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Course Fees For Full-Time Diploma Courses

The Tuition Grant Scheme was introduced by the Government to help students with the costs of tertiary education in Singapore. Tuition Grant (inclusive of any GST subsidy) is granted to students on Tuition Grant Scheme.

For details on TG, please refer to Tuition Grant Eligibility.


There are 2 semesters in each Academic Year (AY). The billing periods for AY 2020/2021 are :


a. Semester 1 : from 20 April 2020 - 18 October 2020.

b. Semester 2 : from 19 October 2020 - 18 April 2021.

 
Fees are billed and payable by semester. They are usually payable in June for Semester 1 and December for Semester 2.

 

Type of Fees Payable in
1) Tuition Fee Every semester
2) Other Fees Semester 1 of each Academic Year

From academic year (AY) 2014, the Polytechnics adopt a cohort-based fee structure, which means that a student's fees will remain constant for the entire duration of the course.

For Singapore citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents, the applicable GST is subsidised by the Ministry of Education (MOE).

Select your admission year from the dropdown list to display the course fees.

 

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (Singapore Citizen) enrolled in AY2019/2020 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$2,900.00 S$1,450.00 S$1,450.00
Supplementary fee S$55.40 S$55.40 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$2,975.40 S$1,525.40 S$1,450.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (Singapore Citizen) enrolled in AY2018/2019 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$2,800.00 S$1,400.00 S$1,400.00
Supplementary fee S$55.40 S$55.40 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$2,875.40 S$1,475.40 S$1,400.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (Singapore Citizen) enrolled in AY2020/2021 April Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$2,900.00 S$1,450.00 S$1,450.00
Supplementary fee S$65.90 S$65.90 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$2,985.90 S$1,535.90 S$1,450.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (Singapore Citizen) enrolled in AY2016/2017 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$2,600.00 S$1,300.00 S$1,300.00
Supplementary fee S$55.40 S$55.40 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$2,675.40 S$1,375.40 S$1,300.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (Singapore Citizen) enrolled in AY2017/2018 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S2,700.00 S$1,350.00 S$1,350.00
Supplementary fee S$55.40 S$55.40 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$2,775.40 S$1,425.40 S$1,350.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (Singapore Citizen) enrolled in AY2020/2021 Oct Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$1,450.00 S$1,450.00
Supplementary fee S$10.00 S$10.00
Students' Union fee S$10.00 S$10.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$1,470.00 S$1,470.00


GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

From academic year (AY) 2014, the Polytechnics adopt a cohort-based fee structure, which means that a student's fees will remain constant for the entire duration of the course.

For Singapore citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents, the applicable GST is subsidised by the Ministry of Education (MOE).

Select your admission year from the dropdown list to display the course fees.

 

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (Singapore Citizen, aged 40 and above) enrolled in AY2018/2019 Intake and eligible for Tuition Grant and SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidies:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$1,866.00 S$933.00 S$933.00
Supplementary fee S$55.40 S$55.40 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$1,941.40 S$1,008.40 S$933.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (Singapore Citizen, aged 40 and above) enrolled in AY2019/2020 Intake and eligible for Tuition Grant and SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidies:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$1,933.00 S$966.50 S$966.50
Supplementary fee S$55.40 S$55.40 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$2,008.40 S$1,041.90 S$966.50

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (Singapore Citizen, aged 40 and above) enrolled in AY2016/2017 Intake and eligible for Tuition Grant and SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidies:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$1,730.00 S$865.00 S$865.00
Supplementary fee S$55.40 S$55.40 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$1,805.40 S$940.40 S$865.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (Singapore Citizen, aged 40 and above) enrolled in AY2020/2021 Oct Intake and eligible for Tuition Grant and SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidies:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$966.50
S$966.50
Supplementary fee S$10.00 S$10.00
Students' Union fee S$10.00
S$10.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$986.50 S$986.50


GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (Singapore Citizen, aged 40 and above) enrolled in AY2020/2021 April Intake and eligible for Tuition Grant and SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidies:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$1,933.00 S$966.50 S$966.50
Supplementary fee S$65.90 S$65.90 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$2,018.90 S$1,052.40 S$966.50

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (Singapore Citizen, aged 40 and above) enrolled in AY2017/2018 Intake and eligible for Tuition Grant and SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidies:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$1,800.00
S$900.00
S$900.00
Supplementary fee S$55.40 S$55.40 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$1,875.40 S$975.40 S$900.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

For Singapore citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents, the applicable GST is subsidised by the Ministry of Education (MOE).

 

Select your admission year from the dropdown list to display the course fees.

 

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (Singapore Permanent Resident) enrolled in AY2016/2017 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$5,200.00 S$2,600.00 S$2,600.00
Supplementary fee S$87.50 S$87.50 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Fee Chargeable S$5,307.50 S$2,707.50 S$2,600.00
GST subsidy on Examination Fee -S$2.10 -S$2.10 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$5,305.40 S$2,705.40 S$2,600.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (Singapore Permanent Resident) enrolled in AY2018/2019 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$5,600.00 S$2,800.00 S$2,800.00
Supplementary fee S$87.50 S$87.50 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Fee Chargeable S$5,707.50 S$2,917.50 S$2,800.00
GST subsidy on Examination Fee -S$2.10 -S$2.10 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$5,705.40 S$2,905.40 S$2,800.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (Singapore Permanent Resident) enrolled in AY2020/2021 Oct Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$3,000.00 S$3,000.00
Supplementary fee S$10.00 S$10.00
Students' Union fee S$10.00
S$10.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$3,020.00 S$3,020.00


GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (Singapore Permanent Resident) enrolled in AY2017/2018 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$5,400.00 S$2,700.00 S$2,700.00
Supplementary fee S$87.50 S$87.50 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Fee Chargeable S$5,507.50 S$2,807.50 S$2,700.00
GST subsidy on Examination Fee -S$2.10 -S$2.10 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$5,505.40 S$2,805.40 S$2,700.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (Singapore Permanent Resident) enrolled in AY2020/2021 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$6,000.00 S$3,000.00 S$3,000.00
Supplementary fee S$98.00 S$98.00 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Fee Chargeable S$6,118.00 S$3,118.00 S$3,000.00
GST subsidy on Examination Fee -S$2.10 -S$2.10 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$6,115.90 S$3,115.90 S$3,000.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (Singapore Permanent Resident) enrolled in AY2019/2020 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$5,800.00 S$2,900.00 S$2,900.00
Supplementary fee S$87.50 S$87.50 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Fee Chargeable S$5,907.50 S$3,007.50 S$2,900.00
GST subsidy on Examination Fee -S$2.10 -S$2.10 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$5,905.40 S$3,005.40 S$2,900.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable and Tuition Grant is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary fee is inclusive of GST.

For International Students from the intake cohort of AY2016/2017 and beyond, the GST on tuition fees will be borne by these students.

 

For existing students admitted prior to AY2016/2017, the applicable GST is subsidised by MOE.

