition not only to students with outstanding academic performance, but also those with achievements and talents in other non-academic fields. Scholarships and awards will be offered to students pursuing full-time locally accredited self-financing sub-degree or bachelor’s degree (including top-up degree) programmes.

Summary of Guidelines

Institute / College Scholarship

In accordance with established policies and practice, the Institute/College may award up to three scholarships to students with the highest annual Grade Point Average (GPA) in all courses in each study year of each academic program. Awards are recommended by Schools/Departments and approved by the Academic Board.

The number of scholarship is proportional to the number of students in that year of study as follows:

Number of students Number of scholarship Type of scholarship
< 40 students 1 First
40-100 students 2 First and Second
> 100 students 3 First, Second, and Third
Scholarship Guidelines
*Remark: Application is not applicable for this scholarship

Chu Chiu Sen Bing Community Service Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by 6 donors: Mr Chiu Lap Ying, Mr Chiu Lap Man, Mr Chiu Lop Poon, Mr Chu Fu Yau, Ms Chu Constance, and Mr Chu Simon. It aims to encourage students to actively contribute and participate in community service, voluntary work and life education programmes organised or accredited by the Student Affairs Office or units of SFU/CBCC, and/or service centres under Caritas – Hong Kong.

Application FormReference FormApplication Guidelines

HSBC Vocational Education Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by the Hongkong Bank Foundation. It is opened for 13 local tertiary institutions/colleges including both Saint Francis University and Caritas Bianchi College of Careers. The amount of award is HK$20,000. Candidates are nominated by Schools/Departments and approved by the Student Development Committee.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must:
- be a Hong Kong permanent resident with the right of abode in Hong Kong;
- be a full-time local Associate Degree or Higher Diploma student studying in Government sub-vented programmes or self-financed programmes; and
- have a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.3 or above, top 10% in class, or equivalent in the first semester of each academic year.

*Remark: Application is not applicable for this scholarship