Higher Education Community Bursary


The *Higher Education Community Bursary (formerly known as CDC/CCC Bursary) is co-funded by the Government, Community Development Council (CDC) and Citizens’ Consultative Committee (CCC). The bursary scheme is introduced to keep tertiary education within reach of all able students and to provide financial assistance for needy students in the arts institutions.

* The Higher Education Community Bursary (formerly known as CDC/CCC Bursary) has been renamed and quanta revised with effect from AY2020/2021.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore citizens
  • Full-time ^Diploma or BMus (Hons) students
  • Students must be on MOE Tuition Grant (TG)
  • Gross Monthly Household Per-capita Income (PCI) not exceeding $1,000 or Gross Monthly Household Income (GHI) not exceeding $4,000
  • Students who are not in receipt of the Higher Education Bursary or Higher Education Community Bursary in the same academic year
^ Sponsored students from the Diploma in Art Teaching and Diploma in Music Teaching are not eligible to apply.

Value of Bursary

 

Household Income Quanta per Academic Year (Diploma) Quanta per Academic Year (Degree)
PCI $690 and below, or GHI $2,750 and below Tier 1: $2,750 Tier 1: $6,200
PCI $691 - $1,000, or GHI $2,751 - $4,000 Tier 2: $2,400 Tier 2: $5,000
Household Income

PCI $690 and below, or GHI $2,750 and below

Quanta per Academic Year (Diploma)

Tier 1: $2,750

Quanta per Academic Year (Degree)

Tier 1: $6,200


Household Income

PCI $691 - $1,000, or GHI $2,751 - $4,000

Quanta per Academic Year (Diploma)

Tier 2: $2,400

Quanta per Academic Year (Degree)

Tier 2: $5,000



Notes:

  • Gross Household Income (GHI) refers to the total gross monthly income of immediate family members, and non-immediate family members living in the same household.
  • Per-capita income (PCI) refers to gross household income (GHI) divided by number of immediate family members, and non-immediate family members living in the same household.

How to Apply

The first round of application for Academic Year 2020/2021 will commence in March 2020, in the same application submitted for the NAFA’s in-house Scholarships, Merit Awards and Bursaries.

Please check www.nafa.edu.sg/scholarships for updates on the application period.

For further enquiries on the above schemes, please approach Office of Student Affairs:
NAFA Campus 1, Wing A Level 2 | Email: [email protected] | Tel: 6512 6132