 

Select your admission year from the dropdown list to display the course fees.

 

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (International Student) enrolled in AY2020/2021 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$10,800.00 S$5,400.00 S$5,400.00
Supplementary fee S$129.10 S$129.10 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$10,949.10 S$5,549.10 S$5,400.00

All fees except Students' Union Fee are inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (International Student) enrolled in AY2017/2018 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$9,600.00 S$4,800.00 S$4,800.00
Supplementary fee S$118.60 S$118.60 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$9,738.60 S$4,938.60 S$4,800.00

All fees except Students' Union Fee are inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (International Student) enrolled in AY2019/2020 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$10,400.00 S$5,200.00 S$5,200.00
Supplementary fee S$118.60 S$118.60 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$10,538.60 S$5,338.60 S$5,200.00

All fees except Students' Union Fee are inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (International Student) enrolled in AY2016/2017 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$9,050.00 S$4,525.00 S$4,525.00
Supplementary fee S$118.60 S$118.60 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$9,188.60 S$4,663.60 S$4,525.00

All fees except Students' Union Fee are inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by new student (International Student) enrolled in AY2020/2021 Oct Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$5,400.00 S$5,400.00
Supplementary fee S$25.55 S$25.55
Students' Union fee S$10.00 S$10.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$5,435.55 S$5,435.55

All fees except Students' Union Fee are inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of subsidised fees payable by existing student (International Student) enrolled in AY2018/2019 Intake and granted Tuition Grant:

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 (S$) Semester 2 (S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fees Payable S$10,000.00 S$5,000.00 S$5,000.00
Supplementary fee S$118.60 S$118.60 S$0.00
Students' Union fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Total Subsidised Fee Payable by student S$10,138.60 S$5,138.60 S$5,000.00

All fees except Students' Union Fee are inclusive of GST.

Course Fees For Polytechnic Foundation Programme

The course fees for PFP students consist of Tuition Fee and Supplementary Fee. They are billed and payable in 2 semesters in each Academic Year (AY).
 

Semester in each Academic Year (AY) Billing Period for AY2020/2021 Type of Fees Payable in the month
Semester 1 20 April 2020 -
18 October 2020
Tuition Fee and Other Fees June 2020
Semester 2 19 October 2020 -
18 April 2021
Tuition Fee December 2020

Breakdown of Total Fees in AY2020/2021

New Student (Singapore Citizen) enrolled in AY2020/2021 for PFP students

 

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 Semester 2
Tuition Fees Payable S$340.00 S$170.00 S$170.00
Supplementary Fee S$65.90 S$65.90 S$0.00
Students' Union Fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Fees Payable S$425.90 S$255.90 S$170.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary Fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of Total Fees in AY2020/2021

New Student (Singapore Permanent Resident) enrolled in AY 2020/2021 for PFP students

 

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 Semester 2
Tuition Fees Payable S$2,750.00 S$1,375.00 S$1,375.00
Supplementary Fee S$98.00 S$98.00 S$0.00
Students' Union Fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Fees Payable S$2,868.00 S$1,493.00 S$1,375.00

GST on Tuition Fees Payable is subsidised by MOE.
Supplementary Fee is inclusive of GST.

Breakdown of Total Fees in AY2020/2021

New Student (International Student) enrolled in AY 2020/2021 for PFP students

 

Fee Type Item Total Fees Semester 1 Semester 2
Tuition Fees Payable S$10,200.00 S$5,100.00 S$5,100.00
Supplementary Fee S$129.10 S$129.10 S$0.00
Students' Union Fee S$20.00 S$20.00 S$0.00
Fees Payable S$10,349.10 S$5,249.10 S$5,100.00

All fees except Students' Union fee are inclusive of GST.

Financial Schemes

There are a number of Financial Schemes available to settle course fees.
Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA) can be used to settle both Tuition Fee and Other Fees but Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy (TTFS) for Malays (Mendaki), SkillsFuture Credit, CPF Education Scheme and Tuition Fee Loan Scheme cover only Tuition Fee.

(According to sequence of payment if multiple Financial Schemes are approved)
Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy (TTFS) for Malays (Mendaki)
SkillsFuture Credit (Only for Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above)
Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA)
CPF Education Scheme
Tuition Fee Loan Scheme (TFL)
 

^ Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP) students are only eligible to apply for the Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA) Scheme.
 

Please note that as per MOE's guidelines, for awardees with scholarships that specifically indicated tuition fees coverage, TTFS/SkillsFuture Credit/PSEA/CPF/TFL utilisations are not allowed if the amount awarded are adequate to cover the students' tuition fees.

 

 
Application Period of Financial Schemes

i) The Financial Schemes application period for full time subsidised diploma students AY2020/2021 Semester 2 are as follows :
 

Type of Scheme Opening Date Closing Date Note
TTFS (Mendaki) 14-Sep-2020 31-Oct-2020

Submit your TTFS application on-line at http://tfas.mendaki.org.sg/

SkillsFuture Credit

21-Aug-2020

19-Oct-2020

Submit your SkillsFuture Credit claim at http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit

(Only for Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above)

Course Start Date: 19 Oct 2020

PSEA Standing Order

1-Sep-2020

20-Oct-2020

 i) If you intend to use PSEA to pay for Tuition Fee and Other Fees for the whole course of study and not using your sibling/s account, one of your parent, or yourself if you are above age 21(as at day of application), please submit online PSEA Standing Order application at https://go.gov.sg/psea-p3s   

*The form will only be available for application on the opening date.

Guide to online application can be found here.

ii) If you intend to use PSEA to pay for Tuition Fee and Other Fees for the whole course of study and will be utilizing your sibling/s account, please submit PSEA ‘Standing Order for Use of Post-Secondary Education Account Form’ which can be found here.

CPF Education Scheme

1-Sep-2020

13-Oct-2020 Submit your CPF application on-line at

https://www.cpf.gov.sg/Members/Schemes/schemes/other-matters/cpf-education-scheme

Tuition Fee Loan

1-Sep-2020

31-Oct-2020

Download application form here.

ii) The financial scheme application period for Polytechnic Foundation Programme students for AY2020/2021 Semester 2 as follows:
 

Type of Scheme Opening Date Closing Date Note
PSEA 1-Sep-2020 20-Oct-2020

i) If you intend to use PSEA to pay for Tuition Fee and Other Fees for the whole course of study and not using your sibling/s account, one of your parent, or yourself if you are above age 21(as at day of application), please submit online PSEA Standing Order application at https://go.gov.sg/psea-p3s2        

*The form will only be available for application on the opening date.

Guide to online application can be found here.

ii) If you intend to use PSEA to pay for Tuition Fee and Other Fees for the whole course of study and will be utilizing your sibling/s account, please submit PSEA ‘Standing Order for Use of Post-Secondary Education Account Form’ which can be found here.

Note:

(i) You are strongly advised to submit your application for Financial Schemes as early as possible so that your application can be approved in time for settlement of fees.
 

