Financial Assistance for Notebook PC

Notebook Subsidy

 
Date Range
Status
Results
1st Application
17 Apr - 5 May 2023
Closed
By July 2023
2nd Application
5 Jun - 18 Aug 2023
Closed
By Oct 2023
3rd Application
16 Oct - 22 Dec 2023
Closed
By Mar 2024

The one-time notebook subsidy is intended to help new students partially offset the cost of notebook purchase made this calendar year. The award is given on a reimbursement basis.

Eligibility Criteria

PFP Students
Full-time students
PFP year of study
1st or 2nd year of study
Singaporeans Only
Must NOT have received this subsidy before
Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI) of $1,100 or below, OR
Gross monthly household income (GHI) of $4,400 or below
Notebook / tablet MUST be purchased in the same calendar year as your notebook subsidy application
Either applied DFP Bursary this academic year,  OR
meet the above monthly household criteria
Must have applied for
Higher Education Community Bursary (HECB) /
Higher Education Bursary (HEB) this academic year AND meet the above monthly household income criteria
Can only apply during 2nd or 3rd application periods
Can apply during all 3 application periods

Reimbursement Amount

Only up to 70% of the notebook / tablet amount paid by student will be reimbursed, capped at the following:

  • For ABE, CLS, EEE, MAE, SB, SMA and SOC: Up to $1,200
  • For MAD: Up to $1,600

Accessories like earphones, stylus / Apple Pencil, etc and warranties are not covered.

Application Procedure

  1. Documents required: Proof of purchase (eg. Receipt / Invoice / Delivery order)

     

  2. All supporting documents MUST be saved in this format:
    SP Admin No_Student Name_Type of document (eg. 2312345_CHAR BEE HOON_Invoice)

  3. Submit your application online via E-SERVICES AND E-RESOURCES (Finance Matters > Apply for FAS)

  4. Upload your supporting documents via E-SERVICES AND E-RESOURCES (Finance Matters > Upload Supporting Documents for FAS).
    For more details, refer to this Guide to Apply Notebook Subsidy

  5. Reimbursement will be credited to your GIRO account registered with SP. If you do not have a GIRO account registered with us, submit your e-GIRO application online (DBS / POSB account holders only) OR mail completed Interbank GIRO Form to the address below:

    Attn : Student Finance
    Singapore Polytechnic
    500 Dover Road
    Admin Building level 2 Finance Dept
    Singapore 139651

    Softcopy of GIRO form will NOT be accepted.

For further enquiries, you may reach us at 6775 1133 or email us at SP_FA@sp.edu.sg.

IMDA DigitalAccess@Home

DigitalAccess@Home is an assistance scheme administered by IMDA to supports low-income households with affordable home internet connectivity and devices (laptops and tablets).

Refer to IMDA website for application procedures and details.  

Year 1 students who bought an IMDA-funded notebook can apply for SP Notebook Subsidy if they are eligible (see information under Notebook Subsidy).

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