Prospective Undergraduates

U.S. Federal Student Financial Aid Program

U.S. students attending HKUST on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree program as approved by the U.S. Department of Education may apply for The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (Direct Loan Program) to help pay their education expenses. The “Federal School Code” for HKUST is G40463.  Students who plan to apply for the Direct Loan Program should contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at or (852) 2358 6697 to discuss their needs. Please click here for application details and consumer information.


For general information and application for the Direct Loan Program, please visit the following website:


Please note that U.S. students attending HKUST on exchange programs, however, should contact the financial aid office of their own institutions for further information on the U.S. Federal Student Aid Programs.