BURSARIES

A) Higher Education Community Bursary

The Higher Education Community Bursary is open for all full-time subsidised Singaporean students who do not concurrently hold any other full scholarship. (A full scholarship typically covers tuition fees payable and a monthly or annual living allowance.)

To be eligible, the applicant's gross monthly household income (GHI) must not exceed $4,400 or gross monthly household per capita income (PCI) must not exceed $1,100. The income criteria and bursary quantum from AY2023 are as follows:

 Income criteriaBursary quantum per Annum for Nitec & Higher Nitec coursesBursary quantum per Annum for Diploma courses
GHI < $3,000 OR PCI < $750$1,600 and 100% tuition fee subsidy $2,750

GHI between $3,001 and $4,400

OR

PCI between $751 and $1,100

$1,300$2,400

B) Higher Education Bursary

The Higher Education Bursary is open for all full-time subsidised Singaporean students who do not concurrently hold any other full scholarship. (A full scholarship typically covers tuition fees payable and a monthly or annual living allowance.)  To be eligible, the applicant’s gross monthly household income (GHI) with effect from AY2023 must not exceed $10,000 or gross monthly household per capita income (PCI) must not exceed $2,500. The income criteria and bursary quantum from AY2023 are as follows:

 Income criteriaBursary quantum per Annum for Nitec & Higher Nitec coursesBursary quantum per Annum for Diploma courses
GHI between $4,401 and $7,500

OR

PCI between $1,101 and $1,875

$650$1,900

GHI between $7,501 and $10,000 
OR

PCI between $1,876 and $2,500

$440$850

C) Edusave Merit Bursary

Full-time Singaporean students who have done well (top 25%) in their course of studies, have demonstrated good conduct and whose monthly household income does not exceed $7,500 or per capita income does not exceed $1,875 (from AY2023 onwards) are eligible for this award. Students must pass all accountable modules in the examinations and not be in receipt of the Good Progress Award or ITE Community Scholarship. This award is valued at $500.

D) Application for Bursary & Financial Assistance

To apply for the Higher Education Community or Higher Education Bursary, you should submit an on-line application for financial assistance and supporting income documents, (e.g. latest payslips, income tax assessment, etc.) for verification. You should inform your College should there be a change in your household income after application during the academic year. You will be informed if your bursary application is successful. Successful applicants will receive the bursary award via PayNow NRIC or Giro.

Student will be required to refund the full or partial bursary quantum if he/she is dismissed, or voluntarily withdraws or defers from his/her course of study or is in receipt of a full scholarship/sponsorship/bursary that covers tuition fees and provides an annual or monthly living allowance.

For more information on how to apply for Bursary & Financial Assistance, please click here.