(ii) If you have been an inactive student for more than 6 months, your approved Financial Schemes may be terminated by the Financial Schemes Organisations. You may want to check your Financial Scheme application status at TP Student Mobile App through a mobile device when you resume your study. If the scheme has been terminated and you still wish to use the scheme to pay for your fees, you would be required to re-submit a new Financial Scheme application during the Financial Schemes application period.

What kind of fees do the Financial Schemes cover?

What kind of fees do the Financial Schemes cover?

Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA) can be used to settle both Tuition Fee and Other Fees but CPF Education Scheme, Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy (TTFS) for Malays (Mendaki), Tuition Fee Loan Scheme and SkillsFuture Credit cover only Tuition Fee.

Other Fees are to be paid by using your own funds or PSEA.

Can I apply for more than one Financial Scheme?

Can I apply for more than one Financial Scheme?

Yes, you can apply for more than one Financial Schemes if you are eligible.

Who are eligible to apply for Financial Schemes?

Who are eligible to apply for Financial Schemes?

Subsidised students, who are Eligible and Apply for TG, are eligible to apply for Financial Schemes.

Important Note:

Full fee paying SC/SPR, (i.e. who are not eligible for TG, choose not to apply for TG or taking a full time diploma course that TG is not applicable), are allowed to apply for TFL up to 75% of subsidised rate and utilise PSEA to pay for full outstanding fees subject to availability of funds in PSEA.

How will I know the outcome of my application(s) for Financial Scheme(s)?

How will I know the outcome of my application(s) for Financial Scheme(s)?

You would be informed of the outcome of your financial scheme application(s) directly by the respective FS Organisations.

  1. For application form properly completed, the Polytechnic will submit them to the Financial Scheme Organisations for processing.
  2. If you are requested by the Polytechnic to re-submit the form due to any reason, you must re-submit the application form to the Polytechnic by the deadline stated in the Student Financial Application Form Follow Up Letter. Else, it will be deemed that you are no longer interested in applying for that Financial Scheme. To ensure you receive the follow up letter, please update your latest local address when doing online enrolment.
  3. Incomplete submission of required documents will result in your application being rejected by the Financial Scheme Organisation administering the Financial Scheme.
  4. Late re-submission of application form to the Polytechnic will delay the processing of your application by the Financial Scheme Organisations.
  5. You have to give prompt response to queries on your application by the Polytechnic or Financial Scheme Organisation. If you do not do so, your application may not be processed and approved by FS organisation timely for fee payment before fee due date.

Where can I check the status of my Financial Scheme applications?

Where can I check the status of my Financial Scheme applications?

You can view your financial application details via TP Student Mobile App through a mobile device.

The types of enquiries available are:

  • Payment Status
  • Financial Scheme Application (TTFS/PSEA/CPF/TFL) Status
  • GIRO Application Status
  • GIRO Deduction Status
  • Financial Scheme (PSEA/CPF) Deduction Enquiry
  • Tuition Grant

What should I do if my Financial Scheme application result is not confirmed when my fees are due for payment?

What should I do if my Financial Scheme application result is not confirmed when my fees are due for payment?

You are required to settle your fees by using your own funds first. The Polytechnic will refund you after receipt of the fund from the Financial Scheme Organisation if your application is approved subsequently.

What should I do if my application for a Financial Scheme is unsuccessful?

What should I do if my application for a Financial Scheme is unsuccessful?

You may want to explore the possibility of using another available Financial Scheme that you are eligible to apply and the application period is still open. Otherwise, you will have to use your own funds to pay the fees.

How do I apply for TTFS?

How do I apply for TTFS?

Please submit online application at Yayasan Mendaki's website during the online application period from 14 Sep 2020 to 31 Oct 2020.

Where can I get more details on this scheme?

Where can I get more details on this scheme?

Non-subsidised students are not allowed to apply for TTFS. Please refer to either the Mendaki's website, email ttfs@mendaki.org.sg or call 6551 2840 for details of the following :

  • eligibility criteria
  • supporting documents to be submitted

Can I take up TTFS as well as other Financial Schemes to pay for my Tuition Fee?

Can I take up TTFS as well as other Financial Schemes to pay for my Tuition Fee?

Yes, you can do so. However, the total funding from various schemes cannot exceed 100% of the Tuition Fee.

Note: If you submit application for both TTFS and Standing Order to use PSEA funds for the settlement of your Tuition Fee, the Polytechnic will proceed to claim the amount from PSEA while your TTFS application is being processed. Any excess PSEA amount claimed will be refunded back to your PSEA account with MOE upon the approval and release of funds from Yayasan Mendaki.

Do I need to pay Other fees if I have applied 100% TTFS to settle my Tuition Fee?

Do I need to pay Other fees if I have applied 100% TTFS to settle my Tuition Fee?

Yes, TTFS covers only subsidised Tuition Fee. Other Fees are to be paid by your own funds or PSEA.

If I do not apply for TTFS in this semester, can I apply for it in the subsequent semester?

If I do not apply for TTFS in this semester, can I apply for it in the subsequent semester?

You can only apply during the application period for each semester. The application period is announced at Temasek Polytechnic (TP)'s website before the start of each semester.

I am a Singapore Citizen turning 25 this year. When will I receive my credit?

I am a Singapore Citizen turning 25 this year. When will I receive my credit?

Starting from 1 January 2016, all Singaporean aged 25 and above will be eligible for SkillsFuture Credit. You will receive your account activation letter by the first quarter of the same year you turn 25. You may proceed to make SkillsFuture Credit claims upon receipt of your account activation letter.

How do I apply to claim or use the credit? How can I check my credit balance?

How do I apply to claim or use the credit? How can I check my credit balance?

Please log in to your SkillsFuture Credit account at http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to submit a claim or check your credit balance. You are required to update your profile on your first log in. During the submission of your claim, please indicate 19 Oct 2020 as your "Course Start Date".

Please note that eligible period to disburse the credit to Temasek Polytechnic is from 21 Aug 2020 to 19 Oct 2020.

Please ensure that you have updated the information required and your Course Start Date accurately. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

For more information and assistance on the SkillsFuture Credit, you may wish to visit the following website http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit/help, or call SkillsFuture Hotline at 6883 5885.

Can Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA) be used to pay my fees?

Can Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA) be used to pay my fees?

Yes, if you have PSEA and wish to use PSEA fund to pay both Tuition Fee and Other Fees for your course of study, please refer to question "How do I apply for PSEA?" below on PSEA application details.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  1. PSEA fund can be used for enrichment programme (e.g overseas study trip, overseas community project) organised by the Polytechnic during the student's course of study.

     

    If you intend to keep your fund balance in PSEA to pay for diploma related overseas trips during your course of study in TP, please do not submit PSEA application at this point in time.

  2. PSEA payment for settlement of fees is subject to the PSEA fund balance.    
  3. Once PSEA payment is received by the Polytechnic to settle for your course fees of a semester,
    • Subsequent request from the student not to use PSEA fund to settle the fees for that semester is not allowed.
    • Student's submission to terminate his approved PSEA Standing Order will only take effect from the following semester.

