Higher Education Bursary

  Monthly per capita household income (PCI) Gross monthly household income (GHI) General Undergraduate Courses including Medicine/ Dentistry Students on MENDAKI TTFS  Medicine/ Dentistry except Recipients of MENDAKI TTFS  

Part-time Undergraduate 

Higher Education Bursary ≤$1,000 ≤$4,000
 *Eligible for Higher Education Community Bursary  $2,500
$1,001 to $1,725 $4,001 to $6,900  $3,200  up to $12,200#  $1,600
$1,726 to $2,250 $6,901 to $9,000
 $1,350  up to $6,200#  $700

#Depending on fee cohort                                                                                                                                  ^Recipients must not be fully sponsored by their employer (if applicable)

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.

The following part-time (Bachelor of Technology) Singapore Citizens Undergraduates are ineligible:

  • Part-time students who are fully sponsored by their employers

Recipient must not concurrently hold the Higher Education Bursary with the Higher Education Community 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:

- 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, 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.