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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.

Financial Schemes

Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy (TTFS) for Malay (Mendaki)

SkillsFuture Credit (Only for Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above)

CPF Education Scheme

Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA)

Tuition Fee Loan (TFL) Scheme

Bursaries

BYOD Financial Assistance Scheme

Others

Financial Schemes

*Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP) students are only eligible to apply for the Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA) scheme

 

Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy (TTFS)

 

CPF

 

Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA)

 

Tuition Fee Loan Scheme (TFL)

 

SkillsFuture Credit

Bursaries (for Full-time diploma & PFP students)

How to apply?

  1. Login to TPOSS with your student ID
  2. Go to TPOSS – Other Services (Student Admin) – Bursary Application
  3. Submit your application online with supporting documents (in JPG, JPEG, PNG and PDF only)

Important Note:

  1. Applicant needs to submit only one application per AY – type of bursary awarded is based on PCI / family financial factors.
  2. Applications with inaccurate information and/or not accompanied by supporting documents will NOT be processed.
  3. Upload at least one document under the Identification and Income Declaration categories. You may choose to save your application if you are not ready to submit.
  4. 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).

For any enquiries on bursary, please email to bursary@tp.edu.sg.

 

Bursary Schemes

Application Period
AY2019/2020

Eligibility & Award Quantum per Academic Year

CDC/CCC -
Polytechnic
Bursary

Term 1: 8 Apr 2019 to 30 Apr 2019

Term 2: To be confirmed

Term 3: To be confirmed

Term 4: To be confirmed

  • Subsidised Singapore Citizen students studying full-time diploma
  • Recipients cannot concurrently hold:
    1. Scholarships that specified by sponsors as non-concurrent holding; or
    2. Full scholarship (covers tuition fees and monthly or annual allowance).
  • Recipients cannot be financially sponsored by employers

Tier

Income Eligibility Criteria

Bursary Quanta

1

PCI ≤ $690 or GHI ≤ $2,750

$2,350

2

PCI $691 to $1,000 OR
GHI $2,751 to $4,000

$2,150

MOE Bursary

Term 1: 8 Apr 2019 to 30 Apr 2019

Term 2: To be confirmed

Term 3: To be confirmed

Term 4: To be confirmed

  • Subsidised Singapore Citizen students studying full-time diploma
  • Recipients cannot concurrently hold:
    1. Scholarships that specified by sponsors as non-concurrent holding; or
    2. Full scholarship (covers tuition fees and monthly or annual allowance).
  • Recipients cannot be financially sponsored by employers

Tier

Income Eligibility Criteria

Bursary Quanta

1

PCI $1,001 to $1,725 OR
GHI $4,001 to $6,900

$1,650

2

PCI $1,726 to $2,250 OR
GHI $6,901 to $9,000

$800

Diploma Foundation
Programme (DFP)
Bursary

Term 1: 8 Apr 2019 to 30 Apr 2019

Term 2: To be confirmed

Term 3: To be confirmed

Term 4: To be confirmed

  • Subsidised Singapore Citizen students in PFP
  • Recipients can hold other bursaries / scholarships concurrently. However, PFP students are not eligible for CDC/CCC Polytechnic Bursary or MOE Bursary which are meant for full-time polytechnic diploma students only.

Income Eligibility Criteria

Bursary Quanta

PCI ≤ $690 or GHI ≤ $2,750

$970

TP Bursary

  • Singaporean full-time students: By nomination
  • Non-Singaporean full-time students: 
    8 Apr 2019 to 30 Apr 2019
  • For Singaporean full-time students, you may be shortlisted for TP Bursary if meeting donors’ requirements.

    A separate application is not required if you have applied for the CDC/CCC Polytechnic Bursary or MOE Bursary in the same academic year. You are strongly encouraged to apply for CDC/CCC Polytechnic Bursary or MOE Bursary in Semester 1.

