Education consultancy, Education Talk, Scholarship Programmes and General English Courses are organised to enhance the academic qualifications of athletes. These opportunities of education advancement increases the competitiveness of an athlete entering the workforce.
Hong Kong Athlete Education and Career Programme and the Education University of Hong Kong signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to set up a special admission scheme for athletes planning to retire and retired athletes on 8 January 2021.
All HKACEP athlete members who fulfilled the below requirement are eligible to apply:
Athletes who are interested in 2021/22 admission, please download (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SXWjl5xbyKtgMJO6FCyOuwBu-ZBafZWI/view?usp=sharing) and submit the application to HKACEP Office on or before 31 January 2021after vetting by your NSA. The programme details are available at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/14KdXMyOt83DOdQDFUvGVTRLBw9SkNrXD/view?usp=sharing
HKACEP provides Education Scholarship Programmes for retiring and retired athletes, in various areas of Language Enrichment, University and Post-Secondary Education, Vocational Skills Training and Academic Enhancement.
HKACEP Education Scholarship plays an important role in provision of support to retiring or retired athletes for pursuing better academic qualifications. In order to effectively utilise the resources and to encourage more devoted athletes to join the programme, HKACEP relaxed the sports achievements of application requirements and included the postgraduate or master course into the scholarship programme. The new application requirements are listed as follows:
(For athletes who do not meet the above requirements, HKACEP Committee may take into consideration on case by case basis.)
|Scholarship Programme||Ceiling amount of subvention|
|1. Scholarship Programme for Vocational Skills Training (C-03)||
Short-term programme (less than 1 year) : HK$20,000
Long term programmes (1 to 2 years) : HK$120,000
|2. Scholarship Programme for Post-Secondary Education (E-03)|
|3. Language Enrichment Course (E-04)||HK$12,000|
| 4. Scholarship Programme for Undergraduate,
Postgraduate and Master Course (E-05/05M)
|Undergraduate programme (max. 5 years for full-time or part-time programme): HK$240,000
Postgraduate or Master programme (max. 4 years for full-time or part-time programme): HK$150,000
Athletes can only enjoy the benefit of this scholarship programme for either their first undergraduate / postgraduate / master programme.
|5. Academic Enhancement Scheme for Post-Secondary (EPS-06)||HK$24,000|
|6. Academic Enhancement Scheme for Undergraduate (EU-06)|
For more information, please contact us at 2504 8188.
* NSAs shall be interpreted as the Member National Sports Associations of SF&OC HK, China.
** Definition of full-time athletes: athletes engaged in a minimum of 25 hours training per week. Justification of the respective athletes’ status and definition of full-time would be subject to the confirmation of respective NSAs
*** Definition of part-time athletes: athletes engaged in a minimum of 15 hours training per week. Justification of the respective athletes’ status and definition of part-time would be subject to the confirmation of respective NSAs
# Sports of East Asian Games (1993 to 2003), includes: Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Billiard, Boxing, Cycling, Dance Sports, Dragon Boat, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Karate, Rowing, Rugby, Shooting, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Tenpin Bowling, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Windsurfing, Wrestling and Wushu.
Ceiling of Course Fee Subvention (% of total course fee):
|Training Years||Full-time athlete (minimum
of 25 hours training per week)
|Part-time athlete (EAG sports,
minimum of 15 hours training
|8 years or above||100%||70%|
EF English Centers One Year Integrated General English Course
With an aim to enhance the English level of Hong Kong athletes’; EF English Centers has sponsored over 10 million dollar worth of Integrated General English Courses to over 200 athletes through the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China since 2007.