Do I have to submit another Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) Standing Order (SO) application if I transfer to another approved institution/ progress from Polytechnic Foundation Programme?

Do I have to submit another Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) Standing Order (SO) application if I transfer to another approved institution/ progress from Polytechnic Foundation Programme?

No, you do not have to re-submit the PSEA Standing order application. Once a PSEA SO is established with MOE, it will remain valid regardless of which approved institution you are transferred to until terminated or superseded by a new SO.

However, if you do not wish to continue to use PSEA to pay for your Tuition fee and Other Fees for the whole course of study, please submit the 'Termination of Standing Order For Withdrawal from PSEA' by the PSEA application closing date of 20 Oct 2020.

Can I choose to use PSEA to pay for Other Fees and other Financial Schemes to pay for Tuition Fee?

Can I choose to use PSEA to pay for Other Fees and other Financial Schemes to pay for Tuition Fee?

If you want to use PSEA to pay for Other Fees only, please do not apply for PSEA Standing Order. You are to apply for PSEA Adhoc Withdrawal.

Can I choose to use PSEA to pay for Tuition Fee before Other Fees?

Can I choose to use PSEA to pay for Tuition Fee before Other Fees?

No, PSEA is used to settle Other Fees first and then Tuition Fee as other Financial Schemes (TTFS, CPF and TFL) can be used to pay the balance of Tuition Fee when the PSEA payment is insufficient to settle the full Tuition Fee.

How do I apply for PSEA?

How do I apply for PSEA?

i) If you intend to use PSEA to pay for Tuition Fee and Other Fees for the whole course of study and not using your sibling/s account, one of your parent, or yourself if you are above age 21(as at day of application), please submit online PSEA Standing Order application at:

a) https://www.go.gov.sg/psea-p3s  - Full Time Diploma Students

b) https://go.gov.sg/psea-p3s2  – Polytechnic Foundation Programme Students

Note: Online application submitted via other links after the application period will not be processed by the Polytechnic for claim to settle fees in the current semester.

ii) If you intend to use PSEA to pay for Tuition Fee and Other Fees for the whole course of study and will be utilising your sibling/s account or you are applying through a *legal guardian, please submit PSEA ‘Standing Order for Use of Post-Secondary Education Account Form’ which can be found at our website.

*For Legal Guardian, a scanned copy of the court order or relevant documents is required to be submitted in order to complete the application.

iii) If you intend to use PSEA to pay for Other Fees only and not using your sibling/s account, one of your parent, or yourself if you are above age 21(as at day of application), Please apply for PSEA Ad Hoc withdrawal when Other Fees are billed in the Semester.

How do I apply online PSEA Standing Order?

How do I apply online PSEA Standing Order?

1. Online application is for those not utilising sibling/s account or applying through a legal guardian.

2. Parent of student or student above 21 years old (as at date of application) are to log in using SingPass.

  • To apply for SingPass, you can:

- get it on the spot at the nearest SingPass counter; or

- submit your request using Online Request service at SingPass website.

3. Guide to applying PSEA SO online application can be found here.

Online application submitted via other links after the application period will not be processed by the Polytechnic for claim to settle fees in the current semester.

Can I submit my Standing Order application after the application closing date for this semester?

Can I submit my Standing Order application after the application closing date for this semester?

No, after the application closing date of 20 Oct 2020, you can only apply for PSEA Ad Hoc Withdrawal for this semester's fee payment.

How do I apply for PSEA Ad Hoc Withdrawal?

How do I apply for PSEA Ad Hoc Withdrawal?

i) If you are not using your sibling/s account or applying through a legal guardian, one of your parent, or yourself if you are above age 21(as at day of application), please submit online PSEA Ad Hoc Withdrawal application using SingPass at:

a) https://go.gov.sg/psea-withdrawal-p3a1

b) To apply for SingPass, you can:

- get it on the spot at the nearest SingPass counter; or

- submit your request using Online Request service at SingPass website.

c)  Guide to applying PSEA Ad Hoc Withdrawal online application can be found here.

ii) If you are using your sibling/s account or applying through a legal guardian, please complete the PSEA Ad Hoc Withdrawal form available at our website and scan to us in b/w .PDF format with file size not bigger than 500KB to fnahotline@tp.edu.sg.

Where can I get more details on PSEA/ check the fund balance in my PSEA?

Where can I get more details on PSEA/ check the fund balance in my PSEA?

Details please refer to MOE's website. To check the fund balance in your PSEA, please call MOE PSEA Hotline at 6260-0777.

If I have paid my fees in the current semester,can I apply for PSEA Ad Hoc Withdrawal to claim?

If I have paid my fees in the current semester,can I apply for PSEA Ad Hoc Withdrawal to claim?

No, PSEA Ad Hoc Withdrawal is used to assist student to settle outstanding fees in the current semester after closing date of financial schemes application.

If I wish to terminate my Standing Order (SO), what should I do?

If I wish to terminate my Standing Order (SO), what should I do?

Please submit a ‘Termination of Standing Order For Withdrawal from PSEA’ by the PSEA application closing date of 20 Oct 2020. Termination submission received after the PSEA application closing date will only be effected for the next semester.

How do I know whether I am eligible to apply for CPF Education Scheme to pay Tuition Fee?

How do I know whether I am eligible to apply for CPF Education Scheme to pay Tuition Fee?

Non-subsidised students are not allowed to apply for CPF Education Scheme. Detailed information on the CPF Education Scheme is available at CPF Board's website.

If I have applied for CPF Education Scheme but not PSEA, do I still need to pay any fees using my own funds?

If I have applied for CPF Education Scheme but not PSEA, do I still need to pay any fees using my own funds?

Yes, CPF fund covers only subsidised Tuition Fee. Other fees and GST on Tuition Fee (applicable to subsidised International Students enrolled from AY2016/2017) have to be paid by your own funds.

Will my subsidised Tuition Fee be fully covered if I applied to use CPF fund for 100% of my Tuition Fee?

Will my subsidised Tuition Fee be fully covered if I applied to use CPF fund for 100% of my Tuition Fee?

It would depend on how much of the balance in the CPF ordinary account can be used for Education Scheme. Whether your subsidised Tuition Fee can be fully covered by CPF will depend on the withdrawal limit for Education Scheme, your applied percentage and the available fund of the CPF member’s account.

Before submitting the application, CPF Account holder has to check the amount available for Education Scheme either with CPF Board or login using SingPass to CPF Board’s website: https://www.cpf.gov.sg/Members/.

Is there a charge imposed for using CPF to pay for my Tuition Fee?

Is there a charge imposed for using CPF to pay for my Tuition Fee?

Yes, CPF Board charges an administrative fee for each withdrawal transaction.

How do I submit my CPF application?

How do I submit my CPF application?

Please submit the online application at CPF Board's website during the online application period from 01 Sep 2020 to 13 Oct 2020. Application submitted after the closing date will not be accepted by CPF Board.

 

How do I apply online?

