SP-Administered Bursaries / Grants

Higher Education Bursary (Closed)

Application for AY2023: 15 Nov 2023 - 16 Feb 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans
  • Full-time Diploma students
    - Applicant must be a Tuition Grant (TG) recipient
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $2,500 and below, OR
    Gross monthly Household Income (GHI^) of $10,000 and below
  • Not in receipt of the Higher Education Community Bursary in the same Academic Year
Higher Education Bursary
Tier PCI* GHI^ Quantum
1
$1,875 or less
OR
$7,500 or less
$2,000
2
$1,876 to $2,500
$7,501 to $10,000
$900

Application Procedures:

    • You may need:
      1. Income Declaration Form (IDF) for 1 family member who is self-employed or unemployed including housewife. For more than 1 family members, use IDF for multiple pax instead. Delete any unused form if applicable.
      2. CPF Board has stopped the issuance of hardcopy CPF statements since the start of 2021. Please retrieve the CPF Contribution History statements digitally through the CPF Mobile App.
      3. Checklist of supporting documents to prepare for online uploading. 
      4. Free phone apps such as CamScanner (Iphone and Android users), Adobe Scan, Scannable (iPhone users)
      5. All students are encouraged to participate in the Interbank GIRO Scheme. If you do not have a GIRO account registered with SP, submit your e-GIRO application online (DBS/POSB acct holders only) OR Mail original completed  Interbank GIRO Form to below:  Softcopy of GIRO form will not be processed.
      Attn : Student Finance
      Singapore Polytechnic
      500 Dover Road
      Admin Building level 2 Finance Dept
      Singapore 139651

    The processing time from application submission to receiving the bursary takes up to 3 months.

    Successful applicants will be notified via their iChat email account on their application status after application closes.

    Part-time students with PACE: Please refer to PACE website (Others > Financial Forms) for the Higher Education Bursary application form for the list of documents to submit. If you have further queries, you may call us at 6775 1133 or email us at contactus@sp.edu.sg.

    Important Notes:

    1. Should you withdraw or be dismissed from your course or be awarded a full Scholarship, you will be required to refund the full Bursary amount to MOE through SP.

    DFP Bursary for PFP students (Closed)

    Application for AY2023: 15 Nov 2023 - 16 Feb 2024 

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Singaporeans
    • PFP students 
      - Applicant must be a Tuition Grant (TG) recipient
    • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $750 and below, OR
      Gross monthly household income (GHI^) of $3,000 and below
    Diploma Foundation Programma (DFP) Bursary
    PCI*GHI^Quantum
    $750 or less
    OR
    $3,000 or less
    $1,300

    Application Procedures:

        • You may need:
          1. Income Declaration Form (IDF) for 1 family member who is self-employed or unemployed including housewife. For more than 1 family members, use IDF for multiple pax instead. Delete any unused form if applicable.
          2. CPF Board has stopped the issuance of hardcopy CPF statements since the start of 2021. Please retrieve the CPF Contribution History statements digitally through the CPF Mobile App.
          3. Checklist of supporting documents to prepare for online uploading. 
          4. Free phone apps such as CamScanner (Iphone and Android users), Adobe Scan, Scannable (iPhone users)
          5. All students are encouraged to participate in the Interbank GIRO Scheme. If you do not have a GIRO account registered with SP, submit your e-GIRO application online (DBS/POSB acct holders only) OR Mail original completed  Interbank GIRO Form to below: Softcopy of GIRO form will not be processed.
          Attn : Student Finance
          Singapore Polytechnic
          500 Dover Road
          Admin Building level 2 Finance Dept
          Singapore 139651

        The processing time from application submission to receiving the bursary takes up to 3 months.

        Successful applicants will be notified via their iChat email account on their application status.

        Important Notes:

        1. Should you withdraw or be dismissed from your course or be awarded a full Scholarship, you will be required to refund the full Bursary amount to MOE through SP.

        Higher Education Community Bursary (Closed)

        2nd Application for AY2023 will open in Semester 2 from 14 - 31 Oct 2023.

