Application for T Fund

Application for Talent Development Fund


Since its establishment in 1960, the Association has the mission to nurture human capital through management education and training at all levels for developing talents for Hong Kong. As such, the Association has developed the Talent Development Fund for executives in financial needs to fulfil their aspiration in pursuing knowledge and upgrading qualifications. Fund will be awarded to young executives preferably with less than five years of full-time employment and whose monthly income are $25,000 or below to study selected diploma and degree programmes.


Applicants may choose any one of the following HKMA programmes with the specified intake:

Diploma Programmes
($5,000 fund will be awarded for the following programmes)
Certificate Courses
($2,000 fund will be awarded for the following courses)

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which these courses may lead.


Admission is on a competitive and individual basis entirely at the discretion of the respective universities. Intake schedule, admission criteria and procedures are set by them and are subject to change without prior notice.


All applicants should satisfy the following criteria **:

  • Hong Kong residents
  • Non-degree or Bachelor’s degree holders
  • Monthly salary of HK$25,000 or below ***
  • Preferably less than 5 years of full-time employment

** Applicants should also satisfy the admission criteria of the respective programme of their choice. Only new application of the programmes are accepted and students are not allowed to apply fund for programmes which are currently enrolled.

*** Applicants must submit income or salary proof. The Secretariat reserves the right to disqualify applications who do not submit relevant supporting documents.


All applicants are required to submit a write-up or video, on the following topic:

  • Your Future Plan for Career Advancement and Continuing Education

Content can be in English or Chinese. The write-up should contain at least 200 words while video should be 1-2 minutes.

Applications will be assessed on a competitive basis.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to submit the followings by post or email:

  1. Fund application form (Download here)
  2. Programme enrolment form (For Degree Programmes only)
  3. Write-up/ video on the proposed topic (please refer to “Criteria”)
  4. Photocopies of salary slip
  5. Recent photo

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, 30 July 2021

HKMA 60th Anniversary Talent Development Fund
The Hong Kong Management Association
16/F Tower B Southmark
11 Yip Hing Street
Wong Chuk Hang
Hong Kong


For enquiries, please contact The Hong Kong Management Association:
Ms Rachel Hui (2774 8562/ or Ms Nicole Ho (2774 8570/