How do I apply online?
  1. To apply online, you and the CPF member are required to have a SingPass.
    • To apply for SingPass, you can:
      • Get it on the spot at the nearest SingPass counter; or
      • Submit your request using Online Request service at SingPass website.
  2. If you wish to know more about the submission of CPF online application, a live demo is available at CPF Board website for your reference.
  3. Please note that online application must be completed by the student and not by the parent. The student must login with SingPass and submit the application via My Requests.
  4. If you are using:
    • your own CPF account for Tuition Fee deduction, your application status will be updated as "Pending" upon submission.
    • other CPF member's account for Education Scheme, an email with an URL will be sent to the CPF member's e-mail address stated in the online application within 2 days from the date of submission.
  5. The **CPF member must log in using the member's own SingPass within 14 days from the date of the application, to endorse for the use of his CPF savings. Otherwise, the online application will be rejected.
  6. Supporting documents for online CPF application are to be submitted directly to CPF Board and not to the Polytechnic.

     

    **After you have done the on-line application, please remind the CPF member whose account you are using to endorse your CPF application within 14 days from the application date.

Can I use my sibling's or relative's CPF to pay for my subsidised Tuition Fee?

Can I use my sibling's or relative's CPF to pay for my subsidised Tuition Fee?

Yes you can use your sibling's or relative's CPF to pay for your subsidised Tuition Fee. However, only 25% of your subsidised Tuition Fee is allowed to be settled by your relative's CPF funds. Detailed information on the CPF Education Scheme is available at CPF Board website.

For online application, please submit the supporting documents directly to CPF Board not to the Polytechnic.

If I wish to change the percentage or revoke the use of CPF to pay for my Tuition Fee, how should I go about it?

If I wish to change the percentage or revoke the use of CPF to pay for my Tuition Fee, how should I go about it?
  1. To request for change in percentage, the CPF member has to submit the request via CPF Board website under “My e-Concierge” to CPF Board indicating:
    • both the student's and CPF member's name and NRIC number;
    • the revised percentage;
    • the effective date for the change in percentage;
    • the name of institution, ie. Temasek Polytechnic.
  2. To revoke the use of CPF, the student can:
    • submit the revocation online under "My Request" via CPF Board website using SingPass.

Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure complete submission of all required documents to CPF Board in order to effect the change.

Will I be notified of the result of my CPF application and actual deduction from CPF account?

Will I be notified of the result of my CPF application and actual deduction from CPF account?

CPF Board will process your application and send approval letters/emails directly to you and the member concerned.

If you have applied online, please check the status of your online application, by logging on to CPF Board website under "My Activities" using your SingPass.

Why is my fee not settled by CPF though I have an approved application under CPF Education Scheme?

Why is my fee not settled by CPF though I have an approved application under CPF Education Scheme?

The unsuccessful CPF deduction may be due to insufficient fund in the CPF member's account for educational purposes or other reasons. Your CPF account member will be notified by CPF Board the reason for unsuccessful CPF application. They can check the funds available for Education Scheme at CPF Board or view it online via CPF Board website using SingPass.

Other Fees are not covered under CPF.

Who is eligible to apply for Tuition Fee Loan Scheme (TFL)?

Who is eligible to apply for Tuition Fee Loan Scheme (TFL)?

All Full-time subsidised students except the following can apply for Tuition Fee Loan through DBS Bank :

  • Students receiving scholarship/bursary/subsidies that fully covers the full tuition fees payable
  • Students receiving 100% Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy (TTFS) for Malays
  • Students using the CPF Education Scheme for payment of their full tuition fees payable in full
  • International students who has opted out from or not eligible for Tuition Grant Subsidy.

How much can I borrow under TFL Scheme?

How much can I borrow under TFL Scheme?

You are allowed to borrow up to a maximum of 75% of the subsidised Tuition Fee before GST. You have to pay the balance of Tuition Fee and Other Fees by using your own funds. Alternatively, you may wish to apply for other Financial Schemes (FS) to cover the balance of the Tuition Fee and PSEA to cover Other Fees, subject to the terms and conditions governing the usage set by the FS Organisation.

How do I apply for TFL?

How do I apply for TFL?
  1. Download a copy of the TFL application form from TP website.
  2. Together with your guarantor, bring the duly completed application form to any of the DBS Bank (not POSB) branches to get your TFL application form endorsed by the bank.
  3. The bank will endorse on your application form and return you a photocopy of the bank application form as proof of submission to the bank. Please retain this copy for your future reference.

Must I be a DBS account holder to apply for TFL?

Must I be a DBS account holder to apply for TFL?

No, you need not be a DBS account holder to apply for Tuition Fee Loan.

Who can be my guarantor?

Who can be my guarantor?

A guarantor must be at least 21 years of age and should not exceed 60 years old.

Student’s citizenship

Guarantor’s citizenship must be

Singapore Citizen

Singapore Citizen

Singapore Permanent Resident / International Student

Singapore Citizen / Singapore Permanent Resident

What are the terms and conditions for TFL application?

What are the terms and conditions for TFL application?

Please refer to the terms and conditions stipulated in the Tuition Fee Loan application form.

(E.g.: guarantor obligations; loan repayment, etc). A copy of the TFL application form can be downloaded from TP website.

What is the minimum repayment sum for TFL? When do I start repayment for TFL?

What is the minimum repayment sum for TFL? When do I start repayment for TFL?

Please refer to the terms and conditions stipulated in the Tuition Fee Loan application form.

Information on suspension of Tuition Fee Loan (TFL) repayment and interest accrual as part of the Government’s response to COVID-19.

Information on suspension of Tuition Fee Loan (TFL) repayment and interest accrual as part of the Government’s response to COVID-19.

As part of the Government’s response to COVID-19, MOE will suspend the repayment and interest accrual of TFL for one year, from 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021, for all graduates from the Polytechnic and students who left the Polytechnic without completing their course of study. During the suspension period, loan repayments due will be suspended and no interest will be charged on TFL.

FAQ on the suspension of repayment and interest accrual of TFL can be found here.

Financial Assistance Schemes

There are a number of financial assistance schemes at TP, and students requiring financial assistance for their education are strongly advised to take up the Tuition Fee Loan Scheme from DBS Bank which provides a loan of up to 75% of the tuition fees.


Should they require additional financial assistance, there are several bursary schemes available and they may apply for the most suitable bursary that they qualify for.


As a general rule, students may only receive one bursary for each academic year. In addition to the Tuition Fee Loan Scheme and bursaries, there are other financial assistance schemes for students.

The majority of TP students are eligible for government bursaries.


Government bursaries help to support the education expenses of students who are Singapore Citizens. Depending on each student’s household financial situation, the bursary amount typically ranges from $850 to $2,750. The bursary may be granted once for each year of study at TP.


Application window For Term 3: (please note deadline) 12 Oct - 2 Nov 2020

Don’t lose the opportunity to secure your bursary.


To check eligibility and apply, follow these steps. For convenience, the process is fully online.
 

