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Financial Assistance Schemes & Scholarship

Financial Assistance Schemes (FAS)

Financial assistance offered by the Ministry of Education and the School Advisory Committee is available to needy students who meet the eligibility criteria stated for the different schemes. Forms can be obtained from the General Office at the stipulated periods of time

Scheme Quantum Eligibility Application Period
Ministry of Education (MOE) Financial Assistance Scheme Full waiver of school fees and standard miscellaneous fees

 

$10 Transport Subsidy

 

Textbook grant

 

School attire

 

Singapore citizens Gross household income not exceeding $2750 a month or the family per capita income (PCI) does not exceed $690 per month Throughout the year

 

Oct - Dec for textbook grant

 

Feb - Mar for examination fees

 

School Advisory Committee (SAC) Financial Assistance Scheme Full waiver of 1st tier miscellaneous fees

 

Textbook grant

 

School attire

 

Singapore citizens or permanent residents Gross household income not exceeding $3300 a month or the family per capita income (PCI) more than $690 but does not exceed

$825 per month

 

Throughout the year

 

Oct - Dec  for textbook grant

 

Meal Allowance via Ministry Of Education and School Advisory Committee Fund

 

$5.00 per school day meal allowance subsidy For all MOE FAS and SAC FAS students Throughout the school terms

Note: the above stated qualifying criteria and types of benefits are valid at the time of printing and may be subject to change by MOE, SAC and school Principal.

Other types of Financial Assistance

Scheme Quantum Eligibility Application Period
Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund

 

(STSPMF)

 

Disbursement of $95 per month Singapore citizens or permanent residents

 

Full-time student receiving formal education from mainstream secondary school

 

Living in a 4-rm HDB flat or smaller

 

Family’s per-capita income not exceeding $625

 

Must not have been on the fund for more than two years.

 

 

The application period is through the year for youth centres and family service centres. The application period in schools is only from September to November each year.
Compassion

Fund

 

Crisis response fund Needy pupils from

 

low-income families in crisis as a result of the death of a breadwinner, a sudden illness or accident in the family

Throughout the year Apply through the school
NEU PC Plus

 

Programme

 

PC-Bundle Eligibility Criteria – School going children The application is open to Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents

 

Full-time student in a Government school

 

Gross household income not exceeding $3,400 a month or the family per capita income (PCI) does not exceed $900 per month

 

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

 

Each eligible household can only apply for one (1) computer regardless of the total number of school-going children and/or household members who have permanent disability

Throughout the year Apply through the school

Note: Any student in need of financial assistance should approach the school through their form teachers.

Student Awards

Edusave Awards for Secondary Schools

Edusave Awards are given by the government annually to Singaporean pupils to help equalise educational opportunities and motivate pupils to excel in schools. These Singaporean pupils must have performed well or made good progress in their school work and have good conduct. The Edusave Awards for Achievement, Good Leadership & Service (EAGLES) serves to recognise pupil’s leadership qualities, service to community and schools and excellence in non-academic activities.

The table below provides information on the different types of Edusave Awards:

  1. Edusave Scholarships
  2. Edusave Merit Bursary
  3. Edusave Character Award
  4. Edusave Good Progress Award
  5. Edusave Awards for Achievement, Good Leadership & Service (EAGLES).

Eligibility and Notification of Awards

 

  Edusave Scholarship Edusave Merit Bursary Edusave Character Award (ECHA) Edusave Good Progress Award Edusave Awards for Achievement, Good Leadership

& Service (EAGLES)

For whom? All Singaporean students within top 10% of their level and course in terms of academic performance, and have demonstrated good conduct. All Singaporean students  within top 25% of each level and stream, have good conduct and gross monthly household income does not exceed

$6,900 (or per capita income does not exceed

$1,725).

All Singaporean students who demonstrate exemplary values and civic responsibility through their behaviour and actions. All Singaporean students within top 10% based on academic improvement and have good conduct All Singaporean students are eligible for EAGLES award which is given to up to 10% of students who have demonstrated leadership qualities, service to community and schools, excellence in non-academic activities, and good conduct.
How much? $500 $350 $500 $200 $350
How is it given? Pupils who are eligible for the award will be notified by post late November. Pupils who are nominated for the bursary will receive an application form by post in late November.

If your household income is below

$6,900 (or per capita income of below  $1,725), you can complete the application form and submit the form to the community centre/ club nearest to your house, by early December.

Successful applicants will be notified by post in December/January.

Eligible pupils will be selected by schools.

Awardees will be notified by post in late November.

Pupils who are eligible for the award will be notified by post in late November. Eligible pupils will be selected by schools.

Awardees will be notified by post in late November.

Note: Each student, if eligible, is entitled to receive only one Edusave academic award (i.e. one of the Edusave Scholarships, Edusave Merit Bursary or Good Progress Award).

Student of the Year Award

The Student of the Year Award is a pinnacle award to recognise and reward the top student from the graduating cohort who has displayed all-round ability in academic and character. This student would have performed well in the national examinations. He/ she demonstrates the school values (Resilience, Integrity, Compassion and Humility), exemplary character and outstanding personal qualities through his/her behaviour and actions.

Nominations are made through teachers in the school.

Model Student Award

Sustained Edusave Character Award (ECHA)

The Sustained Edusave Character Award (ECHA) is a school award given to students who have received the Edusave Character Award (ECHA) consecutively for two or more years, including their graduating year.

Outstanding Contribution to School Award (OSCAR)

OSCAR is a school award given only to Sec 4/5 students who have significantly contributed to the school over the 4/5 years.

Nomination Categories Service

Nominee has rendered services to the school during his/her schooling years in Bedok Green Secondary School.

Leadership

Nominee has shown exemplary leadership qualities during his/her her schooling years in Bedok Green Secondary School.

 

Nominations are made through teachers in the school.

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