Bursaries and Grants

International Women’s Forum (IWF) Education Grant

The IWF is a global network of women leaders with significant and diverse achievements who are committed to bettering global leadership today and cultivating women leaders of tomorrow (www.iwforum.org). Doing good and nurturing women leaders for tomorrow are two of IWF Singapore’s key priorities.


  • Female Singapore citizens who are pursuing tertiary education at a local Institute of higher learning, with  household income per capita of less than $2,250 per month.
  • Students with outstanding attitude, aptitude and character.

NTU Science Scholarship (NTUSS) Explorer Grant

The NTUSS comes with the NTUSS Explorer Grant, which provides funding for an overseas study/attachment programme including semestral exchange, research conferences, workshops, film projects, community engagement or other professional development activities that will support their education and career path.

Financial support for this grant is made possible through donations to the College of Science.


All NTU Science Scholarship (NTUSS) awardees are eligible to apply. Priority will be given to the third and fourth-year students; first and second-year students will be funded to the extent that available funds permit.

Grant Amount

Students may submit a one-off application for any amount of funding up to $3000.

Post Trip

Students are required to submit PowerPoint slides with a short reflection and a few meaningful photos from your overseas study/attachment. This may be used for publicity and outreach purposes, and for showcasing to the generous donors on how their gifts has impacted the College of Science students. 

Grant Application

Step 1: Click HERE to submit your application form

Step 2: Email a copy of the supporting document for the overseas programme to Ms Irene Tay at [email protected]

Overseas ProgrammeApplication deadlineApplication Outcome
Semester 1By 30th JuneWithin 3 weeks from application deadline
Semester 2By 30th November
Special TermBy 31st March

OG Department Stores – Mr. Tay Tee Peng Travel Bursary 

The OG Department Stores – Mr Tay Tee Peng Travel Bursary provides opportunities for overseas learning to talented and deserving science students who come from humble family backgrounds. The bursary is named after the late Mr. Tay Tee Peng, the founder of OG Department Stores, in recognition of a generous gift made by the Tay Family. 


  • Students going on exchange programmes in the upcoming semester. 

  • Selection will be based on a student’s Gross Monthly Household Per Capita Income (PCI) of less than or equal to S$2,500 per month. 

  • While the bursary recipient may hold other awards, grants or bursaries concurrently, these cannot be travel-related.

  • Up to S$5,000 may be given to each student depending on the available distributable fund. 

The bursary amount will be determined as shown in the table below: 

Gross Monthly Household PCI 

Bursary Amount 



S$751 to S$1,100 


S$1,101 to S$1,875 


S$1,876 to S$2,500 



For more information, please contact Ms Irene Tay at [email protected] / Mr Nicholas Ang at [email protected]