Financial Aid

There are scholarships and other sources of financial aid available to students in Macao. USJ encourages students to apply for scholarships from external entities before applying to USJ’s scholarships. Besides scholarships, students may also apply for student loans with local banks. Our Office of Student Affairs provides support in a student’s application for financial aid. The most common types of financial aid that are available in Macau are listed in the Tables below:

Potential Sources of Financial Aid:

Donors Scholarship Type Application Period Website/Contact Info
Education and Youth Affairs Bureau Study LoanScholarshipSpecial Financial Assistance June Avenida de D. João IV, n.os 7-9, 1.° andar, MacauTel: 2855
DSEJ subsidy on interest loan – 9 banks

  • Bank of China
  • BNU
  • Tai Fung Bank
  • Wing Hang Bank
  • BCM
  • Macau Chinese Bank
  • Guangdong Development Bank
    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
  • Luso Bank
Interest Loan subsidy Scheme June to 31 Aug Avenida de D. João IV, n.os 7-9, 1.° andar, MacauTel: 2855
Macao Academy Education Fund Society Financial AssistanceStudy Loan June and July Application forms can be downloaded from GAES websiteTel: 28565486,


Potential Sources of Financial Aid

Donors Scholarship Type Application Period Website/Contact Info
Macao Education Fund Study Loan Every December Tel: 28423342 (Northern), 28972830 (Central)
Application forms can be downloaded from
Macau Jockey Club Financial Assistance to full time students Mid August to beginning of September Macau Jockey Club
Est.Gov.Albano da Oliveira
TaipaTel: 8397
AFA Macau Scholarship to full time students who study art related courses To be confirmed Estrada da AreiaPreta No. 52, Edificio da Fabrica de Baterias N.E. National, 10th Floor, MacauTel: 2836 6064
University of Saint Joseph USJ ScholarshipApplication for USJ scholarships will only be considered for students who have applied for scholarships and student loans from DSEJ or other sources (Normal application)
1 Aug to 23 Sep(2ndsemester)
1 to 28 Feb 8796 5701/5703
USJ Community Scholarships (for a list of current donors please visit our website) Provided by organizations, but organized through USJ 1 Aug to 23 Sep 8796 5701/5703


University’s scholarships are offered on the basis of financial needs and academic merit. Students are selected at the beginning of each Semester. Recipients of loans or scholarships from other sources may also be accepted for USJ scholarships.

Last Updated: June 6, 2014 at 12:29 pm