Secular Studies – Pre-Diploma, Diploma, Undergraduate & Postgraduate

Application period: 1 – 15 August

Students in local polytechnics, LaSalle, NAFA, NTU, NUS, SIT, SMU, and SUTD are encouraged to apply for the CDC/CCC, MOE and institutions’-administered bursaries. Please visit your institution’s websites for more details.

Common Eligibility Criteria :

1. Singapore citizen, or either parent is a Singapore citizen (below 21 years old).

2. Pass previous year’s / semester’s examinations. [For 1st year students, please provide N levels / O levels / A levels / ITE results / Diploma transcript / Degree transcript.]

3. Applicants must NOT be concurrently holding any other institution-administered or organisation bursaries / scholarships.

4. Family Per-Capita-Income (PCI) should not exceed $1,800 (Singapore / Malaysia) or $2,250 (Overseas).

^Students who receive the Mendaki Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy will receive a lesser amount.

Category Criteria Quantum
Diploma Full-time studies ONLY, polytechnic or private institutions. Polytechnic / Private Diploma (S’pore / M’sia): $600 – $800
Diploma (Overseas): $1,000
Bachelor’s Degree 1. Part-time studies – local-based institutions only.
2. Full-time studies – local institutions & overseas.
Part-time: $1,200
Full-time (S’pore / M’sia): $1,200 – $1,800
Full-time (Overseas): $2,200
Masters Degree 1. Part-time studies – local-based institutions only. Applicants will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
2. Full-time studies – local institutions & overseas.
Part-time: $1,500
Full-time (S’pore / M’sia): $2,000
Full-time (Overseas): $2,800
PhD Full-time studies ONLY. Full-time (S’pore / M’sia): $2,000
Full-time (Overseas): $2,800