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Fees and Merit Awards for SI2021 (Online Courses)


The programme fee for the 2021 programme is HK$7,000 which covers enrollment in two courses and all the enrichment activities.  A per-course tuition and a per-enrichment-activity fee is also available for students who want to take one course only and participate in enrichment activities according to student’s needs and preference.  The per-course tuition is $3,700 and the per-enrichment-activity fee is $200. For students who take one course only, an enrichment activities fee for joining two enrichment activities at $400 will be charged.

Enjoy 20% Early-bird Discount by applying before 10 May 2021! Or apply by 10 June 2021 for regular application.


Fees Take
One Course
Two Courses
Early-bird Discounted Fees Programme Fee / HK$5,600 10 May 2021
Per-Course Tuition HK$2,960 /
Fee with Merit Award HK$1,480 HK$2,800
Fee with Financial Assistance HK$1,480 HK$2,800
Regular Fees Programme Fee / HK$7,000 10 June 2021
Per-Course Tuition HK$3,700 /
Fee with Merit Award HK$1,850 HK$3,500
Fee with Financial Assistance HK$1,850 HK$3,500
Enrichment Activities

  • This is a “pre-paid fee” covers enrollment in two enrichment activities for students who take one course only.
  • Admitted students will be invited to select enrichment activities vie via email in due course.
  • The un-used amount of the “pre-paid fee” will be refunded if less than 2 enrichment activities were selected.
  • Refund of the enrichment activities fee will be made after the completion of the SI 2021 prorgamme, if applicable.
HK$400 / /

All fees are subject to change without prior notice

Merit Awards (based on outstanding academic credentials)

Merit Awards (based on outstanding academic credentials) 


A number of Merit Awards, in the form of fee reduction, are available to students with outstanding academic credentials.*


Applying for Merit Award

Step 1: Choose “Yes” as your answer in “Section 5 – Merit Award for Outstanding Students (Fee Reduction)”.

Step 2: Provide the supporting documents according to the type of Merit Award you are applying:

Merit Award Supporting Documents Channel of Submission
Participants of the Program for the Gifted and Talented (PGT)


Participants of the Science Academy for Young Talent (SAYT)

Official certificate/transcript of PGT/SAYT Upload the document to “Section 9 – Supporting Document” of the online application system
School Recommendation









1.    School examination reports of the last two terms
(i.e. Final Term, 2019 – 2020 and 1st Term, 2020 – 2021)2.    School Recommendation Form
1. Upload the document to “Section 9 – Supporting Document” of the online application system.

2. Download a “School Recommendation Form” for your school principal’s completion

School Recommendation Form [JUPAS (HKDSE)]

School Recommendation Form [Mainland China (Gaokao)]

School Recommendation Form

3. Ask your school to submit it to the Office of Academic Links through designated CUHK online portal or email to si@cuhk.edu.hk on or before 10 May 2021