Overview & Eligibility for Part-time Undergraduates

Needy NUS part-time undergraduate students who are Singapore Citizens (SCs) and pursuing the Bachelor of Technology and Bachelor of Science (Nursing Practice) programmes have a few aid options available to them, including:

·         Submitting ONE Financial Aid Application to NUS to be considered for the NUS Financial Aid Package

·         Submitting a separate application for an external scheme to cover their tuition fees

More details are provided below.

 

Needy NUS part-time undergraduate students who are Singapore Citizens (SCs) and pursuing the Bachelor of Technology and Bachelor of Science (Nursing Practice) programmes, can submit ONE Financial Aid Application to NUS in mid-July to be considered for the NUS Financial Aid Package, for the upcoming Academic Year. Students admitted in Semester 2 can submit the application in mid-December. The package includes loans (repayable) and bursaries/grants (non-repayable monetary awards) which cover tuition fees and living expenses.  Students will be informed via email on the specific application period, after registration as an NUS student.

Eligibility for the NUS Financial Aid Package is based on the applicant’s:

·         Gross Household Income or GHI, which is the total monthly gross household income of all family members in the household; or

·         Per Capita Income or PCI, which is the GHI divided by the number of family members in the household

You qualify for the NUS Financial Aid Package if you are a Singapore Citizen (SC) of PCI ≤ S$2,700.  

You may be considered for the following schemes when you apply for the NUS Financial Aid Package.

 Scheme Eligibility*  Annual Quantum for Full-time Undergraduates* 
 Covering Tuition Fees & Living Expenses              
Tuition Fee Loan (Repayable after graduation)  Needy SC undergraduates  Up to 90% of SC subsidised tuition fees

NUS Study Loan (Repayable after graduation)

 SC of PCI ≤ S$2,700 Up to 20% of SC subsidised tuition fees 
MOE Bursary  SC receiving government subsidies for studies** and of GHI ≤ S$9,000 or PCI ≤ S$2,250 S$700 or S$1,350

*The detailed eligibility and annual quantum for specific groups of students may vary for individual schemes, and can be found at the specific webpages for each scheme.

**Excluding students (i) who repeat modules, (ii) pursuing Earn and Learn Programmes (ELPs), (iii) paying unsubsidised tuition fee and (iv) pursuing modular courses that do not lead to the attainment of a full qualification part-time degree course

NUS part-time undergraduate students can submit a separate application for the following scheme in August to MOE through NUS if they require more aid to cover their tuition fees. 

 Scheme  Eligibility*

Annual Quantum for Full-time Undergraduates* 

 Apply From
Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA)  Undergraduates regardless of neediness  Up to 100% of  tuition fees MOE (Through NUS)


from Week 4 onwards for Semester 1 of AY2019/2020

*The detailed eligibility and annual quantum for specific groups of students may vary for individual schemes, and can be found at the specific webpages for each scheme.