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There is a wide range of bursaries and grants available for students to apply for to defray their living expenses.

Students who need financial assistance may apply for:

Click on each of the following headings in the red bars below to see more details.



SP-Administered Bursaries/ Scholarships/ Grants

± MOE Bursary
± MOE Bursary for PFP
± Donors-Sponsored Bursaries
± CDC/CCC-Polytechnic Bursary


External Bursaries

± South West Tertiary Grant

Application must be submitted to the nearest Community Club (CC) in the South West District from May 2017 - 31 March 2018.

Quantum: $500/ Academic Year

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore citizen and resident of the South West District
  • Full-time student
  • Monthly household income of $3,000 or per capita income of $750 and below, whichever is lower; and
  • Deserving students who fall out of the eligibility criteria due to exceptional family circumstances (for example, those with family members who have high medical expenses), may be nominated, subject to CDC's approval for the Grant.

Application form can be obtained from the nearest CC in the South West District.

For more information, please visit South West CDC website.
For enquiries, please call 63161616 or email [email protected].


± GIC Study Grant

Application will open from 10 April to 28 April 2017

Quantum: $3,500 / Academic Year

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans
  • Full-time 2nd and 3rd year Diploma students
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI)* of $2000 and below
  • Actively involved in community service

Application Procedures

  • Please put in an application for the SP Donors-Sponsored bursary together with your application form for this Grant.
  • The Department of Student Development and Alumni Relations will contact suitable candidates for an interview around the end of April


± Sivadas-HEB Education Fund

Application deadline: 17 May 2017
Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview within 3 weeks of the closing date.

The Sivadas-HEB Education Fund invites Hindu students from low-income families pursuing tertiary education to apply for financial assistance to help them meet the cost of their education. Students can apply for either a Tuition Subsidy or an Education Grant.

Tuition Subisdy: Up to 50% of yearly tuition fee

Education Grant: One time award, up to $1500

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporean or Singapore PR
  • Hindus
  • Full-time Diploma students
  • PCI not exceeding $1900

Application form and details can be downloaded at the organization's website.


± Ngee Ann Kongsi Bursary/ Scholarship
± LBKM Bursary
± Singapore Buddhist Lodge Bursary
± The Hokkien Yeo Sze Education Fund
± Howe Yoon Chong PSA Scholarship
± Yayasan Mendaki Awards



± Schemes for Notebook PC

Students may apply for an appropriate scheme listed below:

  • IMDA Neu PC PLUS Programme
  • Notebook Subsidy

Please click here to find out more regarding eligibility and application procedures.



± Needy Fund by Respective Schools
± SP Needy Fund



± MOE Diploma Study Loan

Information updated on 08/05/2017

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