Prison Inmate

Student Affairs Office Prison Inmate

Students in Confinement

The Student Affairs Office (SAO) offers financial assistance to students in need and scholarships to those with exceptional academic performance.

Financial Assistance

The HKMU Student Financial Assistance Scheme offers bursaries to part-time inmate students who face financial difficulties. Applications should be submitted to SAO through the prison officer or student delegate. Inmate students can contact the prison officer for more information.

For enquiries, please contact us at


Scholarship would be awarded to students with outstanding academic performance through nominations by Schools.

For enquiries, please contact us at

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Financial assistance and scholarship invitations will be sent to all prisons/ correctional institutions before each semester starts.  Prison officers are the first contact point should inmate students be interested and/or encounter financial difficulties.

Details for scholarships and financial assistance bursaries applications for inmate students will be shared with prison officers.  Inmate students please check with the prison officers whenever necessary.


For inquiries regarding special support services to students in confinement, please contact the School of Open Learning at