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Application for non-means-tested subsidy under Mainland University Study Subsidy Scheme to close on October 3
     The Education Bureau (EDB) today (September 20) reminded students who are interested in applying for the new non-means-tested subsidy under the Mainland University Study Subsidy Scheme (MUSSS) for the 2017/18 academic year to return their completed application forms together with supporting documents on or before October 3. 
     Under the subsidy scheme, each successful applicant will receive a flat rate subsidy of $5,000 annually. Details of eligibility for the subsidy scheme are as follows:
(a) have right of abode or the right to land in Hong Kong, or have entered Hong Kong on a One-way Permit;
(b) receiving and have completed senior secondary education in Hong Kong, whether local or non-local curricula; 
(c) pursuing undergraduate studies in the 156 designated Mainland institutions in the 2017/18 academic year; and 
(d) (1) attained "3322" in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination, i.e. attained Level 3 for Chinese Language and English Language and Level 2 for Mathematics and Liberal Studies, or (2) pursuing studies in Huaqiao University through the Pilot Scheme on the Articulation of Hong Kong Sub-degree Graduates to Huaqiao University.
     Completed application forms and supporting documents should be submitted by post to:
Higher Education Division, 
Education Bureau, 
30/F, E-Trade Plaza, 24 Lee Chung Street, 
Chai Wan, Hong Kong 
(Please specify "Application for MUSSS (non-means-tested subsidy)" on the envelope.)
     The Education Bureau will notify individual applicants of results by the end of the first quarter of 2018. 
     Detailed information on the MUSSS, including the 156 designated Mainland institutions, application forms and guidance notes, is available on the EDB website (www.edb.gov.hk/musss17).
Ends/Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Issued at HKT 14:30
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