Higher Education Bursary (named as MOE Bursary for AY2019/2020 and before)



From AY2020/2021



Monthly per capita household income (PCI/$) Gross monthly household income (GHI/$) Amount (S$)
Higher Education Bursary (For general courses except Medicine/Dentistry)
≤1,725 ≤6,900
 3,200
1,726 to 2,250 6,901 to 9,000
 1,350
Higher Education Bursary (For Medicine/Dentistry) ≤1,725
≤6,900
 10,900
1,726 to 2,250
6,901 to 9,000
 4,900
Higher Education Bursary (For part-time courses)  ≤1,000 ≤4,000  2,500
 1,001 to 1,725 4,001 to 6,900  1,600
 1,726 to 2,250 6,901 to 9,000  700

For AY2019/2020 and before


  

                                                          
Monthly per capita household income (PCI/$)  Gross monthly household income (GHI/$)  Amount (S$)
MOE Bursary (For all full-time courses)                                                                       ≤1,725 ≤6,900  2,700
 1,726 to 2,250 6,901 to 9,000  1,350
MOE Bursary (For all part-time courses)  ≤1,725 ≤6,900  1,350
 1,726 to 2,250 6,901 to 9,000  700


Full-time or part-time (Bachelor of Technology) Singapore Citizens Undergraduates whose monthly per capita household income* (PCI) is not more than $2,250 or total monthly household income** (GHI) is not more than $9,000

The following undergraduates who meet the above criteria are also eligible:

  • Graduate LL.B students who are under the MOE Tuition Grant Scheme
  • Full fee paying transfer or re-admitted students who are pursuing his/her first undergraduate degree and not already holding qualifications higher than a bachelor degree
  • Needy part-time undergraduate students who are receiving government subsidies for their part-time degree courses (excluding repeat modules) will be considered as well.

Recipient must not concurrently hold the Higher Education Bursary or MOE Bursary with the Higher Education Community Bursary or CDC/CCC Bursary. Recipient must not hold any other scholarships or bursaries or free aid without the prior approval from the University. 

Recipient may concurrently hold the following:

- Mendaki Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy or scholarships/bursaries/study awards which are specifically meant to cover the tuition fees only or

- Bursaries or grants meant to cover accommodation-related fees or

- Awards or bursaries related to overseas exchange programmes such as Student Exchange Programmes (SEP) and NUS Overseas Colleges (NOC) programmes

Award is tenable for one year. A fresh application is required each academic year.

To be considered for the Higher Education Bursary or MOE Bursary, you are required to apply for Financial Aid here.

Upon satisfactory compliance of all terms and conditions of the financial aid offer, the funds will be credited to the student's account by the Office of Finance twice yearly in half around September and February each year. All fees due to the University will however be deducted from such fund prior to crediting.


* Monthly household per capita income refers to the total gross monthly income of all those living in the household divided by the number of people in the household.

** Gross monthly household income refers to the total income of all those living in the household.