  • Step 1: Check Eligibility
  • Step 2: Apply Online
    • Log in to TP Online Student Services (TPOSS) with your student ID. Click “Other Services (Student Admin)” → “Bursary Application”.
    • Click “Save” if you are unable to complete the application in one sitting, as you need to gather supporting documents (Step 3).
  • Step 3: Gather Supporting Documents
  • Step 4: Complete Online Application
    • Once all documents have been gathered, log back in to TPOSS → “Other Services (Student Admin)” → “Bursary Application”.
    • Upload your supporting documents, and complete your application.
      Congratulations! You’re done.

If you wish, you may refer below for more details about the various bursaries and other useful information.

 

Bursary Application windows for AY2020
 

  • Term 1: 10 Apr – 4 May 2020
  • Term 2: 8 Jun – 14 Aug 2020
  • Term 3: As indicated above
  • Term 4: To be confirmed

 

Bursary Schemes 

 

Citizenship Income Eligibility Criteria Award Name and Quantum per AY
Per Capita Income (PCI)   Gross Household Income (GHI)
Singapore citizens
(Full-time Diploma Students only)
≤ $690 OR ≤ $2,750 Higher Education Community Bursary Tier 1
- $2,750
$691 to $1,000 $2,751 to $4,000 Higher Education Community Bursary Tier 2
- $2,400
$1,001 to $1,725 $4,001 to $6,900 Higher Education Bursary Tier 1 - $1,900
$1,726 to $2,250 $6,901 to $9,000 Higher Education Bursary Tier 2 - $850
Singapore citizens
(PFP students only)
≤ $690 ≤ $2,750 DFP Bursary - $970
Singapore Permanent Residents / 
International Students
Based on donors’ criteria TP Bursary

 

Note:
 

  1. Higher Education Community Bursary and Higher Education Bursary:

    • For subsidised Singapore Citizen students studying full-time diploma.
    • Recipients cannot concurrently hold full scholarships (covers tuition fees and allowance) or scholarships that are specified by sponsors as non-concurrent holding.
    • Recipients cannot be financially sponsored by employers.
       
  2. DFP Bursary:

    • For subsidised Singapore Citizen students studying in PFP.
    • Recipients of DFP Bursary can hold other bursaries / scholarships concurrently.
    • PFP students are not eligible for Higher Education Community Bursary and Higher Education Bursary which are meant for full-time diploma students.

How to apply?
 

What to prepare?
 

  • Ensure that you have your supporting documents ready. Click here for the checklist of supporting documents. Submit your application online with supporting documents (in JPG, JPEG, PNG and PDF only – Max total file size less than 20MB).

  • For household member(s) who are self-employed or unemployed or have other sources of income (eg. rental), you are required to download the Income Declaration Form and upload the completed form as a supporting document in the e-bursary application. Click here for the Declaration Form.

  • Repeated bursary applicants with no change in family status (such as addition of new member) do not need to submit NRIC of household members. However, you are required to complete the declaration form under Section IV, obtainable from here.

    New bursary applicants are required to submit copy of the NRIC (front and back) of all household members


How to apply?
 

  • Login to TPOSS with your student ID
  • Go to TPOSS – Other Services (Student Admin) – Bursary Application


Ready to apply for bursary? Click here to apply!

Our donors


With generous donations from philanthropic individuals, charitable organisations, industry partners and foundations, Temasek Polytechnic is able to provide financial assistance to more financially challenged students.  Click here to view our donors list.


For Singaporean full-time and PFP students, you may be shortlisted for Donor-sponsored Bursary if meeting donors’ requirements.


A separate application is not required if you have applied for the government bursary in the same academic year. You are strongly encouraged to apply for government bursary in Semester 1.


For Singapore Permanent Residents or international full-time students, you may submit your application online in Term 1 of each academic year. You will be shortlisted to apply for TP Bursary if you meet donors’ criteria.

Contact us
  

  • For any enquiries on bursary, please email to bursary@tp.edu.sg.
  • If you have problem accessing TPOSS, please contact ITSM at 6780 5933 or walk-in at East Wing Block 1A Level 4 (EW1A-04-02).

BYOD FAS offers students from low income households the opportunity to own a new notebook at a highly subsidised rate.

 

BYOD FAS Schemes Overview

 

Notebook minimum technical specifications

For Full-time students, you may download and refer to the required technical specifications for notebooks.

For Part-time students, you may download and refer to the required technical specifications for notebooks.

How to apply?
 

Click here to apply for Notebook Grant.

Click here to apply for NEU PC Plus.

Click here to apply for Opportunity Fund.

 

For Notebook Grant and NEU PC Plus:
Please submit the completed application form with supporting documents in soft copy to bursary@tp.edu.sg.

 

For Opportunity Fund:
Please read the instructions in submission of the Opportunity Fund.

Application for Opportunity Fund must be made within 3 months from the receipt date for Year 2 and Year 3 students and receipt date is to be within the first Academic Year for Year 1 students.

Contact us 


For enquiries, please email bursary@tp.edu.sg.

Application Eligibility
 

  • Students with family emergencies such as death of a bread-winner or a loved one in the immediate family, serious illness, accident, etc.
  • Students have to apply online using this link. A new application is required in each semester.
  • Eligible students will be given $250 per semester.

Application Eligibility
 

  • Medium-term assistance given to students facing great financial difficulty.
  • Students required to see SC Counsellor for evaluation
  • Can make an appointment on their own, be referred to by the CP
  • Application form will be given by SC Counsellor after evaluation
  • Eligible students will receive assistance worth up to $300 per month for up to 4 months

Application Eligibility
 

  • A new fund launched to help students whose families have been impacted severely by COVID-19.
  • For those with family income reduced
  • Students have to apply online using this link. A new application is required in each semester.
  • Eligible students will be given $400 per semester.
  • The CCN Special Crisis Fund will be in force till end of AY20/21.

SST Telemedia (STT) and Temasek Polytechnic launched the ST Telemedia Catalyst Award, a financial sponsorship that aims to help promising students reach their full potential. Starting from AY2016/2017, deserving second-year students nominated by our Business, Engineering and Informatics & IT Schools (with STT making the final selection) will each be awarded full tuition fees and a one-time allowance for their study.


In addition, award recipients can look forward to an invaluable, industry-relevant internship opportunity with STT and/or any of its portfolio companies.


Award is by School’s nomination only.
For more information on STT Catalyst Award, please visit https://www.sttelemedia.com/responsibility/education-in-action/

Scholarships & Awards

TP offers a range of prestigious scholarships to full-time students who have excelled academically and with a proven track record in co-curricular activities.


The offer of these scholarships strongly reflects the Polytechnic's commitment to recognise deserving students for their outstanding achievements with the aim to further encourage and inspire them to excel in their academic pursuits. The award of these scholarships is made possible through TP and by the generous donations from reputable donor organisations and individuals.


Scholarships offered include:

The prestigious bond-free Temasek Polytechnic (TP) Scholarship is awarded to Year 1 full-time students with outstanding academic results and good CCA achievements, as well as good leadership qualities and potential, as demonstrated in their first semester in TP.