        Results: By end Dec 2023 

        Eligibility Criteria

        • Singaporeans
        • Full-time Diploma students 
          - Applicant must be a Tuition Grant (TG) recipient
        • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $1,100 and below, OR
          Gross monthly household income (GHI^) of $4,400 and below
        • Not in receipt of the Higher Education Bursary (previously MOE Bursary) in the same Academic Year
        Higher Education Community Bursary
        TierPCI*GHI^Quantum
        1
        $750 or less
        OR
        $3,000 or less
        $2,950
        2
        $751 - $1,100
        $3,001 - $4,400
        $2,600

        Application Procedures:

          • You may need:
            1. Income Declaration Form (IDF) for 1 family member who is self-employed or unemployed including housewife. For more than 1 family members, use IDF for multiple pax instead. Delete any unused form if applicable.
            2. CPF Board has stopped the issuance of hardcopy CPF statements since the start of 2021. Please retrieve the CPF Contribution History statements digitally through the CPF Mobile App.
            3. Checklist of supporting documents to prepare for online uploading. 
            4. Free phone apps such as CamScanner (Iphone and Android users), Adobe Scan, Scannable (iPhone users)
            5. All students are encouraged to participate in the Interbank GIRO Scheme. If you do not have a GIRO account registered with SP, submit your e-GIRO application online (DBS/POSB acct holders only) OR Mail original completed  Interbank GIRO Form to below: Softcopy of GIRO form will not be processed.
            Attn : Student Finance
            Singapore Polytechnic
            500 Dover Road
            Admin Building level 2 Finance Dept
            Singapore 139651

          The processing time from application submission to receiving the bursary takes up to 3 months. Please ensure that your address and contact no. in Student Portal are correct.

          Successful applicants will be notified via their iChat email account on their application status after application closes.

          Important Notes:

          1. Should you withdraw or be dismissed from your course or be awarded a full Scholarship, you will be required to refund the full Bursary amount to MOE through SP.

          Donors-Sponsored Bursaries (Closed)

          Application for NEW AY2023 : 1 Apr - 5 May 2023

          Results: By end Jun 2023

          Each year, hundreds of bursaries are given out through this scheme because of the generous donations of organizations and individuals. The values of the bursary awards are between $1,000 to $5,000 per academic year.

          All Full-time diploma students who need financial assistance are strongly encouraged to apply for this category of financial assistance first. Check your eligibility at the bottom of the webpage here.

          Selections are based on donors' criteria (which may include nationality, course, academic performance, financial circumstances, CCA, etc). Shortlisted candidates may be contacted to attend interviews if required by the donor.

          See our list of SP donors-sponsored Bursary Awards [HERE]

          Application Procedures:

          • You may need:
            1. Income Declaration Form (IDF) for 1 family member who is self-employed or unemployed including housewife. For more than 1 family members, use IDF for multiple pax instead. Delete any unused form if applicable.
            2. CPF Board has stopped the issuance of hardcopy CPF statements since the start of 2021. Please retrieve the CPF Contribution History statements digitally through the CPF Mobile App.
            3. Checklist of supporting documents to prepare for online uploading. 
            4. Free phone apps such as CamScanner (Iphone and Android users), Adobe Scan, Scannable (iPhone users)
            5. All students are encouraged to participate in the Interbank GIRO Scheme. If you do not have a GIRO account registered with SP, submit your e-GIRO application online (DBS/POSB acct holders only) OR Mail original completed Interbank GIRO Form to below: Softcopy of GIRO form will not be processed.
            Attn: Student Finance
            Singapore Polytechnic
            500 Dover Road
            Admin Building level 2 Finance Dept
            Singapore 139651

          Please ensure that your contact number and address in Student Portal is accurate

          Important Notes:

          1. For Singaporean students, once you put in the application for donors-sponsored bursaries, SP will also apply for either the Higher Education Community Bursary or the Higher Education Bursary depending on your family income. You must be a Tuition Grant (TG) recipient to receive MOE-funded bursary.

           

          2. Applicant can check the result of their application in Student Portal by end June.

           

          3. Each bursary award is only valid for one academic year. Should you wish to be considered for bursary in the next academic year, you have to file a new bursary application.

           

          4. Students should make arrangements to pay for their school fees for the first semester while waiting for their application for financial assistance to be approved. 

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