Government Financial Schemes

There are tuition grant schemes for degree and diploma courses.

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The CPF Education Scheme is a loan scheme. 

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The PSE scheme helps parents save for their children’s post-secondary education by maintaining a Post- Secondary Education Account (PSEA) for each eligible child. 

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Singaporeans who are pursuing full-time diploma courses or the Bachelor of Music with Honours programme, and are eligible for MOE Tuition Grant (TGD) may apply for the MOE Bursary and CDC/CCC Bursary Scheme.

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The Tertiary Tuition Fee Subsidy (TTFS) scheme is an education subsidy for Malay students, which covers their tuition fees at tertiary institutions. 

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From Jan 2016, all Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above will receive an initial $500 SkillsFuture Credit from Government to pay for the course fees for attending work-skills related courses. All NAFA diploma and degree courses are eligible for the subsidy.

Students can use the credit by applying for claim(s) starting January 2016. All eligible Singaporeans will be able to access their SkillsFuture Credit account via www.skillsfuture.sg/credit once they receive their account activation letter. This credit will not expire and the Government will make periodic top-ups.

F​or more information on SkillsFuture Credit​​, please click here​.


The SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy supports and encourages lifelong learning and helps Singaporeans stay responsive to a changing workplace. All NAFA diploma courses and the MOE-funded Bachelor of Music with Honours course for course semesters starting from 1 July 2015 are eligible for the subsidy.

Eligibility
To be eligible for the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy, diploma and degree students must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above in the year of study
  • Pursuing the first MOE-subsidised full-time diploma or undergraduate degree programmes
  • Student is eligible for and is receiving the base Government subsidy (i.e. Tuition Grant for full-time diploma or undergraduate degree programmes). If a SC student is not eligible for the Tuition Grant or MOE subsidy, he/she will also not qualify for this Enhanced Subsidy.

With the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy, the following fee adjustments will apply to eligible Singapore Citizen students:

  • Diploma Courses
    Eligible Singaporean diploma students aged 40 and above will pay tuition fees that are 33.33% lower than the standard subsidised tuition fees payable by other Singaporean students who are below 40 years old.

  • Bachelor of Music with Honours
    Eligible Singaporean degree students aged 40 and above will pay tuition fees that are 60% lower than the standard subsidised tuition fees payable by other Singaporean students who are below 40 years old.

Students are not required to submit an application for the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information about SkillsFuture programmes and initiatives, please refer to http://www.skillsfuture.sg/enhancedsubsidy.