1. Bursaries

SP-Administered Bursaries/ Scholarships/ Grants

Higher Education Community Bursary (Open fr 11 - 29 Oct)

Application for AY2021 will open in Semester 2 from 11 Oct - 29 Oct 2021

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans
  • Full-time Diploma students
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $1,000 and below, OR
    Gross monthly household income (GHI^) of $4,000 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
$690 or less
OR
$2,750 or less
$2,750
2
$691 - $1,000
$2,751 - $4,000
$2,400

Application Procedures:

  • Apply online via e-Services/e-Resources (Finance Matters > Apply for FAS)
  • Prepare and upload supporting documents online via e-Services/e-Resources (Finance Matters > Upload Supporting Documents for FAS) by following the steps in the Guide for Uploading Documents 
  • You may need:
    1. Income Declaration Form for family members who are self-employed or unemployed including housewife
    2. Checklist of supporting documents to prepare for online uploading
    3. Free phone apps such as CamScanner (Iphone and Android users), Scanbot, Adobe Scan, Scannable (iPhone users)
    4. If you do not have a GIRO account registered with SP, you may submit your e-GIRO application online (DBS/POSB acct holders only) OR mail completed Interbank GIRO Form to below: Softcopy of GIRO form will not be accepted.
    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 in Student Portal is correct.

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

Due to social distancing measures, the usual cheques presentations will not take place and that the bursaries will be disbursed via GIRO through SP.

Higher Education Bursary (Closed)

Application for AY2021 will re-open in Semester 2 from 15 Nov 2021 to 18 Feb 2022 (subject to changes)  

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans
  • Full-time Diploma students
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $2,250 and below, OR
    Gross monthly Household Income (GHI^) of $9,000 and below
  • Not in receipt of the Higher Education Community Bursary (Previously CDC/CCC Bursary) in the same Academic Year
Higher Education Bursary
TierPCI*GHI^Quantum
1
$1,725 or less
OR
$6,900 or less
$1,900
2
$1,726 to $2,250
$6,901 to $9,000
$850

Application Procedures:

  • Apply online via e-Services/e-Resources (Finance Matters > Apply for FAS)
  • Prepare and upload supporting documents online via e-Services/e-Resources (Finance Matters > Uploading Supporting Documents for FAS) by following the steps in the Guide for Uploading Documents 
  • You may need:
    1. Income Declaration Form (IDF) for family members who are self-employed or unemployed including housewife. Refer to the guide for uploading multiple IDF forms
    2. Checklist of supporting documents to prepare for online uploading
    3. Free phone apps such as CamScanner (Iphone and Android users), Scanbot, Adobe Scan, Scannable (iPhone users)
    4. 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 accepted.
    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 MOE 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.

DFP Bursary for PFP students (Closed)

Application for AY2021

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans
  • PFP students
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $690 and below, OR
    Gross monthly household income (GHI^) of $2,750 and below
Diploma Foundation Programma (DFP) Bursary
PCI* GHI^ Quantum
$690 or less
OR
$2,750 or less
$970

Application Procedures:

  • Apply online via e-Services/e-Resources (Finance Matters > Apply for FAS)
  • Prepare and upload supporting documents online via e-Services/e-Resources (Finance Matters > Upload Supporting Documents for FAS) by following the steps in the Guide for Uploading Documents 
  • You may need:
    1. Income Declaration Form (IDF) for family members who are self-employed or unemployed including housewife. Refer to the guide for uploading multiple IDF forms
    2. Checklist of supporting documents to prepare for online uploading
    3. Free phone apps such as CamScanner (Iphone and Android users), Scanbot, Adobe Scan, Scannable (iPhone users)
    4. 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 accepted.
    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.

Donors-Sponsored Bursaries (Closed)

Application for AY2021/2022 : 5 Apr - 2 May 2021

Results: By end Jun 2021

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.

Selections are based on donors' criteria (which may include nationality, course, academic performance, financial circumstances, CCA, etc). Short-listed 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 family members who are self-employed or unemployed including housewife. Refer to the guide for uploading multiple IDF forms        
    2. Checklist of supporting documents to prepare for online uploading
    3. Free phone apps such as CamScanner (Iphone and Android users), Scanbot, Adobe Scan, Scannable (iPhone users)
    4. 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 accepted.
    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. 

 

2. Applicant will be informed via iChat email by end June to check the result of their application.

 

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. 

External Bursaries

Sivadas-HEB Education Fund (Closed)

Application Deadline: 22 Sep 2021

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 must not exceed $1900
  • Not in receipt of any bursary 

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

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview within 3 weeks of the closing date.