 

The scholarship is applicable for students from TP School of Applied Science, TP School of Business, TP School of Design, TP School of Humanities & Social Sciences and TP School of Information & IT.

 

The prestigious bond-free Temasek Polytechnic (TP) Scholarship (Engineering) is awarded to Year 1 full-time students with outstanding academic results and good CCA achievements, as well as good leadership qualities and potential, as demonstrated in their first semester in TP.

 

 The scholarship is applicable for students from TP School of Engineering.

 

Industry-sponsored Scholarships are awarded to existing students with outstanding academic records and a track record of involvement in co-curricular activities. These scholarships are donated by external organisations and most of them are administered by Temasek Polytechnic.

The bond-free TP Polytechnic Foundation Programme (TP-PFP) Scholarship is open to newly enrolled Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP) students who have good academic results as well as good CCA records.

The Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) Scholarship is awarded to students who have contributed significantly to their CCAs in the Polytechnic.

The Temasek Student Excellence Awards are awarded to students who have contributed significantly to Temasek Polytechnic in non-academic areas, including Arts, Leadership and Sports.

At Temasek Polytechnic, we believe that talent is there to be nurtured, and every student is given opportunities to achieve their personal best.

 

The Temasek Leadership Programme (Temasek LEAD) is a talent development programme that aims to groom our high-performing students into leaders with vision, character and heart, beyond academic pursuits.

Funding for Adult Learners

Singaporeans and Permanent Residents qualify for up to 90% subsidy for their course fees.

Please enter www.myskillsfuture.sg into your preferred browser. 

From there, navigate to ‘Digital Services’
 

  • Click on  ‘Individuals’
  • Click on  ‘Claim SkillsFuture Credits’ to prompt login into the portal. You are required to login with your SingPass.

 

Upon login, MySkillsFuture landing page will provide an overview of account details. On your landing page, under ‘Account Details’
 

  • Click on ‘Proceed to Submit a Claim’. 
  • Select a course by keying in ‘Course Name’ / ‘Training provider’. 
  • Select ‘Course Run’ / ‘Course Start Date’.
  • Key in the amount of credit to claim.
  • Upload your supporting documents.

 

For more information and assistance on the SkillsFuture Credit, you may wish to visit the following website http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit/help, or call SkillsFuture Hotline at 6883 5885.

Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme

 

From 1 July 2020, the Workfare Skills Support (WSS) Scheme will replace the Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme. There will be no course fee subsidies for WSS.

 

To qualify for the scheme, individuals must fulfil the following criteria:

 

  • Singapore citizen
  • Aged 35 years old or above on 31 December of the work year
  • For Persons with Disabilities, the age criterion is 13 years old or above
  • Employed and earning a gross monthly income1 of not more than $2,300 for the month worked2 ; and
  • Fulfils the WIS eligibility criteria of housing annual value (AV), property ownership and spousal income. The WIS criteria of housing AV, property ownership and spousal income are as follows:

 

1 Gross monthly income includes basic salary and additional wages such as overtime pay and bonuse- Lives in a property with an annual value of $13,0003 or less assessed as at 31 December of the preceding year

 

- Owns less than two properties

 

- If the individual is married:

 

- The individual and his/her spouse own less than two properties together; or

 

- The assessable income of the individual’s spouse for the preceding Year of Assessment is $70,000 or less.

 

- If the individual is a Self-Employed Person, s/he must have also declared his/her net trade income for work done in the Work Year and made Medisave contributions.

 

2 In addition, you must earn an average gross monthly income of not more than $2,300 in the past 12 months.

 

3 Annual value is the estimated gross annual rent of the property if it were to be rented out, excluding furniture, furnishings and maintenance fees. It is determined based on estimated market rentals of similar or comparable properties.

 

Components under WSS Scheme:

 

1) Absentee Payroll (AP) and Training Allowance (TA)

 

  • For employer-sponsored trainees:

- Employers will be eligible for AP support at 95% of hourly basic salary.

 

- Only certifiable courses listed on the MySkillsFuture portal will qualify for AP.

 

- For employers to be eligible for AP, their sponsored trainees must pass their course with an attendance rate of at least 75%.

 

  • For self-sponsored trainees (i.e. paying for their own training):

· Trainees will receive TA of $6 per training hour.

 

- The TA applies only to selected courses under the cleaning, security, landscape and lift sectors. Please visit WSG’s website for more details.

 

- To qualify for TA, individuals must pass their course with a minimum attendance rate of 75%.

 

- Trainees under the WSS Scheme may claim up to 180 hours of TA during their WSS eligibility period.

 

2) Training Commitment Award (TCA)

 

TCA is a cash award given to eligible workers after achieving the required certifications. No application is required by the trainees.

 

For more information about the WSS Scheme, please visit WSG website or call 1800 536 8333.

Up to 90% subsidy for Singaporeans aged 40 & abov

 

Enhanced Training Support for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

 

Higher Course Fee Funding

 

· SMEs will enjoy subsidies of up to 90% of the course fees when they sponsor their Singapore Citizen employees for certifiable courses supported by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and academic CET courses offered by five Polytechnics/Institute of Technical Education. For more information, click here.

 

Increased Absentee Payroll Cap

 

· In addition to higher course fee funding, SMEs can also claim absentee payroll funding of 80% of basic hourly salary at a higher cap of $7.50 per hour, a significant increase over the current cap of $4.50 per hour.

NTUC Training Fund for Self-Employed (SEP)

 

Receive up to $11/hour of training support. Find out more here

NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
 

NTUC Union members will enjoy 50% unfunded course fee (i.e. the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy) support up to $250 per calendar year under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). The unfunded portion of the course fee must be S$20 and above. This excludes GST, registration and other miscellaneous fees.

SkillsFuture Qualification Awards
 

The SkillsFuture Qualification Award (SQA), formerly known as CET Qualification Award (CQA) aims to encourage workers to attain full qualifications which will equip them with comprehensive and robust sets of skills to perform their jobs competently, pursue career progression and explore new job opportunities.

 

  • Singapore Citizens who successfully complete and are awarded a WSQ Certificate/Higher Certificate/Advanced Certificate are eligible for CQA of $200.

  • Singapore Citizens who successfully complete and are awarded a WSQ Diploma/Specialist Diploma/Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma are also eligible for CQA of $1,000. 
     

Your eligibility for CQA is based on the date of attainment of your WSQ full qualification. Please refer to the table below for details:

 

Date of Attainment
Between 1 March 2011 and 31 December 2015 From 1 January 2016
First-time attainment of one of the following WSQ full qualification ($200 Award): 
Certificate 
Higher Certificate 
Advanced Certificate 

First-time attainment of one of the following WSQ full qualification ($1,000 Award): 
Diploma 
Specialist Diploma

Every attainment of the following WSQ full qualification ($200 Award): 

Certificate 
Higher Certificate 
Advanced Certificate 

Every attainment of the following WSQ full qualification ($1,000 Award): 
Diploma 
Specialist Diploma 
Graduate Certificate 
Graduate Diploma

Ministry of Education

 

MOE provides generous subsidies for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents* to help working Singaporeans to upskill or re-skill through part-time learning at the polytechnics. This includes part-time diploma, Specialist Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Diploma (Conversion) programmes. Currently, an individual is subsidised only for his/her first advanced diploma or first specialist diploma. To allow Singapore Citizens to stay current in the sector they are in, or switch careers into another sector, MOE will extend the subsidies to their subsequent diploma, Specialist Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Diploma (Conversion) programmes.

