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Grant Schemes

With the support of SCOLAR and the funding from the Language Fund, the Education Bureau launched the Grant Scheme on Promoting Effective English Language Learning in Primary Schools in the 2017/18 school year. The time-limited Grant is to help schools develop their school-based enhancement measures to further promote effective English language learning and teaching.

All aided (including special schools with primary section adopting the ordinary school curriculum), government or Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) primary schools may submit their applications in the 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 or 2019/20 school year. With the maximum grant capped at $350,000, the actual amount of grant for each school would depend on individual schools' proposals and implementation strategies.

The latest quota for the 4th round is as follows:

Round Dates for submission of proformas on Allocation of Quota Latest Quota on the number of applicant schools Schedule for implementing the initiatives
4 4 to 8 November 2019 166 2020/21 school year –  2021/22 school year

Schools that wish to implement the school-based curriculum initiatives in the 2020/21 school year should return the completed proformas on “Allocation of Quotas for taking forward the English Language School-based Curriculum Initiatives” to the Education Bureau by fax on the dates indicated in the above table. Please note that only the completed proformas received on 4 to 8 November 2019 will be processed.


Document(s) for Download


Schools implementing the approved initiatives from the 2017/18 school year (second term)


Schools implementing the approved initiatives from the 2018/19 school year


Schools implementing the approved initiatives from the 2019/20 school year


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