GIC Sparks Study Grant (Closed)

Application Period: Closed

Quantum: $3,500 / Academic Year

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans
  • Full-time Diploma students
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI)* of $2,475 and below
  • Applied for a Donor Sponsored Bursary this academic year 2021
  • Current actively involved in community service
  • Required to complete 25 hours of volunteering with Beyond Social Services by Dec 202

The Department of Student Services will contact shortlisted candidates by end June for a phone interview to assess suitability.

The Ngee Ann Kongsi Tertiary Awards (Closed)

Application Period: 1 - 11 June 2021  

Quantum of Scholarship: up to $4500/ Academic Year

Quantum of Bursary: up to $3000/ Academic Year

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans or Singapore PRs
  • Teochew
  • Full-time Diploma students
  • Good character and conduct
  • Bursary applicant must pass each subject / module

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

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified by email to attend the interviews scheduled on 17 and/or 18 July. 

 

SPGG Education Fund Bursary (Closed)

Application Period: 5 April till 2 May 2021

Quantum of Bursary: Up to $5000/ Academic Year

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time diploma student
  • In financial need
  • Required to attend a selection interview in mid June 2021

Please put in an application for the Donors-Sponsored bursary (above). Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email to attend an interview.

KKH Bursary (Closed)

Application Period: 5 Apr till 2 May 2021

Quantum of Bursary: $4500/ Academic Year

Bursary can be renewed over the 3 years in SP if recipient maintains good results and has no disciplinary record.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Malaysian citizen
  • Full-time 1st year diploma student
  • In financial need
  • Required to attend a selection interview

Please put in an application for the Donors-Sponsored bursary (above). Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email to attend an interview.

LBKM Bursary (Closed)

Application Period: 1 -31 May

Quantum: $800/ Academic Year

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans or either parent is a Singapore citizen
  • Full-time Diploma students
  • PCI less than $1800

More details available on the website.

Anugerah Belia Cemerlang MENDAKI (Closed)

Application Period: 3 May - 4 June 2021

Anugerah Belia Cemerlang MENDAKI aims to inspire the community towards embracing lifelong learning and support youths in their quest to attain various peaks of excellence. This award was formerly known as the Goh Chok Tong Youth Promise Award (GCTYPA).

Visit Mendaki's website for more information.

For further enquiries, please call 6245 5734 / 5786 / 5767  
or email awards@mendaki.org.sg.

Howe Yoon Chong PSA Scholarship 2021 (Closed)

Application Period: 7 December 2020 - 15 March 2021, 5pm

Only shortlisted applicants will be selected for an interview and notified via email within 2 months after close date.

Quantum

  • Annual tuition and other compulsory fees
  • Living allowance
  • Book allowance

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore Citizens aged 25 and below
  • Monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $750 and below
  • Good academic results (minimum B average)
  • Track record in CCA
  • Participation/ Contributions in any of the following areas:
    - Community work
    - Innovation in science and technology
    - Leadership and entrepreneurial skills

Application details can be found on website.

If you have further queries, please contact secretariat@hycpsascholarship.com

Yayasan Mendaki Awards (Closed)

Application Period: 29 March - 23 April 2021

Yayasan Mendaki currently has the following scholarship and bursary open for Malay or Muslim students:

Visit Mendaki's website for more information.

For further enquiries, please call 6245 5734 / 5786 / 5767  
or email awards@mendaki.org.sg.

Muslimin Trust Fund Association (MTFA) Bursary (Closed)

Application Period: 27 April - 23 May 2020

MTFA is an organisation that provides financial assistance to the needy and low-income families.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Muslim Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident (PR)
  • Full-time Diploma student
  • Family Per Capita Income (PCI) should not exceed $400 AND total household income should not exceed $4,000
  • Not applicable to students who are graduating in 2020

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

 

For further enquiries, please contact MTFA at 67465729.

The Hokkien Yeo Sze Education Fund (Closed)

Application Deadline:17 July 2019

Quantum: $400/ Academic Year

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans or Singapore PRs
  • Surname Yeo
  • Good character and academic performance
  • Excellence in CCAs is an added advantage
  • Not in receipt of another scholarship or bursary

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

2. Financial Assistance for Notebook PC

Notebook Subsidy (3rd Application Open fr 11 Oct - 15 Dec)

3rd Application for AY2021/2022: 11 Oct - 15 Dec 2021

Results: By Feb 2022

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans
  • PFP / Full-time students in their 1st Year of study
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $1,000 or below OR
    Gross monthly household income (GHI^) of $4,000 or below
  • Not received this subsidy before
  • Applied for a SP-Administered Bursary (Higher Education Community Bursary/ Higher Education Bursary) this academic year

PFP students who meet the above criteria but not the DFP Bursary are also eligible for the Notebook Subsidy, and can apply FROM 5 June 2021.

