Application Procedures

Apply for SAYT, EPYMT or STEM courses 

 

  1. Application Period

    For STEM courses,
    Application period: 18 February to 31 March 2019


    For Science Academy for Young Talent courses,
    Course details: 1 March 2019
    Application period: 4 March to 30 April 2019


    For Enrichment Programme for Young Mathematics Talents (EPYMT) courses,
    Course details: Coming Soon !!
    Application period: Coming Soon !!
    You may visit http://epymt.math.cuhk.edu.hk/ for more information.


    For The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE) courses,
    You may visit HKAGE website



  2. Online Application Procedure 

     

    Former students: LOG IN WITH YOUR ACCOUNT 
    or
    First-time applicants: SIGN UP FOR A NEW ACCOUNT * 
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    COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION FORM 
    (enroll in your desired courses one by one)
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    For SAYT or STEM courses:
    Letter of Recommendation is optional
    For EPYMT courses:
    Online Recommendation Form is required 
    (For details)
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    PAY FOR THE APPLICATION FEE 
    by online payment / ATM / cheque 
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    APPLICATION PERIOD : CLOSED
    For STEM courses: 31 March 2019
    For SAYT courses: 30 April 2019

    For EPYMT courses: Comming Soon !!
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    For SAYT or STEM courses:
    No Admission Test
    For EPYMT courses:
    Admission Screening Test is required 
    (For details)
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    RELEASE OF APPLICATION RESULT 
    by Email & Online System
    For STEM & SAYT courses: Late of May - Start of June 2019
    For EPYMT courses: Comming Soon !!
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    PAY FOR THE COURSE FEE 
    by online payment / ATM / cheque 
    (for successful applicants only) 
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    RELEASE OF ADMISSION INFORMATION
    by Email
    (for complete applicants only) 

    *You need to sign up for an account when you use the registration system for the first time.

     

  3. SAYT Membership

    By joining the SAYT membership, you not only be able to receive the latest news of the SAYT summer course, but also the information of promotional activities hold by the Centre for Promoting Science Education, Faculty of Science.

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  4. Application Fee and Course Fee

    To complete the application, the student has to pay the application fee (i.e. HKD20 for each course). Application fee is neither refundable nor transferable once the application is submitted.

    Successful applicants will be confirmed of the enrolment via email from the Academy. Notice of course fee required will be sent together. The amount of course fee varies with different courses, which is stated in the respective course details. Course fee payment is due within 7 working days of notification. The course fee is neither refundable nor transferable once it is paid.


  5. Course Fee Remission

    Any students currently receiving financial assistance under 

    1. Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme from Social Welfare Department of HKSAR. or
    2. The School Textbook Assistance (TA) Scheme from Student Finance Office of HKSAR or
    3. The Student Travel Subsidy (STS) Scheme from Student Finance Office of HKSAR

    are eligible to apply for course fee remission.

    Students who wish to apply for course fee remission should provide a copy of of CSSA/TA/STS statement on which the applicant’s name & validity date of should be shown clearly in their application. The Academy reserves the right to reject the application of course fee remission.

    Level of fee remission Groups of fee remission
    100%

    Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme
    綜合社會保障援助(綜援)計劃

    50%

    The School Textbook Assistance (TA) Scheme (Full Grant or Half Grant)
    學校書簿津貼計劃 (全額津貼 或 半額津貼) or

    The Student Travel Subsidy (STS) Scheme
    學生車船津貼計劃

    0% Others Financial Assistance


  6. Payment Method

    Application fee and course fee can be paid either by credit card, ATM or cheque:
    1. Credit card

    Payment can be made through online payment gateway by using VISA, Master Card, UnionPay issued in Mainland China, and specified UnionPay credit cards issued in Hong Kong and Macau. No additional service charge is requested. The system will provide a link for you to make payment online. Please follow the steps as guided.

    Please login to your account in the registration system to pay for the application fee or course fee. You may access the page header of your account > My Application > Application Fee Payment/Course Fee Payment > Pay Now.
    If your payment is successful, the system will show a notification of "Paid".

    2. ATM

    For all courses of Science Academy for Young Talents in all subjects,
    Transfer the fee to our Hang Seng Bank account: 293-005005-001.

            The ATM bank-in slip must show the following items clearly.

    1. Date and time
    2. Recipient account number
    3. Transfer amount
    4. Accepted (must show ***)


    Please write the applicant’s your name, course code, course name and telephone number at the back of the ATM bank-in slip (Original Copy) and send it to us by post within 3 days, otherwise the Academy reserves the right to reject the course application.

    3. Cheque

    Payment by cheque should be made payable to “The Chinese University of Hong Kong”. Post-dated cheque is not accepted. Please write the applicant’s your name, course code, course name and telephone number at the back of cheque(s). Otherwise the Academy reserves the right to reject the course application.


    All ATM bank-in slip or cheques must be sent to the following address:

    Science Academy for Young Talent
    Faculty of Science
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong



  7. Other Important Notes

    1.  Applicants who enrol for more than one course should submit application separately.
    2. Vacancies are for qualified applicants ONLY. Qualified applicants will be screened based on their academic performance and/or screening test (or other selection procedure), depending on the requirements of each course.
    3. Students should inform us by email or mail once they have decided to withdraw from the course. The course fee is not refundable or transferable once the application is accepted.
    4. Certificate will be awarded to students who meet the requirements of the course. Please note that different courses may have different requirements on assessment or attendance. The Academy reserves the right to make the final decision.
    5. The organizer, Science Academy for Young Talent, reserves the right not to offer the course(s), with full refund of the corresponding fee paid if any course is cancelled.
    6. Please check your email inbox (and also your spam or junk box) frequently as notices and reminders will be sent through email. Latest news will also be posted on the Academy homepage and facebook page.



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