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Financial Assistance Schemes for Notebook PC

Notebook Financial Assistance Schemes AY 2016

Students may apply for an appropriate scheme listed below:

  1. Notebook Subsidy
  2. IDA NEU PC Plus Programme

± Notebook Subsidy

The one-time notebook subsidy is intended to help new students offset some of the cost of notebook PC purchase. PFP/ 1st year students who have bought a notebook PC in 2016 may apply for this subsidy. PFP students may choose to apply for this subsidy either in their PFP year or 1st year of their diploma course. This award is given on a reimbursement basis.

Award Amount: Up to $800

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Singaporeans
  2. PFP/ Full-Time Diploma students in 1st year of study
  3. Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $950 and below
  4. Not received this subsidy before
  5. Applied for a bursary in SP (CDC-CCC Bursary/MOE Bursary) this academic year

Application Procedures

  1. Application opens from 17 Oct 2016 - 31 Jan 2017
  2. Submit the completed Application Form together with original AND photocopy of the receipt of the purchased notebook / tablet to Student Service Centre (T16, Level 1) during office hours.
  3. Reimbursement via cheque will be disbursed 2 months after application.
  4. May apply together with SP-Administered Bursaries.

For any further enquires, please contact us at 6775 1133.

± IDA Neu PC Plus Programme

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Singaporean/ Singapore PR
  2. Full-time Diploma student (aged 25 and below) or has a permanent disability.
  3. Gross monthly household income must not exceed $3,400 or per capita income must not exceed $900 ($1,125 if there is a permanently disabled household member).
  4. Past recipient of a PC-Bundle under the Neu PC Plus Programme may reapply only after a lapse of three (3) years from last deployment to the household.

 Application Procedures

  1. Application opens in April 2017.
  2. Application-to-delivery could take up to 3 months.
  3. Payment to be made to vendor directly upon delivery.
  4. Please refer to IMDA website for application form and more details.
  5. Applicants who apply for this scheme after the SP application dates need to mail their documents to the relevant Lead Agency (see details in the application form) on their own.

Configure your laptop (diploma-required software can be installed at no charge).

Please read the document attached below before applying for the IDA scheme (IDA Notebook Computer-SP Courses Compatibility List 2016).

Please refer to IDA's website for more information.