Financial assistance information for Post-Secondary Education Institutions (PSEIs)

Singapore Citizens in financial need can get assistance from post-secondary education institutions (PSEIs). Learn more on the different bursaries and schemes.

Government bursaries help to support the education expenses for Singapore Citizens taking MOE-subsidised courses in publicly-funded PSEIs.

Learn more about the bursaries for:

ITE (Full-time)
Use the Financial assistance eligibility checker to check whether you are eligible for financial assistance.
Polytechnic (Full-time)
Use the Financial assistance eligibility checker to check whether you are eligible for financial assistance.
NUS/NTU Medicine or Dentistry course
Bursary Eligibility Criteria Bursary Amount from AY2020
Higher Education Community Bursary GHI ≤$2,750 or PCI ≤ $690 $18,900 (NUS)

 

$24,700 (NTU)

GHI $2,751-$4,000 or PCI $691-$1,000 $14,900 (NUS)

 

$20,700 (NTU)

Higher Education Bursary GHI $4,001-$6,900 or PCI $1,001-$1,725 $10,900 (NUS)

 

$16,700 (NTU)

GHI $6,901-$9,000 or PCI $1,726-$2,250 $4,900 (NUS)

 

$10,700 (NTU)

The bursary amounts differ between the 2 universities as the tuition fees are different. Undergraduates of both NUS Medicine/Dentistry and NTU Medicine courses will have the same remaining fee to be paid if the maximum bursary amount is used to offset the fees.

Medicine students who qualify for the highest bursary tier will pay up to $5,000 per year for tuition fees after deducting the bursary and the additional financial aid from the university.

University
Bursary Eligibility Criteria Bursary Amount from AY2020
Higher Education Community Bursary GHI ≤$2,750 or PCI ≤ $690 $6,200
GHI $2,751-$4,000 or PCI $691-$1,000 $5,000
Higher Education Bursary GHI $4,001-$6,900 or PCI $1,001-$1,725 $3,200
GHI $6,901-$9,000 or PCI $1,726-$2,250 $1,350
Part-time courses in ITE, Polytechnic or University
Bursary Eligibility Criteria Bursary Amount from AY2020
Part-time Nitec and Higher Nitec Students Part-time Diploma Students Part-time Undergraduates
Higher Education Bursary GHI ≤ 4,000 or PCI ≤ $1,000 $140 $800 $2,500
GHI $4,001-$6,900 or PCI $1,001-$1,725 $660 $1,600
GHI $6,901-$9,000 or PCI $1,726-$2,250 $300 $700

Government loan schemes

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Institutions' financial assistance schemes

PSEIs also offer their own financial assistance schemes to help students in need.

Learn more about the assistance schemes and application procedures through the respective institutions:

Institute of Technical Education (ITE)

ITE College Central

6590 2211

college_central@ite.edu.sg

ITE College East

6590 2262

college_east@ite.edu.sg

ITE College West

6590 2628 college_west@ite.edu.sg

Visit ITE website for more information.

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)

6451 5115

askNYP@nyp.edu.sg

Visit NYP website for more information.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP)

6460 7553

askSAS@np.edu.sg

Visit NP website for more information.

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

6510 3000

Visit RP website for more information.

Singapore Polytechnic (SP)

6775 1133

contactus@sp.edu.sg

Visit SP website for more information.

Temasek Polytechnic (TP)

6788 2000

bursary@tp.edu.sg

Visit TP website for more information.

LASALLE College of the Arts
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA)

6512 6132

studentaffairs@nafa.edu.sg

Visit NAFA website for more information.

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

6790 4115

finaid@ntu.edu.sg

Visit NTU website for more information.

National University of Singapore (NUS)

6516 1010

Visit NUS website for more information.

Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)

6592 1136

fas@singaporetech.edu.sg

Visit SIT website for more information.

Singapore Management University (SMU)

6828 0264, 6828 0486, 6828 9556, 6808 5199, 6282 0453, 6828 0501, 6828 0160

finasst@smu.edu.sg

Visit SMU website for more information.

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

6499 4060

scholarships_financialaid@sutd.edu.sg

Visit SUTD website for more information.

Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

6469 9312

students@suss.edu.sg

Visit SUSS website for more information.