  • For non-Singaporean full-time students, you may submit your application online in Term 1 of each academic year.

Definition:

  1. Gross Monthly Household Income (GHI) will be computed based on:

    1. Gross monthly income of immediate family member, including both parents who may or may not be living together with applicant; and
    2. Gross monthly income of non-immediate family members, including grandparents, siblings, spouses of siblings, siblings of parents, and any other relatives who are living together with the applicant.

    This includes:

    • Employee’s CPF contributions*
    • Income contributions^ from self-employment / business
    • Salaried employment which include basic salary, allowances and overtime pay
    • Other sources of income such as rent, pensions, etc

    Note:

    1. National Service (NS) allowance earned by NSF and alimony/maintenance from divorced/separated parent or spouse are excluded.

  2. Gross Monthly Per Capita Income (PCIwill be computed based on:
    Total GHI divide by the family headcount which includes the applicant, immediate family members (who may or may not live together with the applicant) and non-immediate family members (who live together with the applicant).

*CPF members with SingPass** can obtain CPF Contribution and Transaction History Statement from CPF Board website: http://www.cpf.gov.sg
**Please approach CPF branches or Community Centres in person with NRIC to obtain SingPass or call CPF hotline: 1800-2271188.

^Instruction to obtain Income Tax Assessment:
https://tinyurl.com/iras-instructions

 

Information on TP Notebook Roadshow 2019 (29 Mar 2019 - 04 Apr 2019) – CLICK HERE

BYOD Financial Assistance Scheme

Category

Criteria

How to Apply?

Application Deadline

Group A

AY2019 PFP, Year 1, 2 & Year 3 full-time students from the following Diploma:

  1. Communication & Media Management (BUS)
  2. Digital Film & Television (DES)

 

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Has a permanent disability OR is a full-time student (aged 25 and below)

  • Gross monthly household income must not exceed $3,400 OR per capita income must not exceed $900. If there is a permanently disabled household member, per capita income must not exceed $1,125.

  • Past recipient of a PC-Bundle under the NEU PC Plus Programme may reapply only after a lapse of three (3) years from last deployment to the household.
  1. Complete the Notebook Grant Scheme application form

  2. Completed application form with supporting documents to be sealed in envelope, labelled with ‘Notebook Grant Scheme Application’ and submitted via the Drop-In-Box located outside Student Services (next to AXS Station).

Application period is open all year round.

If you wish to receive your notebook by start of the school term*, please submit your application by 17 Mar 2019.
*subject to stock availability

Group B

All other full-time students except those in Group A
  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Has a permanent disability OR is a full-time student (aged 25 and below)

  • Gross monthly household income must not exceed $3,400 OR per capita income must not exceed $900. If there is a permanently disabled household member, per capita income must not exceed $1,125.

  • Past recipient of a PC-Bundle under the NEU PC Plus Programme may reapply only after a lapse of three (3) years from last deployment to the household.
  1. Complete the PC Bundle application form

  2. Completed application form with supporting documents to be sealed in envelope, labelled with ‘PC Bundle Application’ and submitted via the Drop-In-Box located outside Student Services (next to AXS Station).

Application period is open all year round.

If you wish to receive your notebook by start of the school term*, please submit your application by 17 Mar 2019.
*subject to stock availability

  • Singapore Citizen

  • Gross monthly household income of $4,000 and below OR per capita income of $1,000 and below.

  • Applicant has not previously received Opportunity Fund – IT Device subsidy during the course of study in Temasek Polytechnic.
  1. Complete Opportunity Fund application form

  2. Submit the completed application with supporting documents to:

    • Year 1, 2 and 3 Student:
      School General Office
    • PFP Student:
      Centre for Foundation Studies


Application is open all year round.

Please submit application within 3 months from receipt date.

Others

 

* The tradition of caring is one that TP is proud to uphold and promote. All TP students are assigned to Care Group that is looked after by a Care Person (CP) who is a teaching staff.