 

* Singapore Permanent Residents must not have previously attained a qualification at the diploma or higher level that was subsidised through a MOE subsidy or Government sponsorship.

Students who need financial assistance may apply for the following schemes: 

 

Scheme Quantum Criteria

Types of Programme

Application
Higher Education Bursary

Award Quantum 
per  Modular Certificate

$400 
(For PCI<=$1,000 OR GHI<=$4,000 )

or

$330 
(For PCI between $1,001 to $1,725 OR GHI between $4,001 to $$6,900)

or

$150
(For PCI between $1,726 to $2,250 OR GHI between $6,901 to $9,000)
 

Note:* Per Capita Income (PCI) = Total Gross Monthly Household Income of all family members ÷ No. of Family Members in the Household

*Gross Household Income (GHI) = Total gross monthly income of ALL family members living together in the same household, as reflected on the NRIC. This includes immediate family members who may or may not live with applicant. Immediate family of unmarried applicant: Parents. Immediate family of married/divorced/separated applicant: spouse and all children

  • Singapore Citizen
  • Subsidised part-time students pursuing their first CET diploma course in the polytechnic
  • Students who are pursuing Work Study Programme, modular courses, Specialist Diploma courses or repeating their modules are not eligible
  • Not receiving other scholarships / bursaries in current semester. However, students who are awarded scholarships / bursaries / study awards, which are meant to cover tuition fees only, can concurrently hold the MOE Bursary
MOE-funded CET Diplomas

1. Login to Student Portal with your student ID

2. Submit your application online with the required supporting documents through Student Portal -> Other Services -> Online Services -> Bursary Application

3. Hardcopy submission will not be entertained.

4. Applicants will be notified on their application outcome by email.

5. For any enquiries, email bursary@tp.edu.sg

Post-Secondary Education (PSEA) Scheme Available Balance in PSEA account and up to the amount of tuition fee payable
  • Singapore Citizen
  • Student will need to top-up cash should their account balance is insufficient

Note:

Students may request to use the balance fund in their siblings’ (Singaporean) PSEA accounts

MOE-funded CET programmes

Please submit online PSEA Ad Hoc Withdrawal application using your Singpass at:
https://go.gov.sg/psea-withdrawal-p3a3

For more information on the scheme, please visit MOE’s website

SkillsFuture Study Awards (SFSA)

The SkillsFuture Study Award (SFSA) encourages early to mid-career Singaporeans to develop and deepen their skills needed by future economic key growth sectors as Singapore continues her transition to an innovation-driven economy. It also supports Singaporeans who already have deep specialist skills to develop other competencies.
 

SFSA recipients can use the monetary award of S$5,000 to defray out-of-pocket expenses associated with the course that they will be taking, and no bond is required. On top of that, they may also enhance their employability upon course completion.

 

Eligibility Criteria
 

To qualify for the SFSA, applicants must meet the following criteria:
 

  • Be a Singapore Citizen;

  • Currently enrolled in the supported CET courses such as part-time Diploma or Specialist Diploma;

  • Required to complete the enrolled course;

  • Are still incurring out-of-pocket training costs associated with the course (e.g. still have outstanding school fees which are not fully sponsored by company or other government agencies)

  • Have at least 3 years of relevant working experience in the corresponding sector for the SFSA that they are applying to;

  • Not be a prior recipient of any SFSA, and

  • Any other requirements as set out by the agency administering the SFSA.
     

List of Supported Courses offered by Temasek Polytechnic
 

Students from the following supported CET courses offered by Temasek Polytechnic may apply for the SFSA in the relevant sectors oversee by Singapore Economic Development Board:


 

Course Sector
Specialist Diploma in AI Solutions Development
  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • Aerospace

  • Energy and Chemicals

  • Engineering Services
Specialist Diploma in Energy Management & Sustainable Design
  • Energy and Chemicals

  • Engineering Services
Specialist Diploma in Environment & Water Technology
  • Energy and Chemicals

  • Engineering Services
Specialist Diploma in Industrial Internet of Things
  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • Aerospace

  • Electronics

  • Energy and Chemicals 
Specialist Diploma in Robotics and Automation
  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • Aerospace

  • Electronics

  • Energy and Chemicals 
Specialist Diploma in Semiconductor Technology
  • Electronics


Application

The SkillsFuture Study Award is now open for application until 31 December 2020.
Shortlisted applicants will be notified.
 

Please click here to view details and apply for the SkillsFuture Study Award.
 

Enquiries

For queries on application status, please email to study_awards@edb.gov.sg.
 

For other queries on the SkillsFuture Study Award, please contact the following personnel:

Jacelyn Neo | 6780 6145 | jacelynn@tp.edu.sg
 

To view the Frequently Asked Questions, please click here .

SkillsFuture Fellowship Awards

The SkillsFuture Fellowship is a tripartite initiative that recognises Singapore Citizens who have acquired deep skills through significant work experience in particular industries or job functions. Individuals must be champions of lifelong learning and deeply committed to contributing to the skills development of others. Up to 100 awards will be given out annually at steady state.
 

Who is it for?
 

The SkillsFuture Fellowships are for Singapore Citizens with at least 10 years of working experience in the same, or related, industries or job functions. The individual should:
 

  • Possess deep skills in relevant areas of professional and technical expertise;

  • Demonstrate a strong personal commitment to lifelong learning and mastery of domain, with plans to pursue further skills deepening; and

  • Be prepared to contribute to the skills development of others, as an active advocate for lifelong learning and skills development.
     

How will I benefit?
 

You can use the award monies to access a wide range of skills deepening and upgrading options. The training programmes, which may be conducted locally or overseas, should lead to the acquisition of new skills and knowledge which will add value to your career development. Please note that previous/current recipients of the SkillsFuture Study Award for the private security still eligible to apply for the SkillsFuture Fellowships award.
 

How do I apply?
 

Applications are open now to 31 Mar 2019.
 

SNEF is the programme manager for the SkillsFuture Fellowship Award. For further enquiries, please email sfa@snef.org.sg

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)

 

The SkillsConnect system is an e-portal which serves as a central gateway for the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG’s) business partners and customers to apply for accreditation and training incentives.

 

For enquiries, please contact:

 

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)
No 1 Marina Boulevard
#18-01 One Marina Boulevard
Singapore 018989

 

Contact
6785 5785

 

Operating hours:
Monday to Friday: 8.30 am to 5.30 pm

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