NUS Busaries

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Select Bursaries :

The bursary quantum is at least $1,050.

Who is eligible?

Needy full-time undergraduates. Eligibility is dependent on the assessed level of neediness of the applicant.

Note: Undergraduates who are reading the Concurrent Degree Programmes are not eligible for the bursary once they are charged graduate tuition fee.


Recipient must have obtained the stipulated percentage of 100% financing (as indicated in the Financial Aid offer) from TFL and/or CPF Education Scheme and/or MENDAKI Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy and/or PSEA and/or the NUS Study Loan (with/without living allowance).

Recipient may not concurrently hold the NUS Bursary with any other scholarship/bursary/free aid, except for the following:

- CDC/CCC Bursary

- MENDAKI Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy

- 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 NUS Bursary, you are required to apply for Financial Aid here.

Disbursement of Funds

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 Financial Services twice yearly in half around September and February each year. All fees due to the University will however be deducted from such funds prior to crediting.

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