Notebook Subsidy
PCI*GHI^Quantum
$1,000 or less
OR
$4,000 or less
Up to $800

Application Procedure

  1. Apply online via FormSG. (The form will open fr 11 Oct) 
  2. In the eForm, upload softcopy of delivery order/receipt/invoice of the purchased notebook/tablet dated 2021.
    Attachment of Delivery Order and Tax Invoice/Receipt MUST be in this format: SP Admin No._Student Name e.g. 2112345_CHAR BEE HOON
  3. Should you meet all our eligibility criteria, the reimbursed funds will be credited into the registered GIRO account showed in the Student Portal, 2 to 3 months after the application closes

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

Notebook Subsidy (2nd Application Closed)

2nd Application for AY2021/2022: 5 Jun - 20 Aug 2021

Results: By Oct 2021

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans
  • PFP / Full-time students in their 1st Year of study
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $1,000 or below OR
    Gross monthly household income (GHI^) of $4,000 or below
  • Not received this subsidy before
  • Applied for a SP-Administered Bursary (Higher Education Community Bursary/ Higher Education Bursary) this academic year

PFP students who meet the above criteria but not the DFP Bursary are also eligible for the Notebook Subsidy, and can apply FROM 5 June 2021.

Notebook Subsidy
PCI*GHI^Quantum
$1,000 or less
OR
$4,000 or less
Up to $800

Application Procedure

  1. Apply online via FormSG. (The form has closed) 
  2. In the eForm, upload softcopy of delivery order/receipt/invoice of the purchased notebook/tablet dated 2021.
    Attachment of Delivery Order and Tax Invoice/Receipt MUST be in this format: SP Admin No._Student Name e.g. 2112345_CHAR BEE HOON
  3. Should you meet all our eligibility criteria, the reimbursed funds will be credited into the registered GIRO account showed in the Student Portal, 2 to 3 months after the application closes

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

Notebook Subsidy (1st Application Closed)

1st Application for AY2021/2022: 5 Apr - 2 May 2021 

Results: By end July 2021

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans
  • PFP / Full-time students in their 1st Year of study
  • Gross monthly household per capita income (PCI*) of $1,000 or below OR
    Gross monthly household income (GHI^) of $4,000 or below
  • Not received this subsidy before
  • Applied for a SP-Administered Bursary (Higher Education Community Bursary/ Higher Education Bursary) this academic year

PFP students who meet the above criteria but not the DFP Bursary are also eligible for the Notebook Subsidy, and can apply FROM 5 June 2021.

Notebook Subsidy
PCI* GHI^ Quantum
$1,000 or less
OR
$4,000 or less
Up to $800

Application Procedure

  1. Apply online via FormSG.
  2. In the eForm, upload softcopy of delivery order/receipt/invoice of the purchased notebook/tablet dated 2021.
    Attachment of receipt/invoice MUST be in this format: SP Admin No._Name e.g. 2112345_CHAR BEE HOON
  3. Should you meet all our eligibility criteria, the reimbursed funds will be credited into the registered GIRO account showed in the Student Portal, 2 to 3 months after the application closes

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

IMDA NEU PC Plus Programme

Application Period for AY2021

Refer to IMDA website for application form and details.

Applicants who apply for this scheme need to mail their application and documents to the relevant Lead Agency (see details on application form) on their own, after school endorsement at One Stop Centre.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporean / Singapore PR
  • Full-time Diploma student or has a permanent disability
  • 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)
  • Past recipient of a PC-bundle under the NEU PC Plus programme may reapply only after a lapse of 3 years from the last deployment to the household

Important

  • Application to delivery could take up to 3 months
  • Payment to be made to vendor directly upon delivery

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

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

IMDA Home Access Programme (Subsidised fibre broadband)

Home Access 3.0 from IMDA

The Home Access Programme provides eligible Singaporean families with 2 years of subsidised fibre broadband connectivity.

Eligibility Criteria

  • With at least one family member staying at the same residential address who is a Singapore Citizen
  • Stays in HDB flat
  • Gross monthly household income must not exceed $1,900 or per capita income must not exceed $650
  • Neither an existing Home Access beneficiary NOR an existing NEU PC Plus beneficiary with broadband connectivity 

Refer to IMDA website for application form and details.

For more enquiries, you may also email to digitalaccess@imda.gov.sg or call 63773800.

3. SP Needy Fund

SP Needy Fund

Full time students encountering acute financial hardship may apply for the SP Needy Fund.

Application Procedures:

  1. Download and complete the SP Needy Fund application form together with the documents required
  2. Make an appointment through e-Services / e-Resources to see the officer in-charge at the One Stop Centre (T16, level 1)
  3. Under the remarks, please indicate "SP Needy Fund application"
    (Counselling & Mentoring > Request for Counselling > choose 'Financial' under category)

Upon receiving your request, the officer in-charge will contact you to confirm the appointment date and time. Submit the completed application form and bring along all required documents for submission during the session.

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