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 non-degree or Bachelor's degree holders whose monthly income are $25,000 or below to study selected diploma and degree programmes. The recipients will receive either $10,000 or $20,000 to assist them in their study of diploma and degree programmes respectively.


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

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 ***
  • - At least 2 years work experience

** Applicants should also satisfy the admission criteria of the respective programme of their choice.
*** 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, either in English or Chinese, of at least 300 words on the following topic:

  • - Your Future Plan for Career Advancement and Continuing Education

Applications will be assessed on a competitive basis.

E.How to Apply

Applicants are requested to submit the followings by post :

  1. Fund application form Download here
  2. Programme enrolment form (For Degree Programmes only)
  3. Write-up on the proposed topic (please refer to section D)
  4. Photocopies of relevant certificates and documents
  5. Photocopies of salary slip
  6. Recent photo

APPLICATION DEADLINE : Wednesday, 29 January 2020

HKMA 2019-20 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 Carrie Lok (2774 8542/ carrielok@hkma.org.hk) or Ms Nicole Ho (2774 8570/ nicoleho@hkma.org.hk)