FAQ - Bursary

1. What are the criteria to be eligible for a NTU Administered Bursary?

NTU Administered Bursary consists of NTU, MOE, Donated and CDC/CCC University Bursary.

To be eligible for a bursary, gross monthly Per Capita Income (PCI) of less than or equal to $2,250 or Gross monthly Household Income (GHI) of less than or equal to $9,000.

Eligible applicants are accorded a bursary based on their financial situation and the criteria set down by the University / Donor.

Full Time Undergraduate

  • The NTU, MOE, Donated and CDC/CCC University Bursary are open to Singaporean students.
  • Singapore PR and international students may be considered for bursaries sponsored by private individuals and organizations. The number of bursaries available to Singapore PR and International students is limited.

 

Part Time Undergraduate

  • Only Singaporean students pursuing their first undergraduate degree part-time undergraduate degree course and receiving MOE Subsidy are eligible.
  • Part-time undergrad students taking only repeat modules in the semester are not eligible for the bursary for that semester.

 

Full-time SPR/International students paying non-subsidised tuition fees are not eligible to apply.

NIE trainee teachers who are either drawing salary/stipend from MOE or paying non-subsidised tuition fees are not eligible to apply.

​2. When will I be informed of my application outcome?

You will be informed of the outcome 4-6 weeks after you have submitted all the required supporting documents. 

3. If I am successful for a bursary, do I need to apply for the bursary again for the next academic year?

Bursary is tenable for only a year.  If you wish to be considered for a bursary for the next academic year, you are required to submit an online application together with a fresh set of supporting documents during the application period.

4. Can I hold a NTU-administered bursary concurrently with another award?

Students receiving the NTU-administered bursary must not concurrently hold another external bursary/scholarship/award without the approval of the university.

You may only hold another award concurrently if the external sponsor/donor has indicated specifically that their award is meant to either pay for NTU tuition fees only (and no other costs such as living costs) or to defray costs related to an overseas programme.

5. When can I expect to receive my bursary funds if I am successful for a bursary?

Bursary funds will be disbursed on a per semester basis, on the condition that the students' status is active for the semester.

The bursary amount reflected in your offer is for one academic year.  Half of it will be released in semester 1 and the remaining half will be released in semester 2.

Funds for Semester 1 will be disbursed by end October or 6 weeks after acceptance of the bursary whichever is later. Funds for Semester 2 will be disbursed by end March or 6 weeks after acceptance of the bursary whichever is later.

​6. What should I do if I missed the application and/or document submission deadline?

Late applications are not accepted.  However, if you have valid reasons for missing the application and/or document submission deadline, you may send your appeal to finaid@ntu.edu.sg for consideration.  

 

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